ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Audrey Tautou - French Actress in Hollywood

Updated on May 28, 2017

Audrey Tautou

French actress Audrey Tautou caught the public attention when she starred as the free spirited Amelie Poulain in the critically acclaim and Oscar nominated movie "Amelie" in 2001.

Her biggest break came in 2006 by playing Sophie Neveu along side with actor Tom Hanks in the movie thriller The Da Vinci Code and as well on the same year playing Irene in Priceless (Hors de prix) and now playing the lead role in the upcoming biopic story of fashion designer Coco Chanel titled Coco avant Chanel in 2009.

“I wouldn't mind being in an American film for a laugh, but I certainly don't want to be in Thingy Blah Blah 3, if you know what I mean.”

Quick, what do you think of Audrey Tautou?

See results

Audrey Tautou's Filmography

The Odyssey - Simone Melchior (2016)

Eternity (2015)

(Microbe et Gasoil) Microbe & Gasoline - Marie-Thérèse Guéret (2015)

(Casse-tête chinois) Chinese Puzzle - Martine (2013)

(L’Écume des jours) Mood Indigo - Chloé (2013)

Thérèse Desqueyroux - Thérèse Desqueyroux (2012)

Des vents contraires - Sarah Anderen (2012)

(La délicatesse) Delicacy - Nathalie Kerl (2011)

(De vrais mensonges) Beautiful Lies; Full Treatment - Emilie Dandrieux (2010)

(Coco avant Chanel) Coco Before Chanel - Coco Chanel (2009)

(Ensemble, c'est tout) Hunting and Gathering - Camille (2007)

Priceless - Irène (2006)

The Da Vinci Code - Sophie Neveu (2006)

(Les Poupes russes) The Russian Dolls - Martine (2005)

(Un long dimanche de fianailles) A Very Long Engagement - Mathilde (2004)

(Nowhere to Go But Up) aka Happy End(Movie) - Val Chipzik (2003)

(Pas sur la bouche) Not on the Lips - Huguette Verberie (2003)

(Les Marins perdus) Lost Seamen- Lalla (2003)

Dirty Pretty Things - Senay (2002)

(L'Auberge espagnole) akaThe Spanish Apartment - USA - Martine (2002)

(la folie... pas du tout) He Loves Me... He Loves Me Not - Anglique (2002)

(Dieu est grand, je suis toute petite) God Is Great and I'm Not - Michle (2001)

(Le Fabuleux destin d'Amlie Poulain) akaThe Fabulous Destiny of Amelie Poulain - Amlie Poulain (2001)

(Le Battement d'ailes du papillon) akaThe Beating of the Butterfly's Wings - Irne (2000)

(Le Libertin) The Libertine - Julie d'Holbach (2000)

(Voyous voyelles) akaThe Little Grifters - Anne-Sophie (2000)

(pouse-moi) Marry Me - Marie-Ange (2000)

Triste mourir - Caro (1999)

(Vnus beaut (institut) akaVenus Beauty Institute - Marie (1999)

Le Boiteux: Baby blues - Blandine Piancet (1999) (TV)

La Vieille barrire - La jeune fille du quartier (1998)

Casting: Archi-dgueulasse - Comdienne 1 (1998)

Chaos technique - Lisa (1998) (TV)

Bbs boum - Elsa (1998) (TV)

La Vrit est un vilain dfaut - La standardiste (1997) (TV)

Coeur de cible (1996) (TV)

Audrey Tautou on DVD

Amelie

Amelie is a story about a girl in Paris who's innocence and naivety drives her life along with her sense of justice during has devoted her life to the people around her. It started when she returned a treasure to a former occupant of the apartment and the reaction had made it her calling.


But as time pass by, she realized that she's been neglecting her own life and also her quest for love and decided that she has to manage her life as well and fulfill her quest for her love.

Amelie Trailer

Coco before Chanel

Coco Before Chanel (original title Coco avant Chanel) is a 2009 French film about the early life of famed French fashion designer Coco Chanel. French actress Audrey Tautou stars as Chanel. Coco avant Chanel was directed and co-written by actor turned director Anne Fontaine.

Several years after leaving the orphanage where her father had abandoned her, a young Gabrielle Chanel finds herself working in a provincial bar. She had grown into a music hall chanteuse, who then sidesteps prostitution by becoming a mistress. All the while from behind the clouds of her cigarettes she regards the world with unforgiving realism and stubborn ambition. She doesn't set out to become the most influential fashion icon of the 20th century. She begins by designing a hat, making a little money and striving to better herself. She wants money and independence.She is both a seamstress for the performers and a singer, earning the nickname 'Coco' from the song she sings nightly with her sister. A liaison with the charismatic Baron Balsan (Belgian actor Benoît Poelvoorde) gives her an entry into French high society, and a chance to develop her gift for designing increasingly popular hats.

Coco falls in love with English businessman Arthur Capel (American Alessandro Nivola, who learnt French especially for the film), unaware that he is betrothed to a woman in England. Capel believes in Coco's talent making hats and her refusal to follow the whims of fashion; as he says to Coco, "There's no one else like you". As Coco's business flourishes and life is going well, Capel dies in a car accident; she is devastated. However, Coco still has the business that Capel helped her start as a reminder of their love.

Coco Before Chanel was nominated for four BAFTA Awards, three European Film Awards, six César Awards and the Academy Award for Best Costume Design.

Coco Avant Chanel (Coco Before Chanel)

Trailer

Join Hubpages and create your own hubs. They're free! Everyone's an expert on something. Anything that interests you probably interests someone else.

Share your stories, sightings, thoughts, rants, raves...

Shout Out For Audrey Tautou!

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • eightieschild profile image

      eightieschild 

      5 years ago

      I love almost anything she is in, apart from perhaps the Da Vince Code. Sorry, but that was a steaming pile of *CENSORED*. ;)

      Was just watching A Very Long Engagement the other day, which is a great movie!

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)