“Life is a series of big and small follies. I don’t rule anything out. That’s how I am, at any rate.”
Lolita Chammah has been acting since childhood. Her film career began at age 4 in Claude Chabrol’s Story of Women.
At 15, she met Laurence Ferreira Barbosa, who offered her a lead role in Modern Life. Alongside her literary studies, she took acting classes at various Parisian conservatories and got into the TNS.
She has worked with Claire Denis, Coline Serreau, Louis Garrel, Claire Simon, Benoit Jacquot, Mia Hansen-Løve, Marc Fitoussi… Alternating between film and theater, she has worked in recent years with Sophie Letourneur, Élise Girard, Laura Schroeder, Laetitia Masson and Julian Schnabel.
She is currently on stage in “Rabbit Hole” with Julie Gayet, and was directed by Isild Le Besco in La Ménagerie de verre last year. Christophe Le Masne’s first film, Moi, maman, ma mère et moi in which she appears was released on February 13th. She will next be seen at the La Scala Theater in Paris in a new Isild Le Besco production, then at the Rond-Point Theater next year performing a monologue directed by Anne Berest.