email print share on Facebook share on Twitter share on reddit pin on Pinterest

PRODUCTION / FUNDING France / Belgium

End of filming in sight for Guillaume Canet’s Lui

by 

- The director also stars in the film, alongside Virginie Efira, Laetitia Casta, Mathieu Kassovitz, Nathalie Baye, Patrick Chesnais and Gilles Cohen. A Trésor Films production sold by Pathé

End of filming in sight for Guillaume Canet’s Lui
Actors Guillaume Canet, Virginie Efira and Laetitia Casta

Final stretch for the shoot of Lui by Guillaume Canet, his 7th feature film as a director after Anything You Say (two nominations at the 2003 César Awards, including Best Feature Debut), Tell No One [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
(3,1 million admissions in France and four 2007 César awards including Best Director), Little White Lies [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
(5,4 millions viewers in France, two nominations at the 2011 César awards), Blood Ties [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
(out of competition in Cannes in 2013), Rock’n Roll [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
(1,3 million entries in France in 2017) and Little White Lies 2 [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
(2,8 millions viewers in France last year).

(The article continues below - Commercial information)

The cast includes the director himself (seen recently in La Belle Époque [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Nicolas Bedos
film profile
]
and In the Name of the Land [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
), Belgian actress Virginie Efira (currently in French cinemas in Night Shift [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Anne Fontaine
film profile
]
, on 21 October in Bye Bye Morons [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
and next year in Benedetta, Madeleine Collins and En attendant Bojangles) and Laetitia Casta (appreciated recently in A Faithful Man [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Louis Garrel
film profile
]
and Beyond the Horizon [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Delphine Lehericey
film profile
]
, and who has just finished filming Selon la police and La croisade). Also in the film are Mathieu Kassovitz (appreciated recently in The Wolf's Call [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, Tout simplement noir [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
and the series Le Bureau des Légendes), Nathalie Baye (in French cinemas on 28 October in My Best Part [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Nicolas Maury
film profile
]
and next January in Haute couture), Patrick Chesnais and Gilles Cohen.

Produced by Alain Attal for Trésor Films, Lui is co-produced by TF1 Films Productions, Pathé, Canéo Films and Belgian companies Artemis Production and Shelter Prod. Also pre-bought by Canal+ and Ciné+, the feature film will be shot during a total of 22 days, with filming (which began on 14 September) taking place entirely at Belle-Ile-en-Mer. André Chemetoff (The World is Yours [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Romain Gavras
film profile
]
, The World To Come) is the director of cinematography. French distribution and international sales are handled by Pathé.

Trésor Films will also be releasing in French cinemas Laurent Lafitte’s The Origin of the World [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Laurent Lafitte
film profile
]
on 10 February, and Douglas Attal’s How I Became a Super Hero [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
on 21 April.

(The article continues below - Commercial information)

(Translated from French)

Did you enjoy reading this article? Please subscribe to our newsletter to receive more stories like this directly in your inbox.

Privacy Policy