Sometimes, it is the shape of her face. Or the way she moves her body. It can, at times, be just her attitude. Often, it is her stillness, a lack of expression, so that her face appears like a mask. There can be an excess of some quality – she is too beautiful, too sweet, too calm, too cold. Or is it an absence? She can seem not of this world or all too real. When you gaze upon her, you may feel a little bit afraid.
But one thing is clear. The camera adores her.
ANNE LOUISE LAMBERT
The films below follow the same order as above. One example for each unique actress.
For Alice Krige there’s two, as such a list must include The Borg Queen.
P.S. The strangeness of Louise Brooks is unlike that of the other women listed here. What is disturbing about her is our finding a 21st century woman in a silent film from the 1920s.Read less