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21TH edition NOVEMBER 29 TO DECEMBER 7, 2024

conversation with

Tilda Swinton

Performer, screenwriter, producer

Scotland

Monday 27 / 11:30

10 November 2023

Monday 27 / 11:30

Palais des congés - Salle Royale

Biographie

Tilda Swinton started making films with Derek Jarman in 1985 with Caravaggio. They made seven more films together, including The Last of England (1987), Edward II (1991), for which she was named Best Actress at the Venice International Film Festival, and Wittgenstein (1993). She has established ongoing relationships with numerous renowned directors, appearing in Jim Jarmusch’s Only Lovers Left Alive (2013) and The Dead Don’t Die (2019); Luca Guadagnino’s I Am Love (2009), A Bigger Splash (2015), and Suspiria (2018); Joanna Hogg’s The Souvenir Parts 1 and 2 (2019, 2021) and The Eternal Daughter (2022); and Bong Joon Ho’s Snowpiercer (2013) and Okja (2017). She has also appeared in Lynne Ramsay’s We Need to Talk about Kevin (2011) and Hungarian master Béla Tarr’s The Man from London (2007). In 2020, Swinton received a BFI Fellowship as well as a Gold Lion from the Venice International Film Festival for her lifetime’s work. More recently, she appeared in George Miller’s Three Thousand Years of Longing (2022), Wes Anderson’s Asteroid City (2023), and David Fincher’s The Killer (2023), which was screened in competition in Venice.

Tilda Swinton started making films with Derek Jarman in 1985 with Caravaggio. They made seven more films together, including The Last of England (1987), Edward II (1991), for which she was named Best Actress at the Venice International Film Festival, and Wittgenstein (1993). She has established ongoing relationships with numerous renowned directors, appearing in Jim Jarmusch’s Only Lovers Left Alive (2013) and The Dead Don’t Die (2019); Luca Guadagnino’s I Am Love (2009), A Bigger Splash (2015), and Suspiria (2018); Joanna Hogg’s The Souvenir Parts 1 and 2 (2019, 2021) and The Eternal Daughter (2022); and Bong Joon Ho’s Snowpiercer (2013) and Okja (2017). She has also appeared in Lynne Ramsay’s We Need to Talk about Kevin (2011) and Hungarian master Béla Tarr’s The Man from London (2007). In 2020, Swinton received a BFI Fellowship as well as a Gold Lion from the Venice International Film Festival for her lifetime’s work. More recently, she appeared in George Miller’s Three Thousand Years of Longing (2022), Wes Anderson’s Asteroid City (2023), and David Fincher’s The Killer (2023), which was screened in competition in Venice.