Welcome to Magnifique Marion Cotillard! Marion's best known for her award winning performance in La Vie en Rose, but you might also recognise her from movies such as Inception, Midnight in Paris, The Dark Knight Rises and The French Rust and Bone. Collecting nominations for her latest film Two Days, One Night and starring in the upcoming adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth, Marion Cotillard is finally making a comeback to leading roles. Not stopping at movies, Marion Cotillard is also exploring her musical talents, having toured with French rock band Yodelice and recorded a song and video with British band Metronomy. She's also taken over the fashion industry as the face of Lady Dior. All the while, she is never too busy for her family and to lend her time and name to causes she believes in. Enjoy your time here and keep checking back for all the latest news!

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Can you imagine? Marion Cotillard is on the cover of 3 magazines out in France today! Sofia was a very busy bee today and went out, bought all three of them and made scans for us. This left her no time to update which is why I’m posting about all she’s updated the site with today.

She covers this week’s issue of Elle. Ahead of the premiere of ‘Deux jours, une nuit‘ (Two Days, One Night) at Cannes and in French theatres later this month she talks about how she got into the role of Sandra, a depressed worker in a factory trying to save her job. The Dardenne brothers wanted her to lose her French accent so she practiced to speak slowlier and with a musicality of sorts. A light Belgian accent. She developed a special way Sandra was moving, breathing, walking. Herself not suffering from depression she studied the effect medication has on people who do and incorporated that into her character. She imagined Sandra would be watching a lot of TV, so she did too even though she usually doesn’t. She loves the collaboration with Dior because it allows her to work with some very talented filmmakers such as David Lynch and her idol John Cameron Mitchell. While growing up, she had a very healthy relationship with her parents, so she shields her son from the negative character traits she might bring home from set (this one, as well as Macbeth).

Then there’s this week’s Grazia which shows us Marion Cotillard’s Rock’n’Roll side. The great pictures were taken once again by Eliott Bliss. The interview was conducted on set of ‘Deux jours, une nuit‘ (Two Days, One Night) and is very fun and light. They ask her about the difference between the US and France.

Then there’s the June issue of Marie Claire. The pictures were taken by Dancian and show us Marion Cotillard’s funky side. I really love it, it’s something new. She talks about ‘Deux jours, une nuit‘ (Two Days, One Night), that it was the best experience of making a film ever (but this is nothing against other directors she’s worked with) and that Sandra may be better at facing confrontation than her. She wouldn’t get politically active, she believes that (unremarked) actions in everyday life by citizens are the only thing to maybe bring about change. If she hadn’t become an actress she would probably be working with children. He favourite place is Gironde in Cap Ferret. She loves her friends and that they’re there for her when she comes back from filming as she has only time for her family when she’s on set. As she’d just gotten back from London and filming ‘Macbeth‘ when this interview was conducted she was looking forward to sleeping.

Thanks again to Sofia for all the hard work involved with scanning these magazines.

Gallery:
007 Scans from 2014 > Elle (France) – May 9
008 Scans from 2014 > Grazia (France) – May 9
008 Scans from 2014 > Marie Claire (France) – June


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After doing the press junket round last weekend to promote ‘The Immigrant‘ there was a screening of the movie at the Paley Center for Media in New York yesterday, sponsored by Dior, Cinema Society, Vanity Fair and Moët & Chandon. Surprisingly, Marion Cotillard wasn’t wearing Dior to the event but a knee-length Swiss lace frock from Mary Katrantzou’s much-lauded fall collection. Together with the fun up do she definitely was the epitome of exotic French elegance. Director James Gray and media-shy co-star Joaquin Phoenix also attended.

I didn’t expect to live an American dream, and I’m actually really living it. I just wanted to be an actress and tell great stories, but I didn’t expect to have the opportunity to work in this country.

After the screening, Marion Cotillard changed into a red silk Dior dress and headed to the after party at Beautique – where she was photographed with Isabella Rossellini. Thanks to Sofia there are tons of HQ pictures in the gallery for us to enjoy.

Don’t forget, ‘The Immigrant‘ will be out in the US this month. Check out the links below to various clips that have been released to start the US promotion for the movie.

Apparently, Marion Cotillard is expected later today at the Dior cruise 2015 show at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

Gallery:
040 Events in 2014 > “The Immigrant” Premiere – New York
013 Events in 2014 > “The Immigrant” Premiere – New York – After Party

Video:
001 Events – Movie Premieres
003 Movie & TV – 2013: The Immigrant
003 Interviews – Online Interviews

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Marion Cotillard once again attended the annual MET Gala – or Costume Institute Gala: “Charles James: Beyond Fashion” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City on Monday evening. She was Dior’s guest and was wearing a Dior Haute Couture embroidered dark ink blue silk dress with quirky Dior Haute Couture shoes and Chopard jewelry, including just one earring. Sofia has been busy adding loads of pictures including many HQs. Thanks to Ann for some of these. She was photographed with Amy Adams, Johnny Depp, Stella McCartney and Erdem Moralioglu. There are also great behind the scenes shots taken by Mario Testino, Eliott Bliss and her make-up artist Christophe Danchaud. By the way, I just LOVE her sideswept hair. She later changed into a dress by Stella McCartney for the after party.

Gallery:
062 Events in 2014 > Costume Institute Gala: “Charles James: Beyond Fashion”
001 Costume Institute Gala: “Charles James: Beyond Fashion” – After Party