Esther Garrel is a member of one of France’s most illustrious cinematic families: her brother is actor/director Louis Garrel, her parents are writer/director Philippe Garrel and actor/writer/director Brigitte Sy, and her grandfather was actor Maurice Garrel. After making her film debut at 17 in Christophe Honoré’s The Beautiful Person opposite Léa Seydoux, Garrel trained at the Conservatoire de Paris, and started acting in short films, including Mes Copains (2008), directed by her brother Louis. Garrel made her breakthrough with notable roles in Bertrand Bonello’s House of Tolerance and Delphine and Muriel Coulin’s 17 Girls, both of which were presented at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. Her subsequent films include Noémie Lvovsky’s Camille Rewinds, Justine Malle’s Youth, Brigitte Sy’s L’Astragale, Philippe Garrel’s Jealousy and Valérie Donzelli’s Marguerite & Julien. 21 In 2017 she starred in her father’s new feature Lover for a Day, and was seen in the French/US production Thirst Street, directed by Nathan Silver.


November 19th, 4.15PM
Cinema Medeia Monumental