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Clemence Poesy

Clémence Guichard, known professionally as Clémence Poésy, is a French actress and fashion model. After starting on the stage as a child, Poésy studied drama and has been active in both film and television since 1999, including some English-language productions. She is known for the roles of Fleur Delacour in the Harry Potter film series, Chloë in In Bruges, Rana in 127 Hours, Natasha Rostova in War and Peace, and the lead role as Elise Wassermann in the 24-episode series The Tunnel.

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I wanted to draw and do costumes. I was prepared to train for that, but I needed something to do on my time off from high school, so I called an agent without telling anyone and started working with her.
I've been wearing jeans all my life. I remember my first denim as a kid because my mum used to buy me OshKosh overalls.
I feel like I'm extremely normal. I do have a bizarre face that's a bit out of proportion. I guess that's why some people see me as strange. — © Clemence Poesy
I feel like I'm extremely normal. I do have a bizarre face that's a bit out of proportion. I guess that's why some people see me as strange.
I had a grungy period and looked like a tramp for a very long time - my mum really hated it! I destroyed her entire '70s wardrobe by putting studs into everything - I thought I was really cool. But it's good to experiment - I even had dreadlocks at one point.
A film is a great deal about what you see, and the silhouette of a character tells you a lot. I'd love to go into film costume.
I'm always curious about anyone who has enough passion to go onstage and say, 'This is what I'm really passionate about.' It's always worth listening to.
I just love a girl in a hat. It's really sexy.
I didn't want people to decide what I was going to wear and what I was going to look like and how I should behave.
I feel so lucky that I live in a society that lets women be. I think that's the one of the biggest fights to keep having, is to fight for women to have the right to live their life the way they want to live it.
For me, it's about not being too aware of what you look like because if you are, you're trying too hard and I don't think that actually makes you look good... I've known from very early on that I don't look perfect.
I think what is interesting in life is all the cracks and all the flaws and all the moments that are not perfect.
I think denim is something everyone feels comfortable in. It's kind of my uniform, really.
I'm always so impressed with these actresses with their perfect make up and hair and sometimes I'm very aware that I'm not like that. But I don't think I can do things any other way. I would be wearing a disguise if I started to apply that stuff.
I think the people we meet in life and the loves of our lives are very, very important in what we become, like change us - when it's right, probably change us for the best.
I am interested in costume. Clothes in your daily life are important: your choices say something about you, even if what they're saying is about non-choice. And what you wear in a film is crucial.
When it comes to photo shoots, there was a clear moment for me when I thought, 'I'm going to have to enjoy this because it's going to be a part of what I do.' — © Clemence Poesy
When it comes to photo shoots, there was a clear moment for me when I thought, 'I'm going to have to enjoy this because it's going to be a part of what I do.'
I used to spend hours at night, downstairs, in front of the only full-length mirror in the house, standing on the table working out what I would wear to school the next day.
In the '80s, I was the only one who didn't watch the shows about teenagers. I had to go over to friends' houses to see them. I still don't have a TV!
I just wear jeans, big motorcycle boots and T-shirts that are way too big for me. I like anything that has lived a little bit, that has traces of life on it. Knitwear that's a tiny bit too long because you've pulled it with your hands, or jeans that are starting to get holes.
There is no moment where you can rest and think: 'Wonderful, I have that job now. I'm going to spend five years here.' There's a constant judgment on your work that's very strongly related to what you are.
When it comes to fame, I am in a very convenient position. I live a very normal life.
I've always felt lucky because my parents included my sister and I in their cultural life.
Paris is where my family are, but it's not really home now because I have dear friends in London and dear friends in New York.
The more you live, the better an actor you are, but maybe I'd like to do something else on the side. Something to pay the bills as well.
If I ever get married myself, it'll be in jeans.
I constantly make fashion mistakes but I think it's good to take risks.
I don't know if I see myself as an actress for the rest of my life.
I've often been told that I'm a bit strange. I hear that pretty regularly, but it is not how I see myself.
I knew fashion was going to be part of my job, so I thought I might as well have fun with it.
