Currently Browsing: French Filmmakers
This morning Anatomy of a Fall – directed and co-written by Justine Triet – received FIVE Oscar nominations in the following categories:
- Best Motion Picture of the Year
- Best Achievement in Directing
- Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
- Best Original Screenplay
- Best Achievement in Film Editing
Last May, Justine Triet, won the 2023 Cannes Film Festival’s Palm d’Or and earlier this month Anatomy of a Fall won the 2024 Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture (Non-English Language).… read more.
In order to find her personal identity and voice as a filmmaker, Lina Soualem first had to look into her past. “I couldn’t move forward in my life without going back,” she says.
It’s what led her to create Bye Bye Tiberias, a moving documentary where Lina — along with her mother, renowned actress Hiam Abbass (best-known to many now for her supporting role on the TV phenomenon Succession) — explore the lives and legacies of four generations of Palestinian women in their family.… read more.
Happy Birthday, Julie Delpy! Today is the perfect day to celebrate this iconic French-American actor and director.
Julie began her career as an actor when – at only fourteen – acclaimed French director Jean-Luc Godard cast her in his film Détective (1985). She was then cast as Béatrice in Bertrand Tavernier’s La Passion Béatrice (1987), a role which earned her a nomination for a César award for Most Promising Actress.… read more.