Dominique Sanda
Date of Birth
Mar 11, 1948
Birth Place:
Paris, France

Biography

A highly successful fashion model before reaching the age of 20, Paris-born Dominique Sanda was still enough of an "unfamiliar" face to appeal to director Robert Bresson. Characteristically avoiding casting established stars in his films, Bresson spotlighted Dominique in 1969's Une Femme Douce. It is difficult to tell how much of Dominique's excellent performance was due to her own innate ability...