THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH
Award-winning French actress SOPHIE MARCEAU (Elektra King) plays the daughter of a murdered oil tycoon in The World is Not Enough.
After starring in 15 French movies, Marceau made her English-language film debut opposite Mel Gibson in his Academy Award-winning Braveheart in 1995. Her second film in English, Firelight, won three awards at the 1997 San Sebastian Film Festival. She subsequently played the title role in the movie adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina.
Her more recent feature film credits include Michelangelo Antonioni's Beyond the Clouds, the updated adaptation of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night 's Dream and as David Spade's love interest in the comedy Lost and Found.
Sophie Marceau became a star in her native France at the age of 13 with her debut film. La Boum, in 1980. Two years later, she starred in the sequel and won a Cesar Award, which is France's equivalent of the Oscar, for her performance. At 16. she starred with Gerard Depardieu and Catherine Deneuve in Fort Saganne (in 1983) followed a year later by another teaming with Depardieu in Maurice Pialat's Police. In 1984. she also made the first of three films with Polish director Andrzej Zulawski, L 'Amour Braque. Zulawski also directed Marceau in Mes Nuits Sont Plus Belles Que Vos Jours and La Note
More recently, she starred in a French feature adaptation of Dumas' D'Artagnan 's
Daughter, based on The Three Musketeers. Her other French credits include Fanfan
(1992), Pour Sacha (1990), Pacific Palisades (1989), L 'Etudiante (1988), Chouans
(1987), Descente En Enfers (1986) and Joye uses (1984).
Her stage debut in Jean Anouilh's "Euridyce" in 1991 brought her a Moliere Award for Most Promising Newcomer. She also starred as Eliza Dolittle in George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion" at the Theatre des Arts Hebertot in 1993.
Marceau directed a short film, L 'Aube a 1 'Envers, which opened "Un Certain Regard," a section of the 1995 Cannes Film Festival. She has also written a book La Menteuse, published in France in 1996.
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