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Bio For: Juliette Binoche
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JULIETTE BINOCHE (Dina Delsanto) is the Parisian-born actress-dancer-writer who holds the unique distinction of being the only female to win Best Actress honors in all three main European Film Festivals - the Palme d'Or at Cannes for "Certified Copy," (2010), both the Volpi Cup and Pasinetti Award at Venice for "Three Colors: Blue" (1993), and Berlin's Silver Bear for "The English Patient" (1996). For the latter title, Binoche's remarkable interpretation also brought her the Academy Award, the BAFTA, the European Film Award and the National Board of Review honor as Best Supporting Actress for Anthony Minghella's Oscar-winning Best Picture. Additionally, she collected nominations from the Chicago Film Critics Association, the Screen Actors Guild (Best Supporting Actress and Ensemble Award) and the HFPA's Golden Globe.

In a career in which she has displayed astonishing versatility and audacity in her character choices in both mainstream Hollywood productions and offbeat, auteur-driven vehicles, Binoche has collaborated with some of the world's most respected filmmakers. That list includes a second project with Minghella ("Breaking and Entering"), Lasse Hallstrom ("Chocolat," for which she received Oscar, BAFTA, SAG and Golden Globe nominations as Best Actress), David Cronenberg ("Cosmopolis"), Louis Malle ("Damage"), Andre Techine ("Alice and Martin," "Rendez-vous"), John Boorman ("In My Country"), Michael Haneke ("Code Unknown" and "Cache," the latter for which she collected European Film and London Film Critics Circle nominations), Krzysztof Kieslowski (the "Three Colors" trilogy - "Red," "White" and "Blue"), Olivier Assayas ("Summer Hours), Abel Ferrara ("Mary"), Mike Figgis (HBO's short film, "Mara"), Jean-Luc Godard ("Hail Mary," her first major film role in a modernized, controversial interpretation of the Virgin Mary) and Philip Kaufman ("The Unbearable Lightness of Being"). It was the latter film, co-starring alongside Daniel Day-Lewis and Lena Olin in her English-language debut, that brought both attention and acclaim in the U.S. at the young age of just 23.

Over the years, she has become a mainstay at the annual Cesar Awards (the French equivalent to the Oscars), winning Best Actress honors for "Three Colors: Blue" (Trois couleurs: Bleu) in 1993, and earning seven more nominations over the years - for Techine's Rendez-vous (1985), Leos Carax's Mauvais sang ("Bad Blood," 1986) and his Les Amants du Pont-Neuf ("The Lovers on the Bridge," 1991), Malle's "Damage" (1992), Le hussard sur le toit ("The Horseman on the Roof," 1995), Patrice Leconte's La veuve de Saint-Pierre ("The Widow of Saint-Pierre," 2000) and Décalage horaire ("Jet Lag," 2002).

Binoche has also starred in the films "Bee Season" with Richard Gere, "Wuthering Heights" alongside Ralph Fiennes, "The Son of No One" opposite Al Pacino and Channing Tatum, "Dan in Real Life" with Steve Carell and "A Couch in New York" opposite William Hurt. Upcoming releases include Erik Poppe's Norwegian production "A Thousand Times Good Night," "Sils Maria" opposite Mia Wasikowska Kristen Steward and Chloe Moritz, and the French-language biopic, "Camille Claudel, 1915." Other recent French-language projects include A coeur ouvert ("An Open Heart") with Edgar Ramirez, La vie d'une autre ("Another Woman's Life") and "Elles."

Binoche was born into a theatrical family in Paris. Her mother was an actress and drama teacher, her father a theatre director and sculptor. She embarked on her own stage career after briefly studying at Paris' Conservatoire National Superieur d'Art Dramatique. In addition to her film work, she has frequently returned to the theatre, with credits that include the 1988 production of Chekov's "The Seagull," directed by Andrei Konchalovsky at the Theatre de l'Odeon in Paris; "Naked" at the Almeida Theatre in London; the 2012 modernized version of August Strindberg's classic play "Miss Julie" at the Odeon Theater and London's Barbican; dancer Akram Khan's 2008 dance-drama piece called "In-I," which premiered at the Royal National Theatre in London before embarking on a world-wide tour in 11 different venues; and her Broadway debut in Harold Pinter's "Betrayal" opposite Liev Schreiber and John Slattery, for which she earned a 2001 Tony nomination as Best Actress.

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WORDS AND PICTURES (PG-13) On Video: 9/9/2014 At Theaters: 5/23/2014
THE SON OF NO ONE (R) On Video: 2/21/2012 At Theaters: 11/4/2011
DAN IN REAL LIFE (PG-13) On Video: 3/11/2008 At Theaters: 10/26/2007
CHOCOLAT (PG-13) On Video: 8/7/2001 At Theaters: 1/19/2001
THE ENGLISH PATIENT (R) On Video: 6/24/1997 At Theaters: 11/22/1996
GODZILLA (PG-13) At Theaters: 5/16/2014
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