Sabine Azéma

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Sabine Azéma (born 20 September 1949) is a French actress. Born in Paris, she graduated from the Paris Conservatory of Dramatic Arts, and began her film career in 1975. Azéma appeared in A Sunday in the Country (1984), for which she won a César Award for Best Actress, and numerous films of Alain Resnais, including Life Is a Bed of Roses (1983), L'Amour à mort (1984), Mélo (which won her a second César Award for Best Actress), Smoking/No Smoking (1993), On connaît la chanson (1997), Pas sur la bouche (2003), and Cœurs (2006). She has been nominated a further five times. Description above from the Wikipedia article Sabine Azéma, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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A Sunday in the Country (1984)

In France, before WWI. As every Sunday, an old painter living in the country is visited by his son Gonzague, coming with his wife and his three children. Then his daugther Irene arrives. She is always in a hurry, she lives alone and does not come so often... An ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bertrand Tavernier
CAST:  Sabine Azéma  •  Louis Ducreux  •  Michel Aumont  •  Monique Chaumette

In France, before WWI. As every Sunday, an old painter living in the country is visited by his son Gonzague, coming with his wife and his three children. Then his daugther Irene arrives. She is always in a hurry, she lives alone and does not come so often... An ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bertrand Tavernier
CAST:  Sabine Azéma  •  Louis Ducreux  •  Michel Aumont  •  Monique Chaumette

To Paint or Make Love (2005)

An affluent, middle-aged couple's uneventful lives are forever changed when they move into an isolated house in the country and befriend an odd, younger couple.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arnaud Larrieu  •  Jean-Marie Larrieu
CAST:  Sabine Azéma  •  Daniel Auteuil  •  Amira Casar  •  Philippe Katerine

An affluent, middle-aged couple's uneventful lives are forever changed when they move into an isolated house in the country and befriend an odd, younger couple.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arnaud Larrieu  •  Jean-Marie Larrieu
CAST:  Sabine Azéma  •  Daniel Auteuil  •  Amira Casar  •  Philippe Katerine

Tanguy (2001)

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DIRECTION:  Étienne Chatiliez
CAST:  Éric Berger  •  Sabine Azéma  •  André Dussollier  •  Hélène Duc

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DIRECTION:  Étienne Chatiliez
CAST:  Éric Berger  •  Sabine Azéma  •  André Dussollier  •  Hélène Duc

Happiness Is in the Field (1995)

Francis, the boss of a small plumbing supply company, is harassed by tax collectors, striking employees, and an impossible wife and daughter. His only joy is sharing lunch with his friend Gerard. Then a TV show called "where are you?" shows a woman from Gers who is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Étienne Chatiliez
CAST:  Michel Serrault  •  Eddy Mitchell  •  Sabine Azéma  •  Carmen Maura

Francis, the boss of a small plumbing supply company, is harassed by tax collectors, striking employees, and an impossible wife and daughter. His only joy is sharing lunch with his friend Gerard. Then a TV show called "where are you?" shows a woman from Gers who is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Étienne Chatiliez
CAST:  Michel Serrault  •  Eddy Mitchell  •  Sabine Azéma  •  Carmen Maura

Le Voyage aux Pyrénées (2008)

Getting away from it all causes more problems than it solves in this comedy from the French writing-directing team of Jean-Marie Larrieu and Arnaud Larrieu. Alexandre Darou (Jean-Pierre Darroussin) and his wife Aurore Lalu (Sabine Azema) are a pair of well-known ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arnaud Larrieu  •  Jean-Marie Larrieu
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Sabine Azéma  •  Arly Jover  •  Gurgon Kyap

Getting away from it all causes more problems than it solves in this comedy from the French writing-directing team of Jean-Marie Larrieu and Arnaud Larrieu. Alexandre Darou (Jean-Pierre Darroussin) and his wife Aurore Lalu (Sabine Azema) are a pair of well-known ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arnaud Larrieu  •  Jean-Marie Larrieu
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Sabine Azéma  •  Arly Jover  •  Gurgon Kyap

Olé ! (2005)

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DIRECTION:  Florence Quentin
CAST:  Gad Elmaleh  •  Sabine Azéma  •  Valeria Golino  •  Gaëlle Bona

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DIRECTION:  Florence Quentin
CAST:  Gad Elmaleh  •  Sabine Azéma  •  Valeria Golino  •  Gaëlle Bona

The Well Digger's Daughter (2011)

It's the beginning of the WWII. South of France. Patricia, 18, is the oldest daughter of a well-digger, Pascal, who considers her a princess because of her moral qualities. She's kind, devoted. One day, she briefly meets a young man, Jacques, the son of Mazel, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Auteuil
CAST:  Daniel Auteuil  •  Kad Merad  •  Sabine Azéma  •  Jean-Pierre Darroussin

