If more than forty years separate them, Zoé Adjani is very close to her aunt, Isabelle Adjani. In an interview with Elle magazine, the young actress agreed to confide in their tender relationship.
At 22, Zoé Adjani follows in the footsteps of her famous aunt, Isabelle Adjani … While currently starring in the film Honey Cigar, the young actress indulged in the columns of Paris Match. Close to her aunt, she said: “It’s my aunty, I’m the only one who calls her that. We see each other regularly, we go to the theater and the cinema together and we have many very lively debates.“Asked about the advice that Isabelle Adjani could have given her on her acting career, Zoe Adjani revealed:”The strongest thing she tells me is never to apologize or justify being there. And to preserve this natural and solar energy which pushes me to go towards the other. She encourages me to watch my attitude; as soon as the stress comes over me, I tend to clown.“
In the columns of the magazine She in December 2020, Zoé Adjani had already made beautiful confidences about her aunt. Assuring to have learned a lot of things from her, the young actress had revealed: “My aunt is a woman who has always been very generous with what she has been able to transmit to me. I built myself as a young woman and actress by his side and not in comparison. This is due to the rigor that she has always imposed on herself before imposing it on others, to the many advice she gave me in an objective and far-sighted manner, as well as to the kindness she has had in my regard.“Admiringly, she added:”Isabelle is a strong figure and represents the image of the independent woman, she has proven it many times through her professional and / or personal choices. (…) Beyond cinema, we share ties of blood, family transmission, and therefore a common and unwavering memory.“
This advice Isabelle Adjani gave to her niece, Zoe
Wishing her niece to flourish during her career, Isabelle Adjani had given Zoé Adjani advice when she started out. For Elle magazine, she had indeed revealed: “My advice is: ‘Take inspiration from my successes as well as my failures, without mimicry and without complexes.’ More clearly: ‘Listen to me, darling, I’ll pass you the codes, the keys, the passwords, the total … It’ll save you time on bullshit! ‘“
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