Miou-Miou

Miou-Miou (born 22 February 1950) is a French actress. In her career she has worked with a number of international directors, including Michel Gondry, Bertrand Blier, Yves Boisset, Claude Berri, Jacques Deray, Michel Deville, Diane Kurys, Radu Mihăileanu, Patrice Leconte, Joseph Losey and Louis Malle.

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The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob (1973)

In this riot of frantic disguises and mistaken identities, Victor Pivert, a blustering, bigoted French factory owner, finds himself taken hostage by Slimane, an Arab rebel leader. The two dress up as rabbis as they try to elude not only assasins from Slimane's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gérard Oury
CAST:  Louis de Funès  •  Suzy Delair  •  Claude Giraud  •  Henri Guybet

In this riot of frantic disguises and mistaken identities, Victor Pivert, a blustering, bigoted French factory owner, finds himself taken hostage by Slimane, an Arab rebel leader. The two dress up as rabbis as they try to elude not only assasins from Slimane's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gérard Oury
CAST:  Louis de Funès  •  Suzy Delair  •  Claude Giraud  •  Henri Guybet

The Science of Sleep (2006)

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A man entranced by his dreams and imagination is lovestruck with a French woman and feels he can show her his world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michel Gondry
CAST:  Gael García Bernal  •  Charlotte Gainsbourg  •  Miou-Miou  •  Alain Chabat

A man entranced by his dreams and imagination is lovestruck with a French woman and feels he can show her his world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michel Gondry
CAST:  Gael García Bernal  •  Charlotte Gainsbourg  •  Miou-Miou  •  Alain Chabat

Themroc (1973)

Made without proper language, just gibberish and grunts, "Themroc" is an absurdist comedy about a man who rejects every facet of normal bourgeois life and turns his apartment into a virtual cave.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Faraldo
CAST:  Michel Piccoli  •  Miou-Miou  •  Béatrice Romand  •  Francesca Romana Coluzzi

Made without proper language, just gibberish and grunts, "Themroc" is an absurdist comedy about a man who rejects every facet of normal bourgeois life and turns his apartment into a virtual cave.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Faraldo
CAST:  Michel Piccoli  •  Miou-Miou  •  Béatrice Romand  •  Francesca Romana Coluzzi

May Fools (1990)

An eccentric family is re-united during the 1968 general strike in France, after the death of the grandmother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis Malle
CAST:  Michel Piccoli  •  Miou-Miou  •  Michel Duchaussoy  •  Paulette Dubost

An eccentric family is re-united during the 1968 general strike in France, after the death of the grandmother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis Malle
CAST:  Michel Piccoli  •  Miou-Miou  •  Michel Duchaussoy  •  Paulette Dubost

Going Places (1974)

Two whimsical, aimless thugs harass and assault women, steal, murder, and alternately charm, fight, or sprint their way out of trouble. They take whatever the bourgeoisie holds dear, whether it’s cars, peace of mind, or daughters. Marie-Ange, a jaded, passive ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bertrand Blier
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Patrick Dewaere  •  Miou-Miou  •  Jeanne Moreau

Two whimsical, aimless thugs harass and assault women, steal, murder, and alternately charm, fight, or sprint their way out of trouble. They take whatever the bourgeoisie holds dear, whether it’s cars, peace of mind, or daughters. Marie-Ange, a jaded, passive ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bertrand Blier
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Patrick Dewaere  •  Miou-Miou  •  Jeanne Moreau

Little Indian, Big City (1994)

Stephen, an international trader, tracks down his ex-wife Patricia in some Amazonian backwater. He needs her consent to a divorce so that he can marry Charlotte. Unfortunately, he discovers a son he didn’t know he had – Mimi-Siku. The young jungle boy yearns to see ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hervé Palud
CAST:  Patrick Timsit  •  Ludwig Briand  •  Miou-Miou  •  Thierry Lhermitte

Stephen, an international trader, tracks down his ex-wife Patricia in some Amazonian backwater. He needs her consent to a divorce so that he can marry Charlotte. Unfortunately, he discovers a son he didn’t know he had – Mimi-Siku. The young jungle boy yearns to see ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hervé Palud
CAST:  Patrick Timsit  •  Ludwig Briand  •  Miou-Miou  •  Thierry Lhermitte

The Jackpot! (1991)

To his family, François Voisin is nothing more than a humdrum civil servant. In truth, for the past twenty years he has been working as a secret agent. All goes well until circumstances put his secret in danger.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Zidi
CAST:  Thierry Lhermitte  •  Miou-Miou  •  Eddy Mitchell  •  Michel Boujenah

