character: hard lives on poverty street

All We Had
The Turning
Meet Monica Velour
The Kid
The Fighter
Wendy and Lucy
La confiance règne
Cathy Come Home
Les Misérables
Oliver Twist

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.