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Grace of Monaco’ to open Cannes Film Festival
Fox 411 ^ | January 24, 2014 | John Hopewell

Posted on 01/25/2014 7:56:16 AM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie

PARIS — Nicole Kidman-starrer “Grace of Monaco” will open the 67th Cannes Festival on May 14, it was announced today.

The film portrays a period in the life of American actress who became Princess Grace of Monaco when she married Prince Rainier III in 1956, in what was dubbed “the marriage of the century.” An Oscar winner, she was already a huge film star, having worked with the very greatest (John Ford, Alfred Hitchcock, Fred Zinnemann) Hollywood-based filmmakers, she was suddenly confronted with an offer by Hitchcock to take the lead in his new film “Marnie” and French government ambitions to tax or even annex Monaco.

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KEYWORDS: cannes; gracekelly; kidman; movies; princessgrace
Nicole to portray Grace Kelly, one of the most beautiful woman to walk the face of the planet? Even the promo picture sucks.


1 posted on 01/25/2014 7:56:16 AM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

One of the most radiantly beautiful women in history ... Her daughter Stephanie is almost as beautiful as her mother.


2 posted on 01/25/2014 7:58:24 AM PST by IronJack
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

It’s too bad Nicole got a facelift. She was pretty hot looking before, now she’s not so much...


3 posted on 01/25/2014 8:03:34 AM PST by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

Nicole Kidman? Charlese Theron would’ve been a much better choice.


4 posted on 01/25/2014 8:03:43 AM PST by Slyfox (We want our pre-existing HEALTH INSURANCE back!)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie
With respect to Ms. Kidman, she is no “Princess Grace.”

Neither is Charlize Theron (surfing the scum-sucking bottom with boyfriend Sean Penn) they have in that commercial trying to compare her garish aggressive model visage with Grace and others like Marilyn Monroe.... No comparison whatsoever.

5 posted on 01/25/2014 8:05:15 AM PST by Gaffer
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6 posted on 01/25/2014 8:06:28 AM PST by Slyfox (We want our pre-existing HEALTH INSURANCE back!)
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To: IronJack

7 posted on 01/25/2014 8:16:16 AM PST by maggief
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To: Gaffer

“With respect to Ms. Kidman, she is no “Princess Grace.”

That’s what hubby & I said. She could have been great as Elizabeth Montgomery/Samantha Stevens, but that movie was dreadful.


8 posted on 01/25/2014 8:25:44 AM PST by jocon307
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To: maggief

Phew! Once she was twenty years younger than me. Now, she looks thirty years older than me.

Her two daughters were not exactly the epitome of “grace.” But Grace was really known to sow her wild oats before she settled down with the Prince.


9 posted on 01/25/2014 8:37:36 AM PST by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: maggief

Yikes! Looks like she’s lived a hard life. How old is she, btw?


10 posted on 01/25/2014 8:40:17 AM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: Jane Long

48. Too much sun?


11 posted on 01/25/2014 8:45:30 AM PST by csvset
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To: maggief

I looked at a few recent images of Princess Stephanie too. Let’s just say that she’s not aging well ...


12 posted on 01/25/2014 8:46:21 AM PST by IronJack
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To: Slyfox
Whenever I think of Charlize Theron I think of 'Monster' and wonder how many unattractive actresses must have thought: 'Damn, that part is perfect for me! And they give it to a beautiful woman??

And yes, she did a hell of a job!

13 posted on 01/25/2014 8:46:53 AM PST by Michael.SF. (I never thought anyone could make Jimmy Carter look good in comparison.)
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To: miss marmelstein
" But Grace was really known to sow her wild oats before she settled down with the Prince."

That's true. About a year or so ago I read her biography. She was, in fact, pretty promiscuous.

Interestingly---and sadly---she spent her youth trying to earn her father's praise, with little success. She wasn't in love with Rainier, but thought becoming a princess might finally accomplish that goal.

14 posted on 01/25/2014 8:47:14 AM PST by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.))
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To: csvset

Smoker lips...


15 posted on 01/25/2014 8:50:47 AM PST by kcvl
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To: maggief

She looks more like her father.


16 posted on 01/25/2014 8:57:44 AM PST by csvset
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To: Michael.SF.
Whenever I think of Charlize Theron I think of 'Monster'

I do as well...

It was truly remarkable acting by her...

I used to think of her as a marginal basic hollyweird airhead blonde, which she probably still is, but her acting in that movie was a tour de force...

17 posted on 01/25/2014 9:03:07 AM PST by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: csvset

Must be that ;-)


18 posted on 01/25/2014 9:52:32 AM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: CatherineofAragon

Yeah, that’s the truth - she slept with everybody. I wish she could have married a prince of a higher station than Monaco but I guess he was the only one around. (Unless you count Zsa Zsa Gabor’s husband!)

Still she was a beautiful woman, a good actress, and the epitome of class and style on screen. Pretty good legacy.


