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Samuel Collardey shooting Tempête

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- The third feature film by the winner at the 2008 International Film Critics Week in Venice is being produced by Geko Films

Samuel Collardey shooting Tempête
Samuel Collardey

According to Cineuropa’s sources, since 13 January, Samuel Collardey has been shooting Tempête [+see also:
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trailer
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]
, his third feature film, following The Learner [+see also:
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trailer
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]
(which was the winner at the Venice International Film Critics Week and won the Louis-Delluc Prize for Best Debut Work in 2008) and Comme un lion [+see also:
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]
(2013). In keeping with the filmmaker’s usual practice, the cast of this new opus includes some non-professional actors, such as Dominique, Matteo and Mailys Leborne.

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Written by the director together with his faithful collaborator Catherine Paillé (who recently wrote the screenplay for A Better Life [+see also:
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interview: Cédric Kahn
film profile
]
and contributed to the writing process for Tonnerre [+see also:
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]
and The Good Life [+see also:
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trailer
film focus
interview: Jean Denizot
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]
), the storyline focuses on 36-year-old Dom, a sailor on board the Alf, a fishing boat from the port of Les Sables d'Olonne that goes out on the high seas for three weeks at a time. Since his divorce a year ago, his daughter Mailys and his son Matteo have preferred to live with him despite his absences. When Mailys becomes pregnant, Dom comes to understand that he has a choice to make…

Produced by Grégoire Debailly for Geko Films, Tempête is benefitting from co-production by France 3 Cinéma, a pre-purchase by Canal+, backing in the form of an advance on receipts by the CNC, and support from the Pays-de-la-Loire region and Soficinéma. The 45 days of shooting will continue until 31 July in Les Sables d'Olonne. Distribution in French theatres will be managed by Ad Vitam, while international sales are at an advanced stage of negotiations.

(Translated from French)

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