DANIEL AUTEUIL

French Cinema: Interview with Actor Daniel Auteuil

The French legend opens up about the beauty of being ugly and tells Lise Pedersen how his career has always been guided by joy “Something had to go wrong. Everything is so perfect at this...
Chanson Douce

Actress Karin Viard Talks Her Latest Film, Chanson Douce

Multi-award-winning actress Karin Viard is responsible for some of the most heart-stopping moments in French cinema, but her latest role as a nanny in Chanson Douce is likely to be the most shocking and...

Interview with Vincent Lacoste: “I would love to meet Martin Scorsese”

At the age of 26, Vincent Lacoste is already a Cannes veteran. France Today's Lise Pedersen met him at Les Arcs Film Festival where his latest film “Mes jours de gloire” was premiered. He...

Interview with Jean Dujardin: Je voudrais me faire plaisir

Nearly 10 years on from his flirtation with Hollywood stardom, Jean Dujardin is back in the bosom of French cinema. He talks to Lanie Goodman about his latest film, Alfred Dreyfus, and what it’s...

In Conversation With… François Ozon

The acclaimed director opens up about his harrowing new film, By the Grace of God By the Grace of God is your first film about a news story, and with so many characters... My initial idea...

Interview with Filmmaker Valeria Bruni Tedeschi

With more than 80 films to her name – including six she co-wrote and directed – it’s no wonder Valeria Bruni Tedeschi is a household name both in France and her native Italy. She...

Making Waves: Interview with Actress Laetitia Casta

Former Victoria’s Secret Angel and muse to the likes of Jean Paul Gaultier and Karl Lagerfeld, Laetitia Casta has successfully made the transition from modelling to cinema. Lise Pedersen meets the surprisingly grounded actress,...

Exclusive Interview with Vincent Lindon, Star of Stéphane Brizé’s “At War”

In Stéphane Brizé’s new political drama, At War, art house veteran Vincent Lindon plays hard-bitten factory worker Laurent Amédéo, a man on an ill-fated mission to save a car supply plant from imminent closure....

Romain Duris: “This Job Terrifies Me When Things Get Too Comfortable”

Behind Romain Duris’s effortlessly cool façade lies a boiling inner life and inherent restlessness. Lise Pedersen discovers the darling of French cinema thrives on challenges – great and small... "I like change-- this job terrifies...

Interview with Jean-Denis Rieubland, Executive Chef of Royal Champagne Hotel & Spa

Jean-Denis Rieubland, Meilleur Ouvrier de France, has spent the last 31 years in restaurants, honing his skills at prestigious establishments such as the historic La Tour d’Argent in Paris, and earning two Michelin stars...