Isabelle Adjani

Isabelle Yasmine Adjani (born 27 June 1955) is a French film actress and singer. Adjani has appeared in 30 films since 1970. She holds the record for most César Award for Best Actress with five, for Possession (1981), One Deadly Summer (1983), Camille Claudel (1988), Queen Margot (1994) and Skirt Day (2009). She was also given a double Cannes Film Festival Best Actress Award in 1981. She also received two Academy Award nominations for Best Actress. She performs in French, English, and German.

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Isabelle Adjani, 2 or 3 Things We Don't Know about Her... (2013)

Documentary that retraces Isabelle Adjani's life and career.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Dalmat
CAST:  Isabelle Adjani  •  Jérémy Kapone

Documentary that retraces Isabelle Adjani's life and career.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Dalmat
CAST:  Isabelle Adjani  •  Jérémy Kapone

The World Is Yours (2018)

To escape his life of crime, a Paris drug dealer takes on one last job involving Spain, unhinged gangsters, his longtime crush and his scheming mother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Romain Gavras
CAST:  Karim Leklou  •  Isabelle Adjani  •  Vincent Cassel  •  Oulaya Amamra

To escape his life of crime, a Paris drug dealer takes on one last job involving Spain, unhinged gangsters, his longtime crush and his scheming mother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Romain Gavras
CAST:  Karim Leklou  •  Isabelle Adjani  •  Vincent Cassel  •  Oulaya Amamra

André Téchiné: A Passion for Cinema (2019)

A walk through the career of French filmmaker André Téchiné, from his own point of view and that of those who worked with him: Catherine Deneuve, Daniel Auteuil, Emmanuelle Béart, Juliette Binoche and Sandrine Kiberlain, among others.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thierry Klifa
CAST:  André Téchiné  •  Thierry Klifa  •  Juliette Binoche  •  Olivier Assayas

A walk through the career of French filmmaker André Téchiné, from his own point of view and that of those who worked with him: Catherine Deneuve, Daniel Auteuil, Emmanuelle Béart, Juliette Binoche and Sandrine Kiberlain, among others.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thierry Klifa
CAST:  André Téchiné  •  Thierry Klifa  •  Juliette Binoche  •  Olivier Assayas

Salman Rushdie: Death on a Trail (2019)

An intimate portrait, in his own words, of the Indian writer Salman Rushdie, author of The Satanic Verses (1988), thirty years after the fatwa uttered by the Iranian Ayatollah Khomeini: his youth in multicultural Bombay, his life in England, his many years of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Karel
CAST:  Beulah Borr  •  Salman Rushdie  •  Ruhollah Khomeini  •  Abdullah al Ahdal

An intimate portrait, in his own words, of the Indian writer Salman Rushdie, author of The Satanic Verses (1988), thirty years after the fatwa uttered by the Iranian Ayatollah Khomeini: his youth in multicultural Bombay, his life in England, his many years of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Karel
CAST:  Beulah Borr  •  Salman Rushdie  •  Ruhollah Khomeini  •  Abdullah al Ahdal

Clara and Chics Types (1981)

Three days in the lives of six friends who are nearly 30 years old, live in Grenoble, and have a rock band called the "Why Notes?". They're to play in Paris at Charles's school reunion. In getting to Paris and back, the characters interact with Aimee's ex-husband ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Monnet
CAST:  Isabelle Adjani  •  Thierry Lhermitte  •  Daniel Auteuil  •  Josiane Balasko

Three days in the lives of six friends who are nearly 30 years old, live in Grenoble, and have a rock band called the "Why Notes?". They're to play in Paris at Charles's school reunion. In getting to Paris and back, the characters interact with Aimee's ex-husband ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Monnet
CAST:  Isabelle Adjani  •  Thierry Lhermitte  •  Daniel Auteuil  •  Josiane Balasko

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DIRECTION:  Marie-Jaoul de Poncheville  •  Franz-Christoph Giercke
CAST:  Isabelle Adjani

