Juliette Binoche is a French actress, artist and dancer who began her career on stage productions before acting in films of auteur directors like Jean-Luc Godard in 'Hail Mary' (1985), Jacques Doillon in 'Family Life' (1985) and André Téchiné in 'Rendez-vous' (1985). She made her international debut in the English-language film, 'The Unbearable Lightness of Being' (1988).
Her performance in Krzysztof Kieślowski's 'Three Colours: Blue' (1993) won her the 'Venice Film Festival Award’ for ‘Best Actress' and a 'César Award'. In 1996, she gained critical acclaim for appearing in Anthony Minghella's 'The English Patient', for which she earned an 'Academy Award' and a 'BAFTA' for 'Best Supporting Actress', as well as the 'Best Actress Award' at the 1997 'Berlin International Film Festival'. She earned an 'Academy Award for Best Actress' nomination for her performance in Lasse Hallström's romantic comedy 'Chocolat' (2000).
Throughout the 2000s, her filmography included several successful French and English language mainstream and art-house productions, which included 'Jet Lag' (2002), 'Caché' (2005), 'Breaking and Entering' (2006), and 'Certified Copy' (2010), for which she won the 'Best Actress Award' at the 'Cannes Film Festival'. Her best recent films are 'Camille Claudel 1915' (2013) and 'Let the Sunshine In' (2017).
A successful Czech doctor who is also a womanizer falls for a woman named Tereza. However, she wants him to be monogamous and stay loyal only to her. Shortly after, the Soviet invasion occurs, which further disrupts their lives.
Towards the end of WWII, Hana, a nurse moves into a monastery to care for a severely burnt man. The man - Almásy - later narrates to Hana and couple of new arrivals – Kip and David Caravaggio - his life story which involves his work as a cartographer and his passionate but doomed affair with a married woman Katherine.
Vianne Rocher, along with her six year old daughter Anouk arrives in a small conservative French village headed by Mayor Reynaud and much to his resentment opens a chocolate shop. Her affable nature and delicious chocolates soon win over a number of town’s people; however, the Mayor remains skeptical. Things take a turn when a group of gypsy travellers come to the town.
Also known as Paris, I love You, it is an anthology film comprising of eighteen short films which are set in the different arrondissements of Paris. Directed by visionary directors from all around the world, these eighteen short films are incredibly humane depictions of life in Paris, which resonate universal themes of love, life, and loss.
Dan Burns writes family advice column for a newspaper, but is perhaps in need of some advice himself. A widower, he is struggling to deal with his three teenage daughters and their problems. While visiting his parents along with his daughters on Thanksgiving, he comes across Marie with whom he feels an instant connect. Unfortunately, she has a boyfriend, and he is none other Dan’s own brother.
Damage is a romantic psychological thriller film which tells the story of British politician Stephen who is in a dull but stable marriage. When he meets the fiancee of his son, he becomes quite attracted to her, and begins an intense affair. As the situation worsens, Stephen finds himself struggling to avoid destroying himself and his family.
The 33 is a disaster survival drama film, which tells the story of thirty three workers who struggle to survive after a disaster strikes a copper and gold mine, and they are trapped underneath rocks. Meanwhile, the members of a rescue team make their best efforts to rescue them.
The movie follows Major Mira Killian, a cyborg supersoldier who works to stop the world’s most dangerous criminals. As Killian starts discovering more about her past, she realizes that her life was stolen from her by Hanka Robotics. Now she will stop at nothing to get revenge and remember her true identity.
Miro is a teen who is hired by a group of thieves to help them break in and steal computers from an architectural firm owned by Will Francis. Will eventually finds out about Miro, who is living a humble life with his mother Amira, but decides not to report to the police.
A reboot of Toho's Godzilla franchise, the movie tells the story of a soldier who attempts to return to his family while caught in the crossfire between Godzilla and two parasitic monsters known as MUTOs.
The Son of No One is a crime thriller drama film which tells the story of a young cop who is assigned to a precinct in the working class neighborhood where he grew up. He finds himself in trouble, when the evidence of two murders resurfaces, as it starts to jeopardize not just his career but also his family life.
The film tells the story of a 28-year old billionaire asset manager, whose day devolves into his destruction, as he faces marital woes, health problems as well as financial crisis.
Juliette Binoche Awards
|The English Patient||Best Actress in a Supporting Role||1997|
|The English Patient||Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role||1997|