5 February 1981
Film director, screenwriter, actress
Olivier Assayas (2009-present)
Mia Hansen-Løve (born 5 February 1981) is a French film director, screenwriter and former actress. She has directed four feature films and two shorts since 2004. Her film , won the Special Jury Prize in the The Father of My Children Un Certain Regard section at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival. [1 ]
Early life [ edit ]
Hansen-Løve was born February 5th, 1981 in Paris. Her parents Laurence and Ole Hansen-Løve, are both philosophy professors.
As a teenager Hansen-Løve enjoyed acting and appeared in
directed by her future husband, Fin août, début septembre Olivier Assayas.
was nominated for a César Tout est pardonné Best First Film in 2008 by the French Film Academy. [3 ]
Her second film,
premiered at the The Father of My Children 2009 Cannes Film Festival in the Un Certain Regard section.
Hansen-Løve's third feature was the semi-autobiographical
. Hansen-Løve cast actress Goodbye First Love Lola Créton after seeing her in . Bluebeard Her husband, who was with her at the time of the viewing subsequently cast [4 ] Créton in one of his films as well. The film premiered at the 2011 Locarno International Film Festival.
In November 2013, Hansen-Løve began filming on
, an epic drama about a young man named Paul who discovers the burgeoning Eden French house music scene during the early 90s. The film was inspired and co-written by her brother Sven who had been part of the 90s club scene as a DJ. Hansen-Løve went through multiple producers while trying to make the film as obtaining the rights to the music she wanted to use was both time-consuming and expensive. Actors Greta Gerwig and Brady Corbet starred in the film. The film premiered at the [5 ] 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. [6 ]
Future work [ edit ]
During promotion for
Hansen-Løve announced that her next film Eden Things to Come would star Isabelle Huppert as a philosophy teacher whose husband had left her and whose children had moved away. [7 ]
Personal life [ edit ]
Mia's brother Sven (left) served as the inspiration for the main character in
, played by Félix de Givry (right).
Hansen-Løve is married to director
Olivier Assayas who directed her in the film . Fin août, début septembre Together they have a daughter named Vicky born in 2009. [8 ] [9 ]
Hansen-Løve is the younger sister of Sven Hansen-Løve who was a successful DJ in the 90s and who was the inspiration and co-writer for her film
. Eden [10 ]
Her cousin is Igor Hansen-Løve who works as a reporter for
L'Express and who had a small role in her 2009 film . The Father of My Children [11 ]
Filmography [ edit ]
As director [ edit ]
As actress [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ "Festival de Cannes: The Father of My Children". festival-cannes.com . Retrieved . 2009-05-17
^ "Laurence Hansen-Love" . Retrieved . 6 January 2015
^ Palmer, Tim (2011). Brutal Intimacy: Analyzing Contemporary French Cinema, Wesleyan University Press, Middleton CT. ISBN 0-8195-6827-9.
^ Solomons, Jason. "Mia Hansen-Løve: the broken heart that made me a film-maker" . Retrieved . 25 December 2014
^ Brock, Ben. "Mia Hansen-Love Helming Dance World Saga 'Eden' Starring Brady Corbet and Greta Gerwig". IndieWire . Retrieved . 28 November 2013
^ Raup, Jordan (July 22, 2014). "TIFF 2014 Line-Up Includes ‘The Imitation Game,’ ‘Eden,’ ‘While We’re Young,’ ‘Pasolini,’ and More" . Retrieved . 25 September 2014
^ Ehrlich, David. "Interview: Mia Hansen-Løve Talks ‘Eden,’ Daft Punk, French Disco & Her Next Film ‘The Future’" . Retrieved . 7 February 2015
^ Morris, Octavia (2010-06-27). "The film that changed my life: Mia Hansen-Løve". guardian.co.uk (London) . Retrieved . 2010-09-25
^ Solomons, Jason (29 April 2012). "Mia Hansen-Løve: the broken heart that made me a film-maker". The Guardian . Retrieved . 25 September 2014
^ Kinos-Goodin, Jesse (Sep 11, 2014). "TIFF 2014: Daft Punk's surprising role in French house music movie Eden" . Retrieved . 25 September 2014
^ Abela, Emmanuel. "Mia Hansen-Løve, le fil de la transmission" . Retrieved . 10 June 2015
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