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20TH edition NOVEMBER 24 TO DECEMBER 2, 2023





A BAFTA winner and an Emmy, Golden Globe, and Academy Award nominee, Vanessa Kirby
has earned international acclaim for her film, television and stage work. She began her career
in theatre roles for director David Thacker, starting with an appearance in Arthur Miller’s All My
Sons, for which she received the BISA Rising Star Award.
She made her television debut in the
BBC series The Hour, and appeared in films including Fredrik Bond’s Charlie Countryman
(2013), Richard Curtis’s About Time (2013), John Boorman’s Queen and Country (2014) and
the Wachowskis’ Jupiter Ascending (2015). She played Princess Margaret in two seasons of
the award-winning Netflix series The Crown, for which she won a British Academy Television
Award for Best Supporting Actress and was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award in the
same category.
For her performance in Kornél Mundruczó’s Pieces of a Woman (2020), Kirby
won the Volpi Cup for Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival, and received Academy Award,
BAFTA and Golden Globe nominations.
Currently, Vanessa can be seen in Florian Zeller’s The Son,
which had its premiere at Venice Film Festival in 2022.
Next year will see the release of Ridley
Scott’s Napoleon, where Vanessa plays Empress Josephine opposite Joaquin Phoenix’s


Napoleon (Ridley Scott, upcoming)

Mission: Impossible 8 (Christopher McQuarrie, upcoming

Mission: Impossible—Dead Reckoning—Part One
(Christopher McQuarrie, upcoming)

The Son (Florian Zeller, 2022)

Italian Studies (Adam Leon, 2021)

Pieces of a Woman (Kornél Mundruczó, 2020)—Volpi Cup,
Best Actress, Venice Film Festival

The World to Come (Mona Fastvold, 2020)

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (David Leitch, 2019)

The Crown Series Two (TV, Philip Martin, 2017)—Best
Supporting Actress , BAFTA
Television Awards

Mission: Impossible—Fallout (Christopher McQuarrie,

The Crown Series One (TV, Philip Martin, 2016)

Kill Command (Steven Gomez, 2016)

Me Before You(Thea Sharrock, 2016)

The Dresser (TV, Richard Eyre, 2015)

Everest (Baltasar Kormákur, 2015)

Jupiter Ascending (The
Wachowskis, 2015)

Queen and Country (John Boorman, 2014)

About Time (Richard Curtis, 2013)

The Rise (Rowan Athale, 2012)

Great Expectations (TV,

The Hour (TV, 2011–2012)