A fusion between fashion photography and musical hollywodienne
The film “Funny Face” with Fred Astaire and Audrey Hepburn shot in Paris in 1956, was inspired by the career of the photographer. Committed by director Stanley Donen as “visual consultant” Avedon is a successful fusion between fashion photography and musical hollywodienne renewing the genre. It applies the tricks of his trade on the big screen. The moment, the scene captured by the camera of Avedon is filmed by Stanley Donen and then be integrated into the film flow. Scenography perfectly aware of this technical feat by Avedon invented using mirrors but the exact device still mysterious !!