Cotillard began acting during her childhood, appearing in one of her father's plays. She is also the first person to win a Comedy or Musical Golden Globe for a foreign language performance. The film was directed by Yann Samuel and was a box office hit in France. This campaign has also resulted in a musical collaboration with Scottish rock band Franz Ferdinand , where Cotillard has provided the vocals for a composition performed by the group, entitled "The Eyes of Mars", for the "Lady Rouge" campaign. It hit the stage of the Avery Fisher Hall in June Cotillard also performed the oratorio in Paris in March Her interpretation brings to life the story of a woman who gave French chanson its acclaim and authenticity; a singer, too, who closely united France and America. She also went on tour with the band in different cities in France and Belgium, under the pseudonym "Simone", which is her maternal grandmother's name. Living on Borrowed Time. Guillaume is a screenwriter and director. Canadian singer Hawksley Workman , said in interviews about his album Between the Beautifuls , that he worked and wrote songs with Cotillard while they both were in Los Angeles during the — movie awards season. She starred in a series of short films that were situated in different cities to promote the "Lady Dior" handbags: Talking Back To Autism",  with celebrity self-portraits  to raise awareness and support for autism launched by Winslet's Golden Hat Foundation. Later that year, she appeared in the film adaptation of the musical Nine ,  directed by Rob Marshall , playing Luisa Contini, the wife of Guido, played by Daniel Day-Lewis.