Anne Wiazemsky  

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Anne Wiazemsky (14 May 1947 – 5 October 2017) was a French actress and novelist of the Russian Rurikid family of Princes Vyazemsky-Counts Levashov. Through her mother, she was the granddaughter of François Mauriac. She appeared in Robert Bresson's Au Hasard Balthazar (1966) and in Jean-Luc Godard's films La Chinoise (1967), Week End (1967) and One Plus One (1968). She and Godard were married from 1967 to 1979.

Wiazemsky's novels include Canines (1993), Une Poignée de Gens (1998), Hymnes à l’Amour (1996) and Aux Quatre Coins du Monde (2001). Hymnes à l’Amour was filmed in 2003 as Toutes ces belles promesses (All the Fine Promises), directed by Jean-Paul Civeyrac and starring Valérie Crunchant and Bulle Ogier. Her novel Jeune Fille (2007) was based on her experience starring in her debut film Au Hasard Balthazar at the age of 18.



Actress (partial listing)

Year Title Role
1966 Au Hasard Balthazar Marie
1967 La chinoise Veronique
Week End Une fille à la femme
1968 Teorema Odetta
Les Gauloises bleues L'infirmière
One + One
1969 Il seme dell'uomo Dora
Pigsty Ida
1970 Wind from the East La révolutionnaire
1971 Raphael, or The Debauched One Diane
Vladimir et Rosa Ann
1972 Tout va bien Leftist woman
1973 The Train La fille-Mère
1974 La vérité sur l'imaginaire passion d'un inconnu Le christ-femme
1975 Die Auslieferung Nathalie Herzen
1976 Guerres civiles en France Elisabeth Dimitrieff
1978 Flesh Color La vendeuse
1979 L'enfant secret Elie
1980 Même les mômes ont du vague à l'âme La photographe
1983 Grenouilles Nora
1984 Rendez-vousL'administratrice
1988 Ville étrangère Stéphanie




Short stories
  • 1988: Des filles bien élevées
  • 1992: Album de famille
  • 2000: Il était une fois... les cafés (photographs by Roger-Viollet)
  • 2000: Tableaux de chats
  • 2001: Venise (photographs by Jean Noël de Soye)
  • 1994: En habillant

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