To his family, François Voisin is nothing more than a humdrum civil servant. In truth, for the past twenty years he has been working as a secret agent. All goes well until circumstances put his secret in danger.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Zidi
CAST:  Thierry Lhermitte  •  Miou-Miou  •  Eddy Mitchell  •  Michel Boujenah

F as in Fairbanks (1976)

André Fragman, nicknamed "Fairbanks" after his childhood idol by his film projectionist father, returns home from military service. He meets and falls in love with Marie, an aspiring actress who is rehearsing for a stage production of 'Alice in Wonderland'. All ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maurice Dugowson
CAST:  Patrick Dewaere  •  Miou-Miou  •  Michel Piccoli  •  John Berry

André Fragman, nicknamed "Fairbanks" after his childhood idol by his film projectionist father, returns home from military service. He meets and falls in love with Marie, an aspiring actress who is rehearsing for a stage production of 'Alice in Wonderland'. All ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maurice Dugowson
CAST:  Patrick Dewaere  •  Miou-Miou  •  Michel Piccoli  •  John Berry

Family Hero (2006)

A story of a cabaret in Nice called "Le perroquet bleu" ("The blue parrot"). The innkeeper, Gabriel, dies at the beginning of the movie and leave his business to his godchildren : Nino and Marianne, whom father had been taken under Gabriel's wing when he was ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thierry Klifa
CAST:  Catherine Deneuve  •  Emmanuelle Béart  •  Gérard Lanvin  •  Miou-Miou

A story of a cabaret in Nice called "Le perroquet bleu" ("The blue parrot"). The innkeeper, Gabriel, dies at the beginning of the movie and leave his business to his godchildren : Nino and Marianne, whom father had been taken under Gabriel's wing when he was ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thierry Klifa
CAST:  Catherine Deneuve  •  Emmanuelle Béart  •  Gérard Lanvin  •  Miou-Miou

Roads to the South (1978)

France, 1975. Jean, an exiled Spanish Communist, is a successful screenwriter who, after a tragic event, struggles with his political commitment, his love for his country, under the boot of General Franco, whose death he and his comrades have waited for years, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Losey
CAST:  Yves Montand  •  Miou-Miou  •  Laurent Malet  •  France Lambiotte

France, 1975. Jean, an exiled Spanish Communist, is a successful screenwriter who, after a tragic event, struggles with his political commitment, his love for his country, under the boot of General Franco, whose death he and his comrades have waited for years, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Losey
CAST:  Yves Montand  •  Miou-Miou  •  Laurent Malet  •  France Lambiotte

The Burned Barns (1973)

The body of a young woman is discovered near a farm. The judge, Larcher is in charge and thinks that the farmers have something to do with the murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Chapot
CAST:  Alain Delon  •  Simone Signoret  •  Bernard Le Coq  •  Miou-Miou

The body of a young woman is discovered near a farm. The judge, Larcher is in charge and thinks that the farmers have something to do with the murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Chapot
CAST:  Alain Delon  •  Simone Signoret  •  Bernard Le Coq  •  Miou-Miou

The Year 01 (1973)

The film narrates a utopian abandonment, consensual and festive of the market economy and high productivity. The population decides on a number of resolutions beginning with "We stop everything" and the second "After a total downtime will be ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Doillon
CAST:  Véronique Alain  •  Josiane Balasko  •  Professeur Choron  •  Romain Bouteille

The film narrates a utopian abandonment, consensual and festive of the market economy and high productivity. The population decides on a number of resolutions beginning with "We stop everything" and the second "After a total downtime will be ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Doillon
CAST:  Véronique Alain  •  Josiane Balasko  •  Professeur Choron  •  Romain Bouteille

Twice Upon a Time (2012)

Mathias, aboard a ship with his wife, sees a boy with a striking resemblance to himself and is called - Mathias. He then tracks him to a town north of France to discover that the boys parents are exactly like his parents, only to know that his life is payed over ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Paul Rouve
CAST:  Benoît Poelvoorde  •  Jean-Paul Rouve  •  Arly Jover  •  Miou-Miou

Mathias, aboard a ship with his wife, sees a boy with a striking resemblance to himself and is called - Mathias. He then tracks him to a town north of France to discover that the boys parents are exactly like his parents, only to know that his life is payed over ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Paul Rouve
CAST:  Benoît Poelvoorde  •  Jean-Paul Rouve  •  Arly Jover  •  Miou-Miou

