Emmanuelle Bercot

Emmanuelle Bercot

Bercot at the 41st César Awards
Born (1967-11-06) 6 November 1967
Paris, France
Occupation Actress, film director, screenwriter
Years active 1991–present

Emmanuelle Bercot (born 6 November 1967) is a French actress, film director and screenwriter. Her film Clément was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival.[1] Her 2013 film On My Way premiered in competition at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival.[2]

Her 2015 film Standing Tall was selected to open the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.[3][4] At Cannes, Bercot won the award for Best Actress for her role in Mon roi.[5][6]


As actress

Year Title Role Notes
1991 Ragazzi Emmanuelle
1995 Inner City
1997 La Divine Poursuite
1998 Class Trip Miss Grimm
1999 It All Starts Today Mrs. Tievaux
1999 One 4 All Sam Morvan's wife
2001 Clément Marion Also director and screenwriter
2004 Right Now Laurence
2005 Camping sauvage Florence
2007 Childhoods The mother of Orson Welles Segment: "Le Regard d'un enfant"
2010 Carlos TV mini-series
2011 Polisse Sue Ellen
2012 Rue Mandar Aline
2013 Turning Tide The Doctor
2015 Mon roi Tony Cannes Film Festival for Best Actress
Nominated—César Award for Best Actress
Nominated—Lumières Award for Best Actress


Year Title Credited as Notes
Director Screenwriter
1997 Les Vacances Yes Yes Short film
1999 La Puce Yes Yes Short film
1999 Le Choix d'Élodie Yes Telefilm
2000 Drug Scenes Yes Yes Segment: "La Faute au vent"
2001 Clément Yes Yes
2003 Quelqu'un vous aime... Yes Yes Short film
2004 À poil ! Yes Yes Short film
2005 Backstage Yes Yes
2009 Suite noire Yes Yes TV series
2010 Mes chères études Yes Yes Telefilm
2010 The Big Picture Yes
2011 Polisse Yes Nominated—César Award for Best Original Screenplay
Nominated—Lumières Award for Best Screenplay
2012 The Players Yes Segment: "La Question"
2013 On My Way Yes Yes
2015 Standing Tall Yes Yes Nominated—César Award for Best Film
Nominated—César Award for Best Director
Nominated—César Award for Best Original Screenplay
2016 150 Milligrams Yes Yes



  1. "Festival de Cannes: Clément". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 18 October 2009.
  2. "Berlinale Competition 2013: Another Nine Films Confirmed". berlinale. Retrieved 11 January 2013.
  3. "La Tête haute by Emmanuelle Bercot to open the 68th Festival de Cannes". Cannes. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  4. "Female Director Set to Open 2015 Cannes Film Festival". Little White Lies. Retrieved 13 April 2014.
  5. Henry Barnes (24 May 2015). "Cannes 2015: Jacques Audiard's Dheepan wins the Palme d'Or". The Guardian. Retrieved 24 May 2015.
  6. Rebecca Ford (24 May 2015). "Cannes: 'Dheepan' Wins the Palme d'Or". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 24 May 2015.
  7. http://www.legiondhonneur.fr/sites/default/files/promotion/lh20160101_1.pdf
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