Diabolique (1996)

The wife and mistress of a cruel school master collaborate in a carefully planned and executed scheme to murder him. The plan goes well until the body, which has been strategically dumped, disappears. The psychological strain starts to weigh on the two women when a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremiah S. Chechik
CAST:  Sharon Stone  •  Isabelle Adjani  •  Chazz Palminteri  •  Kathy Bates

The wife and mistress of a cruel school master collaborate in a carefully planned and executed scheme to murder him. The plan goes well until the body, which has been strategically dumped, disappears. The psychological strain starts to weigh on the two women when a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremiah S. Chechik
CAST:  Sharon Stone  •  Isabelle Adjani  •  Chazz Palminteri  •  Kathy Bates

Celebrity Nude Revue: Easy 80's Volume 1 (2011)

The naked floodgates burst open in the Saucy 70s and the 80s continued the trend. Welcome to the 80s, Jerry Falwell, Reagan conservatism, VCRs, pay tv, big hair and AIDS. Drive-ins and grindhouses were replaced by multiplex theaters, but the VCR and Pay TV came to ...  (more)

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CAST:  Maud Adams  •  Isabelle Adjani  •  Janet Ågren  •  Adrienne Barbeau

The naked floodgates burst open in the Saucy 70s and the 80s continued the trend. Welcome to the 80s, Jerry Falwell, Reagan conservatism, VCRs, pay tv, big hair and AIDS. Drive-ins and grindhouses were replaced by multiplex theaters, but the VCR and Pay TV came to ...  (more)

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CAST:  Maud Adams  •  Isabelle Adjani  •  Janet Ågren  •  Adrienne Barbeau

Le petit bougnat (1970)

When the long awaited departure day arrives, le Petit Bougnat, a child coal merchant eager to go to summer camp, realizes that his mother forgot to register his name with the rest of the group. Desperate to join them, the young coal merchant tries to find a way to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernard Toublanc-Michel
CAST:  Claude Amazan  •  Isabelle Adjani  •  Vincenzo Sartini  •  Guy Allombert

When the long awaited departure day arrives, le Petit Bougnat, a child coal merchant eager to go to summer camp, realizes that his mother forgot to register his name with the rest of the group. Desperate to join them, the young coal merchant tries to find a way to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernard Toublanc-Michel
CAST:  Claude Amazan  •  Isabelle Adjani  •  Vincenzo Sartini  •  Guy Allombert

Ondine (1975)

In the forest, knight-errant Hans meets and falls in love with Ondine, a water-sprite who is attracted to the world of mortal man.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raymond Rouleau
CAST:  Isabelle Adjani  •  François Chaumette  •  Jacques Toja  •  Michel Duchaussoy

In the forest, knight-errant Hans meets and falls in love with Ondine, a water-sprite who is attracted to the world of mortal man.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raymond Rouleau
CAST:  Isabelle Adjani  •  François Chaumette  •  Jacques Toja  •  Michel Duchaussoy

Ariane (1974)

A dreamlike adaptation of the legend of Ariadne and the Minotaur.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pierre-Jean de San Bartolomé
CAST:  Eugène Ionesco  •  Isabelle Adjani  •  Emmanuelle Riva  •  Jean Boissery

A dreamlike adaptation of the legend of Ariadne and the Minotaur.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pierre-Jean de San Bartolomé
CAST:  Eugène Ionesco  •  Isabelle Adjani  •  Emmanuelle Riva  •  Jean Boissery

The Making of Nosferatu (1979)

Werner Herzog discusses the making of 'Nosferatu' on set.  (more)

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CAST:  Werner Herzog  •  Isabelle Adjani  •  Bruno Ganz  •  Klaus Kinski

Werner Herzog discusses the making of 'Nosferatu' on set.  (more)

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CAST:  Werner Herzog  •  Isabelle Adjani  •  Bruno Ganz  •  Klaus Kinski

