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Born: March 16, 1953 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Paris, FR Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Widow, The (2018)
When a young woman meets a widow, she discovers that their meeting was a set-up.
Elle (2016)
After a seemingly indestructible woman is attacked in her home, she tracks the man down and both are drawn into a curious game that could spiral out of control at any moment.
Valley of Love, The (2016)
Two actors reunite in Death Valley after the death of their son.
Louder Than Bombs (2015)
A man and his sons struggle to move on a few years after the mother's death.
Body Art (2014)
Tip Top (2014)
Two female police inspectors from the Police Complaints and Discipline branch look into the death of an informant of Algerian origin at a provincial police station. As they investigate the murder and possible police corruption, they are spied upon by a fellow officer.
Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them, The (2013)
Once happily married, Conor and Eleanor suddenly find themselves as strangers longing to understand each other in the wake of tragedy. The couple try to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.
Dead Man Down (2013)
Two strangers with a mutual desire for revenge are drawn to each other and embark on a trail of violence.
Bella addormentata (2013)
Eluana Englaro becomes a tragic, national symbol in Italy when the decision is made by her father to end her life after seventeen years in a vegetative state. This drama affects the lives of four individuals with conflicting beliefs. A senator is torn between his conscience and his loyalty to the le
Lines of Wellington (2012)
On September 27, 1810, the French troops commanded by Marshal Massena, were defeated in the Serra do Buçaco by the Anglo-Portuguese army of general Wellington. Despite the victory, the Portuguese and the British are forced to march à frente of the enemy, numerically superior, in order to attract the
Captive (2012)
Special Treatment (2011)
Alice is a high-class prostitute who serves up sexual fantasies for her clientele, from schoolgirl innocent to S&M dominatrix. Fed up with the seamy underbelly of French masculinity, Alice crosses paths with Xavier, a neurotic psychoanalyst facing a marriage crisis. The two quickly realize their pro
My Little Princess (2011)
Young Violetta and her mother Hannah are a peculiar couple. Ten-year-old Violetta lives a quiet life with her grandmother, while her mother Hannah is an unpredictable photographer who lives off of the generosity of others. When Hannah forces her daughter to pose as a model, Violetta finds her life w
Mondo Lux: The Visual Worlds of Werner Schroeter (2011)
One of the most significant proponents of New German Cinema was diagnosed with cancer in 2006. He wavers between hope and despair and starts running against time. An insight into Schroeter's artistic output during the remaining four years of his life.
Copacabana (2010)
Babou, an idle and jovial woman, has never been concerned about social success. However, when she discovers her daughter is too ashamed to invite her to her wedding, she decides to get back on the right track. Deeply hurt, Babou distract herself by selling time-share apartments in Ostend, in mid-win
White Material (2009)
Taking place in an unnamed African country torn by a rebellion, Maria, a fierce and fearless white woman, refuses to abandon her coffee crops and to acknowledge the danger to which she is exposing her family. For her, to leave is to surrender: a sign of weakness, of cowardice. On this plantation whi
Home (2009)
Centers on a family who refuses to leave their country home to make way for the construction of a new road. Gradually cut off and disconnected from the world, they end up shutting themselves in.
Villa Amalia (2009)
Ann is a musician and composer who sees her long-time partner Thomas in the arms of another woman. Suddenly everything that seemed fixed and certain in her life disappears. She leaves Paris and eventually makes her way to Ischia, off the coast of Naples, to an old house known as the Villa Amalia whe
Un Barrage Contre Le Pacifique (2008)
1931, French Indochina (now Cambodia). A French widow and her two children eke out a living from rice fields located perilously close to the ocean. Every year, their fields are flooded with sea water and their crops are destroyed. Their only hope seems to be the construction of a seawall. The mother
Medee Miracle (2007)
Inspired by the Greek myth Medea in which a mother kills her own children. Set in a suburban locale, Medea finds she is incapable of killing her own kids.
