The devil wears Prada, even on TV

Meryl Streep returns in great form to TMC.

This evening, Meryl Streep claws out The devil wears Prada of David Frankel. Adaptation of the eponymous book by Lauren Weisbergerthe film offers a golden role to the multi-awarded actress, copy of the real Anna Wintour, figure in the fashion world and editor-in-chief of the prestigious Vogue magazine since 1988. Weisberger, Wintour's former personal assistant, is inspired by her own experience to tell the story of Andrea, a young journalist student who lands a position as co-assistant to the very powerful editor-in-chief of Runwaycinematic alias of Vogue.

A true whirlwind of haute couture (many designers have authorized the use of their collections in the image, making the film with the most expensive costume budget in history), The devil wears Prada is also a parade of well-known faces and prestigious actors, with the revelation of certain essential talents in Hollywood today, but also a significant role for many actors already well known to the public.

Because The devil wears Prada has gone far beyond the circle of podium aficionados. A big surprise hit in American cinema in the summer of 2006, the film grossed more than $320 million, or ten times its initial budget. France, with 2.2 million admissions, was not spared by the phenomenon either. For many members of the galaxy Runwaythe film was therefore a springboard towards glory for the youngest, the start of a prosperous period for others, and for all had a major impact on their filmography.

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The summary of the film: Newly graduated, Andrea arrives in New York full of hopes. Determined to become a journalist, she managed to land a dream job. As an assistant to the tyrannical editor-in-chief of a prestigious fashion magazine, she will quickly discover what the word “hell” means…

At its output, First had been struck by the talent of Meryl Streep, effectively diabolical opposite Anne Hathaway and Emily Blunt:

“Heavy pace (obviously), dialogues that ricochet, soundtrack of which no title (Madonna, Alanis Morissette) is left to chance: The devil wears Prada would only be one of those perfectly calibrated American comedies if a bug with silver hair and a softly menacing voice had not infiltrated this over-oiled machine. In two looks, three movements, Meryl Streep propels the material into a whole new dimension. Like his employees, we observe him, petrified, drinking in his every word. With it, the paper is suddenly less glossy.”

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