Video: 'Amelie' screen test - Audrey Tautou

Director Jean-Pierre Jeunet, who discovered upstart actress Audrey Tautou on a poster for 1999’s Venus Beauty Institute while walking the streets of Paris, brought her in for a screen test after Emily Watson, who the starring role was originally intended for, turned it down:

“When I did the test, immediately I knew. Like a sportsman, she has a great sense of timing. The best part — she can step into another persona, and she is so young. It was a revelation.” – S.F. Chronicle

Video via Risky Biz

Posted by Ted Zee on December 07th 2006 | Home Page | 3 Comments Subscribe to this site's feed

3 Responses

  1. Rachel Says:

    This was very cool, nice find, thanks Amelie is one of my favorite films of all time. :)

  2. Max Says:

    Wow, I wish I spoke french! I loved seeing this clip, I wonder how you even got a hold of it!

  3. AMELIE Says:

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