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Anna Karina Dies

In France, at the age of 79, after a long struggle with cancer, the actress Anna Karina died, who received worldwide fame for her roles in films directed by Jean-Luc Godard.

Anna Karina in the film “Woman is Woman” directed by Jean-Luc Godard

Karina died in Paris the day before, but this information was confirmed on Sunday, December 15.

Actress Hannah Karin Blanque Bayer, a Danish by birth, was born in Copenhagen in 1940. At home, she sang in a cabaret and worked as a fashion model. In 1958, she moved to Paris and, on the advice of Coco Chanel, took the pseudonym Anna Karina.

Anna Karina starred in the films of Luchino Visconti, Rainer Fassbinder, Marta Mesaroche, Agnes Varda. Nevertheless, Godard’s films such as “Live Your Own Life”, “Alphaville”, “Mad Pierrot” brought her wide popularity.

Sources:

French new wave star Anna Karina dies aged 79Karina was best known for the string of films she made with Jean-Luc Godard, including A Woman Is … WWW.THEGUARDIAN.COM

New Wave cinema legend Anna Karina dies aged 79Karina, a Danish-French actress, was the muse of director Jean-Luc Godard. WWW.BBC.COM

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