Patricia Arquette, queen of Series Mania 2024

Patricia Arquette, queen of Series Mania 2024

Guest of honor, the star of Medium and Boyhood will talk about her great career during a masterclass.

It is via a press release as long as an arm that the organizers of Mania Series announced the good news: among the guests of honor of this new edition, series fans who will be in Lille from March 15 to 22 will be able to attend a masterclass in the presence of Patricia Arquette. The American actress will be present on Thursday March 21 at 4:30 p.m. in the room “New century”.

If the ad is so well-filled, it's because his career is impressive. Born into a family of actors (her grandfather Cliff Arquette was the star of the series Dave and Charley, sher father was actor Lewis Arquette, and her siblings – Rosanna, Richmond, David and her late sister Alexis all followed the same path), Patricia Arquette has had success on both the small and big screen.

In the cinema, she is particularly famous for True Romance by Tony Scott, At open grave by Martin Scorsese, Lost Highway by David Lynch, Ed Wood by Tim Burton, Human Nature by Michel Gondry and of course Boyhoodby Richard Linklater, which allowed her to win the Oscar for best supporting actress in 2015. This exceptional film, shot over twelve years, received a rave reception.

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On television, she was the star of the series for a long time Medium (2005-2011), and she has also participated in universes as diverse as Bordwalk Empire, CSI: Cyber Or Severance.

At 55, Patricia Arquette is preparing her first feature film as a director: Gonzo Girl will be worn by Willem Dafoe, Camila Morrone and Ray Nicholson, based on the bestselling novel by Cheryl Della Pietra.

During her career, she also worked for better gender equality, notably denouncing the significant salary differences in Hollywood during her speech at the Oscars. After losing her mother to breast cancer and her sister to AIDS, she invited the public to participate in screening campaigns. She also defends the rights of LGBTQ people, and more generally civil rights, agreeing for example to speak at the UN to share her humanist ideas.

In 2019, Patricia Arquette spoke in First on his extraordinary career. To wait until his masterclass, you can reread his interview here.

From Lost Highway to Escape at Dannemora, Patricia Arquette tells her story

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