Jean Pierre Fizet has died at the age of seventy-six years, in Arles, where he had lived since 2002. He was a known and recognised stills photographer. For several decades, he let us discover the actors as they were rarely seen: scenes of their lives immortalised between takes, in a dressing room, a train… Stolen moments often, but expressive. Brigitte Bardot, Alain Delon, Jean Gabin, Romy Schneider, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Carme and many others were part of his life. At the beginning of the 1960s however, he was a great reporter, on the Vietnam war, Israel, the Russians in Prague,...
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