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PERSONAL DATA OF ISABELLE HUPPERT
Age: 66 years old
Height: 160 cm
Born in: Paris, France
Born on: 03/16/1955
Spouse: Ronald Chammah (b. 1982)
Sons: Lolita Chammah, Lorenzo Chammah, Angelo Chammah
BIOGRAPHY OF ISABELLE HUPPERT
Ever since she first appeared on the big screen in 1971, in First disturbances in which he also recited the Adjani, it was clear that Isabelle Huppert she would never have been an actress like the others: and today, with more than 100 films behind her, Isabelle Huppert she is one of the queens of European and world cinema, for charm and talent, capable of being aristocratic, sensual and dark like no other.
Born in Paris on March 16, 1953, the youngest of five children of a bourgeois family in the French capital, Isabelle discovers a passion for acting at a very young age, and is supported by her parents who perceive its potential. Thus, the young Isabelle begins dating the Versailles Conservatory and al Conservatoire d’Art Dramatique of Paris, and to act in theater and on television.
After the debut in the film by Nina Companéez, his career is proceeding quickly: his participation in The Most Holy of Bertrand Blier gives him a certain notoriety, and then works with Bertrand Tavernier (The judge and the killer) is Otto Preminger (Operation Rosebud), but it is with The lacemaker, in 1976, which comes to conquer true fame.
Thanks to the film by Claude Goretta, in fact, he gets one nomination for César as best protagonist (the first of countless) and wins a BAFTA it’s a David by Donatello: first prizes of a career that will be very rich.
In 1978, with Violette Nozière, which is worth the prize as best actress in Cannes, the artistic partnership with Claude Chabrol, who will direct her in six other films: among them A business of women is Darkness in the mind, for which the Huppert will get the Coppa Volpi at the Venice Film Festival (and for the second also a César, so far the only one), in addition to Madame Bovary, Rien goes plus, Thanks for the chocolate is The comedy of power.
In 1980 acting for the first time for Godard in Sauve qui peut (la vie), for Mauro Bolognini in The true story of the lady with the camellias, and above all for Michael Cimino in the masterpiece The gates of heaven, his first American film.
In 1982 marries the director Ronald Chammah, with whom he will have three children, Lolita, Lorenzo and Angelo, and throughout the eighties, Isabelle Huppert is building the character of interpreter of cold and sharp characters that will be his trademark, working with directors such as Joseph Losey (The Truite), Marco Ferreri (Piera’s story), Andrzej Wajda (Dostoevsky – The demons) is Curtis Hanson (The bedroom window).
The following decade saw the continuing partnerships with Chabrol but also the one with Benoît Jacquot (five films the two shot together: Storia di donne, L’école de la chair, No scandal, La Fausse suivante, Villa Amalia), and the meeting with authors such as Abbas Kiarostami is Werner Schroeter, but it is with the entry in the 2000s that Isabelle Huppert manages to add new and disturbing nuances to his characters and his public images: and he does so above all thanks to Raul Ruiz, which directs it in Son of two mothers, and even more the Austrian Michael Haneke, which in 2001 he wants her as the protagonist of The pianist, thanks to which he will win a European Film Award and the prize like best actress in Cannes. With Haneke there Huppert it will then also work in The time of the wolves, in Amour and in the near future Happy End, and it will be she who will award him, as president of the jury, with the Palme d’Or for The white ribbon.
But, testifying to the versatility of the French actress’s talent, here’s what next The pianist comes the musical Eight women and a mystery of Ozon, thanks to which another arrives AND MAKES and the prize like best actress at the Berlin Film Festival.
Everyone, all over the world, wants to work with Isabelle Huppert: and they do David O. Russell (I ♥ Huckabees – The strange coincidences of life), Claire Denis (White Material), Marco Bellocchio (Sleeping Beauty), Brilliant Mendoza (Captive), Hong Sang-soo (In Another Country).
And in every film there Huppert and the Huppert. Elsewhere, perhaps, she plays more than a throw-in with her character, she limits herself to a normal administration which is in any case a thousand times more involving than the extreme efforts of many of her colleagues, 2016 hits a brace of the highest level: it is extraordinary, and not at all mannered, in fact, neither The avenir of Mia Hansen-Løve and even more in Elle of Paul Verhoeven, the film that gave him the first Oscar nomination of his career.
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THE LATEST FILMS BY ISABELLE HUPPERT
The Godmother – Paris has a new queen (La Daronne)
The Shadow of Caravaggio
Year: 2018 Go to the complete Filmography
THE LATEST TV SERIES BY ISABELLE HUPPERT
Year: 2018 Go to all TV series
THE MOST RECURRING GENRES OF ISABELLE HUPPERT
Drama: 66% Comedy: 13% …