Hidden Love (2007)
Danielle is a 47 year old Parisian that has been admitted to a private clinic after her third suicide attempt. There she has taken a vow of inviolable silence but is persuaded by a woman psychiatrist to open up. Soon Danielle finds the words to explain the reasons behind her state of unease: an isol
Private Property (2006)
When they're about to put the family property on the market, young adult twin boys discover the real nature of the ties that bind them. The relation between the boys and their divorced mother is damaged, but not to the point of rupture. There is a lot of tension and the sons, jealous and suspicious,
Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye (2006)
Throughout the 20th century, the roaming, lucid eye of Henri Cartier-Bresson, considered to be the greatest photographer of the last century and the grandfather of photojournalism, has captured the world of Africa in the 1920s, crossed the tragic fortunes of the Spanish Civil War, accompanied the li
Comedy of Power (2006)
Parisian judge Jeanne Charmant Killman has recently sanctioned the arrest of CEO Michel Humeau in a high-profile case of corruption and embezzlement at a giant state-supported company. As her investigation and interrogations proceed, Killman uncovers an immense scandal reaching into the highest leve
Gabrielle (2005)
The events that overwhelm a middle-aged, seemingly happily married couple. The arrogant, bourgeois M. Hervey descends from a train into the teeming bustle of the city. While on his way home, he reflects on the sturdiness of his life: the success he has made of it, and the fortress of security he has
I Heart Huckabees (2004) as Caterine Vauban
Convinced that a series of coincidences involving a doorman hold some secret to life's largest riddles, Albert Markovski seeks the help of a detective agency unlike any other--which leads him down a path that questions the essence of existence itself. In an attempt to ferret out the meaning of the
Promised Life, The (2004) as Sylvia
Sylvia is a prostitute in Nice, with a self-protective talent for blocking out huge chunks of her past. When her 14-year-old daughter, Laurence, skips out on foster care to see her biological mom, Sylvia is rudely dismissive. In an episode of bad timing, Laurence ends up stabbing a pimp in Sylvia's
Ma Mere (2004) as Helene
In the Canary Islands, a family shares a home. The mother Helene, cool and in charge, and her teenaged son Pierre, a pious Catholic back from boarding school, discuss his father's infidelity; the next they hear, he is dead in a car crash. Helene launches into a wild series of parties, gradually invo
Time of the Wolf (2004) as Anne
An apocalyptic calamity has left the people of Europe struggling to survive amidst drastic shortages of food and water. George and Anne have decided to flee the city to their country house with what meager supplies they can find in hopes of protecting their children Eva and Ben. To their surprise an
8 Women (2002)
At an isolated mansion in the snowy countryside of 1950s France, a family is gathered for the holiday season... But there will be no celebration--their beloved patriarch has been murdered! The killer can only be one of the eight women closest to the man of the house. Was it his powerful wife? His sp
Sentimenal Destinies (2002) as Nathalie
Two (2002)
The random sequences in the lives of twins separated at birth.
8 Women (2002) as Augustine
At an isolated mansion in the snowy countryside of 1950s France, a family is gathered for the holiday season... But there will be no celebration--their beloved patriarch has been murdered! The killer can only be one of the eight women closest to the man of the house. Was it his powerful wife? His sp
Piano Teacher, The (2001) as Erika Kohut
Erika Kohut is a piano teacher at the Vienna Conservatory prestigious music school in Vienna. In her early forties and single, she lives with her overprotective and controlling mother in a hermetically sealed world of love-hate and dependency, where there is no room for men. Her sex life consists of voyeurism and masochistic self-injury. Lonely and alienated, Erika finds solace by visiting sex shops and experimenting with masochism. Ata a recital, she befriends Walter, a handsome young man, whom she seduces and with whom she begins an illicit affair. As Erika slowly drifts closer to the brink of emotional disorder, she uses the love-stricken Walter to explore her darkest sado-masochistic fantasies, which eventually lead to her undoing.
Les Destinees (2001) as Nathalie
In the early 1900s, a former clergyman divorces his wife, marries another woman and settles in Switzerland. When he must return to France to take over the family porcelain business, the move affects his second marriage.
Fausse suivante, La (2000) as The Countess
A beautiful, wealthy young woman disguises herself as a man in order to find out more about her future husband.
Son of Two Mothers Or the Comedy of Innocence (2000) as Ariane D'Orville
On his 9th birthday, Camille reveals to his mother Ariane that he wants to return to his "real" home and his "real" mother. He leads her through the steets of Paris to a neighborhood he recognizes, to an apartment where he claims he lives. The owner, Isabella, is not there, but later it is revealed
Merci Pour le Chocolat (2000) as Marie-Claire 'Mika' Muller
A mystery set in the environs of Lausanne concerning several plots which wind their way through the elegant homesteads of a couple of well-heeled French-Swiss denizens. Mika is the couture-attired, oh-so-perfect head of Muller Chocolates--a company that manufactures Swiss chocolates. Andre is her su
Vie moderne, La (2000) as Claire
Three separate, unconnected denizens of Paris and its surroundings go about their hectic, confusing and ultimately normal lives.
