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The award-winning French actress Irène Jacob and her brother Francis Jacob offer an intimate musical performance at the Maison Française of songs from their new album, En Bas de Chez Moi, with Irene on vocals and Francis on guitar, and song lyrics composed by the duo. Irene’s full bio is provided above.
Irène Jacob is an internationally acclaimed French actress. Her first film role was in Louis Malle’s Au Revoir les Enfants, and she gained acclaim through her work with Polish film director Krzysztof Kieslowski, winning the 1991 Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress for The Double Life of Véronique. Her other film appearances include Kieslowski’s Three Colors: Red (1994), The Secret Garden (1993), Beyond the Clouds (1995), U.S. Marshals (1998), and Eternity (2016). She has joined the cast of The Affair this season as a seductive French professor. Annette Insdorf is a professor of film studies in Columbia’s School of the Arts and her books include Double Lives, Second Chances: The Cinema of Krzysztof Kieslowski.
Signed copies of the CD will also be on sale.