French actress Marion Cotillard is Oscar nominee for Best actress in leading role.
The Academy Awards published the list of Oscar nominations
She already got a Golden Globe for her performance as Édith Piaf in La Vie En Rose (also known as La Môme ).Biography
French actress Marion Cotillard has achieved fame in her home country with substantial roles in such high-profile blockbusters as the Taxi series, and such critically acclaimed arthouse hits as Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s A Very Long Engagement.
Cotillard played supporting roles in such films as Tim Burton’s Big Fish and Jeunet’s international arthouse hit. Subsequent roles in Guillaume Nicloux’s A Private Affair and Abel Ferrara’s Mary and 2003 romance Love Me If You Dare.
In 2006, Cotillard was back opposite international superstar Russell Crowe in director Ridley Scott’s A Good Year.
Cotillard assumed the role of a lifetime in the 2007 Edith Piaf biopic La Vie en Rose. Cast as the enigmatic French songstress who went from being a common street busker to a national icon, Cotillard found the perfect cinematic vehicle to combine her duel talents for acting and singing, and drew near unanimous praise from critics both foreign and domestic. ~ Jason Buchanan, All Movie Guide