Isabella Huppert is France’s national treasure. She earned several awards for her acting performances including: Best Actress Awards at the Cannes Festival for Violette Nozière, at the Venice Film Festival for Une affaire de femmes, at the Moscow International Film Festival for Madame Bovary, as well as Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival and the César for Best Actress for La Cérémonie. The Venice Film Festival awarded her a Special Golden Lion Award from the Jury, for her part in Patrice Chéreau's Gabrielle, as well as for her entire career.
Twice rewarded at the Cannes Festival as Best Actress (the second time for The Piano Teacher by Michael Haneke), she was a Jury Member and Master of Ceremonies, and Chairwoman of the Jury for the 62nd Edition of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival. Isabelle Huppert is an Officer of the (French) National Order of the Légion d'Honneur, Officerof the National Order of Merit, and Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters. She has recently earned several awards in the US, among which the Gotham Award for Elle, a film for which she also won the Golden Globe Award, the Spirit Award and the nomination of Academy Awards for best actress. She also won another best actress Cesar award for her role in this film. In parallel with the cinema, Isabelle Huppert has pursued her theatrical career in France and internationally. She has acted under the direction of the greatest directors : Bob Wilson, Krzysztof Warlikowski, Luc Bondy, Claude Régy.