The Look (2011)
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A biographical study of legendary actress Charlotte Rampling, told through her own conversations with artist friends and collaborators, including Peter Lindbergh, Paul Auster, and Juergen Teller. Intercut with footage from some of Rampling's most famous films, this "self-portrait through others" is a revealing look at one of our most iconic screen stars. -- (C) Kino Lorber
Nov 4, 2011 Limited
Apr 10, 2012
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Early inertia gives way to a revealing and enthralling portrait of the actress.
Her chattiness here is unexpected and disarming, and if the film's overindulgent, it puts you in a forgiving mood. How often do we get to hear a lioness speak?
A unique documentary portrait of one of cinema's most quietly enduring talents.
"Charlotte Rampling: The Look" emerges as a free-floating, intriguing portrait of the artist as a 60-something woman, filled with quotable tidbits.
How can you not admire an actress who'd share top billing with a simian?
Ms. Rampling is presented as an endlessly watchable mystery, an aloof but affable sphinx. But we knew that already.
This is only partially effective docu of life and times ofRampling, one of the most mesmerizing screen presences of the past four decades, failing to explian why and how she became such an icon.
Rampling's physical gifts, unimpeded by plastic surgery in their march through time, are matched by a keen mind and an unapologetic approach to life and work.
A far more revealing look at the real Rampling than any of her nude scenes.
Charlotte Rampling, sublimely wise at age 55, comments on her performances, career and personal evolution, while looking into filmmaker Angelina Maccarone's camera for this insightful, intimate profile of the revered actress.
One of the most enduringly fascinating actresses in cinema is intriguingly revealed in this admiring documentary, happily laced with tons of movie talk.
A sophisticated documentary in which veteran actress Charlotte Rampling talks about her career, art, and aging.
The best segments in Charlotte Rampling: The Look have less to do with the actress' musings on life and death and more to do with her exploration of artifice.
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