Rebecca Marder, the girl in a hurry

PORTRAIT – At 20, this actress became the youngest resident of the Comédie-Française since Isabelle Adjani. Six years later, she decided to leave the prestigious troupe and burst onto the screen in Sandrine Kiberlain’s film.

A girl who goes fast. We can’t stop Rebecca Marder anymore. Or just an hour, time for a coffee. The actress is seated in front of us, “facing the camera”, as in the sequence at the end ofA young girl who is well, Sandrine Kiberlain’s first film as a director. His last line haunts the viewer long after the lights come back on. “I couldn’t say it, I was bursting into tears”, remembers Rebecca Marder. However, she plays as she breathes and she breathes better than the others. We noticed it in Deception, by Arnaud Desplechin. She had two scenes with Denis Podalydès and she took the piece. In A young girl who is well, presented at Critics’ Week at the last Cannes Film Festival, it is on everyone’s radar and it is on the screen.

She plays Irène, a 19-year-old Jewish Parisian, with her dreams of being an actress in her head, in 1942. She is preparing for the competition for the Conservatoire d’Art Dramatique against the backdrop of the Occupation. Small…

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