Juliette Binoche gets a tailor-made role from one of her favorite directors
Sils Maria centers on famous, middle-aged actress Maria Enders(Juliette Binoche) who withdraws to the titular Swiss town of Sils Maria, haunted by one of t her past roles, now interpreted in a new movie by a younger actress (Chloe Grace Moretz). She's accompanied by her assistant (Kristen Stewart).
French director Olivier Assayas specifically wrote Sils Maria with Juliette Binoche in mind. He stated that Sils Maria is 'written [...] for Juliette Binoche, it's based on her. A Juliette Binoche movie about Juliette Binoche with Juliette Binoche.' The actress starred in the filmmaker's critically acclaimed Summer Hours, as well as in two films Assayas scripted, Alice et Martin and Rendez-vous.
KStew set to hook up - in more ways than one (!) - with Juliette Binoche for her next project.Sils Maria
Kristen's shooting on two new indie films this summer, Camp X-Ray and Sils Maria.Camp X-Ray