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AFI to honor Isabelle Huppert
Isabelle Huppert has been nominated 15 times for the Césars, France’s national film award. No other actress has been recognized more.
Yet she has never been nominated for an Oscar.
That may change this year. The celebrated French actress has two superb movies arriving in the coming weeks — Paul Verhoeven’s “Elle” (Nov. 16 in Los Angeles,...