Emmanuelle Béart

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Emmanuelle Béart
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Born
Emmanuelle Béhart-Hasson

(1963-08-14) 14 August 1963 (age 56)
Gassin, France
Other namesEmmanuelle Est
OccupationActress
Years active1972–present
Spouse(s)
Daniel Auteuil (m. 19931995)

Michaël Cohen(m. 20082011)
Children3

Emmanuelle Béart (born 14 August 1963) [1] is a French film actress, who has appeared in over 60 film and television productions since 1972. An eight-time César Award nominee, she won the César Award for Best Supporting Actress for the 1986 film Manon des Sources . Her other film roles include La Belle Noiseuse (1991), A Heart in Winter (1992), Nelly and Mr. Arnaud (1995), Mission: Impossible (1996) and 8 Women (2002).

César Award French film award

The César Award is the national film award of France. It is delivered in the Nuit des César ceremony and was first awarded in 1976. The nominations are selected by the members of twelve categories of filmmaking professionals and supported by the French Ministry of Culture. The nationally televised award ceremony is held in the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris each year in February. It is an initiative from the Académie des Arts et Techniques du Cinéma which was founded in 1975.

The César Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role is one of the César Awards, presented annually by the Académie des Arts et Techniques du Cinéma to recognize the outstanding performance in a supporting role of an actress who has worked within the French film industry during the year preceding the ceremony. Nominees and winner are selected via a run-off voting by all the members of the Académie.

<i>Manon des Sources</i> (1986 film) 1986 French language film directed by Claude Berri

Manon des Sources is a 1986 French language period tragedy film. Directed by Claude Berri, it is the second of two films adapted from the 1966 two-volume novel by Marcel Pagnol, who wrote it based on his own earlier film of the same title. It is the sequel to Jean de Florette. It won an award in 1989 as best French film.

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Early life

Béart was born Emmanuelle Béhart-Hasson in St. Tropez (some sources say Gassin), on the French Riviera, the daughter of Geneviève Galéa, a former model who is of Croatian, Greek and Maltese descent, and Guy Béart, a singer and poet. [2] Her father's family was Jewish. [3]

Gassin Commune in Provence-Alpes-Côte dAzur, France

Gassin is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.

French Riviera Riviera

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The Greeks or Hellenes are an ethnic group native to Greece, Cyprus, southern Albania, Italy, Turkey, Egypt and, to a lesser extent, other countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea. They also form a significant diaspora, with Greek communities established around the world.

In her late teens she spent her summer vacation with the English-speaking family of a close friend of her father in Montreal. She stayed with Beverly Mellen and William Sofin and their two children Andrew and Sean Sofin, who took her in as their own. At the end of the summer the family invited her to stay with them and complete her baccalauréat at Collège international Marie de France. They have remained close friends. [4]

Montreal City in Quebec, Canada

Montreal is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada. Originally called Ville-Marie, or "City of Mary", it is named after Mount Royal, the triple-peaked hill in the heart of the city. The city is centred on the Island of Montreal, which took its name from the same source as the city, and a few much smaller peripheral islands, the largest of which is Île Bizard. It has a distinct four-season continental climate with warm to hot summers and cold, snowy winters.

Career

Béart got an acting role in 1976 film Tomorrow's Children. In her teens she appeared in bit parts in television. Upon graduating from the Collège International Marie de France in Montreal, she returned to France to attend drama school in Paris. A short time later she was cast in her first adult role in a film, and in 1986 she achieved fame with her role opposite Yves Montand, playing the avenging daughter in French hit Manon des Sources . For her performance, she won the 1987 César Award for Best Supporting Actress. In 1995 she won the Silver St. George for Best Actress award at the 19th Moscow International Film Festival for her starring role in film A French Woman . [5]

Yves Montand French-Italian actor and singer

Ivo Livi, better known as Yves Montand, was an Italian-French actor and singer.

The 19th Moscow International Film Festival was held from 17 to 28 July 1995. The Golden St. George was not awarded.

In addition to her award for Best Supporting Actress, she has also been nominated for another seven César Awards for Most Promising Actress and Best Actress. With Most Promising Actress nominations for A Strange Passion and Love on the Quiet; followed by Best Actress nominations for Children of Chaos, La Belle Noiseuse (The Beautiful Troublemaker), Un cœur en hiver (A Heart in Winter), Nelly et Monsieur Arnaud (Nelly and Mr Arnaud), and Les Destinées Sentimentales (Sentimental Destinies)

The César Award for Most Promising Actress is one of the César Awards, presented annually by the Académie des Arts et Techniques du Cinéma to recognize the outstanding breakthrough performance of a young actress who has worked within the French film industry during the year preceding the ceremony. Nominees and winner are selected via a run-off voting by all the members of the Académie, within a group of 16 actresses previously shortlisted by the Révélations Committee.

The César Award for Best Actress is one of the César Awards, presented annually by the Académie des Arts et Techniques du Cinéma to recognize the outstanding performance in a leading role of an actress who has worked within the French film industry during the year preceding the ceremony. Nominees and winner are selected via a run-off voting by all the members of the Académie.

<i>La Belle Noiseuse</i> 1991 film by Jacques Rivette

La Belle Noiseuse is a 1991 film directed by Jacques Rivette and starring Michel Piccoli, Jane Birkin, and Emmanuelle Béart. Its title means "The Beautiful (female) Troublemaker".

