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Debra Paget, for example

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Debra Paget, for example

Ελληνική Πρεμιέρα / Greek Premiere
ΗΠΑ / USA, 2016, 36′, DCP, Έγχρ., Ασπρόμαυρο / Color Black & White, Με ήχο / Sound

Debra Paget was a contract player for 20th-Century Fox, whom they groomed and coached for stardom. But she never quite caught on. May- be the movies weren’t interesting enough. Or maybe she didn’t stand out from the rest of the pack. Or the studio didn’t take enough care in shaping her image. She had a ten-year run during the 50s as an above-the-title star, but left it all at the age of 29, never to return to the screen. A reconsideration of her career and the fetishistic aftershock of some of her films. Even the memory and essence of minor stars can affect people’s lives…


The 9th Athens Avant-Garde Film Festival is carried out in the context of “Cinephilia in the New Age II” which is funded by the European Union — European Regional Development Fund (Operational Programme ROP ATTIKI of NSRF 2014-2020). All actions are carried out under the auspices of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports.