"Autoportrait(s)". Paris: Cahiers du Cinéma. ISBN
1 Biographical Movie |
6 Print Biographies |
7 Interviews |
7 Articles |
11 Pictorials |
23 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 2½" (1.59 m)
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[on what still draws her to acting] Preparing a role is a mental process. You can sleep and still prepare a role; you think about it even when you don't think you are thinking about it. It's mainly the prospective of meeting a director, that's what attracts me most to my choices, that's what gives me the unique pleasure I get from doing what I do.
She is the actor who has had the most films in the official competition of the Cannes Film Festival (20 films, as of 2017), and one of only four actresses who have won the Best Interpretation Awards twice - for Violette
(1978) in 1978 and The Piano Teacher
(2001) in 2001 (the others are Vanessa Redgrave
(1966) in 1966 and Isadora
(1968) in 1968, Helen Mirren
(1984) in 1984 and ...
Often works with female directors