Back in the 2000s. At that time, Celine Tran (better known as Katsumi, which became Katsuni in 2007) was a leading figure in the erotic and pornographic industry. With her rich filmography of sulphurous fictions, she is produced by Marc Dorcel and tours with several directors in the world of hard.
In a decade, the famous actress who attended Sciences-Po benches marked several generations of fans and won several prizes in many festivals. But, in 2013, Céline Tran announced her retirement from acting in the porn world, preferring to turn to comedy and writing. “I have always enjoyed reading and writing even if I took a break during my porn career,” she confided in an interview with the Eklecty-City.fr site in 2016.
“The taste for comedy came little by little with my debut in porn by discovering the pleasure of being in front of a camera, of improvising, of letting go”, assured the author of Do not say that you like that to our colleagues. At least for Céline Tran, her desire to be considered a “dressed up” actress was born the day she starred in season 4 of the Visiteur du Futur web-series, by François Descraques in 2014.
In parallel to her activities, Céline Tran teaches yoga and also gives her intimate advice as a well-being and sexual coach to her patients. “I now answer remotely or in the office, in Paris. There are other questions that concern sexual practice itself, on a “technical” level, but the relational dimension and the relationship to the body are essential, ” declared the 40-year-old to the Journal des femmes For the most nostalgic among you, Planet looks back on 3 films that marked the career of the former charming actress.
In the early 2000s, the Franco-Vietnamese actress was the heroine of The Katsuni Affair, produced by Marc Dorcel and directed by Alain Payet. A 1h40 fiction which follows the adventures of “this Japanese emulator of Mata-Hari”, can we read in the summary, shared by Télé-Loisirs. With her many erotic talents, “she tries to introduce her friend Sandra to her perverse practices”. A role that earned Katsuni the Ninfa Award for Best Starlet at the Barcelona International Erotic Film Festival.
We find Katsuni in the middle of the decade in French Connexion directed by Hervé Bodilis. In this erotic fiction, also produced by Marc Dorcel, the actress plays an undercover agent in a dangerous gang led by a ruthless and sex-addicted drug lord. Winner of the prize for best actress at the Barcelona Festival in 2007, Katsuni distinguished herself with charm on the screen with other French stars in the industry such as Ian Scott, Yasmine, Tony Carrera and Lydia Saint Martin.
Among the last films of his career, Katsuni invites his fans under the covers by making his own fiction for television. “I have just made my first scripted film In bed with Katsuni for Dorcel, which is due out in June and broadcast on Canal,” she told 20 Minutes at the time. “It’s a real step in my career,” said the one who had developed her own production company to shoot her own naughty films. A major turning point in Céline Tran’s career before her retirement.