Sara Forestier

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Sara Forestier
Sara Forestier Cannes 2013.jpg
Sara Forestier at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival
Born (1986-10-04) 4 October 1986 (age 28)
Occupation Actress
Years active 2001—

Sara Forestier (born 4 October 1986) is a French actress and director.


Forestier began her film career in 2001.

She received a César Award for Most Promising Actress for her performance in Games of Love and Chance (2003). She won the César Award for Best Actress in 2011 for her performance in Le Nom des gens (2009).

Personal life[edit]

Forestier resides in Paris.

Selected filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Director
2004 Games of Love and Chance Lydia Abdellatif Kechiche
2005 Le courage d'aimer Salomé Claude Lelouch
How Much Do You Love Me? Muguet Bertrand Blier
Hell Hell Bruno Chiche
2006 Asterix and the Vikings Abba (voice) Stefan Fjeldmark
A Few Days in September Orlando Santiago Amigorena
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer Jeanne Tom Tykwer
2007 To Each His Own Cinema (sketch Cinéma érotique) The Cinema's Till Girl Roman Polanski (sketch)
2009 Humains Nadia Jacques-Olivier Molon
Wild Grass Élodie Alain Resnais
Victor Alice Thomas Gilou
2010 The Names of Love (Le Nom de gens) Bahia Benmahmoud Michel Leclerc
Gainsbourg (Vie héroïque) France Gall Joann Sfar
2012 Paris by Night Laurence Deray
2013 Suzanne Suzanne Merevsky Katell Quillévéré
Love Is the Perfect Crime Annie
Love Battles Elle Jacques Doillon


  • 2004: Best Actress for L'Esquive at Mons International Festival of Love Films
  • 2005: Most Promising Actress for L'Esquive at César Awards
  • 2005: Best Female Newcomer for L'Esquive at Étoiles d'or
  • 2011: Best actress for Le Nom des gens at César Awards

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