In the film she plays Valentine, the harried but cucumber cool personal assistant of Maria Enders, a Juliette Binoche-like superstar played by Juliette Binoche. I know Valentine so well, but I’ve never done it before.
I don't want my children to think of me as too important, or a show off. It's simpler.' By Sam Blewett, Press Association Los Angeles Correspondent Rose Mc Gowan has praised Brendan Fraser for coming forward with groping allegations against former Hollywood Foreign Press Association president Philip Berk.Born as the daughter of the actor and director Jean-Marie Binoche, she was exposed to the nuances of acting and film-making from an early age.Since her mother too was an actress, as were several of her relatives, it comes as no surprise that she was inclined towards acting from childhood.While they were announcing the nominees for my category, I felt very serene. First of all I wanted to give it to Lauren Bacall, because we were all expecting her to win it [for The Mirror Has Two Faces].I didn't realise I had won until my agent tapped me on the elbow, telling me I had to move. So I said, 'She deserves it,' and I was looking for her in the crowd. ', and she didn't lift her hand - if she had, I would have given it to her.Later on she began lessons with the famed acting coach Vera Gregh following which she embarked on her professional acting career.She started out as a stage actress and after appearing in several stage productions she forayed into the world of films.In spite of being an intelligent and bright girl, she was never particularly interested in academics and was more active in stage productions while at school.She enrolled at France’s national drama academy, The Conservatoire national supérieur d'art dramatique, in order to study acting but quit after a short time as she disliked the curriculum.The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong.When we spoke last October during the New York Film Festival, Kristen Stewart had not yet become the first American female actor to ever win a Cesar — France’s equivalent of the Oscar — for Olivier Assayas’ “Clouds of Sils Maria.” But she was still ecstatic about it. And he said to me, “Give me two weeks and I’ll tell you whether I like it or not.” Then he called me and said, “I have the subject.” A year and a half later he gave me the script It’s pretty honest about what goes on in the life of a middle-aged actress. It was something I knew so well that it wasn’t interesting to me.