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Hiroshima mon amour (1959)
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Emmanuelle Riva (born 24 February 1927 in Cheniménil) is a French actress.
Riva started her acting career on the Paris stage after having worked as a seamstress. Her best known role was as Elle (French for "she") in Hiroshima, Mon Amour (1959).
She has also appeared in Adua e le compagne, Léon Morin, prêtre, Thérèse Desqueyroux (for which she won the Volpi Cup for best actress at the Venice Film Festival), Thomas l`imposteur, The Eyes, the Mouth, Three Colours: Blue as the mother of Juliette Binoche`s character, and Venus Beauty Institute. She has continued to act in films in the new century.
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Paulette Germaine Riva
Emmanuelle Riva (born February 24, 1927) is a French actress, best known for her roles in the films Hiroshima mon amour and Amour.
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