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Adèle Haenel (born 1 January 1989) is a French actor.

Adèle Haenel
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Adèle Haenel in 2017
Born (1989-01-01) 1 January 1989 (age 30)
Paris, France
Years active2002–present


Life and careerEdit

She has been nominated twice for the César Award for Most Promising Actress; in 2008 for her performance in Water Lilies (2007), and in 2012 for House of Tolerance (2011).[1]

In 2014, Haenel was awarded the César Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Suzanne.[2]

In 2015, she won the César Award for Best Actress for performance in the film Love at First Fight.[3]

Personal lifeEdit

In 2014 Haenel revealed she was in a romantic relationship with director Céline Sciamma, whom she met on the set of Water Lilies by publicly acknowledging their relationship in her acceptance speech for her César award in 2014.[4]

As of 2018 she was in a relationship with singer Julia Lanoë.


Year Title Role Notes
2002 Les Diables Chloé
2006 Water Lilies Floriane
2009 Déchaînées Lucie TV movie
2010 Adieu Molitor La copine de Paulin Short film
2010 Les Grandes Forêts Lise Short film
2010 Pauline Short film
2011 Iris in Bloom Isabelle
2011 House of Tolerance Léa
2011 Heat Wave Amélie
2011 Les Enfantants de la Nuit Heriette Short film
2011 Goldman Jeanne TV movie
2012 Folks Short film
2012 Alyah Jeanne
2012 Three Worlds Marion Testard
2012 La Mouette Macha TV movie
2013 Suzanne Maria
2014 Love at First Fight Madeleine
2014 In the Name of My Daughter Agnès Le Roux
2015 The Forbidden Room The Mute Invalid
2015 Les Ogres Mona
2016 The Unknown Girl Jenny
2016 Nocturama Girl with a bike
2016 Orphan Renée
2016 Seances
2016 The Bloom of Yesterday Zazie
2017 BPM (Beats per Minute) Sophie
2018 The Trouble With You Yvonne
2018 One Nation, One King Françoise
2019 Portrait of a Lady on Fire Héloïse
2019 Deerskin Denise
2019 Heroes Don't Die Alice


Year Production Director Venue
2012 The Seagull Arthur Nauzyciel Festival d'Avignon
2013 Le Moche / Voir Clair / Perplexe Maïa Sandoz Théâtre La Générale, Paris
2016 Old Times Benoît Giros Théâtre de l'Atelier
2016 The Ritual Slaughter of Gorge Mastromas Maïa Sandoz CDN d'Orléans
2018 Zaï Zaï Zaï Zaï Paul Moulin Ferme du Buisson

Awards and nominationsEdit


  1. ^ Adèle Haenel, comédienne «déchaînée» qui refuse de dépendre du goût des autres Archived January 21, 2010, at the Wayback Machine Les Quotidiennes. 29 May 2010. French
  2. ^ "France's Cesar Awards: Me, Myself and Mum Wins Best Film". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 3 May 2014.
  3. ^ "Cesar Awards: 'Timbktu' Sweeps, Kristen Stewart Makes History". The Hollywood Reporter.
  4. ^ Romney, Jonathan (4 December 2016). "Adele Haenel, Recycling cliches is a sign that a film lacks courage". The Guardian. Retrieved 8 December 2016.

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