After following philosophy and acting classes, Nicole Garcia was admitted in the National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts in Montpellier and won, in 1967, her first award in a modern comedy. She starred in Mon oncle d’Amérique by Alain Resnais, Les Uns et les Autres by Claude Lelouch, L’Honneur d’un capitaine by Pierre Schoendoerffer, Garçon ! by Claude Sautet, La Petite Lili by Claude Miller…
In 1990, Nicole Garcia starts her career as a director and thus becomes a major personality in French cinema, both in front of and behind the camera. She is the only person to have been nominated in 6 different categories at the César : Best supporting actress (which she got in 1980 for her role in Le Cavaleur by Philippe de Broca), Best actress, Best scenario , Best first picture, Best picture and Best director.
Nicole Garcia appealed to many talented composers for each of her movies and will be in Marseille to exchange with the audience during special encounters and present the following movies for her Carte Blanche :