Martine De Biasi is a French-born filmmaker who has been making a name for herself in the film industry for over two decades. She is best known for her feature films, such as the romantic comedy The Bridesmaid, and the drama The Horseman.
De Biasi studied film at the University of Paris, before beginning her career as an assistant director in the late 1980s. She made her directorial debut in 1995 with the short film La Femme de mon Frère, which won the Best Short Film prize at the Cannes Film Festival.
In 2006, De Biasi directed The Bridesmaid, a romantic comedy starring Sophie Marceau and Jean Reno. The film was a commercial success in France, and was also screened at the Berlin International Film Festival. De Biasi's follow-up feature was The Horseman, a drama about a horse trainer and his daughter. The film was well-received and was awarded the Best Film prize at the Venice Film Festival.
In recent years, De Biasi has directed several television movies, including The Sleeping Beauty and The Little Prince. She has also written and directed a number of stage productions, including the adaptation of the novel Je Ne Suis Pas Un Homme Facile. In 2011, she was awarded the Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres by the French government.
De Biasi's films are known for their strong female characters and her ability to tackle sensitive topics with a light touch. She is passionate about exploring themes of family, identity, and the search for meaning in life. Her work has been praised for its realism, warmth, and emotional depth.
De Biasi is currently working on a feature film about a group of women in the south of France. She is also developing a television series about the lives of French immigrants. Her films have been screened at festivals around the world and have earned her numerous awards and accolades. In addition to her work in film and television, De Biasi is also a passionate advocate for women's rights. She is a member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and the European Women's Film Network.