Following the footsteps of Isabelle Huppert
, critically-acclaimed French actress Juliette Binoche
’s French Cinema Award during a ceremony hosted at France’s Culture Minister in Paris.
Binoche, who’s just wrapped the shoot of Olivier Assayas
’s “Non Fiction
,” was celebrated by UniFrance’s new president Serge Toubiana
and managing director Isabelle Giordano
and several filmmakers she has worked and bonded with over the years, such as Claire Denis
, Jean-Jacques Rappeneau and Danièle Thompson.
The actress was honored for her contribution to making French cinema shine abroad. Binoche remains one of the rare French actresses who have earned global recognition, including in the U.S. where she won an Oscar for her performance in “The English Patient
” and earned an Oscar nomination for “Chocolat
.” A passionate and thoughtful actress, Binoche has been praised for making consistently good career choices and taking roles that push out of her comfort zone, such as [link