Sisters (2021)

For thirty years, French-Algerian sisters Zorah, Nohra and Djamila have been living in the hope of finding their brother Rheda, abducted by their father, and hidden in newly decolonised Algeria. Their relationship is shaken when Zorah, the eldest sister, decides to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yamina Benguigui
CAST:  Isabelle Adjani  •  Maïwenn  •  Rachida Brakni  •  Hafsia Herzi

For thirty years, French-Algerian sisters Zorah, Nohra and Djamila have been living in the hope of finding their brother Rheda, abducted by their father, and hidden in newly decolonised Algeria. Their relationship is shaken when Zorah, the eldest sister, decides to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yamina Benguigui
CAST:  Isabelle Adjani  •  Maïwenn  •  Rachida Brakni  •  Hafsia Herzi

L'école des femmes (1973)

A man makes clumsy attempts to marry his naive young ward.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raymond Rouleau
CAST:  Bernard Blier  •  Robert Rimbaud  •  Micheline Luccioni  •  Marc Eyraud

A man makes clumsy attempts to marry his naive young ward.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raymond Rouleau
CAST:  Bernard Blier  •  Robert Rimbaud  •  Micheline Luccioni  •  Marc Eyraud

Peter von Kant (2022)

Peter von Kant, a successful, famous director, lives with his assistant Karl, whom he likes to mistreat and humiliate. Through the great actress Sidonie, he meets and falls in love with Amir, a handsome young man of modest means. He offers to share his apartment ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Ozon
CAST:  Isabelle Adjani  •  Denis Ménochet  •  Hanna Schygulla  •  Khalil Ben Gharbia

Peter von Kant, a successful, famous director, lives with his assistant Karl, whom he likes to mistreat and humiliate. Through the great actress Sidonie, he meets and falls in love with Amir, a handsome young man of modest means. He offers to share his apartment ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Ozon
CAST:  Isabelle Adjani  •  Denis Ménochet  •  Hanna Schygulla  •  Khalil Ben Gharbia

Masquerade (2022)

Adrien, an attractive dancer whose career was shattered by a motorbike accident, wastes his youth in the laziness of the French Riviera, where he is looked after by Martha, a former movie star. Adrien’s life is turned upside down when he meets Margot, a captivating ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicolas Bedos
CAST:  Isabelle Adjani  •  François Cluzet  •  James Wilby  •  Marine Vacth

Adrien, an attractive dancer whose career was shattered by a motorbike accident, wastes his youth in the laziness of the French Riviera, where he is looked after by Martha, a former movie star. Adrien’s life is turned upside down when he meets Margot, a captivating ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicolas Bedos
CAST:  Isabelle Adjani  •  François Cluzet  •  James Wilby  •  Marine Vacth

L'avare (1974)

Harpagon, a miserly bourgeois, wishes to marry the young Mariane and marry his daughter Elise to Lord Anselme. He does not know that Cléante, his son, is in love with the young Mariane and that his daughter Elise loves a penniless young man, Valère, whom he has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  René Lucot
CAST:  Michel Aumont  •  Simon Eine  •  Francis Huster  •  Françoise Seigner

Harpagon, a miserly bourgeois, wishes to marry the young Mariane and marry his daughter Elise to Lord Anselme. He does not know that Cléante, his son, is in love with the young Mariane and that his daughter Elise loves a penniless young man, Valère, whom he has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  René Lucot
CAST:  Michel Aumont  •  Simon Eine  •  Francis Huster  •  Françoise Seigner

Repossessed: The Re-Editing Of Possession

This featurette on the US cut of Possession illustrates the differences between the director's cut and the US release.  (more)

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CAST:  Isabelle Adjani  •  Sam Neill  •  Heinz Bennent

This featurette on the US cut of Possession illustrates the differences between the director's cut and the US release.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Isabelle Adjani  •  Sam Neill  •  Heinz Bennent
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