It's the beginning of the WWII. South of France. Patricia, 18, is the oldest daughter of a well-digger, Pascal, who considers her a princess because of her moral qualities. She's kind, devoted. One day, she briefly meets a young man, Jacques, the son of Mazel, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Auteuil
CAST:  Daniel Auteuil  •  Kad Merad  •  Sabine Azéma  •  Jean-Pierre Darroussin

Life of Riley (2014)

In the midst of rehearsals for a new play, amateur dramatics proponents Colin and Kathryn receive the shattering news that their friend George is fatally ill and only has a few months to live.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alain Resnais
CAST:  Sabine Azéma  •  Hippolyte Girardot  •  Caroline Silhol  •  Michel Vuillermoz

In the midst of rehearsals for a new play, amateur dramatics proponents Colin and Kathryn receive the shattering news that their friend George is fatally ill and only has a few months to live.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alain Resnais
CAST:  Sabine Azéma  •  Hippolyte Girardot  •  Caroline Silhol  •  Michel Vuillermoz

You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet (2012)

From beyond the grave, celebrated playwright Antoine d'Anthac gathers together all his friends who have appeared over the years in his play "Eurydice." These actors watch a recording of the work performed by a young acting company, La Compagnie de la Colombe. Do ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alain Resnais
CAST:  Lambert Wilson  •  Mathieu Amalric  •  Michel Piccoli  •  Anne Consigny

From beyond the grave, celebrated playwright Antoine d'Anthac gathers together all his friends who have appeared over the years in his play "Eurydice." These actors watch a recording of the work performed by a young acting company, La Compagnie de la Colombe. Do ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alain Resnais
CAST:  Lambert Wilson  •  Mathieu Amalric  •  Michel Piccoli  •  Anne Consigny

Not on the Lips (2003)

A musical drawing room farce set in Paris in October, 1925. Gilberte, in middle-age, flirts with men but loves her husband Georges, wishing he were more demonstrative. He's negotiating a deal with an American, Eric Thomson, who turns out to be Gilberte's first ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alain Resnais
CAST:  Sabine Azéma  •  Isabelle Nanty  •  Audrey Tautou  •  Pierre Arditi

A musical drawing room farce set in Paris in October, 1925. Gilberte, in middle-age, flirts with men but loves her husband Georges, wishing he were more demonstrative. He's negotiating a deal with an American, Eric Thomson, who turns out to be Gilberte's first ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alain Resnais
CAST:  Sabine Azéma  •  Isabelle Nanty  •  Audrey Tautou  •  Pierre Arditi

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DIRECTION:  Gérard Oury
CAST:  Pierre Arditi  •  Sabine Azéma  •  Isaach De Bankolé  •  Riccardo Cucciolla

The Prude (1986)

Pierre is the artistic director of a theater, and when his daughter Manon lets him know that she is coming to see him after a year's absence, Pierre decides to prepare for the meeting. He goes to the theater with his girlfriend Ariane and has the actresses in his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Doillon
CAST:  Michel Piccoli  •  Sandrine Bonnaire  •  Sabine Azéma  •  Laurent Malet

Pierre is the artistic director of a theater, and when his daughter Manon lets him know that she is coming to see him after a year's absence, Pierre decides to prepare for the meeting. He goes to the theater with his girlfriend Ariane and has the actresses in his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Doillon
CAST:  Michel Piccoli  •  Sandrine Bonnaire  •  Sabine Azéma  •  Laurent Malet

Mélo (1986)

Pierre Belcroix and Marcel Blanc are violinists and lifelong friends living in Paris in the 1920s. While Marcel has become famous and Pierre has not, both are happy with their lives. Pierre is happily married to Romaine, a stylish young flapper. However, Marcel ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alain Resnais
CAST:  Sabine Azéma  •  Fanny Ardant  •  Pierre Arditi  •  André Dussollier

Pierre Belcroix and Marcel Blanc are violinists and lifelong friends living in Paris in the 1920s. While Marcel has become famous and Pierre has not, both are happy with their lives. Pierre is happily married to Romaine, a stylish young flapper. However, Marcel ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alain Resnais
CAST:  Sabine Azéma  •  Fanny Ardant  •  Pierre Arditi  •  André Dussollier

The Mystery of the Yellow Room (2003)

Joseph Rouletabille, a reporter for a local newspaper, investigates the attempted killing of Mathilde Stangerson, who uses the yellow room of the title as her bedroom. At the time of the revolver shots her room was locked and the windows were barred, but when her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruno Podalydès
CAST:  Denis Podalydès  •  Jean-Noël Brouté  •  Claude Rich  •  Scali Delpeyrat

