Magazine article Variety

Marine Vacth

Magazine article Variety

Marine Vacth

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Starring in a Cannes competition film, the model isnt just pretty face. Francois Ozon compares her to Charlotte Rampling.

Acting demands an engagement that's more complex and ncher than modeling."


In Francois Ozon's competition contender Young and Beaut (fit I, 22-yearold Marine Vacth may be as enigmatic as her character, a well-to-do young woman who finds pleasure in sharing intimate moments with complete strangers. A top model who's lined up contracts with a number of fashion designers - from Chloe to Karl Lagerfeld and Yves Saint Laurent - Vacth, a native of Lyon, decided to shake up her smooth, cool image by taking the lead role in a film that raises disturbing questions about teenage sexuality.


Ozon's pic is the first for Vacth. But even before the film was selected for Cannes, Vacth was on every discerning talent agents' hot list; she's now repped by Caul's biggest talent agency, Artmedia. The tyro thesp said she was drawn to acting after experiencing the rush of working on Cedric Klapisch's My Piece of the Pie.


"Acting demands an engagement that's more complex and richer than modeling. …

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