Sabine Timoteo

Sabine Timoteo /Cyanure

Best Actress 2013 - Nominated

Sabine Timoteo

For her performance in Cyanure directed by Séverine Cornamusaz

Sabine Timoteo was born in Berne in 1975. After graduating from Zurich’s Swiss Professional Ballet School in 1993, she danced with the likes of Heinz Spoerli and Carlotta Ikeda and also trained as a chef in Berne before deciding to dedicate herself to acting. For her first role in Philip Gröning’s L'amour, l'argent, l'amour, she won the Bronze Leopard at Locarno in 2000 and the Swiss Film Award for Best Actress in 2001. In 2003 she won the Grimme Award for Die Freunde der Freunde, which led to her winning roles across the German-speaking world. In 2007 she was nominated for the German Film Award in the category of Best Female Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance in Ein Freund von mir and she received the Swiss Film Award in 2008 for her performance in Nebenwirkungen.

Selected film roles:

2013 Cyanure, directed by Séverine Cornamusaz
2012 Formentera, directed by Ann-Kristin Reyels
2011 Die Farbe des Ozeans, directed by Maggie Peren
2010 180º, directed by Cihan Inan / Sommervögel, directed by Paul Riniker
2008 Pepperminta, directed by Pippilotti Rist / Räuberinnen, directed by Carla Lia Monti
2007 Das Vaterspiel, directed by Michael Glawogger / Nebenwirkungen, directed by Manuel Siebenmann
2006 Ein Freund von mir, directed by Sebastian Schipper
2004 Der freie Wille, directed by Matthias Glasner / Gespenster, directed by Christian Petzold