Translation from Madame Figaro’s “Reine Marion”‘s article from their Septembre 30 issue. Scans here. Nothing can stop the phenomenal Marion Cotillard. The most celebrated French actress in the world is the passionate heroin of Mal de Pierres, the new film by director Nicole Garcia. A vibrant drama about desire, in which Marion bares body and soul before partnering up with Brad Pitt and Michael Fassbender in two “made in Hollywood”
Pour Deux Jours, une nuit, des frères Dardenne, elle est nommée à la fois aux césar et aux oscars. Photographiée par Alex Prager dans une évocation de Jeanne d’Arc, qu’elle va interpréter le mois prochain à la Philharmonie de Paris, l’actrice française la plus célébrée au monde relève tous les défis. Égérie magnétique pour Dior, star conquérante et mère de famille, elle nous reçoit chez elle, à Paris.
In honour of Marion Cotillard’s birthday, portuguese magazine Maxima dedicated an article to the actress this month. While the photos are completely new to me (and stunning!), the article was featured earlier this year in Madame Figaro. You can find it under French Press on the site. I have translated it for you here. The scans are now in the gallery.
French actress Marion Cotillard is known for her exacting approach to Method acting but there was a time when she almost packed it all in, she tells Stephen Milton. Towards the end of her Oscar speech, as she spluttered and nervously brushed her tumbling Veronica Lake curls behind her shoulder, Marion Cotillard made an earnest final statement of gratitude. “Thank you life, thank you love,” she said, clutching the shiny
She’s topped the list of France’s highest-paid actors – but in her new film, Two Days, One Night, Oscar-winner Marion Cotillard plays a factory worker who is forced to beg her colleagues to save her job under the threat of redundancy. The movie, directed by Belgian brothers Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, tells the contemporary story of Sandra, who has had a long-term absence from work due to depression. Her employers