Populaire (2012)

Rose Pamphyle lives with her widowed father and is destined to marry a son of the local mechanic. When she travels out of town and applies for a secretarial job with an insurance agency run by Louis Échard, he learns that Rose can type with extraordinary speed - ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Régis Roinsard
CAST:  Romain Duris  •  Déborah François  •  Bérénice Bejo  •  Shaun Benson

Rose Pamphyle lives with her widowed father and is destined to marry a son of the local mechanic. When she travels out of town and applies for a secretarial job with an insurance agency run by Louis Échard, he learns that Rose can type with extraordinary speed - ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Régis Roinsard
CAST:  Romain Duris  •  Déborah François  •  Bérénice Bejo  •  Shaun Benson

Avanti (2012)

What does ‘normal’ actually mean? And what is ‘crazy’? Everybody attempts to convince Léa that her mother, Suzanne, is mentally ill. Her father wants to see her returned to the psychiatric clinic, but Léa refuses to see her mother in the same light: Suzanne is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Emmanuelle Antille
CAST:  Hanna Schygulla  •  Miou-Miou  •  Nina Meurisse  •  Christophe Dimitri Réveille

What does ‘normal’ actually mean? And what is ‘crazy’? Everybody attempts to convince Léa that her mother, Suzanne, is mentally ill. Her father wants to see her returned to the psychiatric clinic, but Léa refuses to see her mother in the same light: Suzanne is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Emmanuelle Antille
CAST:  Hanna Schygulla  •  Miou-Miou  •  Nina Meurisse  •  Christophe Dimitri Réveille

Montparnasse-Pondichéry (1994)

After raising her daughter, one would think that Julie's life was rather full. However, she recently got an offer from the French consul to a mission in Pondicherry, India to teach her skills to Indians. She can only do this if she gets her high-school diploma, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yves Robert
CAST:  Miou-Miou  •  André Dussollier  •  Jacques Perrin

After raising her daughter, one would think that Julie's life was rather full. However, she recently got an offer from the French consul to a mission in Pondicherry, India to teach her skills to Indians. She can only do this if she gets her high-school diploma, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yves Robert
CAST:  Miou-Miou  •  André Dussollier  •  Jacques Perrin

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DIRECTION:  Claude Mouriéras
CAST:  Natacha Régnier  •  Miou-Miou  •  Sandrine Kiberlain  •  Michel Piccoli

Dog Day (1984)

A criminal shows up at a farmhouse with the law on his heels and several million dollars in his possession.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yves Boisset
CAST:  Lee Marvin  •  Miou-Miou  •  Jean Carmet  •  Victor Lanoux

A criminal shows up at a farmhouse with the law on his heels and several million dollars in his possession.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yves Boisset
CAST:  Lee Marvin  •  Miou-Miou  •  Jean Carmet  •  Victor Lanoux

Mariages! (2004)

Ils ont 25 ans et se marient aujourd'hui.Ils ont 35 ans, se sont unis il y a dix ans et se déchirent aujourd'hui.Ils ont 45 ans, se sont déchirés il y a dix ans et tentent aujourd'hui de se réconcilier...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Valérie Guignabodet
CAST:  Jean Dujardin  •  Mathilde Seigner  •  Antoine Duléry  •  Miou-Miou

Ils ont 25 ans et se marient aujourd'hui.Ils ont 35 ans, se sont unis il y a dix ans et se déchirent aujourd'hui.Ils ont 45 ans, se sont déchirés il y a dix ans et tentent aujourd'hui de se réconcilier...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Valérie Guignabodet
CAST:  Jean Dujardin  •  Mathilde Seigner  •  Antoine Duléry  •  Miou-Miou

A Wonderful Spell (2004)

Set in the summer of 1942 during WWII, the film traces the trajectory of simple people thrown into extraordinary lives, revealing the heart-warming flame of hope and humanity that endures, even in times of war and dispair. As young Julien, his family and a group of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dominique Cabrera
CAST:  Miou-Miou  •  Jean-Pierre Léaud  •  Morgan Marinne  •  Marilyne Canto

Set in the summer of 1942 during WWII, the film traces the trajectory of simple people thrown into extraordinary lives, revealing the heart-warming flame of hope and humanity that endures, even in times of war and dispair. As young Julien, his family and a group of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dominique Cabrera
CAST:  Miou-Miou  •  Jean-Pierre Léaud  •  Morgan Marinne  •  Marilyne Canto
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