In Conversation With... Isabelle Huppert 
In Conversation With… Isabelle Huppert
Isabelle Huppert dominates the screen like no one else. Her staggering oeuvre — which spans over four decades and features more than 100 roles — situates the French actor as one of the most prolific and fiercely committed artists in cinematic history. She has delivered indelible performances for master filmmakers Jean-Luc Godard (Every Man For Himself), Claire Denis (White Material), Michael Haneke (The Piano Teacher), Catherine Breillat (Abuse of Weakness), David O. Russell (I Heart Huckabees), and Claude Chabrol (La Cérémonie, for which she won the coveted César Award). Her emotive and cerebral work has elevated Huppert to the ranks of screen legends Bette Davis and Setsuko Hara. This year at the Festival she appears in three films, bringing introspection and subtlety to Mia Hansen-Løve's Things to Come and Bavo Defurne's Souvenir; and she will galvanize audiences in Paul Verhoeven’s Elle, a wilfully daring and controversial work that owes its every frame’s intelligence and energy to Huppert. She will take the stage to discuss her most iconic roles and their place in cinematic history.
2016 Screening Schedule