Émilie Dequenne

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Émilie Dequenne
Emilie Dequenne 2012.jpg
Émilie Dequenne in 2012
Born (1981-08-29) 29 August 1981 (age 34)
Belœil, Hainaut, Belgium
Occupation Actress
Years active 1999–present

Émilie Dequenne (born 29 August 1981) is a French-speaking Belgian actress.

Life and career[edit]

Dequenne won the Best Actress award at the 1999 Cannes Film Festival for her debut film performance in the Palme d'Or-winning film Rosetta.[1] Dequenne became more well-known with worldwide audiences following her role in Brotherhood of the Wolf, a $29 million-budgeted film that grossed more than $70 million in theaters worldwide.[2] In 2009 she played the lead in André Téchiné's La Fille du RER alongside Catherine Deneuve. She starred in the French thriller film The Pack, which premiered at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival.[3]

In 2012, she won the Un Certain Regard Award for Best Actress award at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival for her role in the film Our Children.[4] The film also scored her a Magritte Award for Best Actress and a nomination for a Satellite Award for Best Actress.[5][6]

Personal life[edit]

She gave birth to her first child, a daughter Milla, in Belgium on 17 July 2002.

Selected filmography[edit]


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