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The shoot looms for From the Land of the Moon

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- Marion Cotillard, Alex Brendemühl and Louis Garrel are among the cast of Nicole Garcia’s film, staged by Les Productions du Trésor and sold by StudioCanal

The shoot looms for From the Land of the Moon
Marion Cotillard (© Cannes Festival)

On Monday 29 June, the shoot will get under way for the eighth feature film by Nicole Garcia: From the Land of the Moon [+see also:
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. After Every Other Weekend (nominated for the César for Best Debut Film in 1991), The Favourite Son (four nominations for the César Awards in 1995 and winner of Best Actor), Place Vendôme (in competition at Venice in 1998 – 12 nominations for the Césars in 1999), The Adversary (in competition at Cannes in 2002), Charlie Says [+see also:
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(in the running for the Palme d’Or in 2006), A View of Love [+see also:
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(2010) and Going Away [+see also:
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(2013), this time around the director is taking on an adaptation of the best-seller of the same name by Italian author Milena Agus (published by Nottetempo).

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Standing out among the cast are star actress Marion Cotillard (winner of the Oscar for Best Actress in 2008 for La Vie en Rose [+see also:
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and nominated this year for Two Days, One Night [+see also:
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interview: Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne
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]
; on screens recently at Cannes in Macbeth [+see also:
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making of
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, and has just finished shooting Xavier Dolan’s Only the End of the World [+see also:
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), Spaniard Alex Brendemühl (popular in such titles as Insensibles [+see also:
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and The German Doctor [+see also:
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) and Louis Garrel (winner of the César Award for Most Promising Actor in 2006 for Regular Lovers [+see also:
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interview: Philippe Garrel
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]
, nominated for the César Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2015 for Saint Laurent [+see also:
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Q&A: Bertrand Bonello
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; turned heads last month on the Croisette in Mon roi [+see also:
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and Les deux amis [+see also:
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). Written by Nicole Garcia and her regular collaborator Jacques Fieschi (nominated three times for the César in his category), the story will revolve around a woman who finds true love.

Produced by Alain Attal for Les Productions du Trésor, From the Land of the Moon is co-produced by StudioCanal (which will handle distribution in France and international sales) and Pauline's Angels. Also featuring among the partners is Canal+, which has pre-purchased the feature; the shoot will take place in the PACA (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur) region, the Paris region and Switzerland.

At Cannes, Les Productions du Trésor unveiled Mon roi by Maïwenn (in competition) and Thomas Bidegain’s Les Cowboys [+see also:
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(in the Directors’ Fortnight). The Paris-based outfit also recently produced Next Time I’ll Aim for the Heart [+see also:
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by Cédric Anger (released in France at the end of 2014) and co-produced (together with Buena Onda and Les Films du Fleuve) Pericles [+see also:
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interview: Stefano Mordini
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by Italy’s Stefano Mordini (toplined by Riccardo Scarmarcio and Marina Fois), the shoot for which has just wrapped.

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