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Students hunt down the scoop in La vraie vie des profs

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- Emmanuel Klotz and Albert Pereira-Lazaro wrap filming for their second feature, a 2.4.7. Films production distributed by Universal

Students hunt down the scoop in La vraie vie des profs

Shooting is almost over in Marseille for La vraie vie des profs (lit. “The real life of teachers”), Emmanuel Klotz and Albert Pereira-Lazaro (photo)’s second feature after their animation film Round Da Way [+see also:
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that featured at the Cannes Critics’ Week in 2009. The duo have switched to fiction this time, plunging their audience into a secondary school where five teenagers cause mayhem by publishing their teachers’ secrets online. Besides the young actors, the cast is to include Audrey Fleurot (The Intouchables [+see also:
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), Lucien Jean-Baptiste (Meet the Elisabethz [+see also:
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, Possessions [+see also:
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), and David Faure. In the film’s screenplay, written by Alexandre Jardin and Emmanuel Klotz, students in second year of secondary school decide to spy on their teachers to uncover spicy “people” stories to re-boost interest in their ailing school paper. This new editorial line leads to unexpected online revelations, scoops, and coming-outs. There will be consequences for both teachers and students...

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Produced by Marc-Antoine Robert (European Film Promotion Producer on the Move 2008) and Xavier Rigault for 2.4.7. Films, La vraie vie des profs is supported by Universal Pictures International France who will distribute the film in French-speaking countries.

After their beginnings with Persepolis [+see also:
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interview: Marc-Antoine Robert
interview: Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Pa…
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(Jury Prize in Cannes in 2007), 2.4.7. Films’ two associates followed on with Wedding Cake [+see also:
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by Denys Granier-Deferre, Lights Out [+see also:
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by Fabrice Gobert (selected for Cannes’ Certain Regard in 2010), Delicacy [+see also:
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by David and Stéphane Foenkinos, and Pierre Jolivet's thriller, Mains armées [+see also:
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(out in cinemas since July 11).

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(Translated from French)

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