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Modelling, music and movies: Emmanuelle Seigner on her eclectic career

Emmanuelle Seigner is a chameleon with an eclectic career. She started modelling at the age of 14 and made her acting debut just a few years later, eventually starring in several of her husband’s movies, controversial film director Roman Polanski. It was while acting that she discovered her love for singing, fronting a rock group before going solo.

The femme fatale with a tomboy tendency joins Jade Barker on set to talk about her latest album "Distant Lover", her love for rock and roll and why she’s inspired by bands like The Velvet Underground.
 

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2014-09-19 culture

Author Kiran Desai on early success and the Booker Prize

Booker Prize winner Kiran Desai talks to Clovis Casali about the third novel she's currently working on. Born in India, she's spent most of her life in the United States and...

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2014-09-18 contemporary art

The Biennale des Antiquaires: Where Miro meets million-dollar jewellery and antiques

It’s been called a destination of pleasure. For more than half a century visitors have been coming to Paris' Grand Palais for the grandest and most spectacular of all art and...

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2014-09-17 cinema

Encore's Film Show: Spies, doppelgangers and gay rights activists

Lisa Nesselson and Eve Jackson discuss the week's big cinema releases, including Philip Seymour Hoffman's last starring role in "A Most Wanted Man", the "Sin City" sequel and...

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2014-09-16 culture

Margaret Atwood: A Prophetic Writer in Paris

Over the past 50 years, her body of work has established her as not just a great writer, but as a sort of prophet forecasting tomorrow's world. She wrote about the female body in...

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2014-09-15 Apple

U2's Free Album Annoys Some Fans

In Encore's weekly music show we're talking about the "dramatic step forward in music distribution" as U2 release their new album for free on iTunes. We also have the round up of...

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