Actress FRANCE

Elsa ZYLBERSTEIN

Elsa ZYLBERSTEIN

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Biography

After her breakthrough performance in Van Gogh by Maurice Pialat, Elsa Zylberstein received the Michel-Simon Award in 1992 and a César nomination for Best Female Newcomer. After winning the Romy-Schneider Award (1993) for Mina Tannenbaum by Martine Dugowson, she starred in Farinelli by Gérard Corbiau (1994), Man Is a Woman by Jean-Jacques Zilbermann, Lautrec by Roger Planchon (1998), Modigliani by Mick Davis (2004), four films with Raoul Ruiz, including That Day, selected in Competition (2003). In 2009, she received the César for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for I’ve Loved You so Long by Philippe Claudel which received Golden Globes nominations and a BAFTA award for best foreign film. She goes on with Un + Une (2015) and Everyone’s Life (2017) by Claude Lelouch. She has just finished filming Big Bug by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and playing the role of Simone Veil in Simone Veil, A Woman of the Century by Olivier Dahan (to be released in 2022).

Films presented at Cannes

Jury members
Member - Un Certain Regard - 2021
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Directors

Andrea ARNOLD

Andrea ARNOLD

Director, Script Writer
Barbet SCHROEDER

Barbet SCHROEDER

Director, Actor
Edward WATTS

Edward WATTS

Director
Ken LOACH

Ken LOACH

Director
Khaled MAREI

Khaled MAREI

Otakar VAVRA

Otakar VAVRA

Samba GADJIGO

Samba GADJIGO

Script Writer, Director
Sergei LOZNITSA

Sergei LOZNITSA

Director, Script Writer
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