“Projects don’t come like that”: Sophie Marceau confides in her American career

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La Boum, L’Étudiante, You want it or you don’t want it… Sophie Marceau is one of the leading actresses of the French cinematographic landscape. A success met from the age of 13 and which still continues to make her one of the most popular actresses in France. During the 1990s, her notoriety even pushed her to fly to the United States. “I went there a bit at a time when I felt like I was going around in circles in France, so I said to myself ‘I’m going to look elsewhere'”, she had declared in the program. RTL Evening, October 3, 2022.

In 1995, she appeared in the American feature film Braveheart by Mel Gibson in which she played the role of Isabelle de France. On the strength of this experience, she subsequently worked for other foreign directors including Firelight, William Nicholson’s secret link or even in the James Bond saga, The world is not enough in which she played the role of Elektra King. A great career in Hollywood which was not the easiest as she explained in the rest of the interview. “I spent some time there, I prospected… Projects don’t come like that, either we settle down to live there or they pick you up where you are. because they have heard of you, they know you or they need a French woman…”.

It is finally in France that the mother of Vincent and Juliette will definitely put down her suitcases. “I’m French, it’s my culture, it’s here that things are made and films travel around the world” and to conclude with these few words: “And then all the adventures I had at the abroad were so exceptional that I don’t need to run after anything else”. Soon, Sophie Marceau will be appearing in several films including Une femme de notre temps, which is scheduled for release on October 5, 2022, as well as I Love America, by Lisa Azuelos, whose release date has not yet been announced. unveiled.

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