Actor, Actress, Script Writer, Director FRANCE

Charlotte GAINSBOURG

Charlotte GAINSBOURG

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Biography

Since her first role at age 13 in Elie Chouraqui¿s Paroles et musique, Charlotte Gainsbourg¿s talent has evolved with her cinematic characters. From the almost awkward modesty of her early roles in such films as Claude Miller¿s L¿Effrontée (Impudent Girl) and La petite voleuse (The Little Thief), Bertrand Blier¿s Merci la vie (Thanks for Life), and Marion Vernoux¿s Love etc., she has become an actress of depth and quality ¿ a fact confirmed in 2000 when she won a Best Supporting Actress César for her role in Danièle Thompson¿s La bûche (Season¿s Beatings).
As the daughter of Jane Birkin, she has also had no problems in branching out into English-speaking roles, such as the title character in Franco Zeffirelli¿s Jane Eyre, for which she achieved both personal and international success. Her ongoing evolution continues in her latest role in Yvan Attal¿s Ma femme est une actrice.

Films presented at Cannes

Jury members
Member - Feature films - 2001
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Directors

Bertrand BONELLO

Bertrand BONELLO

Director
Carol REED

Carol REED

Dekel David BERENSON

Dekel David BERENSON

Director
Francesca ARCHIBUGI

Francesca ARCHIBUGI

Script Writer, Director
Jonas  RITTER

Jonas RITTER

Juho KUOSMANEN

Juho KUOSMANEN

Director, Script Writer
Steven SPIELBERG

Steven SPIELBERG

Director, Actor
Samba GADJIGO

Samba GADJIGO

Script Writer, Director
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