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Juliette Binoche

Juliette Binoche (born 9 March 1964) is a French actress, artist and dancer. She has appeared in more than 40 feature films, been recipient of numerous international accolades, is a published author and has appeared on stage across the world. Coming from an artistic background, she began taking acting lessons during adolescence. After performing in several stage productions, she was propelled into the world of auteurs Jean-Luc Godard (Hail Mary, 1985), Jacques Doillon (Family Life, 1985) and André Téchiné, who made her a star in France with the leading role in his 1985 drama Rendez-vous. Her sensual performance in her English-language debut The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988), directed by Philip Kaufman, launched her international career. She sparked the interest of Steven Spielberg, who offered her several parts including a role in Jurassic Park which she declined, choosing instead to join Krzysztof Kieslowski on the set of Three Colors: Blue (1993), a performance for which she won the Venice Film Festival Award for Best Actress and a César. Three years later Binoche gained further acclaim in Anthony Minghella’s The English Patient (1996), for which she was awarded an Academy Award and a BAFTA for Best Supporting Actress in addition to the Best Actress Award at the 1997 Berlin Film Festival. For her performance in Lasse Hallström’s romantic comedy Chocolat (2000) Binoche was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress. During the 2000s she maintained a successful, critically acclaimed career, alternating between French and English language roles in both mainstream and art-house productions. In 2010 she won the Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival for her role in Abbas Kiarostami’s Certified Copy making her the first actress to win the European “best actress triple crown”. Throughout her career Binoche has intermittently appeared on stage, most notably in a 1998 London production of Luigi Pirandello’s Naked and in a 2000 production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal on Broadway for which she was nominated for a Tony Award. In 2008 she began a world tour with a modern dance production in-i devised in collaboration with Akram Khan. Affectionately referred to as "La Binoche" by the French press, her other notable performances include: Mauvais Sang (1986), Les Amants du Pont-Neuf, Damage (1992), The Horseman on the Roof (1995), Code Unknown (2000), Caché (2005), Breaking and Entering (2006) and Flight of the Red Balloon (2007). Description above from the Wikipedia article Juliette Binoche, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Mar 9, 1964 In Paris, France
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First Appeared:
In the movie Liberty Belle 1983-09-14
Latest Project:
Movie High Life 2018-11-07
Known For
Movie High Life Dibs 2018-11-07
Movie Non-Fiction Selena 2018-10-11
Movie Ghost in the Shell Dr. Ouélet 2017-03-29
Movie Like Mother, Like Daughter Mado 2017-03-29
Movie Let the Sunshine In Isabelle 2017-09-27
Movie Slack Bay Aude van Peteghem 2016-05-13
Movie Polina Liria Elsaj 2016-11-16
Movie The 33 María Segovia 2015-08-06
Movie 7 Letters Elle ('Cinema') 2015-08-20
Movie Endless Night Josephine 2015-11-27
Movie The Wait Anna 2015-09-17
Movie Godzilla Sandra Brody 2014-05-14
Movie Clouds of Sils Maria Maria Enders 2014-08-20
Movie Michael H. – Profession: Director Herself 2013-03-15
Movie Camille Claudel, 1915 Camille Claudel 2013-03-13
Movie Words and Pictures Dina Delsanto 2013-09-06
Movie A Thousand Times Good Night Rebecca 2013-08-31
Movie Ongoing Smile 2013-09-23
Movie Another Woman's Life Marie Speranski 2012-02-14
Movie Cosmopolis Didi Fancher 2012-05-25
Movie An Open Heart Mila 2012-08-08
Movie Citizens of Cosmopolis Herself 2012-09-25
Movie Elles Anne 2011-09-09
Movie The Son of No One Lauren Bridges 2011-11-04
Movie Certified Copy Elle 2010-05-18
Movie My Life - Michael Haneke Herself 2009-10-24
Movie Shirin Woman in audience 2008-01-20
Movie Summer Hours Adrienne 2008-03-05
Movie Paris Elise 2008-02-20
Movie Flight of the Red Balloon Suzanne 2007-05-17
Movie Dan in Real Life Marie 2007-10-26
Movie Paris, Je T'Aime Suzanne (Place des Victoires) 2006-06-21
Movie Breaking and Entering Amira 2006-12-15
Movie Bee Season Miriam 2005-09-03
Movie Odyssey in Rome 2005-09-30
Movie Still Alive: A Film About Krzysztof Kieslowski Himself 2005-02-27
Movie Mary Marie Palesi / Mary Magdalene 2005-11-18
Movie Caché Anne Laurent 2005-10-05
Movie Country of My Skull Anna Malan 2004-05-04
Movie Jet Lag Rose 2002-10-30
Movie The Widow of Saint-Pierre Pauline, l'épouse du capitaine 2000-01-01
Movie Code Unknown Anne Laurent 2000-11-15
Movie Chocolat Vianne Rocher 2000-03-02
Movie The Children of the Century George Sand / Baroness Aurore Dudevant 1999-09-12
Movie Alice and Martin Alice 1998-10-23
Movie A Couch in New York Béatrice Saulnier 1996-02-21
Movie The English Patient Hana 1996-11-05
Movie The Horseman on the Roof Pauline de Théus 1995-09-20
Movie Damage Anna Barton 1992-01-01
Movie Wuthering Heights Catherine Linton 1992-10-16
Movie Women & Men 2: In Love There Are No Rules Mara 1991-08-18
Movie Once Around the Park Elsa 1989-03-28
Movie The Unbearable Lightness of Being Tereza 1988-02-05
Movie Histoire(s) du cinéma 1988-05-23
Movie My Brother-in-law Killed My Sister Esther 1986-03-05
Movie The Chicks Antoinette 1985-01-29
Movie Fort Bloqué 1985-01-16
Movie Family Life Natacha 1985-02-13
Movie Farewell Fred Brigitte 1985-01-30
Movie Rendez-vous Nina / Anne Larrieux 1985-05-15
Movie Liberty Belle 1983-09-14
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