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Tilda Swinton is a Actor and Co-Producer British born on 5 november 1960 at London (United-kingdom)

Tilda Swinton

Tilda Swinton
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Birth name Katherine Matilda Swinton
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 5 november 1960 (58 years) at London (United-kingdom)
Awards Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

Katherine Matilda "Tilda" Swinton of Kimmerghame (born 5 November 1960) is a British actress, performance artist, model, and fashion icon, known for both arthouse and mainstream films. She began her career in films directed by Derek Jarman, starting with Caravaggio in 1985. In 1991, Swinton won the Volpi Cup for Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival for her performance as Isabella of France in Edward II. She next starred in Sally Potter's Orlando in 1992 and was nominated for the European Film Award for Best Actress.

In 2001, Swinton was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for her performance in The Deep End. She followed this with appearances in Vanilla Sky (2001), and Adaptation (2002). She is known for her "Motherhood Trilogy" of films that includes Julia (2008), I Am Love (2009), and We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011). She is also known for her performances as the White Witch in the Chronicles of Narnia series.

Swinton won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance as lawyer Karen Crowder in Michael Clayton (2007). Her other film appearances include The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), Burn After Reading (2008), Moonrise Kingdom (2012), Snowpiercer (2013), The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), and Trainwreck (2015).

In 2005, Swinton was given the Richard Harris Award by the British Independent Film Awards in recognition of her contributions to the British film industry. In 2013 she was given a special tribute by the Museum of Modern Art.

Biography

Swinton lives in Nairn, overlooking the Moray Firth in the Highland region of Scotland with her twins and her partner Sandro Kopp, a German/New Zealand painter. John Byrne, father to their twins Honor and Xavier Swinton Byrne (born in October, 6, 1997), lives in Edinburgh with his partner Jeanine Davies.

Best films

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
(Actress)
Doctor Strange (2016)
(Actress)
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
(Actress)
Constantine (2005)
(Actress)
Burn After Reading (2008)
(Actress)
The Beach (2000)
(Actress)

Usually with

Derek Jarman
Derek Jarman
(8 films)
Wes Anderson
Wes Anderson
(3 films)
Bong Joon-ho
Bong Joon-ho
(2 films)
Jim Jarmusch
Jim Jarmusch
(3 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Tilda Swinton (58 films)

