Ile-de-France supports L’angle mort by Bernard and Trividic
by Fabien Lemercier
- Michel Ocelot, Katell Quillévéré, Sébastien Lifshitz, Etienne Comar, Edouard Baer, Daniel Auteuil, Jean-Luc Ayach and Sarah Marx are also receiving backing
Nine feature films will benefit from production aid from the Ile-de-France Region’s Support Fund for Film and Audiovisual Technical Industries, which adds up to a total sum of €2.72 million. Standing out among the titles selected during the fourth session of 2015 is L’angle mort, set to be the third opus by Patrick-Mario Bernard and Pierre Trividic, following the head-turners Dancing (2003) and The Other One [+see also:
film profile] (winner of the Best Actress Award at Venice in 2008). Produced by Patrick Sobelman for Ex Nihilo, the duo’s new project is due to begin shooting next June and may potentially boast a cast including Vanessa Paradis and Benoît Poelvoorde. The story revolves around a man with the power of invisibility, a natural gift that starts to go haywire as he risks being trapped by the invisible side while new challenges take shape...
Ile-de-France will also be supporting Dilili à Paris, the upcoming film by master of animation Michel Ocelot (Kirikou and the Sorceress, Azur et Asmar [+see also:
film profile]), a Nord-Ouest Films production that recounts the misfortunes of a little Kanak girl in the French capital in the 19th century.
Also featuring among the lucky few are Swing 44 by Etienne Comar (starring Reda Kateb in the shoes of the famous jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt – produced by Fidélité Films), Réparer les vivants [+see also:
interview: Katell Quillévéré
film profile] by Katell Quillévéré (read the article – produced by Les Films du Bélier and Les Films Pelléas), Ouvert la nuit by Edouard Baer (starring Audrey Tautou and Sabrina Ouazani, among others – produced by Les Films en Cabine), Vas-y pleure by Daniel Auteuil (who will share the screen with Fanny Ardant – produced by Barbary Films), Van Gogh in Love by Jean-Luc Ayach (produced by Miroir Magique Cinéma), Heureux qui comme Ulysse by Sarah Marx (an adaptation of the comic book Pizza Roadtrip by El Diablo – produced by Auteurs Associés Films) and the documentary project Adolescentes by Sébastien Lifshitz (winner of the César Award in 2013 for Les invisibles [+see also:
film profile]), an Agat Films production for which the shoot has already kicked off, and which will follow two young girls over a period of five years, between the ages of 13 and 18.
(Translated from French)