The face of French cinema: Audrey Tautou

  • The face of French cinema: Audrey Tautou
  • World Movies admin
  • August 26, 2011

For someone who admits that she doesn’t enjoy being in the limelight, the ever so lovely Audrey Tautou will be hard pressed to avoid it with a swag of films releasing over the coming months…

Beautiful Lies (released in Australia last month)
De vrais mensonges (original title)
Audrey Tautou and French director Pierre Salvadori worked together last year on Priceless. The pair has teamed up again on the romantic comedy Beautiful Lies. Set in the scenic South of France, the film has received mixed reviews in Australia and follows Émilie, a hairdresser who falls in love with the same man as her mother.

Headwinds (currently in post production, set for release later in 2011)
Des vents contraires (original title)
Directed by Jalil Lespert and adapted from Olivier Adam’s best-selling book, Headwinds is a drama / mystery that tells the story of Paul (Benoit Magimel). Ever since his wife Sarah (Tautou) disappeared without a trace, Paul has been living alone with his two young children. Paul hopes for a new start by returning to his roots; he moves back to his home town, Saint Malo.

La Délicatesse (currently in post production, set for release 2012)
Directed by two brothers, David and Stéphane Foenkinos, the films is an adaptation of David Foenkinos novel of the same name. The film is a romantic comedy about a French woman (Tautou) mourning over the death of her husband is courted by a Swedish co-worker (Fran√ßois Damiens) and gradually reawakens to life and falls in love again.

Chinese Puzzle (currently in pre production, set for release in 2012).
Casse-tête Chinois (original title)
Tautou will reunite with director Cédric Klapisch in dramedy Chinese Puzzle alongside Cécile De France and Romain Duris. Klapisch and Tautou had previously worked together on Pot Luck and its sequel Russian Dolls.

On top of her busy work schedule, the Chanel muse recently celebrated her 35th birthday on the 9th August, 2011. Three cheers for Audrey.

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