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CANNES 2012 Market

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Bonello, Chomet, Saleh-Haroun, and other surprises

by Fabien Lemercier

18/05/2012 - An Yves Saint-Laurent biopic by Bertrand Bonello, a prequel to The Triplets of Belleville, and Tim Roth to star beside Jean Dujardin and Cécile de France

Bonello, Chomet, Saleh-Haroun, and other surprises

On the third day of the Film Market at the 65th Cannes Film Festival, there were yet more announcements.

After House of Tolerance [+see also:
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, his gorgeous film that competed in Cannes last year, Bertrand Bonello will now direct a biopic about legendary French fashion designer Yves Saint-Laurent (photo) and his passionate love story with businessman Pierre Bergé in the 1960s and 1970s. Cameras are set to roll by the end of 2012. The film is to be produced by Mandarin Cinéma, and sold worldwide by Films distribution.

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Sylvain Chomet is preparing a prequel to The Triplets of Belleville [+see also:
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, the animation film that made him famous worldwide after it premiered out of competition in Cannes in 2003. The project, so far called Swing Papa Swing, will be produced by Les Armateurs.

After being awarded the Jury Prize in Cannes in 2010 for A Screaming Man [+see also:
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, Mahamat Saleh-Haroun this autumn will shoot Grisgris, to be produced by France (Pili Films), Belgium (Entre chien et Loup), and Chad.

Tim Roth (jury president for the Certain Regard this year in Cannes, and actor in Broken [+see also:
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, the very good film that opened the Critics' Week yesterday) will act beside Jean Dujardin and Cécile de France in the new spy film Mobius (news) by Eric Rochant, produced by Recifilms and Axel Films, and co-produced by Les films du Trésor and EuropaCorp (also in charge of international sales).

TF1 International has added Lettre d'une inconnue, a film by Christian Carion (news) featuring Mélanie Laurent and Cillian Murphy, to its line-up, as well as The Ice Princess by Danish director Birger Larsen, a French production (UGC Images and Les Films du 24) in English to star British actress Kelly Reilly, in an adaptation of the bestseller by Camilla Lackberg.

(Translated from French)

Stockholm University of the Arts
 

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