Joseph Rouletabille, a reporter for a local newspaper, investigates the attempted killing of Mathilde Stangerson, who uses the yellow room of the title as her bedroom. At the time of the revolver shots her room was locked and the windows were barred, but when her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruno Podalydès
CAST:  Denis Podalydès  •  Jean-Noël Brouté  •  Claude Rich  •  Scali Delpeyrat

Le Schpountz (1999)

Irénée has no desire to work in his uncle's grocery shop and dreams of becoming an actor. His opportunity comes when a crew of movie makers came to his little village. Irénée begins to go over the top in order to be noticed, which earns him the traditional joke ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gérard Oury
CAST:  Smaïn  •  Sabine Azéma  •  Ticky Holgado  •  Martin Lamotte

Irénée has no desire to work in his uncle's grocery shop and dreams of becoming an actor. His opportunity comes when a crew of movie makers came to his little village. Irénée begins to go over the top in order to be noticed, which earns him the traditional joke ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gérard Oury
CAST:  Smaïn  •  Sabine Azéma  •  Ticky Holgado  •  Martin Lamotte

Rossini! Rossini! (1991)

An funny, witty and bright biopic by the master of italian comedy Mario Monicelli about the famed italian composer Gioacchino Rossini, here portrayed in a wonderful way by famed actor and later director Sergio Castellitto.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mario Monicelli
CAST:  Philippe Noiret  •  Sergio Castellitto  •  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Sabine Azéma

An funny, witty and bright biopic by the master of italian comedy Mario Monicelli about the famed italian composer Gioacchino Rossini, here portrayed in a wonderful way by famed actor and later director Sergio Castellitto.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mario Monicelli
CAST:  Philippe Noiret  •  Sergio Castellitto  •  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Sabine Azéma

Happy End (2009)

Robinson, appropriately named as we will soon discover, is on vacation in Biarritz with his wife. What follows is the story behind the loss of his arm, a story that becomes increasingly bizarre and eventually apocalyptic, leading us down a narrative path of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arnaud Larrieu  •  Jean-Marie Larrieu
CAST:  Mathieu Amalric  •  Catherine Frot  •  Sergi López  •  Karin Viard

Robinson, appropriately named as we will soon discover, is on vacation in Biarritz with his wife. What follows is the story behind the loss of his arm, a story that becomes increasingly bizarre and eventually apocalyptic, leading us down a narrative path of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arnaud Larrieu  •  Jean-Marie Larrieu
CAST:  Mathieu Amalric  •  Catherine Frot  •  Sergi López  •  Karin Viard

Wild Grass (2009)

Marguerite loses her wallet, and it's found by Georges, a seemingly happy head of family. As he looks through the wallet and examines the photos of Marguerite, he finds he's fascinated with her and her life, and soon his curiosity about her becomes an obsession.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alain Resnais
CAST:  André Dussollier  •  Sabine Azéma  •  Emmanuelle Devos  •  Mathieu Amalric

Marguerite loses her wallet, and it's found by Georges, a seemingly happy head of family. As he looks through the wallet and examines the photos of Marguerite, he finds he's fascinated with her and her life, and soon his curiosity about her becomes an obsession.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alain Resnais
CAST:  André Dussollier  •  Sabine Azéma  •  Emmanuelle Devos  •  Mathieu Amalric

Let's Dance (2007)

In the Bellinsky family: there is Solomon the father, 80 years old, brimming with life. He is fighting not to be buried too quickly, between tap dance lessons under the high patronage of Fred Astaire and the search for a companion... The mother, Geneviève, dreams ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noémie Lvovsky
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Marielle  •  Valeria Bruni‑Tedeschi  •  Sabine Azéma  •  Bulle Ogier

In the Bellinsky family: there is Solomon the father, 80 years old, brimming with life. He is fighting not to be buried too quickly, between tap dance lessons under the high patronage of Fred Astaire and the search for a companion... The mother, Geneviève, dreams ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noémie Lvovsky
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Marielle  •  Valeria Bruni‑Tedeschi  •  Sabine Azéma  •  Bulle Ogier

One Hundred and One Nights (1995)

Monsieur Cinema, a hundred years old, lives alone in a large villa. His memories fade away, so he engages a young woman to tell him stories about all the movies ever made. Also a line of movie stars comes to visit him giving him back the pleasure of life - but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Agnès Varda
CAST:  Michel Piccoli  •  Marcello Mastroianni  •  Anouk Aimée  •  Henri Garcin

Monsieur Cinema, a hundred years old, lives alone in a large villa. His memories fade away, so he engages a young woman to tell him stories about all the movies ever made. Also a line of movie stars comes to visit him giving him back the pleasure of life - but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Agnès Varda
CAST:  Michel Piccoli  •  Marcello Mastroianni  •  Anouk Aimée  •  Henri Garcin
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