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Mélanie Laurent

Mélanie Laurent

French actress, model, director, singer, and writer
February 21, 1983 (41 years old)

Wingwomen

V.O.: Voleuses
Fr. 2023. Police comedy by Mélanie Laurent with Mélanie Laurent, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Manon Bresch. Two genius thieves, lifelong friends, recruit a motorbike champion to escape their life on the run.
Runtime: 114 min.
U.S. 2023. Police comedy by Jeremy Garelick with Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Mélanie Laurent. A couple, who started a private detective agency, travels the globe to find a friend, who has been kidnapped by a mysterious organization.
Runtime: 89 min.

Ride Above

V.O.: Tempête
Fr. 2022. Drama by Christian Duguay with Carmen Kassovitz, Mélanie Laurent, Pio Marmaï. After an accident that left her paralyzed from the waist down, a teenage girl raised on her parents' farm struggles to realize her dream of becoming a jockey.
Runtime: 109 min.

Oxygen

V.O.: Oxygène
Fr. 2021. Science-fiction by Alexandre Aja with Mélanie Laurent, Malik Zidi, Éric Herson-Macarel. A young woman with amnesia wakes up trapped in a cryogenic chamber where she only has a two-hour supply of oxygen.
Runtime: 100 min.

The Mad Women's Ball

V.O.: Le Bal des folles
Fr. 2021. Drama by Mélanie Laurent with Mélanie Laurent, Lou de Laâge, Emmanuelle Bercot. A middle-class girl is admitted to a psychiatric clinic after claiming she can see and hear the dead, but is rescued by the head nurse, who believes in her gift.
Runtime: 121 min.
U.S. 2020. Drama by Mélanie Laurent with Dakota Fanning, Elle Fanning. In France during the Occupation, two sisters join a network of resistance fighters who hide Jewish children.
Runtime: 128 min.
Fr. 2018. Sentimental comedy by Laurent Tirard with Mélanie Laurent, Jean Dujardin, Noémie Merlant. After three years of Napoleonic campaigns, a cowardly and boastful hussar has to deal with the fake glory he is the object of, resulting from the imagination of his ex-fiancée's sister.
Runtime: 90 min.
U.S. 2018. Mores drama by Mélanie Laurent with Ben Foster, Elle Fanning, Tinsley Price. Set up by his boss and doomed by a lung tumor, a New Orleans mobster flees to Texas with a young prostitute.
Runtime: 93 min.
Fr. 2018. Adventures by Gilles de Maistre with Daniah De Villiers, Mélanie Laurent, Langley Kirkwood. In South Africa, a young girl with a rebellious streak develops a friendship with a white lion she receives as a gift from her father, who runs a big cat farm.
Runtime: 98 min.
U.S. 2018. History by Chris Weitz with Ben Kingsley, Oscar Isaac, Mélanie Laurent. In 1960, the Israeli secret service organizes a mission to kidnap Adolf Eichmann, one of the architects of the “Final Solution,” in Argentina.
Runtime: 122 min.

My Son

V.O.: Mon garçon
Fr. 2017. Thriller by Christian Carion with Guillaume Canet, Mélanie Laurent, Olivier de Benoist. Frustrated by the slow investigation into the unexplained disappearance of his seven-year-old son, a geologist sets out alone to find him.
Runtime: 84 min.
Fr. 2017. Drama by Mélanie Laurent with Maria Valverde, Gilles Lellouche, Ibrahim Ahmed. A Spanish photographer in search of the truth clashes with her husband’s desire for stability, a traumatized ex-war correspondent.
Runtime: 102 min.
Fr. 2015. Psychological drama by François Favrat with Laurent Lafitte, Mélanie Laurent, Audrey Dana. Despite his family
Runtime: 101 min.
U.S. 2015. Sentimental drama by Angelina Jolie with Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Mélanie Laurent. The marital crisis of two Americans on vacation by the sea is aggravated by the apparent happiness of a French couple on their honeymoon, staying at the same hotel.
Runtime: 122 min.

Tomorrow

V.O.: Demain
Fr. 2015. Documentary by Cyril Dion, Mélanie Laurent. The co-directors meet people around the world who have found economic and political solutions to radically reduce our ecological footprint.
Runtime: 118 min.
Esp. 2014. Drama by Claudia Llosa with Jennifer Connelly, Cillian Murphy, Mélanie Laurent. With the help of a French journalist, a falconer goes in search of his mother, a healer with whom he had been at odds for twenty years.
Runtime: 116 min.

Breathe

V.O.: Respire
Fr. 2014. Psychological drama by Mélanie Laurent with Joséphine Japy, Lou de Laâge, Isabelle Carré. A pretty but reserved teenager, whose mother has recently separated, develops a close friendship that becomes toxic with a confident classmate.
Runtime: 90 min.
U.S. 2013. Thriller by Louis Leterrier with Mark Ruffalo, Mélanie Laurent, Jesse Eisenberg. An FBI agent and his Interpol colleague are on the hunt for four master illusionists who have pulled off a spectacular bank robbery during their Las Vegas show.
Runtime: 115 min.
Can. 2013. Thriller by Denis Villeneuve with Jake Gyllenhaal, Mélanie Laurent, Sarah Gadon. In Toronto, a history professor comes into contact with a third-rate actor whom he recognizes as his exact look-alike.
Runtime: 90 min.

