Juliette Binoche is a French actress, artist and dancer who began her career on stage productions before acting in films of auteur directors like Jean-Luc Godard in 'Hail Mary' (1985), Jacques Doillon in 'Family Life' (1985) and André Téchiné in 'Rendez-vous' (1985). She made her international debut in the English-language film, 'The Unbearable Lightness of Being' (1988).
Her performance in Krzysztof Kieślowski's 'Three Colours: Blue' (1993) won her the 'Venice Film Festival Award’ for ‘Best Actress' and a 'César Award'. In 1996, she gained critical acclaim for appearing in Anthony Minghella's 'The English Patient', for which she earned an 'Academy Award' and a 'BAFTA' for 'Best Supporting Actress', as well as the 'Best Actress Award' at the 1997 'Berlin International Film Festival'. She earned an 'Academy Award for Best Actress' nomination for her performance in Lasse Hallström's romantic comedy 'Chocolat' (2000).
Throughout the 2000s, her filmography included several successful French and English language mainstream and art-house productions, which included 'Jet Lag' (2002), 'Caché' (2005), 'Breaking and Entering' (2006), and 'Certified Copy' (2010), for which she won the 'Best Actress Award' at the 'Cannes Film Festival'. Her best recent films are 'Camille Claudel 1915' (2013) and 'Let the Sunshine In' (2017).
Towards the end of WWII, Hana, a nurse moves into a monastery to care for a severely burnt man. The man - Almásy - later narrates to Hana and couple of new arrivals – Kip and David Caravaggio - his life story which involves his work as a cartographer and his passionate but doomed affair with a married woman Katherine.
Vianne Rocher, along with her six year old daughter Anouk arrives in a small conservative French village headed by Mayor Reynaud and much to his resentment opens a chocolate shop. Her affable nature and delicious chocolates soon win over a number of town’s people; however, the Mayor remains skeptical. Things take a turn when a group of gypsy travellers come to the town.
The movie follows Major Mira Killian, a cyborg supersoldier who works to stop the world’s most dangerous criminals. As Killian starts discovering more about her past, she realizes that her life was stolen from her by Hanka Robotics. Now she will stop at nothing to get revenge and remember her true identity.
A reboot of Toho's Godzilla franchise, the movie tells the story of a soldier who attempts to return to his family while caught in the crossfire between Godzilla and two parasitic monsters known as MUTOs.
Juliette Binoche Awards
|The English Patient||Best Actress in a Supporting Role||1997|
|The English Patient||Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role||1997|