Actress, Actress

Isabelle HUPPERT

Isabelle HUPPERT

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Biography

After leaving the Conservatoire, Isabelle Huppert made her screen debut with Bertrand Blier in Going Places, then with Bertrand Tavernier; her career took off with The Lacemaker by Claude Goretta and Violette (Award for Best Actress at Cannes) by Claude Chabrol with whom she then regularly works: Story of Women, Madame Bovary, A Judgement in Stone. Ever-loyal to Benoît Jacquot, with whom she made several films, including Villa Amalia, she also works on French projects with André Téchiné, Maurice Pialat, Michel Deville, Olivier Assayas, François Ozon, Olivier Dahan, Patrice Chéreau or Claire Denis, and international ones with Jean-Luc Godard, Mauro Bolognini, Michael Cimino, Joseph Losey, Marco Ferreri, Andrzej Wajda, Hal Hartley, the Taviani brothers,Raoul Ruiz, Werner Schroeter or Michael Haneke (Award for Best Actress at Cannes in 2001 for The Piano Teacher). In 2005, an exhibition entitled "La femme aux portraits", shown in New York, and then Europe, revealed her passion for photography showing her through the lens of 75 photographers including Cartier-Bresson, Robert Doisneau, Helmut Newton. Isabelle Huppert also works on stage. She has been directed notably by Bob Wilson in Orlando and recently in Quartett, and by Claude Regy in 4.48 Psychose. She also played Medea at the Avignon festival and Mary Stuart at the Royal National Theatre in London.

Films presented at Cannes

Awards

LA PIANISTE
LA PIANISTE 2001 Award for Best Actress Actor
VIOLETTE NOZIERE
VIOLETTE NOZIERE 1978 Award for Best Actress ((tied)) Actor
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Directors

André TÉCHINÉ

André TÉCHINÉ

Director
Alice ROHRWACHER

Alice ROHRWACHER

Director, Script Writer
Bruno DUMONT

Bruno DUMONT

Director
Hector BABENCO

Hector BABENCO

Director, Actor
Henri-Georges CLOUZOT

Henri-Georges CLOUZOT

René CLÉMENT

René CLÉMENT

Director
Sergei LOZNITSA

Sergei LOZNITSA

Director
Vincente MINNELLI

Vincente MINNELLI

Director
Wim WENDERS

Wim WENDERS

Director
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