Saint-Cyr (2000) as Madame De Maintenon
Late 17th century France. Madame de Maintenon, wife of Louis XIV, has founded Saint-Cyr, a boarding school outside of Paris for the daughters of destitute nobility. Girls of all ages are brought here to acquire the language and manners befitting their rank. For Madame de Maintenon, what begins as an
Pas de Scandale (1999) as Agnes
Gregoire Jeancour is an important industrialist who has just been released following his imprisonment for an unspecified financial crime. His friends and family -- including his brother, a TV personality who hosts a hard-hitting current affairs interview program -- urge him to return to public life,
School of Flesh, The (1998) as Dominique
Intense physical attraction makes lovers of Dominique a poised, sophisticated career woman and Quentin, a handsome, streetwise young hustler. She gives him a nice place to live and a regular allowance, while he brings youth, beauty and excitement into her austere existence. For a time, the power of
Separation, La (1998) as Anne
A couple's marriage quickly disintegrates over a three-month period.
Swindle, The (1997) as Elizabeth 'Betty'
Betty and Victor are a pair of clever grifters, with years of history together. They specialize in well-planned, middle-range scams, bilking ordinary people of moderate sums of money, with a modus operandi that has kept them comfortable and out of trouble. The much younger Betty reveals that, for th
Les Palmes de M. Schutz (1997) as Marie Curie
The early romance and scientific achievements of the Curies and a colleague, Schutz, who yearns for prizes from the French Science Academy.
Poussieres d'amour (1996)
Focusing on 10 singers in performances of arias and more informal rehearsals, an exploration of the question raised by French philosopher Roland Barthes: "Why and how do singers find 'emotion' in their voice?"
Elective Affinities (1996) as Charlotte
The story of a married couple coming unhinged when they fall in love with family friends.
La Ceremonie (1995) as Jeanne
A small-town postmistress inspires a maid to rebel against her employers.
Love After Love (1994) as Lola
Story of a generation which 20 years ago shattered established norms and dropped notions of morality and fidelity in an attempt to love more freely and fully.
Amateur (1994) as Isabelle
Isabelle is a former nun trying to make a living writing pornography, who claims to be a nymphomaniac, although she has never had sex. She falls in love with Thomas, who is handsome, sensitive, but unfortunately, suffering from amnesia. They soon realize Thomas's past is linked to Sofia, a once noto
Des Enfants Gates (1994)
A successful writer-director rents an apartment in a drab modern building to escape the intrusions of family life while he works on his new script. His resolve quickly dissipates as he falls into an affair with a beautiful young woman, who gradually involves him in his neighbors' struggle to win equ
Flood, The (1993) as Sofia
A sexually charged, atmospheric yarn of female vengeance set in the back alleys of '20s Russia.
Contre l'oubli (1992) as Herself
Thirty French filmmakers each deliver a short plea on behalf of someone in the world who has suffered a human rights violation--often torture or murder--because of his or her political beliefs.
Madame Bovary (1991) as Emma Bovary
The story of a 19th Century farmer's daughter who dreams of a life of romance, is dulled by her marriage to a provincial doctor, finds passion with a philandering aristocrat, and who, in time, abandoned and blackmailed, commits suicide.
Vengeance d'une femme, La (1990) as Cecile
Malina (1990) as The Woman
Set in Vienna, film charts a female writer's passage to self-destruction as she is torn between two lovers, one of whom is her husband.
Story of Women (1988) as Marie
A working class woman in occupied France makes ends meet by performing abortions.
Les Possedes (1988) as Maria Shatov
Migrations (1987)
A fictionalized dramatisation of the eighteenth century emigration of Serbs to the Austrian Empire.
Milan Noir (1987) as Sarah
The story of a woman whose past comes back to haunt her after a former lover re-enters her life.
Bedroom Window, The (1987) as Sylvia
An innocent man offers to abibi for his boss'' sexy wife, who witnessed an assault from his bedroom window. This apparently simple gesture snowballs into a web of crime and duplicity in this attractive and suspenseful Hitchcock.
Cactus (1986) as Colo
Sincerely, Charlotte (1986) as Charlotte
Sac de Noeuds (1985) as Rose Marie
Bitch, The (1984)
La Femme de mon pote (1984) as Viviane Arthaud
Passion (1983) as Isabelle
While shooting a film, the director becomes interested in the unfolding struggle of a young factory worker that has been laid off by a boss who did not like her union activities.
Entre Nous (1983) as Lena
The passionate friendship between two women leads them to abandon their respective spouses and open a dress shop together.
