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Thwarted love for Elmosnino and Quinton in Ouf

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Thwarted love for Elmosnino and Quinton in Ouf

A rising star since his Best Actor César 2011 for Gainsbourg: Je T’Aime, Moi Non Plus [+see also:
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, Eric Elmosnino (Skylab [+see also:
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) heads the bill in Yann Coridian’s debut feature Ouf, which started shooting on October 24. The cast also includes, among others, Sophie Quinton (Nobody Else But You [+see also:
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and set to grace screens next year in Lucas Belvaux’s One Night), Luis Rego, Evelyne Buyle, Anne Conti, Brigitte Sy, Anémone, Italian actress Valeria Golino and Gustave Kervern.

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Penned by the director and Sophie Fillières, the screenplay (which was read out at the latest Premiers Plans Festival in Angers) centres on 35-year-old François, (Elmosnino - pictured) who has been discharged from psychiatric hospital. After a breakdown, he is still fragile. So he goes back to hospital. Then when he gets out again, he has only one thing on his mind: winning back Anna (Quinton), the love of his life.

Produced by Tonie Marshall for Tabo Tabo Films, Ouf has received €175,000 in backing from the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region through the CRRAV. The 28-day shoot will take place in Lille and the surrounding area (Halluin, Marcq-en-Baroeul, Armentières and Villeneuve d'Ascq).

French distribution and international sales will be handled by MK2.

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(Translated from French)

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