Mia Hansen-Løve was born in 1981. Actress in Olivier Assayas’ films, she entered in 2001 a drama conservatory, while pursuing Germanic studies. In 2003, she collaborated with the Cahiers du Cinéma, until 2005. At the same time, she wrote her first film, All Is Forgiven (Directors' Fortnight, Louis-Delluc Award for best first film). This was followed by seven other films, including Things to Come, which won the Silver Bear in Berlin, and Bergman Island, in Competition at Cannes in 2021.