Actress Emmanuelle Riva
After auditions and screen tests, Michael Haneke zeroed in on Emmanuelle Riva, 85, whom he remembered as the star of 1959's Hiroshima Mon Amour. "He told me it was because I was the most moving," she says. Not to mention the most believable-looking. "It's not easy to find actors of our age who haven't had any plastic surgery," notes Jean-Louis Trintignant. "Especially actresses."