Stewart, 13 at the time of filming, played a high school freshman, Melinda Sordino, who after being raped nearly stops speaking.Her performance was widely praised, with The New York Times stating "Ms.In 2015, she received critical acclaim for her role opposite Juliette Binoche in Clouds of Sils Maria, for which she won a multitude of accolades, including the César Award for Best Supporting Actress, making her the first American actress to win a César Award.
The next year, she played the character Maya in Fierce People (2006), directed by Griffin Dunne.
After that film, she received the lead role of Jess Solomon in the supernatural thriller film The Messengers.
This weird thing happens when you're in a movie that has some level of success.
People start offering you all kinds of things, and they just expect you to do them because they'll be good for your career.
Stewart appeared as teenager Lucy Hardwicke in In the Land of Women (2007), a romantic drama starring Meg Ryan and Adam Brody.