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Emmanuelle Devos starring in Scents and Senses by Grégory Magne

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- The cast of this Les Films Velvet production, set to be sold by Pyramide, also includes Grégory Montel, Gustave Kervern and Sergi Lopez

Emmanuelle Devos starring in Scents and Senses by Grégory Magne
Actress Emmanuelle Devos

Since 8 October, Grégory Magne has been hard at work shooting Scents and Senses, his second feature, following L’Air de rien [+see also:
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 (2012). Standing out among the cast are Emmanuelle Devos (César Award for Best Actress in 2002 for Read My Lips [+see also:
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, and nominated in 2005 and 2018 for Kings and Queen [+see also:
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 and Number One [+see also:
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; César Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2010 for In the Beginning [+see also:
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; currently on the cinema listings in Amin [+see also:
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), Grégory Montel (who rose to fame in L’Air de rien, and was popular in the series Call My Agent! and, more recently, Little Tickles [+see also:
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 and School’s Out [+see also:
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), Gustave Kervern (In the Courtyard [+see also:
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The Fabulous Patars [+see also:
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) and Spaniard Sergi López (European Film Award for Best Actor in 2000 and César Award for Best Actor in 2001 for With a Friend Like Harry, nominated for the Goya Award for Best Actor in 2002 and 2007 for Mine Alone and Pan’s Labyrinth [+see also:
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; giving brilliant performances in the recent titles Happy as Lazzaro [+see also:
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and The Man Who Killed Don Quixote [+see also:
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). 

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The story, written by Grégory Magne, revolves around Anne Walberg, a master perfumer. After having created fragrances for the biggest perfume houses, she is now making her olfactory talents available to all sorts of industries. Guillaume Favre is a professional chauffeur. He has two priorities in life: get custody of his daughter and avoid losing the last points on his driving licence. When the chauffeur is entrusted with driving the diva, it soon becomes clear that his saloon car won't be big enough for the both of them...

Produced by Frédéric Jouve for Les Films Velvet (who previously partnered up with the director on his feature debut), Scents and Senses is being co-produced by France 3 Cinéma. Having also been pre-purchased by OCS and Ciné+, the feature has also secured backing from the Grand Est and Île-de-France regions, where the shoot will continue until 30 November, with Thomas Ramès in charge of the cinematography. The French distribution and international sales will be managed by Pyramide

As a reminder, Les Films Velvet has all of Rebecca Zlotowski’s features (Belle épine [+see also:
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Grand Central [+see also:
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Planetarium [+see also:
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), A Violent Life [+see also:
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 by Thierry de PerettiGood Luck Sam [+see also:
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by Farid Bentoumi, Willy 1er [+see also:
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 by Ludovic BoukhermaZoran BoukhermaMarielle Gautier and Hugo P Thomas40-Love [+see also:
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 by Stéphane Demoustier, and Let the Girls Play [+see also:
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 by Julien Hallard under its belt.

(Translated from French)

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