LOCARNO, SWITZERLAND – AUGUST 06: Isabelle Huppert attends the Harvey Keitel Lifetime Achievement Award ceremony during the 69th Locarno Film Festival on August 6, 2016 in Locarno, Switzerland. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)
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Isabelle Huppert, Elle – Nominee, Best Performance By An Actress, Motion Picture-Drama

As the complicated videogame CEO Michèle Leblanc in director Paul Verhoeven’s Elle, Isabelle Huppert gives a performance of exquisite precision that many would like to define as “brave”. The French star disagrees: “I don’t see as being brave because I think all work consists of bringing the audience to really literally step into someone’s life”, shed told as at the Toronto Film Festival. “And really get into someone’s mind. This is just a story. I think acting is more about imagination.” This is Isabelle Huppert’s first Golden Globe nomination.