Actress ITALY

Asia ARGENTO

Asia ARGENTO

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Biography

Coming from a film-making family, Asia Argento made her debut at the age of nine; she has worked notably with Nanni Moretti, Michele Placido and, later, with her father, Dario Argento. She then began working internationally: La Reine Margot by Patrice Chéreau, New Rose Hotel by Abel Ferrara, xXx with Vin Diesel. In 2000, Asia Argento wrote and directed her first feature, Scarlet Diva, then a second in 2004, The Heart is Deceitful Above all Things, adapted from a novel by J.T. Leroy. Ever faithful to her strict artistic line, she appeared in Gus Van Sant’s Last Days, Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette and also, in 2006, Tony Gatlif’s Transylvania. In 2007, she was in theatres with three films that had been presented at Cannes: The Last Mistress by Catherine Breillat, Go Go Tales by Abel Ferrara and Boarding Gate by Olivier Assayas.

Films presented at Cannes

Jury members
Member - Feature films - 2009
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Directors

Aida BEGIC

Aida BEGIC

Director
Alfred HITCHCOCK

Alfred HITCHCOCK

Director
Alf SJÖBERG

Alf SJÖBERG

James IVORY

James IVORY

Jafar PANAHI

Jafar PANAHI

Khalil JOREIGE

Khalil JOREIGE

Director, artist
Liv ULLMANN

Liv ULLMANN

Actress
Milos FORMAN

Milos FORMAN

Director
Naomi KAWASE

Naomi KAWASE

Director, writer
Pedro ALMODÓVAR

Pedro ALMODÓVAR

Director, Writer, Producer
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