The names speak for themselves – they are the brightest stars of world cinema. Every month World Movies showcases three of their most iconic films over three consecutive nights. This month, we focus on Isabelle Huppert.
Known for her unique beauty and cool charm, Isabelle Huppert is easily one of France’s most successful and well know actors. Starring in over 90 film and television productions and nominated 13 times (taking home 2 wins) at the Cesar Awards in France, Huppert is true international cinema royalty.
White Material (France, 2009) – Tuesday 27 March 9.30pm
French film legend Isabelle Huppert stars as a wilful woman refusing to give up her coffee plantation in Africa where war and racial tensions threaten to descend the nation into chaos.
8 Woman (France, 2002) – Wednesday 28 March 9.30pm
Fran√ßois Ozon directs a roll call of French female legends including Catherine Deneuve, Isabelle Huppert, Fanny Ardant and Emmanuelle Beart, in this madcap Agatha Christie-style musical murder-mystery.
The Piano Teacher (France, 2001) – Thursday 29 March 9.30pm
Winner of Best Actor and Best Actress at Cannes. Isabelle Huppert and Benoit Magimel star in a confronting tale of morbid voyeurism and masochistic self-mutilation that created international controversy.