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Thierry Lhermitte stars in In the Game

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- The actor has finished filming on Robin Sykes’ debut film. A 24 25 Films production with Belgium which will be distributed by UGC in France

Thierry Lhermitte stars in In the Game
Actor Thierry Lhermitte

The last clapperboard slams on 28 July on the set of In the Game [+see also:
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, the debut feature by Robin Sykes. The cast features Thierry Lhermitte (nominated for the Lumière for Best Actor in 2014 for The French Minister [+see also:
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and at his best last year in The New Life of Paul Sneijder [+see also:
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), young Rayane Bensetti (Tamara [+see also:
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), Lyes Salem (highly acclaimed recently in his own films Mascarades [+see also:
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and The Man from Oran [+see also:
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), Emilie Caen (Serial (Bad) Weddings [+see also:
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) and Philippe Rebbot (Welcome to Argentina [+see also:
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, A Bun in the Oven [+see also:
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).

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Written by the director and Antoine Raimbault, the screenplay centres around a grandfather with Alzheimer’s who goes on a journey when his grandson signs him up for his basketball club final.

Produced by Thibault Gast and Matthias Weber for 24 25 Films, In the Game is being co-produced by France 3 Cinéma and Belgian company Nexus Factory. Also pre-purchased by Canal+ and OCS, the feature is also being supported by the A Plus Image SOFICA. Filming started on 21 June in Paris and the areas surrounding Marseille and Lyon. UGC is handling the film’s distribution in France and international sales.

Young Parisian company 24 25 Films has a filmography featuring films of the likes of La The Eavesdropper [+see also:
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by Thomas Kruithof (in competition last year at the Turin Film Festival) and A Perfect Man [+see also:
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by Yann Gozlan (662,000 admissions in France in 2015).

(Translated from French)

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