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Celeste Brunnquell

member of the Revelation Jury of the 47th American Film Festival


"There is a lot of freedom in constraints. When everything is possible, you don't really do much." Celeste Brunnquell

Born in Paris, Céleste Brunnquell took acting lessons from the age of eleven. In 2018, she was spotted during a session at the Théâtre de l'Atelier by the director Sarah Suco, who chose her to take the lead role of her first feature film, "Les Éblouis" (2019). For her remarkable performance, she received the Best Actress Prize - the Golden Salamander - awarded by the Youth Jury of the 28th edition of the Sarlat Festival. She is also nominated for the César for best female hope 2020. The actress then plays in the series "En Therapy", broadcast this year on Arte and directed by Éric Toledano and Olivier Nakache. She has just finished shooting the films "L'Origine du mal", under the direction of Sébastien Marnier, and "Les Clés de Jade", the first film by Jeanne Aslan and Paul Saintillan.