Sophie Semin
Born in Lorraine in 1961. Master’s Degree in Private Law at the Paris II University, Master’s Degree at the French Institute of Fashion, worked three years with the designer Yohji Yamamoto.

In 1992, after playing the part of the Young Woman in the film The Absence by Peter Handke, she integrated the Salant-Paul Weaver theatre workshop.
She mainly played at the theatre, among others:

Qu'une Tranche de Pain by Fassbinder – Bruno Bayen at the Théâtre de la Bastille.
Don Carlos by Verdi – Luc Bondy at the Théâtre du Châtelet.
The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian by Debussy – Claudio Abbado at the Berliner Philharmonie.
Oedipus by Seneca – Jean Claude Fall at the Théâtre des Quatre-Vents.
Le Voyage en pirogue by Peter Handke – Claus Peymann at the Burgtheater in Vienna.
Stella by Goethe – Bruno Bayen at the Théâtre MC3 in Bobigny.
Oblomov by Gontcharov – Robert Hunger-Bühler at the Festspielhaus in Zurich.
Work with Edward Bond – at the Cartoucherie de Vincennes.
Till Day You Do Part by Peter Handke – Christophe Perton Comédie de Valence and the Berliner Ensemble.
Work with Anatoli Vassiliev – at the Cartoucherie de Vincennes.
Essay on the Successful Day, in collaboration with the photographer Lillian Birnbaum, Salzburger Festspiele.
Introspection by Peter Handke – Festival Avignon France Culture.
Souterrain Blues by Peter Handke – Christophe Perton at the Théâtre de Nice and at the Théâtre du Rond-Point.


The Rite of Spring
by Oliver Herrmann.
Beyond the Clouds by Wim Wenders and Michelangelo Antonioni.
Voice for the film on Paula Modersohn-Becker by Corinna Belz.
The Beautiful Days of Aranjuez by Wim Wenders from the play by Peter Handke.
Complete Cast
Reda Kateb
Sophie Semin
Jens Harzer
Nick Cave (Special Performance)