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Actress

Suspiria
Suspiria (2018)
, 2h50
Directed by Luca Guadagnino
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Actors Dakota Johnson, Chloë Grace Moretz, Tilda Swinton, Mia Goth, Jessica Harper, Sylvie Testud
Roles Madame Blanc / Mother Helena Markos / Dr. Josef Klemperer
Rating73% 3.6501453.6501453.6501453.6501453.650145
Une jeune danseuse de ballet voyage jusqu'à une prestigieuse école de dans en Europe avant de découvrir un mystère qui dépasse toute imagination parmi une série de meurtres atroces...
Isle of Dogs, 1h41
Directed by Wes Anderson
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about dogs, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Jeff Goldblum, Bob Balaban, Ken Watanabe
Roles Oracle (voice)
Rating79% 3.999023.999023.999023.999023.99902
Dans un futur dystopique, dans la ville japonaise de Megasaki, un virus de la grippe canine se propage dans toute la population canine. Le maire autoritaire, Kobayashi, signe un décret bannissant tous les chiens à Trash Island, bien que le scientifique Watanabe insiste sur le fait qu'il est sur le point de trouver un remède. Le premier chien à être banni est Spots, qui appartenait à Atari Kobayashi, le neveu orphelin et pupille du maire.
War Machine, 2h2
Directed by David Michôd
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about terrorism, Political films
Actors Anthony Michael Hall, Topher Grace, Brad Pitt, Tilda Swinton, Emory Cohen, John Magaro
Roles German Politician
Rating59% 2.9971952.9971952.9971952.9971952.997195
En 2009, le général quatre étoiles Glen McMahon est envoyé en Afghanistan pour reprendre en main une situation qui dure depuis 8 ans. Sur place, il découvre les enjeux réels du conflit et surtout qu'il ne pourra pas faire comme il l'entend. McMahon doit ainsi composer avec l'administration, les civils locaux, les politiques et les journalistes. Cet homme sûr de lui ne veut pas s’embarrasser et décide d'utiliser la presse pour notamment interpeller le Président Barack Obama et ainsi avoir 40 000 hommes supplémentaires pour reprendre la province de Helmand.
Okja
Okja (2017)
, 2h
Directed by Bong Joon-ho
Origin Coree du sud
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Films about pigs, Giant monster films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère, Eco-terrorism in fiction
Actors Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal, Byun Hee-bong, Lily Collins, Giancarlo Esposito, Yoon Je-moon
Roles Lucy Mirando / Nancy Mirando
Rating73% 3.6539753.6539753.6539753.6539753.653975
Lucy Mirando qui est à la tête de la société Mirando Corporation annonce la création de cochons géants. Vingt-six seront élevés par le monde selon les spécificités locales et au bout de dix ans, un des cochons sera couronné le plus beau cochon.
Doctor Strange, 1h55
Directed by Scott Derrickson
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics
Actors Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Brühl, Tilda Swinton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Stan Lee
Roles The Ancient One
Rating74% 3.7477253.7477253.7477253.7477253.747725
Au Népal, le maître Kaecilius et ses zélotes s’introduisent dans la bibliothèque du sanctuaire de Kamar-Taj afin de s’emparer de deux pages du livre de Cagliostro, après avoir tué le bibliothécaire. L’Ancien tente d’arrêter son ancien élève mais échoue, son disciple parvenant à fuir.
Hail, Caesar!, 1h46
Directed by Frères Coen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Musical
Themes Films about films
Actors George Clooney, Scarlett Johansson, Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, Peter Stormare, Ralph Fiennes
Roles Thora Thacker / Thessaly Thacker
Rating62% 3.1452853.1452853.1452853.1452853.145285
À Hollywood, dans les années 1950, Eddie Mannix travaille durement à la production pour le célèbre studio américain Capitol Pictures. Il officie également comme fixeur, sa pire activité : en l'espace d'une journée, il va devoir régler les problèmes en tout genre des stars, ainsi que retrouver la plus grosse star du studio, Baird Whitlock, qui a disparu en plein tournage du péplum Hail, Caesar !, kidnappé par un groupe de militants communistes. Il gère à la fois plein de petits tracas : le réalisateur exigeant Laurence Laurentz, qui n’apprécie guère qu’on lui ait attribué le jeune espoir du western comme tête d’affiche de son prochain drame psychologique ; les rivalités entre deux chroniqueuses ennemies qui sont également des sœurs jumelles ; la réputation de l'actrice DeeAnna Moran la reine du ballet nautique... Eddie Mannix sort ainsi ces acteurs du pétrin où ces derniers tombent avec facilité, mais doit aussi gérer en parallèle sa vie de famille ainsi que la société Lockheed qui souhaite l'engager. Une journée qui s'annonce mouvementée et pénible pour Eddie Mannix.
Trainwreck
Trainwreck (2015)
, 2h5
Directed by Judd Apatow
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Tilda Swinton, Bill Hader, Brie Larson, Colin Quinn, Amy Schumer, Barkhad Abdi
Roles Dianna
Rating61% 3.0974153.0974153.0974153.0974153.097415
Gordon Townsend (Colin Quinn) is telling his two young daughters Amy (Devin Fabry) and Kim (Carly Oudin) that he and their mother are divorcing because monogamy isn't realistic. Twenty-three years later, Amy (Amy Schumer) is a party girl who drinks too much, smokes weed and sleeps around while dating a gym-addict named Steven (John Cena).
A Bigger Splash, 2h4
Directed by Luca Guadagnino
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about disabilities, Erotic thriller films, Sign-language films, American Sign Language films, Films about language and translation
Actors Dakota Johnson, Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Aurore Clément, Corrado Guzzanti
Roles Marianne Lane
Rating63% 3.198493.198493.198493.198493.19849
The lives of a high profile couple, Marianne Lane (Tilda Swinton) and Paul (Matthias Schoenaerts), a famous rock star and a filmmaker, vacationing and recovering on the idyllic sun-drenched and remote Italian island of Pantelleria, are disrupted by the unexpected visit of an old friend and his daughter (Ralph Fiennes and Dakota Johnson) - creating a whirlwind of jealousy, passion and, ultimately, danger for everyone involved.
The Grand Budapest Hotel, 1h39
Directed by Wes Anderson
Origin German
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Adventure
Themes Musical films
Actors Ralph Fiennes, Edward Norton, Tony Revolori, Jude Law, Bill Murray, Saoirse Ronan
Roles Madame Céline Villeneuve Desgoffe-und-Taxis
Rating80% 4.0494054.0494054.0494054.0494054.049405
In the present, a teenage girl approaches a monument to a writer in a cemetery. In her arms is a memoir penned by a character known only as "The Author". She starts reading a chapter from the book. The Author begins narrating the tale from his desk in 1985 about a trip he made to the Grand Budapest Hotel in 1968.
Only Lovers Left Alive, 2h3
Directed by Jim Jarmusch
