Marion Cotillard gained international fame as she gave a remarkable performance in life in pink. During the San Sebastian Film Festival on 17 September, the French star stated that American cinema was “part of” [her] Culture.” And he says that because of #MeToo, there are more film roles for women.
The transformation of the actor was a successful role in Edith Piaf
In 2008 Cotillard not only gave a good performance as “Little Sparrow” Edith Piaf. He dominated the competition that year. As a result, earned an Oscar for her portrayal of the great French singer.
But, he nine The actress could not even imagine that she would reach such fame outside her country. To Diversity, he collected the Donostia Award for Career Achievement at the San Sebastian Film Festival. During an acceptance speech, he considered growing up with American cinema.
“I’m from a generation that grew up watching American movies (…)” she said. “Even though I had never really dreamed of pursuing a career outside of my home country, American cinema was part of my culture. I admire a lot of filmmakers in America and most of the English-speaking world, and the Oscars gave me access to these people.
Marion Cotillard said the world has changed since 1950
The prolific film star also said that today a family and career is a more viable option.
“I think we live in a different world than in the 1940s or 1950s when stars were being ‘made’ and their family life was being denied,” she said. “Today, there’s more of a family and a career to be celebrated and things are more balanced – if we needed a personal life and a family, we could have a career as well.”
This is something that she displays admirably. Along with his remarkable career, Cotillard has a long-term relationship with Guillaume Canet. The couple has two children, a son and a daughter, who were born in 2011 and 2017 respectively.
Cotillard says #MeToo era paved way for more roles for women
Cotillard credits the movement in support of women for shaking up the industry and creating more acting roles for women.
“For the past several years, the subjugation of women has become increasingly unacceptable in the public eye; It’s always been like this, but we talk about it a lot more today, obviously, since #MeToo,” she said. “It has allowed women to speak freely, it is a true revolution, a profound revolution and I am very happy to live it.”
She further said that as a result of #MeToo a community of women have come forward to support each other.
“Today, as women, we know that we can be supported by a community of women and men and that is an important thing,” Cotillard continued. “The result is that there are actually more women, more roles for women, and the more we talk about them, the more it changes the way we look.”
Cotillard currently appears opposite Adam Driver Annette. The musical play received acclaim at the Cannes Film Festival in June 2021.
And despite a formidable past in the film, it appears that Marion Cotillard has an even brighter future.
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