Film Friday – Make-up

Gordon Tootoosis in the chair

Gordon Tootoosis in the chair

Suzanne DeSimone was the principal hair and make-up artist for the movie. She provided not only basic foundation work for each character, but prosthetic applications as well. Suzanne could age or take years off actors with skillful brushstrokes.

Actor Glen Gould receives a post fight look.

Suzanne applies actor Glen Gould’s battle scars.

Actor Michael Greyeyes receiving hair extensions for a flash back scene.

Actor Michael Greyeyes receiving hair extensions for a flash back scene.

She could make them cry and she could make them bleed.

Cry and BleedWhen the Assistant Director called for “Last Looks” that was Suzanne’s cue to make final adjustments to hair and make-up before the camera rolled film.

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Suzanne’s assistant was daughter, Denise DeSimone

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Last Looks-Cafe Scene

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