Nicole Garcia

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Nicole Garcia
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Nicole Garcia in April 2007
Born (1946-04-22) 22 April 1946 (age 72)
Oran, Algeria
Occupation Actress, film director, screenwriter
Years active 1967–present

Nicole Garcia (born 22 April 1946) is a French actress, film director and screenwriter. Her film Charlie Says was entered into the 2006 Cannes Film Festival.[1] Her film Going Away was screened in the Special Presentation section at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.[2] She was the President of the Jury for the Caméra d'Or section of the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.[3]

Her eldest son, Frédéric Bélier-Garcia, is a theatre director and writer. From her relationship with Jean Rochefort, she has a second son, the actor Pierre Rochefort.


As actress

Year Title Role Notes
1967 Hôtel Racine Odile Telefilm
1967 Boys and Girls Coco
1968 The Troops Get Married A young girl
1969 Léonce et Léna Princess Léna Telefilm
1970 Au théâtre ce soir Françoise TV series
1971 Madame êtes-vous libre ? Monique TV series
1971 Hot Pants
1974 La Mort d'un enfant Madame Grigny Telefilm
1975 Let Joy Reign Supreme La Fillon
1976 Calmos A lab employee
1976 Duelle Jeanne / Elsa
1976 Body of My Enemy Hélène Mauve
1976 Les Enquêtes du commissaire Maigret Dr. Steiner TV series
1977 La Question Agnès Charlegue
1977 The Indians Are Still Far Away Anna
1978 Butterfly on the Shoulder Sonia
1978 Ce diable d'homme Adrienne Lecouvreur TV mini-series
1978 Aurélien Blanchette Telefilm
1978 Gaston Phoebus Agnès de Navarre TV mini-series
1979 Le Cavaleur Marie-France César Award for Best Supporting Actress
1979 The Bit Between the Teeth Madame Le Guenn
1979 Ogro Karmele
1980 My American Uncle Janine Garnier Nominated—César Award for Best Actress
1981 Le Grand Paysage d'Alexis Droeven Elizabeth
1981 Un jour sombre dans la vie de Marine Moune Telefilm
1981 Les Uns et les Autres Anne Meyer
1981 Beau-père Martine
1982 L'Apprentissage de la ville Violette Telefilm
1982 Qu'est-ce qui fait courir David ? Anna
1982 A Captain's Honor Patricia Caron
1983 Via degli specchi Francesca
1983 Copkiller Lenore Carvo
1983 Stella Stella
1983 Les Mots pour le dire Marie Nominated—César Award for Best Actress
1983 Waiter! Claire
1984 Les Capricieux Diane Telefilm
1984 Partenaires Marion Wormser
1985 Death in a French Garden Julia Tombsthay Nominated—César Award for Best Actress
1985 Le Quatrième Pouvoir Catherine Carre Montreal World Film Festival - Best Actress
1986 15 août Short film
Also as director and screenwriter
1986 A Man and a Woman: 20 Years Later Herself
1986 Mort un dimanche de pluie Elaine Briand
1986 State of Grace Florence Vannier-Buchet
1986 Mariage blanc France Telefilm
1988 La Lumière du lac Carlotta
1990 Overseas Zon
1991 Léon Morin, prêtre Barny Telefilm
1992 La Femme de l'amant Cécile Telefilm
1993 A Man at Sea Fanny Telefilm
1994 Aux petits bonheurs Ariane
1994 Jeanne Jeanne Telefilm
1995 Facteur VIII Dr. Martine Bressian Telefilm
1995 Runaways Jeanne
1997 Post Coitum Voice
1999 Lost & Found Mall Quartet Player
1999 Kennedy et moi Anna Polaris
2001 Alias Betty Margot Fisher Montreal World Film Festival - Best Actress
Silver Hugo Award for Best Actress
Nominated—César Award for Best Supporting Actress
2001 Sa mère, la pute Telefilm
2003 Tristan Madame Driant
2003 Little Lili Mado Marceaux
2003 The Story of Marie and Julien Marie's friend
2003 Hot House Yvonne ("Sophie") Telefilm
2004 Ne fais pas ça Édith
2004 Toi, vieux Narrator (uncredited) Short film
2004 The Last Day Marie
2006 My Last Role Herself Short film
2007 Ma place au soleil Odile
2007 Fear(s) of the Dark Narrator Voice
2007 Les Prédateurs Eva Joly Telefilm
2008 Madame Short film
2008 God's Offices Denise
2009 Park Benches The radio lady
2009 Going South The mother
2011 Bachelor Days Are Over Claude
2012 One Night Sylvie Loriot
2012 A Greek Type of Problem Jo
2013 Gare du Nord Mathilde Delaunay
2014 Entre vents et marées Joséphine de Kersaint-Gilly Telefilm
2015 Families Suzanne Varenne

As filmmaker

Year Title Credited as Notes
Director Screenwriter
1986 15 août Yes Yes Short film
Nominated—1986 Cannes Film Festival - Short Film Palme d'Or
1990 Every Other Weekend Yes Yes Nominated—César Award for Best First Feature Film
1994 The Favourite Son Yes Yes Avignon Film Festival - Prix SACD
Nominated—César Award for Best Film
Nominated—César Award for Best Director
1998 Place Vendôme Yes Yes Nominated—César Award for Best Film
Nominated—César Award for Best Director
Nominated—César Award for Best Writing
Nominated—55th Venice International Film Festival - Golden Lion
2002 The Adversary Yes Yes Nominated—2002 Cannes Film Festival - Palme d'Or
2006 Charlie Says Yes Yes Nominated—2006 Cannes Film Festival - Palme d'Or
2010 A View of Love Yes Yes
2013 Going Away Yes Yes
2016 From the Land of the Moon Yes Yes Nominated—2016 Cannes Film Festival - Palme d'Or
Nominated—César Award for Best Film
Nominated—César Award for Best Director
Nominated—César Award for Best Adaptation
Nominated—Globes de Cristal Award for Best Film


  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Charlie Says". Retrieved 2009-12-13.
  2. ^ "Going Away". TIFF. Archived from the original on 9 October 2013. Retrieved 2013-08-07.
  3. ^ "Cannes: French Director Nicole Garcia to Head Camera d'Or Jury". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 20 April 2014.

External links

  • Nicole Garcia on IMDb
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