Actress, Script Writer, Director
Valeria BRUNI TEDESCHI
© Julien Weber
Born in Turin, Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi studied drama at the Jean Darel workshop, with Blanche Salant at the American Center and also attended Patrice Chéreau's Ecole des Amandiers in Nanterre.
In 1983 she made her television, stage and screen debuts. On television in Paolina, la juste cause et la bonne raison by François Reichenbach, and on stage in Platonov directed by Patrice Chéreau. Since then, she has been constantly working on the combined fronts of television, stage and screen. For television she appeared in L'Amoureuse by Jacques Doillon (1988), Petites by Noémie Lvovsky (1997), and on stage in plays by Kleist directed by Pierre Romans (1983). On screen she appeared in Hôtel de France by Patrice Chéreau (1987), L'Homme qui a perdu son ombre by Alain Tanner (1991), as well as accompanying the directing debut of Laurence Ferreira-Barbosa in Les Gens normaux n'ont rien d'exceptionnel (1993) for which she won many awards. Ever faithful to Patrice Chéreau, she appeared in La Reine Margot (1993), Ceux qui m'aime prendront le train (1997) and worked alongside Noémie Lvovsky in Oublie moi (1993) and La Vie ne me fait pas peur (1998). She also appeared in La Seconda Volta by Mimmo Calopresti (1995), Mon homme by Bertrand Blier (1995), Encore by Pascal Bonitzer (1996), Nénette et Boni by Claire Denis (1996), La Couleur du mensonge by Claude Chabrol (1998), La Nourrice by Marco Bellochio (1998). She recently appeared in Rien à faire (1999) by Marion Vernoux, Voci (2000) by Franco Giraldi and Inverno by Nina di Majo (2001).
Films presented at Cannes
ACTRESSES (DREAMS OF THE NIGHT BEFORE)
Un Certain Regard Special Jury Prize
, Script / Dialogue
Cinéfondation & Short Films