Isabelle Huppert Interview – Elle – “the real risk is acting in bad movies”



Isabelle Huppert has long been one of France’s leading film stars. But she still has the same exuberance and shy smile of a teenage “gamine” who was 18 when she launched her acting career in Paris.


Q:  You didn’t see the role as a risky one?

HUPPERT:  That is different.  I’m often asked why I play risky roles. But the real risk is acting in bad movies.  I think the great directors give you the freedom to give the best performances…

Isabelle Huppert

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