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Jean-Louis Trintignant: Articles


Emmanuelle Riva, 'Amour' César Winners, 'Fabulous' Kevin Costner

Emmanuelle Riva, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Michael Haneke, Amour: César Awards 2013 Michael Haneke's drama about love and death, Amour, won five César Awards (out of ten nominations) earlier this evening at a ceremony held at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris: Best Film, Best Actress for Emmanuelle Riva, Best Actor for Jean-Louis Trintignant, Best Director for Michael Haneke, and Best Original Screenplay (also Haneke). [Photo: Best Actress César winner Emmanuelle Riva.] “I'm very lucky at this stage in my life to experience such a wonder,” said a radiant-looking Emmanuelle Riva, who became an international name following the release of Alain Resnais' epoch-making Hiroshima Mon Amour back in 1959. This was not only Riva's first César win, but also her first nomination […]


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Emmanuelle Riva, 'Amour' César Winners, 'Fabulous' Kevin Costner



European Film Awards: Michael Haneke Wins Third Best Director Trophy

European Film Awards 2012 winners: Michael Haneke, Amour, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva Michael Haneke's Amour, a French-Austrian-German co-production about an elderly married couple coping with illness and encroaching death, was the top winner at the European Film Awards 2012 ceremony held at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta, Malta, last night. Amour won honors for Best Actor Jean-Louis Trintignant (Z, The Conformist, Red), Best Actress Emmanuelle Riva (Hiroshima Mon Amour, Kapò, Therese), Best Director Haneke, and Best European Film. (Image: Michael Haneke at European Film Awards 2012 ceremony.) Neither first-time European Film Award nominee Jean-Louis Trintignant, active in movies since 1955, nor fellow first-time nominee Emmanuelle Riva, active since 1958, were able to attend the ceremony. The 81-year-old Trintignant (82 […]


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European Film Awards: Michael Haneke Wins Third Best Director Trophy



Jean-Louis Trintignant: Cannes Best Actor Prediction

Jean-Louis Trintignant, Amour / Love (with Emmanuelle Riva) Cannes Film Festival Best Actor contenders are many. On top of the list is veteran Jean-Louis Trintignant in Michael Haneke's romantic tragedy Amour / Love. Amour is the 81-year-old Trintignant's first film in nearly a decade; it may also turn out to be his last. That in itself makes Trintignant the sentimental favorite for the Cannes 2012 Best Actor Award. If that weren't all, both Amour and its cast have earned singularly enthusiastic notices, e.g., “utterly captivating,” as per The Guardian's Jason Solomons. If Trintignant does take home the Best Actor prize, that'll mark his second Cannes victory: the first was for his judge in Costa-Gavras' political drama Z, 43 years ago. […]


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Jean-Louis Trintignant: Cannes Best Actor Prediction