To embody a character, you have to lose all judgment about them.
I actually don't trust anyone who tells me they don't like New York.
I never hire a stylist.
There are very few actresses who can grow old and still get exciting parts... I think it's very important for me to have wider horizons, rather than just waiting for calls.
I love fashion, and I've always wanted to do costume design, but I'm in jeans and T-shirts most of the time.
Actresses are so spoilt - we have someone who does our hair for us on set, so we don't know how to do it ourselves in real life. I know how to wash my hair and brush my teeth, but that's about it!
I know London very well.
I think it is important to pass on the message to young people who are going through a difficult time with friends that it will pass.
I believe you have to make things happen. — © Clemence Poesy
I believe you have to make things happen.
Acting makes you look at life and try to understand it in a beautiful way.
I'm never anywhere for more than three weeks.
I’m always so impressed with these actresses with their perfect make-up and hair and sometimes I’m very aware that I’m not like that. But I don’t think I can do things any other way. I would be wearing a disguise if I started to apply that stuff.
In Los Angeles, you feel like everything revolves around the movies. In Paris, you still have other things to do.
I’ve often been told that I’m a bit strange. I hear that pretty regularly, but it is not how I see myself. I feel like I’m extremely normal. I do have a bizarre face that’s a bit out of proportion. I guess that’s why some people see me as strange.
I can wait for film projects without having to do things to live.
I think it's too bad when teenagers become conformist in terms of fashion,because it's the ideal time to go off into your own crazy thing without looking completely idiotic.
That's the problem with the Internet: You do a naked scene and then it's taken out of context and put on websites that have nothing to do with film.
If I ever get married myself, it’ll be in jeans.
There's a kind of amateurishness among French actresses, but I don't share that completely.
Paris, hours in the café, a certain spirit of rebellion, one side a bit too stubborn, the sea, the true, in Bretagne, the walking in Provence, the taste, the passion for literature, the libraries, the beautiful editions, remaking the world in a set of hours around a table and a bottle of wine. Talking without really saying nothing, just for the pleasure of talking. The museums, the theatres, the elegance, the delicacy, the heritage of the Illustration, a humanistic philosophy. The balance we got between a nordic rigor and a latin savoir-vivre, the insolence and the freedom.
I realised that since I was a child I wanted to be an actress just to dress up in big fabrics and corsets and have adventures riding horses with lots of blood and action!
You have to encourage people not to give in to the temptation to be normal, even if it isn't easy - because when you're young, you really want to belong. — © Clemence Poesy
You have to encourage people not to give in to the temptation to be normal, even if it isn't easy - because when you're young, you really want to belong.
My mother kept alive the best part for my sister and me. At the same time, she's always been someone who's very straight and solid, which wasn't that -common in families with "'68er" parents.
I have a lot of respect and admiration for someone like Cate Blanchett, find Emma Thompson wonderful, Meryl Streep inspiring, Juliette Binoche full of light and Catherine Deneuve incredible.
I had starred in TV movies without much artistic value. They gave me a certain range. I knew that I was going to continue my studies, but I wanted to try something else on the side. I wanted to see what would come of it.
An actor alone is a bit naked. Like when you do something in front of your mirror, you're usually really bad, because you're looking at yourself.
I’m not fascinated by people who smile all the time. What I find interesting is the way people look when they are lost in thought, when their face becomes angry or serious, when they bite their lip, the way they glance, the way they look down when they walk, when they are alone and smoking a cigarette, when they smirk, the way they half smile, the way they try and hold back tears, the way when their face says they want to say something but can’t, the way they look at someone they want or love… I love the way people look when they do these things. It’s… beautiful.
I believe a lot in the relationship between performers. When you're supported by someone's eyes, you're not alone.
I didn’t want people to decide what I was going to wear and what I was going to look like and how I should behave.
For me, it’s about not being too aware of what you look like because if you are, you’re trying too hard and I don’t think that actually makes you look good. I’ve known from very early on that I don’t look perfect.
To me, performing means trying to do the most you can with the partner in front of you, with the story you're telling. There are actors who have carried me, who have brought me elsewhere or with them.
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