People, Feb. 12, 1979

Off camera, Isabelle Adjani is a tough, no-nonsense Frenchwoman who regards acting as an art of deception, "fake all the time." But on camera, she is developing a persona as a romantic heroine. As Victor Hugo's tragic, love-struck daughter in The Story of Adele H., she won an Oscar nomination. In her latest role, Adjani, 23, plays Emily Bronte, author of Wuthering Heights. After resting up in the languorous countryside of Provence, she plans to tackle yet another demanding role: Marguerite, a jilted lover, in a movie based on La Dame aux Camélias...

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