The Oscar winning French actress with the arresting gaze on her turn as an Ellis Island immigrant who falls into prostitution in ‘The Immigrant.’ It is true, there is some angels in this city. With those ten words, delivered in her alluring wisp of a voice—and in broken English, no less—Marion Cotillard’s grande séduction of America began. Since being awarded the Best Actress Oscar for her spellbinding turn as Edith
Ça ressemble à quoi, le quotidien d’une superstar frenchy à Hollywood ? A quelques jours de sa montée des marches à Cannes pour Deux jours, une nuit des frères Dardenne, elle se confie comme jamais à “Grazia”. “Super, enfin de la presse écrite : pas de retouche maquillage ! Ça vous embête si j’enlève mes chaussures ?” Souriante, pétillante et relax en jean T-shirt, Marion Cotillard s’étend sur le canapé
‘The Immigrant‘ being released in the US tomorrow and ‘Deux jours, une nuit‘ premiering at the Cannes Film Festival in competition next Tuesday makes for a very interesting situation. We’re getting French and English media coverage for two of Marion’s movies starring her in the lead role. Not that I’m complaining. The May issue of Studio Ciné Live comes with two covers, one featuring Marion Cotillard, the other Angelina Jolie.
One of the most-discussed entries of last year’s Cannes Film Festival was James Gray’s New York–set period piece The Immigrant. The film was divisive — winning rapturous acclaim as well as a few sneers — but most viewers agreed that it featured a fantastic performance by Marion Cotillard, giving her her first leading role in an American film, after years of headlining French films and taking on supporting parts in
The French star of ‘The Immigrant’ channels old-world America and pushes herself to exciting new places In the opening moments of The Immigrant, James Gray’s operatic epic set in 1920s New York, two women stand in line at Ellis Island after an arduous transatlantic journey. They converse in Polish, keeping each other’s spirits up by imagining happier times ahead. Their skin is pale and plain, their drab clothes nearly indistinguishable