Fan of Isabelle Huppert and Carole Bellaïche’s images? Yes: completely! That’s why, on the occasion of her exhibition at Galerie XII, we present you 12 new photos accompanied by excerpts of the text by Alain Bergala. The Great Actress and the Photographer Friend (excerpts) by Alain Bergala The Great Actress acts in a movie. For weeks, she will be under the eye of the director, but also under the eye of the director of photography, who is not quite a technician like the others. Even if he works to make the image that the director expects of him, something often happens between the actress and him, a very special connivance between the one who gives her image and the one that gives her form, light and matter. This connivance is a little secret, almost without words. The chief operator protects what he has guessed as points of fragility at home, real or imaginary, but which the filmmaker sometimes needs to give strength to his film. The spectator not see a thing. For the Great Actress, forces and fragilities are not...
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