Zabou Breitman

30.10.1959, Paris, France


Zabou Breitman was born on October 30, 1959 in Paris. As an actress, she
appeared on television, in films, and in theatre. As a four year old, she acted
in the TV series Thierry La Fronde. She began her film career in 1981 in
the film Elle voit des nains partout (directed by Jean-Claude Sussfeld).
Afterwards, she appeared in Banzaď (directed by Claude Zidi, 1982) and
(directed by Just Jaeckin, 1983). She acted in the theatre play
Le Retour du héros (1983). Later on, she continued to act in many
television projects and films, among which Une Femme ou deux (directed by
Daniel Vigne, 1984), Billy the Kick (directed by Gérard Mordillat, 1985),
Dandin (directed by Roger Planchon, 1987), Moitié Moitié (directed
by Paul Boujenah, 1988), La Baule les Pins (directed by Diane Kurys,
1989) are the most famous. In 1992 she appeared in the theatre play Cuisine
et Dépendances
(authors: Jean-Pierre Bacri and Agnčs Jaoui) and a year later
in its film adaptation directed by Philippe Muyl. Thereafter she appeared in
more than twenty roles in both film and television. In 2001 she directed her
first feature film Se souvenir des belles choses which won many awards and praises.


Films by this director

Try To Remember

(Se souvenir des belles choses, 2002)

Directed by: Zabou Breitman

A young girl, Claire Poussin, suffers from Alzheimer’s disease. Her sister takes her to a center that treats patients with amnesia. There Claire meets Philippe, a forty-year-old man who lost his memory in a tragic car crash. Soon they fall in love… This is the praised film by the director Zabou Breitmen that won three prestigious film awards César – for the best debut, best actress and best supporting actor. The Association of French Film Critics (Le Syndicat Français de la Critique...

color, 110 min
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