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French actress and director Sophie Marceau will arrive in Israel next month, as a guest of the 22nd Haifa International Film Festival. Marceau will present "Trivial" ("La Disparue de Deauville," France, 2007), the second film she directed, in which she stars with Christopher Lambert, who will join her on the visit to Israel. "Trivial" tells the story of a woman who turns to a police officer to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a hotel owner in the French city of Deauville.

Marceau, 40, became famous at age 14 when she appeared in the successful teen comedy, "The Party" ("La Boum"). She won the Cesar Award for "Most Promising Actress" for her role in "The Party 2" ("La Boum 2," 1982), and has appeared in about 30 films since then.

She received the 2002 Montreal World Film Festival prize for "Best Director" for the first film she directed, "Speak to Me of Love ("Parlez-Moi d'amour," 2002).