Amalric to star in Satrapi’s Chicken with Plums
At the Film Market at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival, the cast for Chicken with Plums (formerly Waiting for Azrael) was revealed. The first live-action film by Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud (Persepolis [+see also:
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film profile]) will star Mathieu Amalric, Jamel Debbouze, Isabella Rossellini, Maria de Medeiros, Chiara Mastroianni, Edouard Baer, Golshifteh Farahani and Eric Caravaca.
Produced by Celluloid Dreams (who are also managing international sales), the film will start shooting in July at the Babelsberg Studios. It is co-produced by German company The Manipulators and has backing from Arte, Canal + and Le Pacte.
(Translated from French)
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