Storia di Piera (1982) as Piera--As An Adult
La Truite (1982) as Frederique
Coup De Torchon (1981) as Rose Mercaillou
Les Ailes de la Colombe (1981) as Marie
Eaux Profondes (1981) as Melanie Allen
Vera Storia Della Signora Delle Camelie (1981) as Alphonsine Plessis
Every Man For Himself (1980) as Isabelle Riviere
Heaven's Gate (1980) as Ella Watson
A Wyoming sheriff tries to protect immigrant farmers from ruthless ranchers.
Loulou (1980) as Nelly
Orokseg (1980) as Irene
Retour a la Bien-Aimee (1979) as Jeanne
Bronte Sisters, The (1978) as Ann Bronte
The Bronte sisters grapple with their talented but deeply troubled brother.
Docteur Francoise Gailland (1978) as Elisabeth
Violette (1978) as Violette Noziere
Lacemaker, The (1976) as Pomme
Beatrice is a very reserved and quiet young woman. Her friend Marylene is left by her lover and brings her to Cabourg (Normandy) for a few days' vacation. There, Beatrice, an apprentice hairdresser, meets Francois, an intellectual of the middle-class. Francois is his first man, but their social and cultural differences get in the way of happiness.
Juge et l'assassin, Le (1976) as Rose
France, 1893. Joseph Bouvier, a former Sergeant in the French military, shoots his beloved and attempts to kill himself. Having survived with two bullets in his brain, he is released from the Dole medical facility, a place of mental and physical filthiness. Then begins a five-year period of wandering on the roads of the South East of France, during which Bouvier rapes and eventually kills two dozen defenseless shepherds and farm servants of both sexes. Judge Rousseau thinks this case would help his career as a right wing politician and therefore issues warrants of arrests to find any hobo fitting the description. But if Bouvier was declared insane, the Judge's plan may become a trap...
Petit Marcel, Le (1975) as Yvette
Je Suis Pierre Riviere (1975) as Sister
Grand Delire, Le (1975) as Maid
Rosebud (1975) as Helene
A terrorist group hijacks a yacht and holds five millionaires'''' daughters hostage.
Aloise (1975) as Young Aloise
The life of noted Swiss painter Aloise, whose work was accomplished during 40 years in a mental hospital to which she was commited after protesting against World War I.
Going Places (1974) as Jacqueline
Two whimsical, aimless thugs harass and assault women, steal, murder, and alternately charm, fight, or sprint their way out of trouble. They take whatever the bourgeois characters value: whether it's cars, peace of mind, or daughters. Marie-Ange, a jaded, passive hairdresser, joins them as lover, cook, and mother confessor. She's on her own search for seemingly unattainable sexual pleasure.
Dupont Lajoie (1974) as Brigitte
As every summer, Georges Lajoie, his wife Ginette and grown-up son Léon go on holiday to Loulou's campsite. They join old friends, the Schumachers and the Colins. Brigitte Colin, the daughter, is quite a pretty young girl now. One day, Georges rapes and murders her. He hides the body near the barracks of the immigrant Arab workers. The racism of the campers will do the rest... A virulent lampoon against the average Frenchman's racism.
L'Ampelopede (1973) as Woman
Cesar et Rosalie (1972)
Rosalie is amicably divorced, dividing her time between her mother's house, with her siblings and small daughter, and César's. He's self made, a scrap iron king, outgoing, amiable, in love with her. Enter David, an artist and Rosalie's flame before her marriage. In a quiet, brooding way, he seeks to reclaim Rosalie. César's jealous outbursts and attempts at cunning backfire and send Rosalie into David's arms. César keeps trying: he buys Rosalie's childhood seaside vacation home as a gift, wins her back, then must ask David to join them so Rosalie will be happy. When Rosalie discovers César and David's complicity, she again asserts her freedom, leaving the men alone together.

Producer (feature film)

Medee Miracle (2007)
Inspired by the Greek myth Medea in which a mother kills her own children. Set in a suburban locale, Medea finds she is incapable of killing her own kids.

Cast (special)

49th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1992)
A presentation of the 49th annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony, sponsored by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and honoring special achievement in film and television.
47th Annual Golden Globes (1989)
A live telecast of the 47th annual Golden Globe Awards presented by the the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for achievement in film and television.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Gulliver's Travels (1996) as Voice Of Mistress
Miniseries inspired by Jonathan Swift's novel. An English physician, shipwrecked for eight years, finally returns home and recounts an unbelievable odyssey of strange lands and fantastic creatures.

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