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Marina FOIS

Biography

Marina Foïs began her acting career on stage, first by herself and then with the « Robin des Bois » troupe. After Dominique Farrugia noticed the troupe in 1996, it came to represent a new era of French comedy. Marina Foïs went on to appear in films both comic and dramatic. She was nominated in 2003 for the César for Most Promising Actress in Filles perdues, cheveux gras. Then for Best Actress in 2008 for Darling, 2012 for Polisse, which had premiered in Cannes Competition 2011, again in 2017 for Irréprochable and in 2018 for L’Atelier, which had premiered in Un Certain Regard 2017. She appeared in the 2018 Gilles Lellouche comedy Le Grand Bain (Cannes 2018) and the Antoine Raimbault drama Une Intime Conviction. On stage, Marina Foïs portrayed Hervé Guibert for several months in « Les Idoles » by Christophe Honoré, which earned her a nomination for this year’s Molière Awards.

Films presented at Cannes

Jury members

Member - Un Certain Regard - 2019