Anne Fontaine

Anne Fontaine was born in Luxembourg and started her career as a dancer and actor. She marked her directorial debut in 1993 with Les Histoires d’Amour Finissent Mal en Général, which won France’s Jean Vigo Award. Her 15 features include Augustin (Cannes 1995), Nettoyage à sec (Dry Cleaning, Best Screenplay Award, Venice 1997), Comment j'ai tué mon père (How I killed my Father, César Best Actor 2002), Nathalie (Toronto 2003), Entre ses mains (In His Hands, Toronto 2005), La Fille de Monaco (The Girl from Monaco, Toronto 2009), Coco avant Chanel (Coco before Chanel, Oscar, César and BAFTA nominations 2010), Mon pire cauchemar (My Worst Nightmare, Toronto 2011), Perfect Mothers/Adoration (Sundance 2013), Gemma Bovery (Toronto 2014) and  the French-Polish coproduction Agnus Dei / Les Innocentes (The Innocents, Sundance 2016). Her last film Marvin was presented at the Venice Film Festival this year and will be released at the end of 2017.