The Artist (2011)

The Artist was the winner of 5 Academy Awards and Bejo played the iconic role of Peppy Miller in this silent black-and-white film directed by the brilliant director Michel Hazanavicius. The silent film ironically talked about the advent of sound in cinema. The film is regarded as the best film in Bejo’s filmography and while she was already a popular actor, this put her on the world map.

A Knight’s Tale (2001)

In this medieval adventure-comedy directed by Brian Helgeland, Bejo plays the role of Christiana, the love interest of the protagonist William Thatcher played by the late great Heath Ledger. Set against the backdrop of jousting tournaments and medieval England, The film is regarded as a classic to this day.

The Past (2013)

A film directed by Asghar Farhadi, is always an instant classic. The Past explores a complex family dynamic and goes deep into interpersonal relationships. Consider this as a personal recommendation but this is perhaps the best performance of Bejo as she plays a mature and deep character in this one.

The Childhood of a Leader (2015)

This might be an unpopular choice but the Brady Corbet film often gets lost in the clutter of the many films of the World War 2 era but this is an amazingly raw and chilling portrayal of a future dictator’s early years. Bejo has the role of his mother and she portrays it to perfection. Since then she has opened doors to many mature performances including her role in Under Paris. Since we are on that topic, let us talk a bit more about the film. Under Paris

What is the story of the Netflix Movie Under Paris?

Under Paris follows Sophie, a scientist, who teams up with environmentalist Mika and Seine River policeman Adil to confront a shark attack during a World Triathlon event in Paris. Together, they strive to prevent a potential bloodbath and protect lives at risk. Bejo plays the role of Sophie, a woman struggling with a past and trying to make things right in her head.

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