An icon in every sense of the word by Christopher Wallenberg

by Buck LePard Sunday, April 3rd, 2011 3:50pm

NEW YORK — The term “icon’’ gets tossed around far too wantonly these days, whether it’s washed-up pop stars turned TV talent-show judges or overhyped starlets beloved by fashion magazine editors. But if any actress can be genuinely bestowed the label without eliciting stifled laughter, it’s that grand dame of French cinema, Catherine Deneuve, whose new film “Potiche,’’ a charmingly kitsch comedy by Gallic director François Ozon, opens in Boston-area theaters on Friday.

NEW YORK — The term “icon’’ gets tossed around far too wantonly these days, whether it’s washed-up pop stars turned TV talent-show judges or overhyped starlets beloved by fashion magazine editors. But if any actress can be genuinely bestowed the label without eliciting stifled laughter, it’s that grand dame of French cinema, Catherine Deneuve, whose new film “Potiche,’’ a charmingly kitsch comedy by Gallic director François Ozon, opens in Boston-area theaters on Friday.

Read more at: http://articles.boston.com/2011-04-03/ae/29377873_1_landmark-films-potiche-three-films

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