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Déborah François

Actress

© Francois Berthier
Dardenne brothers offer her her first role in L’enfant, Palme d'or in 2005. She comes back to Cannes in 2006 in La tourneuse de Pages (Denis Dercourt, Un Certain regard). In 2009, she is awarded with a César for the most promising actress for her play in Le Premier jour du reste de ta vie by Rémi Bezançon. Going international with London Nights (Alexis Dos Santos, Sundance, Rotterdam and Berlin festivals), she performs in English with John Cusack and Emile Hirsch (Never Grow Old) as well as in Spanish facing Mario Casas (El Practicante). She also goes from drama to comedy working with filmmakers such as Emmanuelle Bercot, Nicole Garcia, Claude Lelouch, Daniele Thompson or Dominik Moll.