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Marianne Denicourt

Invited to the 2017 Books & Music Festival

Marianne Denicourt debuts on screen in Robert Bresson's L'Argent. She studied theater under the direction of Patrice Chéreau at the Ecole des Amandiers in Nanterre. She works with the director on three occasions: on screen in Hôtel de France, on stage in Platonov and at the Avignon Festival where she plays Ophélie in Hamlet. She then devoted herself to cinema and toured with Jacques Doillon, Benoit Jacquot, Michel Deville, Claude Lelouch, Jacques Rivette (with whom she co-wrote the screenplay for Haut bas fragile), Arnaud Desplechin, Romain Goupil, Raoul Ruiz. She regularly returns to the theater and plays under the direction of Luc Bondy, Louis-Do de Lencquesaing, Bernard Murat and Marc Paquien. She held the title role in Jeanne D'Arc au Bûcher, the opera by Arthur Honegger and Paul Claudel. She is also the director of two documentaries: A House in Kabul and Nassima, a Confiscated Life. In 2016, she starred in Thomas Lilti's film Médecin de campagne, alongside François Cluzet.