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Occupation
  
Actress

Role
  
Actress

Name
  
Amira Casar


Years active
  
1989-present

Education
  
CNSAD

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Born
  
1 May 1971 (age 52) (
1971-05-01
)
London, England

Nominations
  
Cesar Award for Most Promising Actress

Movies
  
Saint Laurent, La Verite si je mens !, To Paint or Make Love, Age of Uprising: The Lege, Transylvania

Similar People
  
Catherine Breillat, Bertrand Bonello, Aure Atika, Gilbert Melki, Jeremie Renier

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Amira Casar (born 1 May 1971) is an actress who grew up in England, Ireland, and France. She has appeared in more than 50 films since 1989.

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Early life and personal life

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Amira is the daughter of a Kurdish father and a Russian opera singer. She was born in England and subsequently raised in England, Ireland and France. She studied drama at the Conservatoire National d'Art Dramatique de Paris. She is fluent in both English and French and has worked in German, Italian and Spanish.

Career

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Casar has worked in films and in the theatre internationally and on both sides of the Channel, favouring strong independent projects.

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Some of her film and Television work includes (selected filmography): La Vérité si je mens 1 & 2 (Cesar nomination as Best Young Actress) in 1997 and 2000. In 2000 Comment J'ai Tué Mon Père by Anne Fontaine. Carlos Saura's Bunuel y la Messa Del Rei Salomon in 2001. David More's Forty for Channel 4 in 2002 and Filles Perdues Cheveux Gras (Cannes Film Festival Semaine de la Critique). Sylvia by Christine Jeffs with Gwyneth Paltrow and Daniel Craig in 2003. Catherine Breillat's avant-garde international release Anatomy of Hell (Toronto Film Festival) in 2004. In 2005, she appeared in The Larrieu Brothers's Peindre ou Faire l'Amour alongside Daniel Auteuil (Cannes Film Festival Official Selection) and The Quay Brothers The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes. Tony Gatlif's Transylvania (Cannes Film Festival Official Selection) in 2006.

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In 2007, Casar collaborated with the artist Sophie Calle for her Venice Biennale Installation Prenez soin de vous and with director Laetitia Masson for the film Coupable. In 2008, with the German New Wave Director Werner Schroeter on his last film Nuit de Chien (Jury Prize Venice Film Festival).

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She played the lead role in Eleonore Faucher's film Gamines in 2009. For her portrayal of Dora Maar, the surrealist artist and Picasso's muse in La Femme qui Pleure au Chapeau Rouge, she won the best actress award at La Rochelle Television Film Festival.

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In 2011 and 2012, she appeared in three films : Mikael Buch's indie film Let my People Go, the French blockbuster series La Vérité si je Mens ! 3, and the Anglophone Playoff by Eran Riklis with Dany Huston. In 2013 she appeared in the adaptation of Kleist's Mickael Kohlhaas by Arnaud Des Pallières with Mads Mikkelsen. In 2015 she appeared in The Forbidden Room by Canadian director Guy Maddin.

On stage, her work includes Wallace Shawn's Aunt Dan and Lemon directed by Tom Cairns, Almeida Theatre, The title role in Hedda Gabler Petit Théatre de Paris, Olivier Py's 2009 production of Les Enfants de Saturne at the Theatre National de L'Odéon, Paris. In 2011, she appeared in the title role of Petra in The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant by Fassbinder and performed to much critical acclaim in Arthur Honegger's Jeanne d'Arc au bûcher at the Barbican Centre with the London Symphony Orchestra.

Casar also appeared in the Bryan Adams music video for "Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman?" in 1995. Directed by Anton Corbijn and co-starring Cecilie Thomsen.

Decorations

  • Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters (2016)
  • Filmography

