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Happily Ever After

Happily Ever After
Charlotte Gainsbourg portrayed the character Gabrielle in the 2004 film 'Happily Ever After.' Gabrielle is the film's main character, and the story revolves around her journey of self-discovery and her search for happiness. In the film, she navigates the complexities of love, relationships, and personal fulfillment.

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My Wife Is an Actress

My Wife Is an Actress
In the 2001 film 'My Wife Is an Actress,' Charlotte Gainsbourg played the character Charlotte. The movie is a romantic comedy that explores the challenges faced by a man married to a famous actress, who is often the center of attention. Charlotte's character, portrayed by Gainsbourg, adds depth and complexity to the film's exploration of love, jealousy, and the dynamics of a celebrity relationship.

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Antichrist

Antichrist
Charlotte Gainsbourg plays the lead role of “She” in the 2009 psychological horror film 'Antichrist.' In "Antichrist," Charlotte Gainsbourg's character, who is mourning the death of her child, retreats to a remote cabin in the woods with her husband, played by Willem Dafoe. As the story unfolds, it delves into themes of grief, sexuality, and the dark aspects of human nature. Gainsbourg's performance in the film was critically acclaimed, and she won the Best Actress award at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival for her portrayal of "She."

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The Tree

The Tree
Charlotte Gainsbourg portrayed the character Dawn O'Neil in the 2010 film "The Tree." In the film, Dawn is a mother of four children who becomes a widow after her husband's sudden death. She, along with her children, tries to cope with the loss and move forward in their lives. "The Tree" is a drama film directed by Julie Bertuccelli, and it explores themes of grief, family, and the connection between humans and nature.

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Samba

Samba
In the 2014 film "Samba," Charlotte Gainsbourg played the character Alice. "Samba" is a French comedy-drama directed by Olivier Nakache and Éric Toledano. In the movie, Alice is a volunteer immigration advocate who becomes involved with Samba, an undocumented immigrant from Senegal played by Omar Sy. The film explores themes of immigration, identity, and human connections. Charlotte Gainsbourg's portrayal of Alice added depth to the film's exploration of the complex relationship between her character and Samba as they navigate the challenges of their lives in France.

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Nymphomaniac: Vol. II

Nymphomaniac: Vol. II
In the film "Nymphomaniac: Volume II," Charlotte Gainsbourg played the character Joe, continuing her role from the first volume of the film series, "Nymphomaniac: Volume I." In "Nymphomaniac: Volume II," Joe's story continues as she explores her tumultuous and sexually adventurous life. The film delves into darker and more explicit themes than its predecessor, including Joe's exploration of sadomasochism and the consequences of her actions. Charlotte Gainsbourg's portrayal of Joe is central to the film's exploration of sexuality, addiction, and the complex emotions that accompany them.

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I Do

I Do
In the 2006 French romantic comedy film 'I Do' (original title: 'Prête-moi ta main'), Charlotte Gainsbourg played the character Emma. The film tells the story of a man named Luis Costa, played by Alain Chabat, who is under pressure from his family to get married. To avoid their constant matchmaking efforts, he hires Emma, played by Charlotte Gainsbourg, to pose as his fiancée. The film explores the dynamics between the two characters as they navigate this unconventional arrangement.

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Lemming

Lemming
  In the 2005 French psychological thriller film 'Lemming,' Charlotte Gainsbourg portrayed the character Bénédicte Getty. Directed by Dominik Moll, the film explores themes of psychological tension and domestic dysfunction. Bénédicte Getty, played by Gainsbourg, is a key character in the film, and her interactions with other characters contribute to the mysterious and suspenseful atmosphere of the story.

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Golden Door

Golden Door
harlotte Gainsbourg played the character Lucy in the 2006 film 'Nuovomondo' (also known as 'The Golden Door'). The film, directed by Emanuele Crialese, is a historical drama that follows the journey of a Sicilian family as they immigrate to the United States in the early 20th century. Lucy, portrayed by Charlotte Gainsbourg, is one of the central characters in the film and plays a significant role in the family's immigrant experience.

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I'm Not There

I'm Not There
In the 2007 musical drama film 'I'm Not There,' Charlotte Gainsbourg played a character named Claire Clark, who is associated with one of the film's narratives that explores different aspects of Bob Dylan's life and career. The film 'I'm Not There' is known for its unique and non-linear storytelling, where multiple actors portray various facets of Bob Dylan's persona. Charlotte Gainsbourg's role as Claire is one of the several threads in this complex narrative.

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Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre
harlotte Gainsbourg portrayed the character Jane Eyre in the 1996 film adaptation of 'Jane Eyre.' She played the lead role of Jane Eyre in this film, directed by Franco Zeffirelli. Her performance as Jane Eyre in the movie was notable for capturing the character's strength, independence, and the complexities of her journey.

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Nymphomaniac: Vol. I

Nymphomaniac: Vol. I
Charlotte Gainsbourg plays Joe, a self-diagnosed nymphomaniac, in 'Nymphomaniac: Vol. I.' As the title implies, the film is about a woman's exploration of her own sexuality and, in turn, her relationships with those around her. The film is written and directed by Lars von Trier, and also stars Stellan Skarsgård, Shia LaBeouf, Christian Slater, Uma Thurman, and Willem Dafoe.

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The Cement Garden

The Cement Garden
In the 1993 film 'The Cement Garden,' Charlotte Gainsbourg played the character Julie. The film, directed by Andrew Birkin, is a British drama based on the novel of the same name by Ian McEwan. Julie is a central character in the story, and her relationship with the main character, Jack, played by Andrew Robertson, is an important part of the film's narrative. 'The Cement Garden' explores themes of family dynamics, adolescence, and the unconventional circumstances that the characters find themselves in.

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Melancholia

Melancholia
In the 2011 science fiction drama film 'Melancholia,' Charlotte Gainsbourg portrayed the character Claire. The film revolves around the strained relationship between two sisters, Justine (played by Kirsten Dunst) and Claire (played by Charlotte Gainsbourg), as they navigate personal conflicts and confront an impending catastrophic event—a collision between Earth and a rogue planet named Melancholia.

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The Science of Sleep

The Science of Sleep
In the 2006 film 'The Science of Sleep,' directed by Michel Gondry, Charlotte Gainsbourg played the character Stéphanie. She is the neighbor and love interest of the film's protagonist, Stéphane, portrayed by Gael García Bernal. The movie is a surreal and whimsical exploration of the boundaries between dreams and reality, and Charlotte Gainsbourg's performance as Stéphanie adds charm and depth to the narrative.

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21 Grams

21 Grams
Charlotte Gainsbourg did indeed portray the character Mary Rivers in the 2003 film '21 Grams.' Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, the film is known for its intricate storytelling and explores the lives of several characters whose paths intersect in unexpected ways. Charlotte Gainsbourg's performance as Mary Rivers was a significant part of the film, and she contributed to the emotional depth and complexity of the storyline.