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In The Frame By Helen Mirren

In The Frame
by Helen Mirren

A great TV, movie and stage actress in her own words and pictures.
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In The Frame Summary


In The Frame: My Life In Words And Pictures by Helen Mirren

Helen Mirren has been an internationally acclaimed actress and the recipient of many awards, transferring without obvious effort from stage, cinema and television for over 40 years. Known in her youth for a forthright style, a liberated attitude and a bohemian outlook, she has never ceased to be out of the public eye, with legions of admiring fans all over the world. This illustrated memoir is an account of an extraordinary talent, and a life well lived.

Helen's aristocratic Russian grandfather, Pyotr Vasielivich Mironov, a military man, was sent to London by the Tsar and found himself stranded and penniless by the Bolshevik revolution, cut off from the family estate near Smolensk. He brought with him a trunk of papers and photographs. This delightful memoir starts with contents of the trunk, with evocative pictures of Helen's Russian antecedents. She has kept a rich seam of photographs and memorabilia from her life, and her parents, family life, childhood, teenage and early years as an actress living in insalubrious flats are vividly documented.

Helen's many distinguished roles in theatre, cinema and television and the illustrious men and women she has encountered are commemorated, as well as her forays into Hollywood and her subsequent life in the US with her husband, film director Taylor Hackford. Golden Globe and Oscar ceremonies make their appearance, as do many stunning images of Helen by the world's leading photographers.

In the Frame is a book to savour, created and written by one of the great personalities of our age.

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In The Frame Reviews


her writing is gentle and Alan Bennettish, with tender, melancholy detail * THE OBSERVER *
Such is the innate strength of Mirren's tale that she, rightly, keeps the tone informal and the temperature down. When a story grips as this one does, a great performer never needs to roar. -- Boyd Tonkin * THE INDEPENDENT *
a classy autobiography -- Fiona Phillips * DAILY MIRROR *
A great read. -- Matthew Todd * ATTITUDE *

About Helen Mirren


Dame Helen Mirren, born Helen Mironov of Russian-English parentage, is one of the best-known and most respected actresses in Britain. She has become renowned for tackling challenging roles and has won many awards for her powerful and versatile performances, including an Academy Award for her title role in 'The Queen'.

Additional information

GOR001230977
In The Frame: My Life In Words And Pictures by Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Orion Publishing Co
2007-01-01
272
0297851977
9780297851974
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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