    Actress
    -
    Find Me (announced) as
    Annella (rumored)
    2023
    Visions as
    Johana Van Damaker
    2023
    A Small Light (TV Mini Series) as
    Edith Frank
    - Legacy (2023) - Edith Frank
    - What Can Be Saved (2023) - Edith Frank
    - Scheißfeld (2023) - Edith Frank
    - Boiling Point (2023) - Edith Frank
    - Motherland (2023) - Edith Frank
    - The Butterfly (2023) - Edith Frank
    - Welcome to Switzerland (2023) - Edith Frank
    - Pilot (2023) - Edith Frank
    2022
    Capitain Marleau (TV Series) as
    Hélène Riva
    - La Der des Der (2022) - Hélène Riva
    2022
    The Contractor as
    Sylvia
    2022
    Yaban as
    Claire
    2021
    Mixte (TV Series) as
    Irène
    - Episode #1.5 (2021) - Irène
    2020
    Honey Cigar as
    La mère
    2020
    The Echo of Being as
    Alma Mahler
    2019
    Sisters in Arms as
    Commander
    2019
    Savages (TV Mini Series) as
    Daria
    - Episode 6 (2019) - Daria
    - Episode 5 (2019) - Daria
    - Episode #1.4 (2019) - Daria
    - Episode #1.3 (2019) - Daria
    - Episode #1.2 (2019) - Daria
    - Episode #1.1 (2019) - Daria
    2019
    Curiosa as
    Madame de Heredia
    2018
    At Eternity's Gate as
    Johanna Van Gogh
    2017
    Alteration (Short) as
    Dr. March
    2017
    Meurtres à... (TV Series) as
    Gabrielle Monti
    - Murders in Bastia (2017) - Gabrielle Monti
    2017
    Call Me by Your Name as
    Annella Perlman
    2016
    Night of a 1000 Hours as
    Renate Bode
    2016
    Planetarium as
    Eva Saïd
    2016
    Seances (Short)
    2015
    Versailles (TV Series) as
    Béatrice
    - Etiquette (2015) - Béatrice
    - Revelations (2015) - Béatrice
    - Diplomacy (2015) - Béatrice
    - Invalides (2015) - Béatrice
    - Bow to Your King (2015) - Béatrice
    - The Road (2015) - Béatrice
    - Mirror for Princes (2015) - Béatrice
    - I Am the State (2015) - Béatrice
    - Welcome to Versailles (2015) - Béatrice
    2015
    Me and Kaminski as
    Miriam Kaminski
    2015
    Le roi Lear (TV Movie)
    2015
    The Forbidden Room as
    Mrs. M___
    2014
    Saint Laurent as
    Anne-Marie Munoz
    2014
    The Last Summer of the Rich as
    Hanna von Stezewitz
    2014
    Pas son genre as
    Marie
    2013
    Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas as
    The Abbess
    2012
    La vérité si je mens! 3 as
    Sandra
    2011
    Playoff as
    Deniz
    2011
    Let My People Go! as
    Irène
    2010
    La femme qui pleure au chapeau rouge (TV Movie) as
    Dora Maar
    2009
    Oscar and the Lady in Pink as
    Mme Gommette
    2009
    Gamines as
    Anna Di Biaggio
    2009
    Park Benches as
    La cliente à la douille
    2008
    Kandisha as
    Nyla Jayde
    2008
    Les héritières (TV Series) as
    Antonia
    2008
    Intrusions as
    Muriel - la bonne
    2008
    Nuit de chien as
    Irène
    2008
    Made in Italy as
    Isabella
    2008
    Le voyage aux Pyrénées as
    La journaliste mondaine
    2008
    Coupable as
    Dolorès
    2007
    The Last Mistress as
    Mademoiselle Divine des Airelles
    2006
    Transylvania as
    Marie
    2005
    Journées froides qui menacent les plantes
    2005
    La cloche a sonné as
    Véra
    2005
    Peindre ou faire l'amour as
    Eva
    2004
    Toi, vieux (Short) as
    Cameo appearance (uncredited)
    2004
    The PianoTuner of EarthQuakes as
    Malvina van Stille
    2004
    Anatomy of Hell as
    The Woman
    2003
    Un autre homme (Short) as
    Marie
    2003
    Les Thibault (TV Mini Series) as
    Rachel
    - Episode #1.4 (2003) - Rachel
    - Episode #1.3 (2003) - Rachel
    - Episode #1.2 (2003) - Rachel
    2003
    Sylvia as
    Assia Wevill
    2003
    Mariées mais pas trop as
    Claudia
    2003
    Rien, voilà l'ordre as
    Zelda
    2003
    40 (TV Mini Series) as
    Kristina
    - Episode #1.3 (2003) - Kristina
    - Episode #1.2 (2003) - Kristina
    - Episode #1.1 (2003) - Kristina
    2002
    Under Another Sky as
    Nadia
    2002
    Filles perdues, cheveux gras as
    Marianne
    2001
    Buñuel y la mesa del rey Salomón as
    Fátima
    2001
    How I Killed My Father as
    Myriem
    2001
    Murder on the Orient Express (TV Movie) as
    Helena von Strauss
    2001
    La vérité si je mens! 2 as
    Sandra
    2000
    Quand on sera grand as
    Claire
    2000
    Le coeur à l'ouvrage as
    Noëlle
    2000
    Arabian Nights (TV Mini Series) as
    Morgiana
    - Episode #1.2 (2000) - Morgiana
    - Episode #1.1 (2000) - Morgiana
    1999
    Tôt ou tard as
    Catherine
    1999
    Le derrière as
    Anne-Laure
    1999
    Pourquoi pas moi? as
    Camille
    1997
    Opération Bugs Bunny (TV Movie) as
    Marie-Noëlle
    1997
    Marie Baie des Anges as
    Jeune Femme de la Villa
    1997
    Would I Lie to You? as
    Sandra Benzakhem
    1996
    Départ immédiat (Short)
    1996
