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CANNES 2015 Market/France

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Personal Shopper: The ghosts of Olivier Assayas and Kristen Stewart

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- CANNES 2015: The French filmmaker is due to be reunited with the US actress for a movie that will shoot at the end of the year, produced by CG Cinema and sold by MK2

Personal Shopper: The ghosts of Olivier Assayas and Kristen Stewart
Kristen Stewart, at this year's César Awards ceremony

Having seen a flurry of activity since the start of the Film Market of the 68th Cannes Film Festival, French sales agent MK2 International (read the news) has added the next film by Olivier Assayas to its line-up, entitled Personal Shopper [+see also:
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]
. For what will be his 15th fiction feature film, the French director (in competition at Cannes in 2000, 2002, 2004 and last year with Clouds of Sils Maria [+see also:
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trailer
film focus
interview: Charles Gillibert
interview: Olivier Assayas
film profile
]
, which, incidentally, was released yesterday in British theatres, courtesy of Curzon Film World) will be reunited with young US star Kristen Stewart (who snagged a César Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Clouds of Sils Maria). The English-language movie will begin shooting in Paris at the end of 2015.

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The plot will revolve around a ghost story on the fringes of the fashion scene. Production will be handled by Charles Gillibert for CG Cinema. Les Films du Losange will be in charge of distribution in French theatres.

On the Croisette, the MK2 International team has also announced a whole raft of pre-sales in 25 territories for An [+see also:
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by Japanese director Naomi Kawase (co-produced by Paris-based outfit Comme des Cinémas), which opened the Un Certain Regard selection on Thursday. Also landing on its slate is Une vie (read the article), the upcoming film by Stéphane Brizé; MK2 is already in charge of sales for Brizé's The Measure of a Man [+see also:
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trailer
film focus
interview: Stéphane Brizé
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]
, which will have its world premiere the day after tomorrow in the Cannes competition.

(Translated from French)

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