Amy’s Favorite 100 Actresses
1. Hiam Abbass (IL, ’60)
Islam has a really bad reputation on Western media. Our brains are constantly pounded with what western ideals we should be following and how oppressive things are elsewhere. Yet, here she comes Hiam Abbass. Her choice of role and the characters she plays, moving around within the film industry of one of the most complicated regions politically and religiously, effortlessly.
Powerful silences and nuanced performances are her trademark.
So that’s it. 100 of my favorite actresses. Now, do you want to yell at me for not including some of your favorites? Are you elated that I included some of yours? Let me know in the comments~