19 posted on 01/25/2014 10:00:21 AM PST by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

I don’t know how well Nicole Kidman will pull this off but I agree that Grace Kelly is almost as close to 10 as is possible and it is more amazing that she looked that way before the era of plastic surgeries and breast enhancements.

Decent actress but I don’t blame her for escaping Hollywood.


20 posted on 01/25/2014 10:21:25 AM PST by OrangeHoof (2001-2008: "Dissent Is Patriotism!" 2009-2016: "Dissent Is Racism!")
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To: Slyfox

January Jones (Betty Draper of Man Men) almost pulls off a Grace look-alike on the tv show (it’s even referenced at one point of the show). Jones has a different nose and a squarer face but, otherwise, she could pass as Grace if you didn’t look too closely.


21 posted on 01/25/2014 10:35:56 AM PST by OrangeHoof (2001-2008: "Dissent Is Patriotism!" 2009-2016: "Dissent Is Racism!")
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To: Jane Long

That is the face of someone who smoked for 30 years.


22 posted on 01/25/2014 10:37:00 AM PST by Maine Mariner
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To: miss marmelstein
"Yeah, that’s the truth - she slept with everybody. I wish she could have married a prince of a higher station than Monaco but I guess he was the only one around. (Unless you count Zsa Zsa Gabor’s husband!)"

LOL!

"Still she was a beautiful woman, a good actress, and the epitome of class and style on screen. Pretty good legacy."

No argument at all from me.

23 posted on 01/25/2014 10:45:24 AM PST by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.))
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To: Michael.SF.; OrangeHoof

This is the Dior perfume ad which features Charlize Theron while she also plays Grace Kelly, Marilyn Monroe and Marlene Dietrich.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d4eM-Y1ZOxE


24 posted on 01/25/2014 10:46:53 AM PST by Slyfox (We want our pre-existing HEALTH INSURANCE back!)
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To: miss marmelstein
Still she was a beautiful woman, a good actress, and the epitome of class and style on screen. Pretty good legacy.

My stepfather tended bar at the Logan Inn in New Hope, Pennsylvania (Bucks County Playhouse) in the early fifties. She drew a lot of attention at the bar. He said she was a nice kid (He was born in 1913). She was pleasant to him and everybody he saw her with. Apparently that was not his normal experience with other actors who came to town.

25 posted on 01/25/2014 11:18:33 AM PST by Stentor (Maybe the Goldman Sachs thing is just a coincidence.)
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To: maggief

Who is this?


26 posted on 01/25/2014 12:34:32 PM PST by Conservative4Ever (waiting for my Magic 8 ball to give me an answer)
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To: Stentor

Oh, the old Bucks County Playhouse! I saw several plays there. Yes, the great stars would come there - and I sure some of them behaved badly.

Funny, I was just reading about Washington’s crossing of the Delaware and all I was thinking about is this beautiful area of our country.


27 posted on 01/25/2014 1:03:32 PM PST by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: OrangeHoof

I agree, she had a charmed life, no doubt her looks helped.


28 posted on 01/25/2014 1:13:24 PM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie; All

Hate to burst your bubble, but she was not the most beautiful of the classic era stars. Not even close-
and besides that, she was a well know tramp.
She bedded just about all of her male co-stars.

http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/1987-05-11/features/8701300210_1_grace-patricia-kelly-princess-grace-ice-princess


29 posted on 01/25/2014 2:15:51 PM PST by patriot08 (NATIVE TEXAN (girl type))
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

Grace Kelly and a Vivian Leigh were two of the most beautiful ever on screen. In a classic way.

Both drop dead gorgeous. I did not say sexy, I said beautiful in the classic sense.


30 posted on 01/25/2014 2:27:25 PM PST by dforest
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To: patriot08

Not like Doris Day the Perpetual Virgin?


31 posted on 01/25/2014 2:40:17 PM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: maggief
Stephanie modeled when she was young:

She acted out after her mother died. Had a rough time of it.

32 posted on 01/25/2014 2:48:00 PM PST by PLMerite
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To: maggief
Whoa! She didn't age well. Her eyes are filled with sadness and disappointment. Her mouth reflects the same. Just wow!
33 posted on 01/25/2014 2:57:37 PM PST by Chgogal (Obama "hung the SEALs out to dry, basically exposed them like a set of dog balls..." CMH)
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To: jocon307
There has already been a tv movie bio and it starred Cheryl Ladd as Grace back in 1983.


34 posted on 01/25/2014 3:17:39 PM PST by xp38
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To: xp38

Eh, she’s no Grace Kelly either. Who is the fellow? He’s a tad middle-eastern looking at least in that picture.


35 posted on 01/25/2014 3:47:59 PM PST by jocon307
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To: jocon307

Ian McShane


36 posted on 01/25/2014 5:18:26 PM PST by xp38
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

What has Doris Day got to do with any of this? LOL


37 posted on 01/25/2014 7:25:41 PM PST by patriot08 (NATIVE TEXAN (girl type))
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To: xp38

Oh wow, Swearengen!


38 posted on 01/25/2014 7:43:14 PM PST by jocon307
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