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Sophie Marceau
SOPHIE MARCEAU (French pronunciation: ​ ; born SOPHIE DANIèLE SYLVIE MAUPU; 17 November 1966) is a French actress, director, screenwriter, and author. As a teenager, Marceau achieved popularity with her debut films La Boum (1980) and La Boum 2 (1982), receiving a César Award for Most Promising Actress . She became a film star in Europe with a string of successful films, including L\'Étudiante (1988), Pacific Palisades (1990), Fanfan (1993), and Revenge of the Musketeers (1994). Marceau became an international film star with her performances in Braveheart (1995), Firelight (1997), and the 19th James Bond film The World Is Not Enough (1999). CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Film career * 3 Author and director * 4 Personal life * 5 Honours and awards * 6 Filmography * 6.1 Actress * 6.2 Writer and director * 7 References * 8 Further reading * 9 External links EARLY LIFEMarceau was born 17 November 1966 in Paris, the second child of Simone (née Morisset), a shop assistant (d. 2016 ), and Benoît Maupu, a truck driver. Her parents divorced when she was nine years old. FILM CAREERIn February 1980, Marceau and her mother came across a model agency looking for teenagers. Marceau had photos taken at the agency, but did not think anything would come of it
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Paris
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 _Population without double counting _: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. PARIS (locally ( listen )) is the capital and most populous city of France
France
. It has an area of 105 square kilometres (41 square miles) and a population of 2,229,621 in 2015 within its administrative limits. The city is both a commune and department and forms the centre and headquarters of the Île-de- France
France
, or Paris
Paris
Region, which has an area of 12,012 square kilometres (4,638 square miles) and a population in 2016 of 12,142,802, comprising roughly 18 percent of the population of France. By the 17th century, Paris
Paris
was one of Europe's major centres of finance, commerce, fashion, science, and the arts, and it retains that position still today. The Paris Region had a GDP
GDP
of €649.6 billion (US $763.4 billion) in 2014, accounting for 30.4 percent of the GDP
GDP
of France. According to official estimates, the Paris Region has the fourth-highest GDP
GDP
in the world and the largest regional GDP
GDP
in the EU
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Andrzej Żuławski
ANDRZEJ ŻUłAWSKI (Polish: ; 22 November 1940 – 17 February 2016) was a Polish film director and writer. He was born in Lwów , Poland (now Ukraine). Żuławski often went against mainstream commercialism in his films, and enjoyed success mostly with European art-house audiences. In the late 1950s, he studied cinema in France. His second feature The Devil (1972) was banned in Poland, and Żuławski went to France. After the success of That Most Important Thing: Love in 1975, he returned to Poland where he spent two years making On the Silver Globe (1988). The work on this film was interrupted by the Polish authorities. After that, Żuławski moved to France where he became known for controversial and violent art-house films. Żuławski is also known for his work with actresses including Romy Schneider , Isabelle Adjani and Sophie Marceau . His films have received awards at various international film festivals. Żuławski had also written several novels, for example: Il était Un Verger, Lity Bór (a.k.a. La Forêt Forteresse), W Oczach Tygrysa, and Ogród Miłości. CONTENTS * 1 Career * 2 Personal life * 3 Selected filmography * 4 Family tree * 5 References * 6 External links CAREER Żuławski was an assistant of Andrzej Wajda
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Jim Lemley
JIM LEMLEY (born March 9, 1965) is an American film and television producer based in Paris best known for his work on the hit action-thriller film Wanted . CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Career * 2.1 Early career * 2.2 Icon Productions * 2.3 Independent Producing Career * 2.4 Success with \'Wanted\' to Present * 3 Personal life * 4 Filmography * 4.1 Films * 4.2 Television * 4.3 Music videos * 4.4 Actor * 4.5 Special
Special
thanks * 4.6 As himself * 5 References * 6 External links EARLY LIFEBorn March 9, 1965, Jim is the son of famous engineer Jack Lemley . Jack Lemley was the Chief Executive of TransManche Link , the consortium that built the Channel Tunnel, which is the largest privately financed construction project in history. Jack Lemley was awarded the Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Order of the British Empire
("CBE") by Queen Elizabeth II for his work on the Channel Tunnel . CAREEREARLY CAREER Jim Lemley started his career in New York City
New York City
