(Born 9 March 1964) is a French actress, artist and dancer. She has appeared in more than 40 feature films, been recipient of numerous international accolades, is a published author and has appeared on stage across the world. Coming from an artistic background, she began taking acting lessons during adolescence. After performing in several stage productions, she was propelled into the world of auteur Jean-Luc Godard (Hail Mary, 1985), Jacques Doillon (Family Life, 1985) and André Téchiné, who made her a star in France with the leading role in his 1985 drama Rendez-vous. Her sensual performance in her English-language debut The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988), directed by Philip Kaufman, launched her international career.
On 12 January 2011, Variety announced that Juliette Binoche has signed to star in The Life of Another based on the novel by Frederique Deghelt. The film will be the directorial debut of the highly regarded French Actress Sylvie Testud and will co-star actor/director Mathieu Kassovitz. In the film, a young woman falls in love, then wakes up a decade later, the mother of a young boy and on the verge of a divorce. The film began shooting on 4 April 2011. On 17 February 2011, Screen daily announced that Juliette Binoche has been cast in David Cronenberg's film Cosmopolis with Robert Pattinson, Paul Giamati, Mathieu Amalric and Samantha Morton. The film, produced by Paulo Branco, is due to begin principal photography on 24 May 2011.
"I don't look back on the past because I like to live in the present. I know this makes some people think I probably never cared, but I need my freedom and I like to keep moving."
—Juliette BinocheanN � c d 0� �� iette Binoche has been cast in David Cronenberg's film Cosmopolis with Robert Pattinson, Paul Giamati, Mathieu Amalric and Samantha Morton. The film, produced by Paulo Branco, is due to begin principal photography on 24 May 2011.