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Vincent Cassel is Gauguin in Tahiti

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- The actor is currently shooting for Edouard Deluc’s film, in which he will portray the famous artist, a Move Movie production, co-produced by StudioCanal and Cohen Media Group

Vincent Cassel is Gauguin in Tahiti
Actor Vincent Cassel at Cannes 2016

Shooting is in the home stretch in Tahiti for Gauguin, the second feature film directed by Eduard Deluc, a French filmmaker who has definitely shown that he likes to travel great distances after his acclaimed Welcome to Argentina [+see also:
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in 2013. After beginning on 12 September in Polynesia, principal photography will finish on 28 October before the team returns to Paris for one final week of filming. Starring in the role of the famous post-impressionist painter is Vincent Cassel (winner of the 2009 César Award for Best Actor for Messrine: Part One – Killer Instinct [+see also:
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and Messrine: Part Two – Public Enemy #1 [+see also:
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and nominated in 1996, 2002 and 2016 for La Haine, Read My Lips [+see also:
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and Mon roi [+see also:
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, respectively;seen at the top of his game in Black Swan, Eastern Promises and, more recently, It’s Only the End of the World [+see also:
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, among others). Alongside him is a cast featuring a number of Tahitians, as well as Malik Zidi (nominated four times for the César Award for Best New Actor between 2001 and 2007, most notably for Water Drops on Burning Rocks; applauded for his role this year in Inside the Cell [+see also:
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and who will be gracing cinema screens next February in Daguerrotype [+see also:
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).

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Penned by Edouard Deluc, Thomas Lilti (nominated at the César and Lumière Awards for Best Screenplay for Hippocrates [+see also:
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) and Etienne Comar (nominated for the 2011 César Award for Best Screenplay for Of Gods and Men [+see also:
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interview: Xavier Beauvois
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), in collaboration with Sarah Kaminsky, the script begins in 1890. In order to break away from Western civilisation, Paul Gauguin has exiled himself in Polynesia, where he meets Tehura, his partner, with whom he falls madly in love and who will inspire a number of his major pieces. A quest for the absolute and for freedom...

Produced by Bruno Levy for Move Movie, Gauguin has a co-production agreements in place with StudioCanal (which will also distribute the film in France and handle its international sales) and the US outfit Cohen Media Group (who will handle its release in the States),and has been pre-purchased by Canal+ and Ciné+.

As a reminder, Move Movie has the following titles on its books:Suzanne [+see also:
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interview: Katell Quillévéré
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by Katell Quillévéré, Patrice Chéreau’s Persecution [+see also:
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, three of Anne Le Ny’s films (My Father’s Guests [+see also:
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, Cornouaille [+see also:
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]
and On a failli être amies [+see also:
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) and director Mélanie Laurent’s four films, Les Adoptés [+see also:
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, Breathe [+see also:
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interview: Lou de Laâge
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, the documentary Tomorrow [+see also:
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(1.08 million admissions in France in 2016) and Plonger, which is currently in post-production (featuring Maria Valverde and Gilles Lellouche – read the article).

(Translated from French)

CNC conférence 6 decembre
 

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