    The Music of Love: Beethoven's Secret Love (TV Movie) as
    Minona
    1996
    Mirada líquida as
    Ana
    1996
    Tiré à part as
    Farida
    1996
    Sharpe (TV Series) as
    Catherine
    - Sharpe's Siege (1996) - Catherine
    1995
    Bryan Adams: Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman? (Music Video) as
    Amira Casar (uncredited)
    1995
    Ainsi soient-elles as
    Alice
    1994
    3000 scénarios contre un virus (TV Series)
    - Le temps du bonheur (1994)
    1993
    Jean-Louis Murat: Par Mégarde (Music Video) as
    Roxane
    1993
    Le silence de l'été (Short)(as Amira Zanganay)
    1989
    Erreur de jeunesse as
    La fille du métro (as Amira Zanganeh)
    Self
    2022
    La grande librairie (TV Series) as
    Self
    - Spéciale Marcel Proust 2 (2022) - Self
    1998
    La nuit des Césars (TV Series documentary) as
    Self - Presenter / Self - Nominee
    - 47e cérémonie des César (2022) - Self - Presenter
    - 34ème nuit des Césars (2009) - Self - Presenter
    - 29ème nuit des Césars (2004) - Self - Presenter
    - 26ème nuit des Césars (2001) - Self - Presenter
    - 23ème nuit des Césars (1998) - Self - Nominee
    2021
    L'invité (TV Series) as
    Self
    - Episode dated 30 September 2021 (2021) - Self
    2020
    Hollywood Insider (TV Series) as
    Self
    - 'Call Me By Your Name' - An In-Depth Analysis & Commentary (2020) - Self
    2019
    C politique (TV Series) as
    Self
    - Episode dated 6 October 2019 (2019) - Self
    2018
    The 2018 European Film Awards (TV Special) as
    Self - Host
    2015
    Les aventuriers de l'art moderne (TV Series documentary)
    - Midnight in Paris (2015) - (voice)
    - Libertad! (2015) - (voice)
    - Paris, Capital of the World (2015) - (voice)
    - The Enchanters of Montparnasse (2015) - (voice)
    - Picasso and His Gang (2015) - (voice)
    - Bohemia (2015) - (voice)
    2013
    Kino der Kunst (TV Series documentary short) as
    Self
    - Amira Casar about Kino der Kunst 2013 - Jury Talk (2015) - Self
    - Kino der Kunst: Festival für Filme bildender Künstler in München (2013) - Self
    2012
    The 2012 European Film Awards (TV Special) as
    Self - Presenter
    1999
    Vivement dimanche prochain (TV Series) as
    Self
    - Spéciale La vérité si je mens (2012) - Self
    - Episode dated 13 February 2011 (2011) - Self
    - Episode dated 3 January 1999 (1999) - Self
    2009
    Cinémas (TV Series) as
    Self
    - Episode dated 13 December 2009 (2009) - Self
    2009
    La traversée du désir (Documentary) as
    Self
    2007
    La nudité toute nue (TV Movie documentary)
    2007
    Durch die Nacht mit... (TV Series documentary) as
    Self
    - Robert Wilson und Amira Casar (2007) - Self
    2006
    The 2006 European Film Awards (TV Special) as
    Self - Presenter
    2006
    On n'est pas couché (TV Series) as
    Self
    - Episode #1.3 (2006) - Self
    2006
    Le grand journal de Canal+ (TV Series documentary) as
    Self
    - Episode dated 28 September 2006 (2006) - Self
    2006
    Jour de fête (TV Series) as
    Self
    - Episode dated 19 September 2006 (2006) - Self
    2005
    Mon plus grand moment de cinéma (TV Series short) as
    Self
    - Episode dated 3 October 2005 (2005) - Self
    2005
    20h10 pétantes (TV Series) as
    Self
    - Episode dated 21 June 2005 (2005) - Self
    2005
    French Beauty (TV Movie documentary) as
    Self
    2004
    Vivement dimanche (TV Series) as
    Self
    - Karl Lagerfeld (2004) - Self
    2004
    Arrêt spectacles (TV Series) as
    Self
    - Episode dated 31 January 2004 (2004) - Self
    2004
    Campus, le magazine de l'écrit (TV Series documentary) as
    Self
    - Episode #3.12 (2004) - Self
    2003
    On ne peut pas plaire à tout le monde (TV Series) as
    Self
    - Episode dated 11 April 2003 (2003) - Self
    2001
    + de cinéma (TV Series documentary short) as
    Self
    - Episode dated 10 September 2001 (2001) - Self
    2001
    Tout le monde en parle (TV Series) as
    Self
    - Episode dated 21 April 2001 (2001) - Self
    2001
    Les enfants de la télé (TV Series) as
    Self
    - Episode dated 12 January 2001 (2001) - Self
    1997
    Nulle part ailleurs. 1ère partie (TV Series) as
    Self
    - Episode dated 27 June 2000 (2000) - Self
    - Episode dated 24 September 1997 (1997) - Self
    1999
    Nulle part ailleurs (TV Series) as
    Self
    - Episode dated 5 January 1999 (1999) - Self
    Archive Footage
    2018
    Sufjan Stevens: Mystery of Love (Music Video) as
    Annella
    2009
    Great Directors (Documentary) as
    The woman (clip from Anatomie de l'enfer (2004)) (uncredited)
    2006
    On n'est pas couché (TV Series) as
    Self
    - Episode #1.15 (2006) - Self
    2005
    Cinema mil (TV Series documentary) as
    Self
    - Episode #1.1 (2005) - Self
    1997
    Sharpe: The Legend (Video) as
    Catherine

    References

    Amira Casar Wikipedia