28 Apr – 18 Jun 2023
Gallery of Modern Art & Cinema A
To be announced
Truth in fiction. There's an expression, I think it's a French expression: ‘You're an actress, you know how to lie.’ For me it's always been the contrary: ‘You're an actor, you know the truth'. You know how to play truth. Juliette Binoche, The Screen Show, ABC Radio National.
Juliette Binoche is one of the most sought-after and celebrated actors of her generation building her career on the foundation of fearless, authentic, and sensitive performances. Crafting a screen persona that embodies meaning throughout her projects, Binoche is a unique actor bringing strong authorship not only to the role she plays but the whole film.
Boasting an extraordinary career of seventy feature films over five decades, Binoche has won a multitude of ‘Best Actress’ awards including two Academy Awards, Britain’s BAFTA, France’s César Award and is the first actress to hold the ‘triple crown’ winning Best Actress at the Berlin, Venice and Cannes Film Festivals.
Binoche has the unparalleled accomplishment of regularly working in her native France as well as across several other filmmaking regions from Hollywood to Japan to Iran. Her filmmaking collaborations are with some of the world’s most notable directors including Leos Carax (Bad Blood 1986), Krzysztof Kieślowski's Three Colours: Blue 1993, Anthony Minghella (The English Patient 1996), Lasse Hallström's romantic comedy Chocolat 2000, Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami (Certified Copy 2010), Michael Haneke’s Hidden 2005 and Code Unknown 2000, French director Claire Denis (Let the Sunshine In 2017, High Life 2018 with Robert Pattinson) as well as Japanese filmmaker and Cannes Film Festival winner Hirokazu Kore-eda (The Truth 2019).
This film program will screen a selection of Binoche’s most lauded roles and feature films. Screenings and more details to be announced.
Program curated by Rosie Hays, Australian Cinémathèque.