French actress Audrey Tautou made her acting debut in the French romantic comedy film ‘Venus Beauty Institute’ in 1999, for which she won the Cѐsar Award for Most Promising Actress. Her highest rated performance on the big screen has been as Camille in the film ‘Ensemble, c’est tout’ (2007). The movie ‘Amѐlie’ (2001) was another major box office hit that won multiple awards. Her other movies that did well include ‘He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not’ (2002), ‘Dirty Pretty Things’ (2003), ‘Priceless’ (2006) and ‘Microbe and Gasoline’ (2016).
Her portrayal of Michѐle in ‘God Is Great and I’m Not’ (2002) failed to impress the audience. Her first Hollywood production opposite Tom Hanks as Sophie Neveu in ‘The Da Vinci Code’ (2006) also received a lukewarm response from critics. Tautou has been the host of the opening and closing ceremonies of the Cannes Film Festival (2013) and a member of the jury at the Berlin Film Festival (2015). She also appeared in the music video of the song ‘I Love Your Smile’ by British singer Charlie Winston.
The film is about a French woman’s persistent search for her fiancé lost during WWI. He was one of the five soldiers sent to the trenches of the Somme to face inevitable death for trying to evade war duties. Although nothing has been heard of them since then she continues to search for him, meanwhile discovering a brutal system in which such men were regularly sent to no man’s land.
Okwe is a kind hearted Nigerian doctor, who is living illegally in London. His life takes a turn when he finds a human heart one day, all of a sudden, in the hotel where he resides with other immigrants.
A mystery thriller that explores the events that unfold after a Harvard University professor is suspected of a grisly and unusual murder, The Da Vinci Code is a fast-paced drama with a surprise ending. The film is considered controversial.