• The Paris-bred Oscar winner (for The English Patient), 43, goes for laughs in Dan in Real Life.
WHAT'S IT LIKE STARRING AS THE LOVE INTEREST OF TWO COMEDIANS? I think for Dane [Cook] and Steve [Carell], I represented this serious French actress. But the director made me sing in this Barbra Streisand voice, so they got over their awe of me quickly.
THE MOVIE IS ALL ABOUT MEETING A BOYFRIEND'S FAMILY. ANY TIPS? It will make or break a relationship if his mom likes you.
SO, WHAT'S YOUR SECRET TO WINNING A FAMILY OVER? I make good crepes!