Anamaria Vartolomei began her film career at the age of ten and a half in My Little Princess, by Eva Ionesco, in which she acted opposite Isabelle Huppert. This first role earned her a nomination for Most Promising Newcomer at the Prix Lumières. She then made a series of film appearances in Jacky au royaume des filles by Riad Sattouf, Ma révolution by Ramzi Ben Sliman and The Ideal by Frédéric Beigbeder. In 2017, she acted in Marc Dugain’s The Royal Exchange, then in Martin Provost’s How to Be a Good Wife, in 2020. She is the heroine of Happening by Audrey Diwan, adapted from the novel by Annie Ernaux. The film received the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival in 2021.