"I’M READY FOR MY CLOSE-UP"

To complement a piece about close-ups I wrote for the Guardian, here are links to and/or pictures of some of the close-ups and facial expressions cited, together with some other personal favourites.

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Burt Lancaster in The Leopard

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Greta Garbo on the prow of the ship at the end of Queen Christina

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Barbara Stanwyck walking away from the window at the end of Stella Dallas – around 1:58 (in amongst a lot of Spanish guys talking in a studio)

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Robert De Niro deciding to kill his friends in Goodfellas

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Faye Dunaway giving Warren Beatty one last look in Bonnie and Clyde

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Bob Hoskins being driven to his doom at the end of The Long Good Friday

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Mia Farrow betrayed by her hero at the end of The Purple Rose of Cairo

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Deborah Kerr and Kathleen Byron going mad in the Himalayas in Black Narcissus

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Lana Turner walking to her execution at the end of The Three Musketeers

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Gene Tierney decides to do a Bad Thing (twice) in Leave Her to Heaven

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Nicole Kidman in Birth
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2 thoughts on “"I’M READY FOR MY CLOSE-UP"

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