character: hard lives on poverty street

All We Had
The Turning
Meet Monica Velour
The Kid
Conviction
The Fighter
Wendy and Lucy
Louise-Michel
La confiance règne
Cathy Come Home
Germinal
Les Misérables
Oliver Twist
Nancy
others

Character makeups: Hard lives living in poverty

Everybody’s life experience affects their appearance: that is one of the basic assumptions of character makeup – and too often it results in visual cliches.

But some characters endure particularly hard lives or hard times: peasant women; drug addicts; bag ladies; prostitutes; and inmates in prisons or mental institutions. So here we have a number of actresses definitely not looking their best.