Vicky Krieps as Alma Elson
Vicky Krieps came into the international spotlight with her supporting role in Eileen Byrne's La Nuit Passée, for which she was awarded Best Youngster at the Busho Festival Budapest in 2008. She has since gone on to appear in theatre and film productions, working with directors including Joe Wright, Lars Kraume, Andy Bausch and Julien Temple.
In 2011, she appeared in Roland Emmerich's political thriller Anonymous. In 2012, she earned the Prix du Jeune Espoir (Best Young Hopeful) in Luxembourg. Her latest film productions include Philippe Claudel's Avant l'Hiver, Detlev Buck's Vermessung der Welt, Anton Corbijn's A Most Wanted Man, and Georg Maas' Zwei Leben, which was the German candidate for Best Foreign Film at the Academy Awards. She studied at the Zurich University of Arts and was part of the ensemble at the "Schauspielhaus" Zurich for many years. She speaks German, French, English and Luxembourgish.