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Shoot about to start for Hugo Gélin’s Love at Second Sight

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- François Civil and Joséphine Japy topline the filmmaker’s third feature, which is being produced by Mars Films and Zazi Films

Shoot about to start for Hugo Gélin’s Love at Second Sight
Actors François Civil and Joséphine Japy

The first clapperboard will slam tomorrow for Love at Second Sight [+see also:
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, the third feature by Hugo Gélin, following Comme des frères [+see also:
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 (nominated for the César Awards for Best First Feature Film and Most Promising Actor in 2013) and Two Is a Family [+see also:
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 (which took 3.23 million admissions in France and more than 5 million in other countries around the globe in 2017). The cast includes François Civil (giving fine performances in such films as Inside the Cell [+see also:
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Five [+see also:
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and Back to Burgundy [+see also:
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, currently gracing screens in Burn Out [+see also:
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 and who acted in Le Chant du loup last summer), Joséphine Japy (nominated for the César and Lumière Awards for Most Promising Actress in 2015 for Breathe [+see also:
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; also popular in Faultless [+see also:
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 and set to grace screens next year in L'Echappée), Benjamin Lavernhe (C’est la vie! [+see also:
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The Odyssey [+see also:
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The Sense of Wonders [+see also:
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), Camille Lellouche (who turned heads in The Price of Success [+see also:
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, among other films) and seasoned thesp Edith Scob (nominated for the César Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2009 and 2013 for Summer Hours [+see also:
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 and Holy Motors [+see also:
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). 

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Written by the director together with Igor Gotesman and Benjamin Parent, the story revolves around Raphaël, who, overnight, finds himself stuck in a world where he has never met Olivia, the love of his life. How will he go about winning back his wife, who has now become a complete stranger?

Produced by Stéphane Célérier and Valérie Garcia for Mars Films (which holds all the rights), and by Laetitia Galitzine and Hugo Gélin for Zazi FilmsLove at Second Sight is being co-produced by France 3 Cinéma and C8. The feature, which has been pre-purchased by Canal+ and OCS, will have a nine-week shoot and is also being backed by the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region.

(Translated from French)

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