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Noémie Lvovsky

Actress and director, France

From time to time actress under the direction of Yvan Attal, Toni Marshall, Arnaud Despleschin, Claude Berri, Emmanuelle Bercot, Pascal Thomas, Riad Sattouf, Bertrand Bonello, Catherine Corsini or Roschdy Zem, Noémie Lvovsky also embarked on to directing as early as the 80’s before even passing in front of the camera. In fact, she directed four short films before directing her first feature Oublie-moi in 1994, followed by La Vie ne me fait pas peur awarded at Locarno in 1999, Camille redouble SACD Prize at the Cannes Directors' Fortnight in 2012 and more recently Demain et tous les autres jours nominated in Haifa, Hamburg, Locarno and awarded in Angoulême in 2017. She has also been nominated at Les César about ten times since 2002. Close to Valéria Bruni-Tedeschi, also spotted on our slope of fame, they have been collaborating on ten projects since 1990 including Les Jours venus, Actrices and Faut que ça danse!.


After being invited to offer a master class as part of the Femmes de Cinéma initiative in 2017, Noémie Lvovsky was back at Les Arcs in 2018 to present two feature films Les Invisibles by Louis-Julien Petit, the unexpected success of last winter with more than a million spectators, and her co-scripted film Les estivants by her long-time sidekick Valéria Bruni-Tedeschi.
 

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