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MK2 launches pre-sales for If You Saw His Heart

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- Joan Chemla’s film, starring Gael García Bernal and Marine Vacth, shines particularly brightly on MK2’s very promising slate at the Rendez-Vous with French Cinema in Paris

MK2 launches pre-sales for If You Saw His Heart
Gael García Bernal, who features among the cast of If You Saw His Heart by Joan Chemla

The 400 buyers who will be attending the 18th Rendez-Vous with French Cinema in Paris, organised from 14-18 January by UniFrance, will not miss the chance to check out the gems on offer from the MK2 International team headed by Juliette Schrameck, which will be presenting a tantalising slate of forthcoming titles. 

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Indeed, the Paris-based market will herald the launch of pre-sales for If You Saw His Heart, the feature debut by Joan Chemla, the seven-week shoot for which will kick off on 8 February in Marseille with a cast including Mexican actor Gael García BernalMarine Vacth (nominated for the César Award for Most Promising Actress in 2014 for Young and Beautiful [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: François Ozon
film profile
]
), Karim Leklou (Heatwave [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
) and Nahuel Perez Biscayart (who won the Best Actor Award at Karlovy Vary in 2014 for All Yours [+see also:
film review
trailer
making of
interview: David Lambert
film profile
]
). Adapted by the director and Santiago Amigorena from the novel Boarding Home by Cuban novelist Guillermo Rosales, the story revolves around Daniel, a Gypsy shunned by his community following the accidental death of his best friend. After finding refuge at the Métropole Hotel, where outcasts and broken souls are drawn together, he plunges headfirst into the world of crime. But an unexpected ray of sunshine suddenly appears in his life when he meets Francine... Produced by Pierre Guyard (a European Film Promotion Producer on the Move 2015 – read the interview) for Nord-Ouest FilmsIf You Saw His Heart has been pre-purchased by Canal+ and Ciné+, and is benefiting from backing from the CNC’s advance on receipts and the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. Distribution in French theatres will be handled by Diaphana

MK2’s line-up also harbours several other titles in post-production that look particularly promising: Personal Shopper [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Artemio Benki
interview: Olivier Assayas
film profile
]
 by Olivier Assayas (toplined by Kristen Stewart – read the article – released in France on 19 October 2016), A Woman's Life [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
Q&A: Stéphane Brizé
film profile
]
 by Stéphane Brizé (the shoot for which will wrap in the next few days – read the news), Lost in Paris [+see also:
film review
film profile
]
 by Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon (read the article), Harmonium [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
 by Japanese director Kôji Fukada (co-produced by French outfit Comme des Cinémas), M by and starring Sara Forestier (read the article), Night Song [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
 by Raphaël Nadjari (read the article), and the comedy-drama We Can Be Heroes by Sophie Reine (with a cast including Gustave Kervern and Camille Cottin; the plot of this Mandarin Cinéma production revolves around an overwhelmed father bringing up his two boisterous daughters alone, under the supervision of a social worker).

(Translated from French)

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