A popular comic actor in France, Fabrice Luchini
works for the first time with Patrice Leconte
in Intimate Strangers, taking on a character unlike any he has played before: a quiet, repressed middle-aged tax attorney who accidentally finds himself acting as a mysterious woman's faux psychiatrist
Luchini has worked extensively with acclaimed director Eric Rohmer, appearing in such films as Claire's Knee, Perceval and Full Moon in Paris, for which he received his first Cesar nomination. He received two more nominations for Christian Vincent's La Discrete and Edouard Niermans' Casanova's Return with Alain Delon, then starred with Gerard Depardieu, Michel Blanc and Philippe Noiret in Claude Berri's epic Uranus, before winning the Cesar for Claude Lelouch's All This . . . For That! Two more nominations followed for Colonel Chabert with Gerard Depardieu and for Beaumarchais the Scoundrel. He most recently starred in the comedy The Cost of Life for director Philippe Le Guay.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.
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