The Argument: Marion Cotillard, Hollywood’s favourite French actress, gets unleashed in Rust and Bone
The first time I saw Marion Cotillard in the flesh was at this year’s TIFF. The jaw-droppingly gorgeous French actress was standing atop a long flight of stairs inside Michael’s on Simcoe. She was in town for the gala presentation of Rust and Bone, a dark and visceral French romance adapted from a collection of short stories by Toronto author Craig Davidson and directed by Jacques Audriard. In the film, she plays a killer whale trainer at Marineland who loses her legs in a freak accident involving an aquatic animal routine gone very, very wrong.
‘Les Petits Mouchoirs‘ was among the winners at the 18th Trophées du Film français, which were held in Paris on Thursday night. The film won the Trophée du Film français (Le Film français) which recognises...