Academy Award-winning actress RACHEL WEISZ (Lady Sarah), who is known for
women of incredible spirit and intelligence, continues to seek out challenging
projects and roles both on
screen and on stage and as a producer.
Weisz produced and stars in Sebastian Lelio's DISOBEDIENCE alongside Rachel
Alessandro Nivola. The film, which is based on the novel by Naomi Alderman,
premiered at the 2017
Toronto Film Festival to rave reviews and was released by Bleecker Street in
April 2018. DISOBEDIENCE
is the story of forbidden love set in a closed Orthodox Jewish community in
North London to which Ronit
(Weisz), a photographer living in New York returns to confront her troubled past
after the sudden death of
her father, a well-respected Rabbi.
Weisz recently co-starred with Colin Firth in James Marsh's THE MERCY, based on
the story of
amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst and his solo attempt to circumnavigate the
In 2005 Weisz earned a Screen Actors Guild Award, Golden Globe Award and the
for her performance in Fernando Meirelles' THE CONSTANT GARDNER. In 2012 she
received a Golden
Globe nomination for her performance in Terence Davies' THE DEEP BLUE SEA. Her
earned her Best Actress awards from The New York Film Critics Circle, and the
Toronto Film Critics
Weisz's diverse film work includes MY COUSIN RACHEL, DENIAL, COMPLETE
UNKNOWN, THE LIGHT BETWEEN THE OCEANS, YOUTH, THE LOBSTER, AGORA, THE
BROTHERS BLOOM, MY BLUEBERRY NIGHTS, THE LOVELY BONES, DEFINITELY MAYBE,
THE WHISTLEBLOWER, THE BOURNE LEGACY, OZ: THE GREAT AND POWERFUL, THE
SHAPE OF THINGS, THE FOUNTAIN, RUNAWAY JURY, ABOUT A BOY, ENEMY AT THE
GATES, CONSTANTINE, STEALING BEAUTY, THE MUMMY and THE MUMMY RETURNS.
She executive produced THE RADIATOR, the directorial debut of Tom Browne.
In 2016, Weisz starred in the off-Broadway production of The Public Theater's
Plenty. In 2013,
she starred on Broadway in Mike Nichols' Betrayal. In 2010, Weisz won the
Laurence Olivier Award in
the category of "Best Actress" for her performance as Blanche DuBois in the West
End revival of Tennessee
Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire.
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