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Horror, Romance
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about magic and magicians, Vampires in film
Actors Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton, Mia Wasikowska, Anton Yelchin, John Hurt, Jeffrey Wright
Roles Eve
Rating73% 3.6504353.6504353.6504353.6504353.650435
Married for centuries and now living half a world apart, two vampires wake as the sun goes down. Adam sits holding a lute, in his cluttered Detroit Victorian, as Eve wakes up in her bedroom in Tangier, surrounded by books. Rather than feeding on humans, they are, like addicts, dependent on local suppliers of the "good stuff", fearing contamination from blood poisoned by the degradation of the environment. Adam visits a local blood bank in the dead of night, masquerading as "Dr. Faust", paying "Dr. Watson" for his coveted O negative, while Eve relies on their old friend Christopher Marlowe, who faked his death in 1593 and now lives under the protection of a local man.
Snowpiercer, 2h6
Directed by Bong Joon-ho
Origin Coree du sud
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Action
Themes Environmental films, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Transport films, Rail transport films, Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films, Disaster films, Film se déroulant dans un train
Actors Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Song Kang-ho, Alison Pill, John Hurt, Tilda Swinton
Roles Minister Mason
Rating69% 3.4981753.4981753.4981753.4981753.498175
In 2014, an attempt to counteract global warming through climate engineering results in an ice age that extinguishes all life except the inhabitants of the Snowpiercer, a massive train powered by a perpetual motion engine that travels a globe-spanning track, created by the transportation magnate Wilford. By 2031, elites inhabit the extravagant front cars and the "scum" inhabit the tail in squalid and brutal conditions. Under watch by Wilford's guards, they are brought only gelatinous protein bars to eat and kept in their place in the social order by Minister Mason, while sometimes small children are taken away.
The Zero Theorem, 1h47
Directed by Terry Gilliam
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantasy
Themes Films about computing, Medical-themed films, Psychologie, Films set in the future, Films about psychiatry, Political films, Dystopian films
Actors Christoph Waltz, Mélanie Thierry, David Thewlis, Tilda Swinton, Peter Stormare, Lucas Hedges
Roles Dr. Shrink-Rom
Rating60% 3.049373.049373.049373.049373.04937
Qohen Leth, an eccentric programmer who refers to himself in the plural, is assigned to "crunch entities" for a company named Mancom. Finding himself suffering existential angst, Qohen constantly waits for a phone call, hoping that it might bring him happiness or the answers he seeks. Requesting a "disability" evaluation, three company doctors determine that Qohen is physically healthy, but request he have therapy from Dr Shrink-ROM, an AI therapist designed to provide mental evaluation. Wanting to meet with "Management", Qohen attends a party held by his supervisor, Joby. Stumbling into an empty room, Qohen finds Management and requests to work from home, as he would be more productive and would no longer risk missing his call; Management simply notes he finds Qohen "quite insane.
When Björk Met Attenborough
Genres Documentary
Themes Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Björk, Tilda Swinton
Roles Narrator
Rating75% 3.7638253.7638253.7638253.7638253.763825
The documentary opens with an introduction by Tilda Swinton, who gives a backstory about Björk's career and her intention with the Biophilia project, stating that the singer conceived the project wanting to redefine music in the 21st Century. Images from the "Moon and "Mutual Core" music videos accompany her speech. After that, some frames focus on the Graduale Nobili who are singing the backing vocals to "Thunderbolt" on a cliff in front of the ocean in Iceland. Thereafter the scene shifts to an early rehearsal of the Biophilia songs in Iceland during November 2010. The choir begin to learn their parts in "Thunderbolt" and "Moon" under the guide of the singer. After that, the documentary shows the encounter between Björk and Sir David Attenborough in the Natural History Museum in London. There, the naturalist and the singer discuss about the nature of music. They first talk about the importance of music and singing in the nature, with Attenborough explaining how music works for birds like the bird-of-paradise and the lyrebird, whose chirping is defined by the naturalist the "most complex sound ever", and he goes on by stating that the bird has developed an "impressive vocal range" which he compares to that of Björk. Attenborough states that the human larynx is capable of many more sounds that preceded language. Therefore, the singer asks him how he thinks music works for the modern people, and the naturalist explains how he thinks popular music is "extremely sexual", comparing popular music to medieval troubadors, and that is why is so relatable to young people and animals, i.e. the gibbons, which mate by singing together out of excitement. Attenborough affirms that "the mistery is how music has been used by humanity for something that is transcendental".
Moonrise Kingdom, 1h34
Directed by Wes Anderson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about children, Scoutisme, Transport films, Road movies
Actors Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Frances McDormand
Roles Social Services
Rating77% 3.8994853.8994853.8994853.8994853.899485
In September 1965, on a New England island called New Penzance, 12-year-old orphan Sam Shakusky is attending Camp Ivanhoe, a Khaki Scout summer camp led by Scoutmaster Randy Ward. Suzy Bishop, also 12, lives on the island with her parents, Walt and Laura, both attorneys, and her three younger brothers in a house called Summer's End. Sam and Suzy, both introverted, intelligent and mature for their age, met in the summer of 1964 during a church performance of Noye's Fludde and have been pen pals since then. Having fallen in love over the course of their correspondence, they have made a secret pact to reunite and run away together. Sam brings camping equipment, and Suzy brings her binoculars, six books, her kitten, and her brother's battery-powered record player. They hike, camp and fish together in the wilderness with the goal of reaching a secluded cove on the island. They are confronted by a group of Khaki Scouts who try to capture them, and during the resulting altercation, Suzy injures one of the Scouts with scissors and Camp Ivanhoe's dog is killed by a stray shot from a bow and arrow wielded by one of the Scouts. The Scouts flee and Sam and Suzy hike to the cove which they name Moonrise Kingdom. They set up camp and go swimming. Later, while drying off, they begin dancing to Françoise Hardy in their underwear. As the romantic tension between them grows, they kiss repeatedly.