Tonie Marshall

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Tonie Marshall
Tonie Marshall 2012.jpg
Tonie Marshall in 2012
Born (1951-11-29)29 November 1951
Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Occupation Actress
Film director
Years active 1971 – present

Tonie Marshall (born 29 November 1951) is an actress, screenwriter, and film director in French cinema.

She is the daughter of American actor William Marshall and French actress, Micheline Presle and the half-sister of actor Mike Marshall.

In 1994, her film Pas très catholique was entered into the 44th Berlin International Film Festival.[1]

Her 1999 film Venus Beauty Institute (Vénus beauté (institut)) won the 2000 César Award for Best Film and she won the César Award for Best Director and for Best Writing - Original or Adaptation.

In 2002 her film Au plus près du paradis was nominated for the Golden Lion Award as best film at the Venice Film Festival.

Marshall is a signatory of the "Free Roman Polanski" Petition.[2]



  1. ^ "Berlinale: 1994 Programme". Retrieved 2011-06-16. 
  2. ^ Knegt, Peter. "Over 100 In Film Community Sign Polanski Petition" indieWIRE. 9/30/2009 (page downloaded 12/9/2009).

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