Isabelle HUPPERT

Actress, Actress

France

Isabelle Huppert © S. Lancrenon / H&K

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.

Jury attendance

  • President Feature films, 2009
  • Member Feature films, 1984

Feature films

EO

In Competition - Feature Films, 2022Actress

FRANKIE

In Competition - Feature Films, 2019

KEUL-LE-EO-UI KA-ME-LA

Special Screenings, 2017Actress

HAPPY END

In Competition - Feature Films, 2017Actress

ELLE

In Competition - Feature Films, 2016Actress

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS WITH VILMOS ZSIGMOND

Cannes Classics, 2016Actress

ASPHALTE

Special Screenings, 2015Actress

VALLEY OF LOVE

In Competition - Feature Films, 2015Actress

LOUDER THAN BOMBS

In Competition - Feature Films, 2015Actress

THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ELEANOR RIGBY

Un Certain Regard, 2014Actress

DA-REUN NA-RA-E-SUH

In Competition - Feature Films, 2012Actress

AMOUR

In Competition - Feature Films, 2012Actress

LE TEMPS DU LOUP

Out of Competition, 2003Actress

LA PIANISTE

In Competition - Feature Films, 2001Actress

SAINT-CYR

Un Certain Regard, 2000Actress

LES DESTINEES SENTIMENTALES

In Competition - Feature Films, 2000Actress

L’ÉCOLE DE LA CHAIR

In Competition - Feature Films, 1998Actress

LES AFFINITES ELECTIVES

Special Screenings, 1996Actress

MALINA

In Competition - Feature Films, 1991Actress

STORIA DI PIERA

In Competition - Feature Films, 1983Actress

PASSION

In Competition - Feature Films, 1982Actress

HEAVEN’S GATE

In Competition - Feature Films, 1981Actress

OROKSEG

In Competition - Feature Films, 1980Actress

SAUVE QUI PEUT/ LA VIE

In Competition - Feature Films, 1980Actress

LOULOU

In Competition - Feature Films, 1980Actress

LES SOEURS BRONTE

In Competition - Feature Films, 1979Actress

VIOLETTE NOZIERE

In Competition - Feature Films, 1978Actress

LA DENTELLIERE

In Competition - Feature Films, 1977Actress

ALOISE

In Competition - Feature Films, 1975Actress

Awards

LA PIANISTE

In Competition - Feature Films, 2001
2001 Award for Best Actress 2001 Grand Prix2001 Award for Best Actor
Actress

VIOLETTE NOZIERE

In Competition - Feature Films, 1978
1978 Award for Best Actress (Ex-Aequo)
Actress