Agrandir

 

Oil on linen, 100 x 81cm, 2012

Private collection

 

 

 

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TITLE : THE PHOTOGRAPH

GENRE : Film noir

YEAR : 1955

DIRECTION : Joseph Mankiewizc

STARRING : Joseph Cotten, Audrey Hepburn, James Dean PRODUCTON : Darryl F.Zanuck

 

SCRIPT

Johnny's a penniless photographer who occasionally works as a paparazzi to deliver compromising pictures of local personalities to unscrupulous journalists. Used as a scapegoat in a trial where his pictures were used by the local mafia to blackmail a local policitician, Johnny spends some time in jail. Out of prison and back in business, Johnny discovers that the boss of the local mafia takes a special interest in a senator's young wife. Convinced he can now blackmail the mafioso responsible for his time in jail, Johnny befriends the young lady and prepares for his vengeance.

 

BONUS

SEVERAL DECADES LATER, AUDREY HEPBURN RECALLS BEING ON THE SET OF THE PHOTOGRAPH >>>

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