In 2005 at the age of 11, Christa Theret started her movie career when she was spotted by a casting director at her school playground. Five years later she played a Gothic teenager in Et toi, t’es sur qui?. At 17, she was chosen by Lisa Azuelos to play the rebellious daughter of Sophie Marceau in LOL – Laughing Out Loud which increased her fame. She was nominated for a César Award as the most promising actress in 2010 for this role. She then played the mistress of Jean Dujardin in Bertrand Blier’s Le Bruit des glaçons and later took the top credit in the first film by Fouad Benhammou, Le Village des ombres, before handling a more serious topic, that of childbirth in the movie La Brindille. She later became a favorite among the world of car enthusiasts playing in Lars Blumers’ Mike and Christopher Sahr’s Tuning dans Voie rapide. In 2012 the actress joined the cast of L’Homme qui rit where a young man with a huge scar disfiguring his face, enters the nobility. In Renoir, she embodies the painter’s last muse.