Night Train to Lisbon

V.O.: Nachtzug nach Lissabon
All. 2012. Drama by Bille August with Jeremy Irons, Jack Huston, Mélanie Laurent. On a whim, a Swiss philosophy professor travels to Lisbon to learn more about a Portuguese author he has just discovered.
Runtime: 111 min.

Requiem for a Killer

V.O.: Requiem pour une tueuse
Fr. 2011. Crime drama by Jérôme Le Gris with Mélanie Laurent, Clovis Cornillac, Tcheky Karyo. A professional killer, a soprano by trade, is hired to execute an opera singer for a concert in which her future victim is to participate.
Runtime: 90 min.
Fr. 2011. Dramatic comedy by Jennifer Devoldère with Mélanie Laurent, Michel Blanc, Florence Loiret-Caille. The tense relationship between a sixty-year-old tailor and his two daughters, one an unstable X-ray technician, and the other a more mature schoolteacher who desperately wants to have a baby.
Runtime: 98 min.
Fr. 2011. Dramatic comedy by Mélanie Laurent with Mélanie Laurent, Marie Denarnaud, Denis Ménochet.
Runtime: 100 min.
U.S. 2010. Dramatic comedy by Mike Mills with Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, Mélanie Laurent. A Los Angeles based graphic designer's romantic encounter with a French actress triggers a torrent of memories related to his recently deceased gay father.
Runtime: 105 min.
U.S. 2009. War drama by Quentin Tarantino with Brad Pitt, Christoph Waltz, Mélanie Laurent. In occupied France, Jewish-American soldiers decimate the enemy while, in Paris, the Jewish owner of a movie theater plots revenge against the Nazis.
Runtime: 153 min.

Every Jack Has a Jill

V.O.: Jusqu'à toi
Fr. 2009. Sentimental comedy by Jennifer Devoldère with Mélanie Laurent, Justin Bartha, Valérie Benguigui. Having mistakenly received a young flighty American tourist
Runtime: 80 min.

The Concert

V.O.: Le Concert
Fr. 2009. Dramatic comedy by Radu Mihaileanu with Aleksey Guskov, Dimitry Nazarov, Mélanie Laurent. In preparation for a concert in Paris, the former Bolshoi conductor and his former musicians pretend to be the official band.
Runtime: 123 min.
General

The Round Up

V.O.: La Rafle
Fr. 2009. History by Roselyne Bosch with Hugo Leverdez, Mélanie Laurent, Gad Elmaleh. In July 1942, in Paris, the lives of thousands of Jewish families were turned upside down following a roundup organized by the German occupiers in concert with the Vichy regime.
Runtime: 115 min.
Fr. 2008. Dramatic comedy by Cédric Klapisch with Romain Duris, Juliette Binoche, Fabrice Luchini. In Paris, the intertwined fates of men and women of diverse social and ethnic backgrounds.
Runtime: 130 min.

Chamber of Death

V.O.: La Chambre des morts
Fr. 2007. Crime drama by Alfred Lot with Mélanie Laurent, Éric Caravaca, Gilles Lellouche. With the help of a young colleague, a rookie policewoman investigates the murder of one girl and the kidnapping of a second.
Runtime: 118 min.

The Killer

V.O.: Le Tueur
Fr. 2007. Thriller by Cédric Anger with Gilbert Melki, Grégoire Colin, Sophie Cattani. An investment banker convinces the hitman who was hired to kill him to give him a few days to get his affairs in order.
Runtime: 95 min.
Runtime: 90 min.

Days of Glory

V.O.: Indigènes
Fr. 2006. War drama by Rachid Bouchareb with Sami Bouajila, Jamel Debbouze, Roschdy Zem. During the Second World War, soldiers from the colonies suffer insults and harassment by the French army that recruited them.
Runtime: 124 min.

Don't Worry, I'm Fine

V.O.: Je vais bien, ne t'en fais pas
Fr. 2006. Psychological drama by Philippe Lioret with Mélanie Laurent, Kad Merad, Julien Boisselier. A 19-year-old student desperately tries to find her twin brother who has disappeared without leaving an address.
Runtime: 100 min.

The Beat That my Heart Skipped

V.O.: De battre mon coeur s'est arrêté
Fr. 2005. Psychological drama by Jacques Audiard with Romain Duris, Niels Arestrup, Linh Dan Pham. A schemer from father to son decides to prepare a piano audition to become a concert performer like his deceased mother.
Runtime: 107 min.

See how They Run

V.O.: Embrassez qui vous voudrez
Fr. 2002. Mores comedy by Michel Blanc with Michel Blanc, Charlotte Rampling, Carole Bouquet. The love affairs of three families and their friends in a wealthy seaside resort.
Runtime: 89 min.

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