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Fejria Deliba shooting D'une pierre, deux coups

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- The cast includes such names as Milouda Chaqiq, Brigitte Roüan and Samir Guesmi; the Ciné-Sud Promotion production will be distributed by Haut et Court

Fejria Deliba shooting D'une pierre, deux coups
Director Fejria Deliba (© Amiens International Film Festival)

Since last Tuesday, Fejria Deliba has been in Orléans shooting her feature debut, D'une pierre, deux coups [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
(lit. “Two Birds with One Stone”). The actress (who has performed for such directors as Olivier Assayas, Jacques Rivette, Jean Claude Brisseau, Sarah Leonor and Yamina Benguigui) already stepped behind the camera for a short film that turned a lot of heads: Le petit chat est mort (lit. “The Little Cat Is Dead” – winner of the Grand Prix at the Clermont-Ferrand Festival in 1992 and named Best Short Film of the Year by the French Union of Film Critics). For her new opus, the filmmaker has assembled a cast including Milouda Chaqiq (best known as a poetry-slam artist), Brigitte Roüan (who attracted a lot of attention recently in Love at First Fight [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Thomas Cailley
film profile
]
), Linda Prevot Chaïb, Myriam Bella, Samir Guesmi (nominated for the César Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2013 for Camille Rewinds [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
), Zinedine Soualem and Claire Wauthion. The cast is rounded off by Slimane Dazi, Farid Bouzenad, Soufiane Guerrab, Farida Ouchani, Taïdir Ouazine, Adélaïde Leroux and Chantal Trichet.

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Written by the director herself, the story revolves around Zayane Millia, a 75-year-old Algerian immigrant. She is a widow and a mother to many children, and leads a simple and ordinary life on the council estate where she lives – that is, until the day she receives a letter that will turn her routine upside down and take her several kilometres beyond the bounds of her estate, which she has never crossed until now...

Produced by the always-active Thierry Lenouvel for Ciné Sud Promotion (read the article), D'une pierre, deux coups will be co-produced by Transpalux (Didier Diaz). The feature is benefiting from an advance on receipts from the CNC and is backed by the Centre region and the Gan Foundation for Cinema. The shoot will take place until 20 March in Orléans with Hélène Louvart (who has put her name to Pina [+see also:
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interview: Wim Wenders
film profile
]
, Xenia [+see also:
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film focus
interview: Panos H. Koutras
film profile
]
, Corpo celeste [+see also:
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trailer
film focus
interview: Alice Rohrwacher
film profile
]
and The Wonders [+see also:
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trailer
film focus
interview: Alice Rohrwacher
interview: Tiziana Soudani
film profile
]
, among other titles) serving as DoP. Distribution in France will be handled by Haut et Court.

(Translated from French)

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