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 the highest-grossing French film of the year. It was also runner-up in the categories Trophée des Trophées, highest grossing film in France, beaten by ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1‘ and Trophée du prix du
The longlist for this year’s Orange British Academy Film Awards were announced today. Marion Cotillard is on it for her supporting performance in ‘Inception‘. Congratulations! The full nominations will will be announced on Tuesday, January 18. Supporting Actress Amy Adams (Charlene Fleming) – The Fighter * Barbara Hershey (Erica Sayers / The Queen) – Black Swan * Ellen Page (Ariadne) – Inception Geraldine James (Connie) – Made In Dagenham Helena
On Sunday the International Press Academy handed out the Satellite Awards. While Marion Cotillard didn’t win for her nominated supporting performance in ‘Inception‘ (Jacki Weaver did for ‘Animal Kingdom‘) the movie itself won in the categories ‘Original Score’ (Hans Zimmer), ‘Cinematography’ (Wally Pfister), and ‘Art Direction & Production Design’ – 3 wins out of 11 nominations. But good news is that they uploaded Marion’s acceptance speech from when she won
Not getting much time to cap the extras of ‘Inception‘ and keeping up with all the news. But here are some lovely shots of Marion during the various behind the scenes clips that you’ll see when you watch ‘Inception‘ in Extraction Mode. 013 Inception – 2010 > Blu-ray Screencaptures > Extraction Mode