working for popular record label Island Records . It was during his stint with Island that he became interested in film while working on U2's documentary Rattle and Hum
Rattle and Hum

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Christopher Lambert
CHRISTOPHER GUY DENIS LAMBERT (born 29 March 1957), known as CHRISTOPHER LAMBERT, is a French actor who was born in the United States. He may be best known for his role as Connor MacLeod in Highlander and subsequent movie franchise series of the same name . He is also known for his roles as Tarzan in Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes and as the thunder god Raiden in the first movie adaptation of the video game Mortal Kombat . CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Career * 3 Personal life * 4 Filmography * 5 References * 6 External links EARLY LIFELambert was born in Great Neck, New York . His father was a French diplomat at the United Nations . Lambert was raised in Geneva from infancy and moved to Paris in his teens. CAREER This section of a biography of a living person NEEDS ADDITIONAL CITATIONS FOR VERIFICATION . Please help by adding reliable sources . Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced MUST BE REMOVED IMMEDIATELY, especially if potentially libelous or harmful. (March 2016) (Learn how and when to remove this template message )After appearing in supporting parts in several French films, Lambert was discovered by international audiences when director Hugh Hudson cast him in the title role of Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984)
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La Boum
LA BOUM (English title: The Party or Ready for Love) is a 1980 French comedy film directed by Claude Pinoteau and starring Sophie Marceau
Sophie Marceau
, appearing in her film début. Written by Danièle Thompson and Claude Pinoteau , the film is about a thirteen-year-old French girl finding her way at a new high school and coping with domestic problems. The film was an international box-office hit, earning 4,378,500 admissions in France. The music was written by Vladimir Cosma , with Richard Sanderson singing the song "Reality ". A sequel movie, La Boum 2 , was released in 1982. CONTENTS * 1 Plot * 2 Cast * 3 Production * 3.1 Soundtrack * 4 Reception * 4.1 Box office * 4.2 Critical response * 5 Sequel * 6 References * 7 External links PLOTThirteen-year-old Vic (Sophie Marceau) is new at her high school. She makes friends with Pénélope (Sheila O'Connor) and together they check out the boys at their school, looking for true love. Vic is frustrated by her parents, who will not allow her to attend the "boum", a big party. Her great-grandmother, Poupette, helps her out, and Vic ends up falling in love with Matthieu (Alexandre Sterling). While Vic is busy finding her true love, her parents' marriage faces a crisis when her father's ex-lover demands a last night together
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La Boum 2
LA BOUM 2 is a 1982 French comedy film directed by Claude Pinoteau and starring Claude Brasseur , Brigitte Fossey , and Sophie Marceau
Sophie Marceau
. Written by Danièle Thompson and Claude Pinoteau
Claude Pinoteau
, the film is about a teenager who falls in love with a boy and must deal with the question of making love for the first time. La Boum
La Boum
2 is the sequel to La Boum (The Party). The music group Cook da Books became famous in many countries through their soundtrack song "Your Eyes". Like its predecessor, La Boum
La Boum
2 was a financial success, earning 4,071,600 admissions in France. In 1983, the film received the César Award
César Award
for Most Promising Actress (Sophie Marceau), and was nominated for Best Music (Vladimir Cosma) and Best Supporting Actress ( Denise Grey ). CONTENTS * 1 Plot * 2 Cast * 3 Production * 3.1 Soundtrack * 4 Reception * 4.1 Box office * 4.2 Awards and nominations * 5 References * 6 External links PLOTFifteen-year-old Vic (Sophie Marceau) has no boyfriend. Her parents are happily together again, and her great-grandmother Poupette (Denise Grey) thinks about finally marrying her long-term boyfriend. Vic meets Philippe (Pierre Cosso) and is overcome by his charm
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César Award For Most Promising Actress
The CéSAR AWARD FOR MOST PROMISING ACTRESS (French : César du meilleur espoir féminin) is one of the César Awards , presented annually by the Académie des Arts et Techniques du Cinéma to recognize the outstanding breakthrough performance of a young actress who has worked within the French film industry during the year preceding the ceremony. Nominees and winner are selected via a run-off voting by all the members of the Académie, within a group of 16 actresses previously shortlisted by the Révélations Committee. In English, the award is variously referred to as "Breakthrough performance, actress" or "Newcomer, female". CONTENTS* 1 Winners and nominees * 1.1 1980s * 1.2 1990s * 1.3 2000s * 1.4 2010s * 2 Révélations * 2.1 2000s * 2.1.1 2007 * 2.1.2 2008 * 2.1.3 2009 * 2.2 2010s * 2.2.1 2010 * 2.2.2 2011 * 2.2.3 2012 * 2.2.4 2013 * 2.2.5 2014 * 2.2.6 2015 * 2.2.7 2016 * 2.2.8 2017 * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links WINNERS AND NOMINEESFollowing the AATC's practice, the films below are listed by year of ceremony, which corresponds to the year following the film's year of release. For example, the César Award for Most Promising Actress of 2010 was awarded on 27 February 2010 for a performance in a film released between 1 January 2009 and 31 December 2009
