Isabelle Huppert is currently starring in the title role of La Syndicaliste, the real-life drama about whistleblower Maureen Kearney. One of the world’s most prominent actresses, Huppert is acclaimed for her incredible versatility, playing roles ranging from the sexually repressed title character in Michael Haneke’s The Piano Teacher to the sharp-tongued spinster in François Ozon’s 8 Women. Celebrated for her many collaborations with director Claude Chabrol, she has won Best Actress twice each at the European Film Awards, Cannes and Venice. She won the Best Actress César for La Cérémonie, having been nominated at the awards a record 14 times.
On this latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, legendary actresses Isabelle Huppert and Kim Cattrall — who first met on the set of Otto Preminger’s 1975 suspense drama Rosebud — look back on their friendship and discuss such topics as achieving longevity in their careers, Sex and the City, Cattrall’s new TV series Sensitive Skin, and the joys of producing. For more filmmakers talking film and TV, visit Talkhouse Film at thetalkhouse.com/film.
The music featured in the podcast is as follows:
1. Intro / outro underscore: “Plastic Man vs. The Giant Red Phase Of The Sun” – Iced Ink
Episode engineered and edited by Elia Einhorn; additional engineering by Mark Yoshizumi.