Marianne Denicourt

Invited to the Books & Music Festival 2017

Marianne Denicourt made her debut on the screen in L'Argent by Robert Bresson. She studied theatre under the direction of Patrice Chéreau at the Ecole des Amandiers of Nanterre. She worked with the director on three occasions: on the screen in Hôtel de France, on the stage in Platonov and at the Festival d'Avignon where she played Ophelia in Hamlet. Then she dedicated to the cinema and shot with Jacques Doillon, Benoit Jacquot, Michel Deville, Claude Lelouch, Jacques Rivette (with whom she wrote the script of Haut bas fragile), Arnaud Desplechin, Romain Goupil, Raoul Ruiz... She regularly performs in theatre, playing under the direction of Luc Bondy, Louis-Do de Lencquesaing, Bernard Murat or Marc Paquien. She had the leading role in Jeanne D'Arc au Bûcher by Arthur Honegger and Paul Claudel. She is also the director of two documentaries: Une Maison à Kaboul and Nassima, une Vie Confisquée. In 2016, she played with François Cluzet in a film directed by Thomas Lilti: Médecin de campagne.