Jun 8, - After Amélie, Hollywood came calling. Audrey Tautou: 'You're supposed to dream of the red carpet. That the year-old actress is playfully private is perhaps not that much of a surprise. It is set in New York, though is almost entirely in French, aside from the bits where Tautou's character has to speak. Aug 9, - Audrey Tautou, who became an international film star through and audiences, particularly with its seven-minute lesbian sex scene. . The role of Amélie brought Tautou overnight fame It is due to her charisma and her performance that Audrey Tautou joins the ranks of the greatest French actresses.