She will star in the horror film
Les Crimes du futur
, directed by David Cronenberg, in competition at the Cannes Film Festival, from May 17 to 28.
On this occasion, Léa Seydoux confided in several moments of her career in the columns of the
“I have the feeling that I was made to be part of the cinema, that it was shaped for me”, she notably delivered.
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The granddaughter of Jérôme Seydoux, president of the Pathé cinemas, returned to the beginnings of her passion, which she draws from the origins of her education.
Raised by her mother after her parents divorced, the actress said she had a hectic, even “traveling” but mostly lonely childhood.
"I fell in love with cinema," she said.
But I was lost until I was 19, and suddenly I met an actor, and I was like, 'Wow, he's exactly what I want to be.
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The crimes of the future
with Léa Seydoux and Kirsten Stewart
Léa Seydoux has since forged a solid career in France and the United States, where she has taken on many roles (
007, The French Dispatch, Inglourious Basterds
With her experiences and her two points of view, she then regretted the excessive pressure that weighs on the bodies of actresses across the Atlantic.
“You have to be desirable all the time, she testified.
You are not allowed to grow old.
In France, they are more lenient with women.
I don't say to myself "damn, this is going to stop".
And to add, reflecting on the rest of his career: "I want to grow old in front of the camera."
Finally, Léa Seydoux did not hesitate to return, once again, to Abdellatif Kechiche's film,
La Vie d'Adèle
, which revealed her to the general public in 2013 and won her a Palme d'or. shared with the director and his on-screen partner, Adèle Exarchopoulos.
Last year, she denounced the harsh filming conditions that the director had made them live.
“Kechiche is crazy.
He is crazy.
He was manipulating us, and it was extremely difficult psychologically,” she explained.
Looking back, Léa Seydoux reiterated her words to the
: “The way we shot this film was just crazy.
The guy is just crazy."