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Isabelle Huppert / Madame président
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Isabelle Huppert has become a fantasy of the femme fatale masochist, winning a Cannes best actress award for The Piano Teacher. Photograph: Tiziana Fabi/ CANNES 2009 Madame président Next week, Isabelle Huppert heads the jury of the Cannes film festival. How will the 'anti-star' of French arthouse cinema manage the fights, the egos and the pressure of choosing a winner? Angelique Chrisafis Friday 8 May 2009 I t's nearly midnight in Amiens, the city below the ghostly battlefields of the Somme. The dark streets are deserted, France's largest gothic cathedral looms in all its gargoyled glory and a woman famous...