More Chloë Sevigny Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Shattered Glass)After Shattered Glass, Sevigny will next be seen in Lars von Trier's Dogville, opposite Nicole Kidman, Jeremy Davies and Paul Bettany. The film world premiered at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival in the official competition this past spring, and Lions Gate will release the film later this year. The 2003 Cannes Film Festival also saw the world premiere of The Brown Bunny, one of only three American films in the main competition. Directed by Vincent Gallo (Buffalo 66), the film stars Sevigny along with the director in a story of lost love.
Shattered Glass will follow the September, 2003 release of Party Monster, produced by Killer Films and directed by Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato. Macaulay Culkin stars as famed Manhattan club kid Michael Alig, who was convicted of murdering his drug dealer by injecting him with Drano and tossing him in the East River. Seth Green, Natasha Lyonne, Dylan McDermott and Marilyn Manson also star.
Making its premiere in competition at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival was the thriller Demon Lover directed by Olivier Assayas. The film, which also stars Connie Nielson and Charles Berling, is a thriller about high-tech international espionage and has French and English dialogue, for which Sevigny had to learn to speak French. Shot on location in Paris, Mexico and Japan, the film will be released in September 2003.
Chloe recently completed filming Three Needles on South Africa's Wild Coast. Written and directed by Thom Fitzgerald (The Hanging Garden), the film is being produced by Bryan Hofbauer of Emotion Pictures in association with ThinkFilm. Chloe plays a nun in an African village that is overtaken by AIDS.
Past projects for Sevigny include Boys Don't Cry for Fox Searchlight. For her role as Lana Tisdale, she received nominations for an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, and a Screen Actors' Guild Award. She won an Independent Spirit Award, as well as honors from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, the Boston Film Critics Association, the Chicago Film Critics Association and the National Society of Film Critics. She also appeared in A Map of the World starring Sigourney Weaver and Julianne Moore, directed by Scott Elliot, American Psycho, starring opposite Christian Bale and directed by Mary Harron, and Julien: Donkey Boy, directed by Harmony Korine.
Sevigny made her film debut in the highly acclaimed and controversial hit Kids, directed by photographer Larry Clark, with a script by Harmony Korine. Her other film credits include Steve Buscemi's Trees Lounge, Harmony Korine's Gummo, for which Sevigny also was costume designer, and Whit Stillman's The Last Days of Disco.
Bio courtesy Lionsgate Films for "Shattered Glass" (23-Oct-2003)