In the 5 May 2003 issue of the French edition of Elle magazine, Béart, aged 39, appeared nude: [6] The entire run of 550,000 copies sold out in just three days, making it the biggest-selling issue in the fashion glossy's long history. [7]

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Personal life

In the mid-1980s, Béart began a relationship with Daniel Auteuil (her co-star in Love on the Quiet, Manon des Sources, A Heart in Winter and A French Woman); they married in 1993 and divorced in 1995. Béart was romantically linked to music producer David François Moreau (since c. 1995 after she separated from Auteuil) [4] [8] and to film producer Vincent Meyer for two years until his suicide in May 2003. [6] She has three children: Nelly Auteuil (born c. 1993), and Johan Moreau (born c. 1996). [4] She married actor Michaël Cohen on 13 August 2008 at Genappe in Belgium, and in 2009 they adopted a child from Ethiopia, named Surafel. Béart and Cohen separated in 2011. In 2011 she began a romantic relationship with director and cinematographer Frédéric Chaudier. [9]

In addition to her screen work, Béart is known for her social activism. She is an ambassador for UNICEF, and has made news for her opposition to France's anti-immigration legislation. In 1996, she made headlines when, defending the rights of the "sans-papiers" ("without papers", meaning illegal immigrants), she was removed after her group’s occupation of a Parisian church.

In March 2012, Béart spoke out against plastic surgery in Le Monde , saying that she regretted having an operation on her lips in 1990 when she was 27. [10]

Selected filmography

Emmanuelle Beart in 2004 Emmanuelle Beart 2004.jpg
Emmanuelle Béart in 2004

Film

YearTitleRoleDirector
1983 First Desires Hélène David Hamilton
1986 Manon des Sources Manon Claude Berri
1987 Date with an Angel Angel Tom McLoughlin
1988 Door on the Left as You Leave the Elevator Eva Édouard Molinaro
1990 Captain Fracassa's Journey Isabella Ettore Scola
1991 La Belle Noiseuse Marianne Jacques Rivette
I Don't Kiss Ingrid André Téchiné
1992 A Heart in Winter Camille Claude Sautet
1994 Hell Nelly Claude Chabrol
1995 A French Woman Jeanne Régis Wargnier
1995 Nelly and Mr. Arnaud Nelly Claude Sautet
1996 Mission: Impossible Claire Phelps Brian de Palma
1998 Don Juan Elvire Jacques Weber
1998 Stolen Life Alda Yves Angelo
1999 Time Regained Gilberte Raoul Ruiz
1999 Season's Beatings Sonia Danièle Thompson
1999 Elephant Juice Jules Sam Miller
2000 Sentimental Destinies Pauline Pommerel Olivier Assayas
2001 Replay Nathalie Catherine Corsini
2002 8 Women Louise François Ozon
Searching for Debra Winger as herself Rosanna Arquette
2003 Strayed Odile André Téchiné
The Story of Marie and Julien Marie Delambre Jacques Rivette
Nathalie... Nathalie / Marlène Anne Fontaine
2005 Hell Sophie Danis Tanovic
2006 A Crime Alice Parker Manuel Pradal
2007 The Witnesses SarahAndré Téchiné
2008 Disco France Navarre Fabien Onteniente
Vinyan Jeanne Bellmer Fabrice Du Welz
2010Nous TroisMarieRenaud Bertrand
Ça commence par la finGabrielleMichaël Cohen
2011Ma compagne de nuitJuliaIsabelle Brocard
2012 Bye Bye Blondie Frances Virginie Despentes
Télé gaucho Patricia Gabriel Michel Leclerc
2013Par exemple, ÉlectreChrysothémis Jeanne Balibar, Pierre Léon
2014 My Mistress Maggie/ The MistressStephen Lance
Les Yeux jaunes des crocodiles Iris DupinCécile Telerman
2017Beyond the Known WorldLouise Pan Nalin

Television

Awards and nominations

YearAwardWorkResult
César Awards
1985 A Strange Passion Most Promising Actress Nominated
1986Love on the QuietNominated
1987 Manon des Sources Best Supporting Actress Won
1990Children of Chaos Best Actress Nominated
1992 La Belle Noiseuse Nominated
1993 A Heart in Winter Nominated
1996 Nelly and Mr. Arnaud Nominated
2001 Sentimental Destinies Nominated
Other awards
1993 A Heart in Winter David di Donatello Award for Best Foreign Actress Won
1995 A French Woman Moscow International Film Festival Award for Best ActressWon
2002 8 Women European Film Award for Best Actress (shared)Won
Honorary
2002Silver Bear (Berlin) for Outstanding Artistic Contribution for 8 Women (shared)Honored
2010 Stanislavsky Award (Moscow)Honored
2012 Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters [11] Honored
2015 Chevalier of the Legion of Honour [12] Honored

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  2. "Emmanuelle Beart Biography (1965–)". Film Reference. Retrieved 11 May 2009.
  3. Guy Béart: «Ma mère m’a enseigné les rituels juifs que je connais très bien», Carol Binder, ActualitéJuive, 16 September 2015, 16h0
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  9. "PHOTOS – Emmanuelle Béart and her lover Frédéric Chaudier accomplices for a glamorous evening Gala | The Siver Times".
  10. Emmanuelle Béart : la chirurgie esthétique, "ça a été effroyable" Le Monde , 02.03.2012
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