Esther Garrel

Biography

Esther Garrel is a French actress known for her work in Luca Guadagnino's "Call Me By Your Name" and the upcoming "Lover for a Day," which premiered at 2017 Cannes Film Festival. She is the youngest member of a family long associated with French cinema, as she is the granddaughter of actor Maurice Garrel, the daughter of director Philippe Garrel and actress/ director Brigitte Sy and sister of actor Louis Garrel. Esther made her first appearance on screen at the age of eight in a short film by Gérard Courant (Zanzibar in Saint-Sulpice). In 2008, French filmmaker Christophe Honoré cast her with her first role in "La Belle Personne," a modernized adaptation of "La Princesse de Cleves". She starred in "The Apollonide," where she played a prostitute, and "17 Girls," where she played a pregnant teenager, both premiered at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. With the some of the top French actors of her generation, she starred in the short film "Après Suzanne", selected for Official competition at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. She recently worked with American filmmaker Nathan Silver on "Thirst Street," which premiered at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival and Venice International Film Festival. She speaks French, English and Italian.

Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
Call Me by Your Name November 24, 2017