Guests of Honour
The 2019 Guests of Honour’s names will soon be unveiled. In 2018, two guests honored us with their presence: the French actor Romain Duris, who selected three films for his carte blanche, and the French-Italian actress and director Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi, with four films for his carte blanche.
His starting role in the 1994 film Le Péril Jeune, was the first of many collaborations with director Cédric Klapisch. His part in Gadjo Dilo (dir. Tony Gatlif) earned him a Best Upcoming Actor nomination at the César in 1999. In 2002, he was the lead in the box office success Pot Luck. He then varied genres: Arsène Lupin (2004), Molière (2007), Paris (2008)...
In 2006, he won several awards for The beat that my heart skipped (dir. Jacques Audiard), before starring in L’Arnacœur (dir. Pascal Chaumeil) in 2010. In 2013, he joined the cast of Mood Indigo (dir. Michel Gondry), before being reunited with Cédric Klapisch for Chinese Puzzle. In 2014, he worked with François Ozon on The new girlfriend and was nominated for the third time at the César. In 2016, he starred in A little job (dir. Pascal Chaumeil), All the money in the world (dir. Ridley Scott), Mrs Hyde (dir. Serge Bozon)… In 2018, he starred, among other films, in Our struggles (dir. Guillaume Senez), which premiered at the Critic's Week and is a Snowflake from Les Arcs.
He presented 3 films he selected :
- Our Struggles by Guillaume Senez, followed by a Q'n'A.
Wednesday December 19 - at 20h30 - Cinéma La Scène at Bourg Saint Maurice
- The beat that my heart skipped by Jacques Audiard, followed by a Q'n'A in partnership with HORSCHAMP.
Thursday December 20 - at 9h30 - Centre Bernard Taillefer at Arc 180
- Heartbreaker by Pascal Chaumeil, followed by a Q'n'A in partnership with HORSCHAMP.
Thursday December 20 - at 12h30 - Cinéma La Scène at Bourg Saint Maurice
Director Patrice Chereau offered her, her first big roles: Hôtel de France, then La Reine Margot in 1993 and Those who love me can take the train in 1997. In 1993, her part in Ordinary people who have nothing special earned her a Cesar for Best Upcoming Actress.
She later starred in Oublie-moi, by Noémie Lvovsky, 5x2 by François Ozon (2004), Cockles and muscles by Olivier Ducastel and Jacques Martineau (2005)…
Her directing debut, It is easier for a camel… , won the Delluc Prize in 2003. Her next two films, Actresses (2007) and A castle in Italy (2013) premiered in Cannes. In 2014, she starred, among other films, in Saint Laurent by Bertrand Bonello. Since then she has worked in Like Crazy by Paolo Virzì, Slack bay by Bruno Dumont, Let the sunshine in by Claire Denis… In 2018, her latest film, The summer house, will be released.
She presented 4 films she selected :
- The summer house by Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi, followed by a Q'n'A.
Tuesday December 18 - at 20h30 - Cinéma La Scène at Bourg Saint Maurice
- Folles de joie by Paolo Virzì.
Monday December 17 - at 16h - Cinéma Le Coeur d'Or 2 at Bourg Saint Maurice
- 5x2 by Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi.
- A castle in Italy by Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi.
Wednesday December 19 - at 16h - Ciné Golf at Arc 1800
Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi also did a masterclass organize by the Lab about women’s position in the cinema industry, on Thursday 18th.