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L'Étudiante (film)
L\'ÉTUDIANTE (English: The Student) is a 1988 French romantic comedy film directed by Claude Pinoteau
Claude Pinoteau
and starring Sophie Marceau
Sophie Marceau
, Vincent Lindon and Élisabeth Vitali. Written by Claude Pinoteau
Claude Pinoteau
and Danièle Thompson, the film is about an ambitious teaching student, busy preparing for her final exams, whose studies are interrupted by a passionate affair with a jazz musician. The film was released to French theaters on October 10th, 1988 and sold 1,583,067 admissions in France. CONTENTS * 1 Plot * 2 Cast * 3 References * 4 External links PLOTTwenty-one-year-old Valentine ( Sophie Marceau
Sophie Marceau
) is a part-time teacher preparing for her all-important final teaching examinations. She meets Edouard ( Vincent Lindon
Vincent Lindon
), a jazz musician who aspires to be a composer. Despite their different schedules and career agenda, they engage in a passionate affair. Valentine compares her relationship with Edouard to the dry dissertation of Molière's The Misanthrope in her oral exams at the Sorbonne
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Pacific Palisades (film)
PACIFIC PALISADES is a 1990 French-American comedy film directed by Bernard Schmitt and starring Sophie Marceau
Sophie Marceau
in her American film debut, Adam Coleman Howard , and Anne E. Curry. The movie was filmed in Los Angeles, California . CONTENTS * 1 Plot * 2 Cast * 3 References * 4 External links PLOTA woman from Paris, Bernadette, comes to the United States
United States
after being promised a job. When she arrives, however, she learns that she is the victim of a hoax. Unable to return to France
France
, Bernadette looks for work while staying with her close friend Shirley (Anne Curry), an actress looking for her big break. Their friendship is challenged when Bernadette finds herself falling in love with Shirley's boyfriend. CAST * Sophie Marceau
Sophie Marceau
as Bernardette * Adam Coleman Howard as Ben * Anne E. Curry as Liza * Toni Basil
Toni Basil
as Désirée * Virginia Capers as Shirley * Virgil Frye as L'homme à la casquette * Diana Barton as Jill * Sydney Lassick as Mr
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FanFan
CHRISTINE FAN (born March 18, 1976), better known by her stage name FANFAN or her Chinese name FAN WEI-CHI, is an American-born Taiwanese singer-songwriter, TV presenter, record producer, actress, author and philanthropist. She sings mostly in Mandarin, but has also recorded in English. A popular singer, she has 3 million followers on Facebook
Facebook
and over 47 million fans on the Chinese portal Sina Weibo . CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Biography * 2.1 Personal life * 3 Discography * 4 Filmography * 4.1 Film * 4.2 TV Dramas * 5 References * 6 External links EARLY LIFEFan was born in Ohio
Ohio
on 18 March 1976. She is the elder of two children and has a younger brother. She is a member of the Fàn family . BIOGRAPHY Ohio
Ohio
-born, she studied at Pomona College before transferring to Harvard Extension School . She hosted the variety show , Bang Bang Tang (模范棒棒堂) on Channel in Taiwan
Taiwan
and has also starred in various commercials. On 1 November 2008, she held her first ticketed concert in Taipei
Taipei
. She later held concerts in Taichung
Taichung
, Hong Kong
Hong Kong
, Beijing
Beijing
and other Chinese cities. She was also the special guest in JJ Lin 's concert in Singapore
Singapore

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Revenge Of The Musketeers
REVENGE OF THE MUSKETEERS (French : La fille de d'Artagnan) is a 1994 French swashbuckler adventure film directed by Bertrand Tavernier
Bertrand Tavernier
and starring Sophie Marceau
Sophie Marceau
, Philippe Noiret
Philippe Noiret
, Claude Rich , and Sami Frey . Set in the seventeenth century, the film is about the daughter of the renowned swordsman D'Artagnan who keeps the spirit of the Musketeers alive by bringing together the aging members of the legendary band to oppose a plot to overthrow the King and seize power. Revenge of the Musketeers
Revenge of the Musketeers
was filmed on location at the Château de Biron in Biron, Dordogne and the Château de Maisons in Maisons-Laffitte
Maisons-Laffitte
in France and in Portugal
Portugal
