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*New book about Nicole Kidman*

Nicole Kidman is a dazzling example of contemporary commodity stardom. This book explores her journey from Australian actress to global superstar, looking at her work in many different contexts from film and television to fashion, commercials and philanthropy. Her performance as an award-winning actress and a celebrity, the influence of life events on her career and her cultural impact are assessed in detail, revealing a star narrative as compelling as any that features in her films.

Available July 2012


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The news that Rage, Sally Potter’s new film about the fashion world, will have a multi-platform release on DVD, satellite, online and via mobile phone leaves me breathless. All credit to the film-makers for exploiting the potential of new technologies — no doubt iPhone and iPod sales will rocket.

Rage | Babelgum

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