All Feminine Beings


“All women, all feminine beings, girls or lovers, mothers or prostitutes, women who sacrifice themselves, young wives or orphans, little working-class girls or women of the world, are physically beautiful, well built, agreeable to view, to desire, to caress.”

Jacques Prévert

 
 

Prévert placed emphasis on the emancipation of women as a prerequisite for the emotional fulfillment of men. Throughout his verse as well as his scripts, Prévert attributes a nearly beatific status to children, birds, hobos, flowers, and –that rarest of breeds– uninhibited men and women in love

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