Marion Cotillard’s career is so impressive that it deserves to be marveled at. Since she acted La Vie en Rose, she has continued to win significant awards for her leading roles in American and French films. So talented is Marion that she acts in Polish, English, and French. She has performed in the past, present and in dreams as well, where she has played a wide range of complex characters. One of her best films is ‘Two Days, One Night,’ but she has other excellent films as well. Below are ten of her best moments in movies, the best roles.
Top ten movies by Marion Cotillard of all time
10. A Good Year
An investment broker based in Britain inherits the chateau and vineyard of his uncle in Provence, the same place where he grew up. He notices that there is a new lifestyle that is laid back and attempts to renovate the estate for sale. As we all expect, the film is directed by Ridley Scott and plays for a total of 117 minutes. The actors include Russel Crowe, Albert Finney, Abbie Cornish and Marion Cotillard.
9. Midnight in Paris
Directed by Woody Allen and playing for 94 minutes, ‘Midnight in Paris’ is a romantic thriller film that every fan of Marion Cotillard should watch. The film is a tale of a particular nostalgic screenwriter who travels to the French city of Paris in the company of the fiancé’s family. However, there is something mysterious with the guy because he always goes back to the 1920s at midnight. Also in the film are Owen Wilson, Kathy Bates, Kurt Fuller and Rachal McAdams.
8. A Very Long Engagement
By the title of the movie, all can tell that it is emotional in all aspects. ‘A very long engagement’ is a film that explains a story of a very young lady who is relentlessly searching for a fiancé. The lover disappeared during the first world war from the deadly trenches of Somme. Jean-Pierre Jeunet is the director of the movie that goes for 133 minutes. Other actors compose of Gaspard Ulliel, Audrey Tautou, Dominique Pinon and Jodie Foster.
7. Public Enemies
Crime, gangs, criminals and the police are the most interesting parts of action movies. ‘Public Enemies’ is no different either, and those characters interplay to make the film incredible. There are around three notorious gangsters in the film: Pretty Boy Floyd, Baby Face Nelson, and John Dillinger. The feds are in a desperate search for these ruthless American gangsters as a crime wave booms in the 1930s. Directed by Michael Mann, the film also consists of Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Jason Clarke and Christian Stolte.
A computer genius who specializes in stealing corporate secrets using dream sharing technologies has an even harder task. The genius has to do an inverse function and plant a firm idea in the mind of a successful CEO. The Christopher Nolan directed movie is 148 minutes long. The actors include Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ken Watanabe, and Ellen Page.
5. Two Days, One Night
The movie is acted in the town of Liege in Belgium. A factory worker called Sandra learns that her coworkers opt for 1,000 Euros in the bonuses in return for her dismissal. To maintain her job, she must convince her colleagues to give up the gift, and she has three days to salvage the job. Luc Dardenne directs the 95 minutes’ emotional movie. The actors are Marion Cotillard, Catherine Salee, Fabrizio Rongione and Batiste Sornin.
4. Rust and Bone
Put to take care of his young son, and a guy called Alain decides to leave Belgium for Antibes to live with her husband and sister as one family. Alain develops a strong bond with Stephanie, someone who trains killer whales. After Stephanie suffers a terrible accident, the bond grows stronger. The 120 minutes’ favorite film has Jacques Audiard as the director. Other actors include Matthias Schoenaerts, Marion Cotillard, Celine Sallette and Armand Verdure.
3. The Immigrant
The movie dates back to the activities of 1921 when a naïve lady immigrant is tricked to live a life of vaudeville and burlesque. However, a dazzling magician attempts to salvage her and take her to her sister who is a captive in Ellis Land. James Gray is the director of the 120 minutes movie. The actors compose of Marion Cotillard, Dagmara Dominczyk and Jeremy Renner.
The movie is about Guido Contini, an incredible director who is desperately searching for harmony in his personal and professional life. He engages in dramatic relationships with many people including his mistress, wife, mother, and agent. The love triangle worsens, and his life is not fun anymore. The 118 minutes’ movie has Rob Marshal as the director. The actors include Marion Cotillard, Daniel Day-Lewis, Sandro Dori and Penelope Cruz.
1. La Vie En Rose
The film is a biopic of Edith Piaf, the iconic French singer. Despite being raised by her grandmother in a severe brothel, someone discovered her singing talent when she was 19 years old as she sang on a street corner. Her success was full of tragedy, and that makes the 140 minutes’ movie with Olivier Dahan as the director very emotional. The actors are Sylvie Testud, Marion Cotillard, Emmanuelle Seigner and Pascal Greggory.
Marion Cotillard is one of the few actors who can act in three different languages. Coupled with her beauty, elegance, and intelligence, she is one of the most promising futures stars and we love her a lot.