Rachida Brakni

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Rachida Brakni
Rachida Brakni Cannes.jpg
Rachida Brakni at the Cannes Film Festival
Born (1977-02-15) 15 February 1977 (age 38)
Paris, France
Occupation Actress
Years active 2001-present
Spouse(s) Eric Cantona (m. 2007)

Rachida Brakni (born 15 February 1977) is a French actress of Algerian origin. She is married to Éric Cantona, an actor and ex-professional footballer.[1] whom she met on the film set of Outremangeur in 2002.

In 1997, she joined the Comédie Française, as a member of which she won a Molière Award for her performance in Ruy Blas. In 2002, she was awarded the César Award for Most Promising Actress for her performance in Chaos.

In 2010, she directed her husband in Face au paradis (In Front of Paradise), a contemporary play, written by a young French playwright, Nathalie Saugeon. The production opened at Théâtre Marigny on the Champs-Élysées on 26 January 2010.[2]

In 2012, she joined her husband Eric as the face of the fashion brand The Kooples in an advertising campaign.[3]

Selected filmography[edit]

  • Chaos (2001)
  • Loin (2001)
  • The Overeater (L'Outremangeur) (2003)
  • Portrait caché (2003)
  • Ne Quittez pas ! (2004)
  • Mon Accident (2004)
  • L'Enfant endormi (2005)
  • Une Belle histoire (2005)
  • Barakat ! (2006)
  • La Surprise (TV) (2006)
  • On ne devrait pas exister (2006)
  • La Part animale (2007)
  • Lisa et le pilote d'avion (2007)
  • A Man and His Dog (2009)
  • Neuilly sa mère ! (2009)
  • Face au paradis (2010)
  • La Ligne droite (2011)


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