Mia HANSEN-LØVE‘s delicate figure was first seen in Olivier ASSAYAS‘s Late August, Early September in 1998. She plays the part of Vera, the last girlfriend of tormented writer François CLUZET. After another role in Les Destinées Sentimentales, she decides to stop her acting career and becomes a critic at Les Cahiers du Cinéma, until 2005.
After several short films, she directs her first feature in 2006, Tout est pardonné, the portrait of a disintegrating family because of the father’s drug abuse. The film premiered at the Directors’ Fortnight and won the Louis-Delluc Award for best first feature. Her second film as a director, Le Père de Mes Enfants, won the Un Certain Regard award. In 2010, her third film Un Amour de jeunesse is also praised by critics.
In 2016, she wins the Silver Bear for Best directing with her film L’Avenir (Things to Come), starring Isabelle HUPPERT and André MARCON, at the Berlin International Film Festival.
A masterclass by Mia HANSEN-LØVE will take place at Publicis Cinemas on Sunday, June 12th at 2PM. The masterclass will be moderated by Sandrine MARQUES, film critic and member of the Semaine de la Critique selection commitee in Cannes.
Mia HANSEN-LØVE will also introduce her two films Le Père de mes enfants and Tout est pardonné.