n°28/ When they were kids

July 2012

by Nathalie Azoulai

It is not only that time passes by or that plastic surgery can badly damage one's face. What is so striking about watching those children's faces is the way they wink at us, question our look and manage their way up to our naming skill: it's Brad Pitt... Julia Roberts... Monica Belluci. Famous names on unfamiliar faces that a very tiny sign helps us to figure out all at once. As if every face had its eternal features, its unalterable signature. A look, a smile, some thick eyebrows, a dimple, whatever. Your turn to play this little game and to find out that  those big stars do have their human part. Because once upon a time, when they were unknown and ordinary kids, they were just like us...


 When they were kids