with a budget of $9.1 million. Revenge of the Musketeers
Revenge of the Musketeers
was released in France on 24 August 1994, and received mixed reviews, with some reviewers applauding the film's production values, cinematography, and playful swashbuckler style and other reviewers complaining about the film's pacing. Sophie Marceau was singled out by one reviewer who felt she was "delightful in the lead, demonstrating a playful coquettishness and a mastery of the blade." Marceau did her own fencing on screen. The film went on to earn $11.6 million
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Braveheart
_BRAVEHEART_ is a 1995 American epic war film directed by and starring Mel Gibson . Gibson portrays William Wallace , a 13th-century Scottish warrior who led the Scots in the First War of Scottish Independence against King Edward I of England
Edward I of England
. The story is inspired by Blind Harry 's epic poem _The Actes and Deidis of the Illustre and Vallyeant Campioun Schir William Wallace _ and was adapted for the screen by Randall Wallace . The film was nominated for ten Academy Awards at the 68th Academy Awards and won five: Best Picture , Best Director , Best Cinematography , Best Makeup , and Best Sound Editing
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Firelight
FIRELIGHT is a 1997 period romance film written and directed by William Nicholson and starring Sophie Marceau
Sophie Marceau
and Stephen Dillane
Stephen Dillane
. Written by William Nicholson, the film is about a woman who agrees to bear the child of an anonymous English landowner in return for payment to resolve her father's debts. When the child is born, the woman gives up the child as agreed. Seven years later, the woman is hired as a governess to a girl on a remote Sussex estate, whose father is the anonymous landowner. Filmed on location in Firle
Firle
, England and Calvados
Calvados
, France, the film premiered at the Deauville American Film Festival on 14 September 1997. Firelight
Firelight
was Nicholson's first and only film as a director. CONTENTS * 1 Plot * 2 Cast * 3 Production * 3.1 Filming locations * 4 Reception * 4.1 Awards and nominations * 5 References * 6 External links PLOTIn 1837, Swiss governess Elisabeth Laurier ( Sophie Marceau
Sophie Marceau
) agrees to bear a child for an anonymous English landowner in return for money needed to pay her father's debts. They meet over three nights at a lonely island hotel
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List Of James Bond Films
James Bond is a fictional character created by novelist Ian Fleming in 1953. Bond is a British secret agent working for MI6 who also answers by his codename, 007. He has been portrayed on film by actors Sean Connery , David Niven , George Lazenby , Roger Moore , Timothy Dalton , Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig , in twenty-six productions. Only two films were not made by Eon Productions . Eon now holds the full adaptation rights to all of Fleming\'s Bond novels . In 1961 producers Albert R. Broccoli and Harry Saltzman joined forces to purchase the filming rights to Fleming's novels. They founded the production company Eon Productions and, with financial backing by United Artists , began working on Dr. No , which was directed by Terence Young and featured Connery as Bond. Following Dr. No's release in 1962, Broccoli and Saltzman created the holding company Danjaq to ensure future productions in the James Bond film series . The series currently encompasses twenty-four films, with the most recent, Spectre , released in October 2015
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The World Is Not Enough
_THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH_ (1999) is the nineteenth film in the _James Bond_ series , and the third to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond . The film was directed by Michael Apted , with the original story and screenplay written by Neal Purvis, Robert Wade and Bruce Feirstein . It was produced by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli . The title is taken from a line in the 1963 novel _On Her Majesty\'s Secret Service_ . The film's plot revolves around the assassination of billionaire Sir Robert King by the terrorist Renard, and Bond's subsequent assignment to protect King's daughter Elektra, who had previously been held for ransom by Renard. During his assignment, Bond unravels a scheme to increase petroleum prices by triggering a nuclear meltdown in the waters of Istanbul . Filming locations included Spain, France, Azerbaijan, Turkey and the UK, with interiors shot at Pinewood Studios . Despite mixed critical reception, _The World Is Not Enough_ earned $361,832,400 worldwide. It was also the first Eon -produced _Bond_ film to be officially released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer instead of United Artists , the original distributor
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