Sophie Marceau

Sophie Marceau
Sophie Marceau
  • Born: November 17, 1966
  • Nationality: French
  • Profession: Actress, Author, Director, Screenwriter









Sophie Marceau is a French actress, director, screenwriter, and author. As a teenager, Marceau achieved popularity with her debut films La Boum (1980) and La Boum 2 (1982), receiving a César Award for Most Promising Actress. She became a film star in Europe with a string of successful films, including L'Étudiante (1988), Pacific Palisades (1990), Fanfan (1993), and Revenge of the Musketeers (1994). Marceau became an international film star with her performances in Braveheart (1995), Firelight (1997), and the 19th James Bond film The World Is Not Enough (1999).

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Acting is contained - you act for three months, then leave it - but writing is the act of creation. Writing is dangerous.
Acting is wonderful therapy for people. Instead of suffering for yourself, someone will do it for you.
All I will say is that I'm playing a lot of different roles that, to be honest, are more interesting and demanding than any I've played before.
And I think it's very rare to have good stories, well written comedies.
As you know it is a comedy so everything is a little bit pushed. That's what's funny about this kind of movie is you can laugh about the absurdity, and the bad side of life. Life ;Humor
But the privileges that one has enjoyed and exploited can sometimes turn against you: nobody thinks of you as a director, you are always an actress.
Even if I think in English, it's more a language of acting than French.
Genre aside, I'd like to make a film about people.
I felt sometimes too responsible as an actor because people promote violence or weird things that I don't want to be part of.
I find the subject of childhood fascinating. I explored this subject in Speak to me of love and I am curious about portraying the often painful transition into the adult world. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I just heard a very funny story about somebody who died yesterday, I'm sorry to say so but it was so absurd that you can't help laughing. And the person that was concerned about that story was laughing too. Humor
I need the seasons to live to the rhythm of rain and sun.
I think I'm a tough person, but for sure, I would talk under torture.
I think it's almost easier to make people cry than to make people laugh.
I'm a good storyteller.
It is something actresses need to go through and I think they look forward to being naked in a movie. I don't know why, but it is something you need to exhaust from yourself.
Mel Gibson would not be a good James Bond.
Oh, I'm not English, I cannot talk on behalf of an English person. I'm French. I can say about French. They are quite emotional, though, and they talk about their emotions.
So, sometimes, when I'm not happy with my performance and I have to think, I will think in English.
There is no doubt that this film is autobiographical, but at the same time it also tries to portray an ordinary couple in a language that everyone can understand. Time
Well it is sometimes difficult to act in another language.
What I am interested in is the present time. Time
When you direct your first film, you always start by telling stories that you are familiar with.
Words, yes, formulating things, creating something from your heart, it is something very necessary, yes.
You can perform all kind of characters but you cannot change what people feel for you.
You know French means like sophisticated, well educated, so far.

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