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Fanny Ardant


1949

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The actress Fanny Ardant was born as a daughter of a cavalry officer and she visited a nunnery school where she came into contact with the theater for the first time. Later she studied political science but decides soon after to attend an acting school too.

After first successes on the stage she was engaged in Paris, Rome and Palermo.

At the end of the 70's she appeared in her first cinema and TV productions. When she acted in the TV movie „Les dames de la côte“ (79) she was spotted by Francois Truffaut.  He didn't only engage her in his movies, he also became her partner for the short time which was left to him.
With Truffaut she worked together in „La femme d'à côté - Die Frau nebenan“ (80), which marked her breakthrough as well as in „Vivement dimanche! - Auf Leben und Tod“ (83).

Fanny Ardant often impersonated the self-confident woman who knew how to bewilder her environment with her charisma. As a seductive Duchesse de Guermantes she acted in „Un amour de Swann - Eine Liebe von Swann“ (1983), aa a femme fatale in „Le paltoquet - Der Tölpel“ (86) and as a passionate woman at Michel Piccoli's side in „La famiglia - Die Familie“ (87).

Other milestones in her career were the movies „Les uns et les autres“ (81), „La vie est un roman - Das Leben ist ein Roman“ (83), „Desiderio“ (83), „L‘amour à mort“ (84), „Mélo“ (86), „Paura e amore - Fürchten und Lieben“ (88), „Amok“ (93), „Sabrina“ (95), „Ridicule“ (96) - wo sie eine ihrer exzessivsten Rollen   spielte, „Elizabeth“ (98) and „Balzac“ (99).
 

Other movies with Fanny Ardant: 
Marie-poupée (76) Serie "Le mutant" (78) Les chiens (79) La muse et la Madone (79) Ego (79) Serie "Les dames de la côte" (79) Le roman du samedi: Mémoires de deux jeunes mariées (81) Les bons bourgeois (81) Histoires extraordinaires: La chute de la maison Usher (81) Serie "Le chef de famille" (82) Serie "Les uns et les autres" (83) Benvenuta (83) Mademoiselle Julie (84) L'été prochain (85) Les enragés (85) Conseil de famille (86) Il mitico Gianluca (88) Serie "Médecins des hommes" (88) L'altro enigma (88) Serie "La grande cabriole" (89) Pleure pas my love (89) Australia (89) Aventure de Catherine C. (90) Afraid of the dark (91) Rien que des mensonges (91) La femme du déserteur (93) Le Colonel Chabert (94) Les cent et une nuits de Simon Cinéma (95) Al di là delle nuvole (95) Pédale douce (96) Désiré (96) La cena (98) La débandade (99) Le fils du Français (99) La libertin (00) Sin noticias de Dios (01) Change moi ma vie (01) 8 femmes (02) Callas Forever (02) Nathalie (03) L'odore del sangue (04) El ano del diluvio (04)


 
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