Isild Le Besco

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Isild Le Besco
Isild Le Besco Deauville 2012 3.jpg
Born (1982-11-22) 22 November 1982 (age 33)
Paris, France
Occupation Actress, film director, screenwriter, producer, film editor
Years active 1990–present

Isild Le Besco (born 22 November 1982) is a French actress and filmmaker. She is of mixed Breton, Vietnamese, French and Algerian descent.[1]

She has starred in many films, including Sade (2000), a French film starring Daniel Auteuil, and in The Good Heart, directed by Dagur Kari. She is the sister of actress and film director Maiwenn and the daughter of actress Catherine Belkhodja.


Feature films[edit]

Short films[edit]



  • 1998: Demi-tarif
  • 2004: Charly
  • 2010: Bas-fonds



Other media[edit]

  • "Marais," narrator—an audio walking tour of the Paris neighborhood. Created by Soundwalk[2]


  • 2000: Prix du meilleur scénario Junior au festival de Paris pour son premier scénario: Demi-tarif
  • 2001: Étoile d'or de la révélation féminine for Sade, by Benoît Jacquot.
  • 2001: Nomination: 7 d'or pour le Choix d'Elodie
  • 2001: Nomination: César Award du Meilleur espoir féminin pour Sade
  • 2001: Lumières Award for Most Promising Actress for Sade
  • 2002: Nomination: César du Meilleur espoir féminin pour Roberto Succo
  • 2004: Prix spécial du Jury a l'European first film festival d’Angers pour Demi -tarif
  • 2004: Prix Procirep. Premiers plans. Angers pour Demi-tarif
  • 2004: Special price of Jury du festival de Séoul pour Demi-tarif
  • 2005: Grand Prix du Jury. Crossing Europe Festival. Linz pour Demi-tarif
  • 2004: Nomination pour le prix Louis Deluc pour Demi-tarif
  • 2006: Prix Marcello Mastroianni a la Mostra de Venise (best new actress)


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