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She's still La Boum

Sophie Marceau talks about cinema, the lasting appeal of her early hit, and her efforts to promote French films in Southeast Asia

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As curtains fell on the "Societe Generale Private Banking 2nd Rendezvous With French Cinema" in Singapore, it was top-notch French actress Sophie Marceau who stole the limelight. It was not only her chic and graceful demeanour but also her wit and a dry sense of humour which mesmerised film fans. 

Sophie Marceau and Unifrance chairman Antoine de Clermont-Tonnerre at the Societe Generale Private Banking 2nd Rendezvous With French Cinema opening in Singapore.

Leading a cast of French celebrities, the 46-year-old iconic star _ whose superhit La Boum in 1980 launched her film career _ was in the Garden City to promote her latest romantic comedy Happiness Never Comes Alone, one of 13 films which premiered at last week's event, a showcase of new titles as well as a promotion of Singapore as a film marketplace.

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