The actress Dominique Sanda was born as Dominique Varaigne in Paris. She had her first public appearances as a well-paid model before she made her film debut in 1969 with "Une femme douce - Die Sanfte" directed by Robert Bresson.
The career of Dominique Sanda was already at the beginning internationally
oriented. In the next years she acted among others in the German production
"Erste Liebe" (70), in the Italian production "Il giardino dei Finzi-Contini
- Der Garten der Finzi Contini" (70) and the American production "The Mackintosh
She was able to impersonate other interesting roles in the 80's and 90's and she was convincing in productions like "L'indiscrétion" (82), "Une chambre en ville - Ein Zimmer in der Stadt" (82) - a movie in which all dialogues were sung, "Cops et biens" (86), "Les mendiants" (88), "In una notte di chiaro di luna" (89), "Voyage of Terror: The Achille Lauro Affair" (90), "Nobody's Children - Land der verlorenen Kinder" (94) and "Brennendes Herz" (95).
After that she reduced her activity in front of the camera, it only
followed few more movies like "Les rivières pourpres - Die purpurnen
Flüsse" (00) and "The Island of the Mapmaker's Wife" (01).
Other movies with Dominique Sanda: