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EXCLUSIVE: Shooting is imminent for Christophe Honoré's Winter Boy

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- Paul Kircher, Vincent Lacoste and Juliette Binoche in the cast of the director's new feature, produced by Les Films Pelléas and sold by Pyramide

EXCLUSIVE: Shooting is imminent for Christophe Honoré's Winter Boy
Actors Paul Kircher (© Jean Noël Cassan) and Vincent Lacoste (© Philippe Quaisse/Unifrance) and actress Juliette Binoche (© Philippe Quaisse/Unifrance)

First clap on 27 December for Winter Boy, the 14th feature film by Christophe Honoré, who has presented six films at Cannes (including Love Songs [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
and Sorry Angel [+see also:
film review
trailer
Q&A: Christophe Honoré
film profile
]
in competition in 2007 and 2018, and On a Magical Night [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Christophe Honoré
film profile
]
in Un Certain Regard in 2019).

The cast includes the young Paul Kircher (revealed in T'as pécho? [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
and to be seen next May in Petite leçon d'amour), Vincent Lacoste (at his best recently in Lost Illusions [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Xavier Giannoli
film profile
]
and in French cinemas next year on 23 March in Faithful [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
and in Smoking Causes Coughing [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
and Le parfum vert [+see also:
film review
film profile
]
) and Juliette Binoche (in cinemas next 12 January in Between Two Worlds [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Emmanuel Carrère
film profile
]
and to be seen at the Berlinale in Claire Denis' Both Sides of the Blade [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
).

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The script written by the director (nominated for a 2009 César for Best Adaptation for The Beautiful Person [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
) is currently being kept secret by the production.

Produced by Philippe Martin and David Thion for Les Films Pelléas, Winter Boy will be co-produced by France 2 Cinéma and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Cinéma. Pre-purchased by France Télévisions and Canal+, the feature film is also supported by the CNC advance on receipts. The eight-week shoot will take place in Paris and Savoie until 16 February 2022 with Rémy Chevrin as director of photography. The release in French cinemas will be handled by Memento Distribution and sales will be managed by Pyramide International.

For the record, Les Films Pelléas has in production Mia Hansen-Løve's One Fine Morning [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
 and in post-production Pierre Salvadori's La Petite Bande (article) and Serge Bozon's Don Juan [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Serge Bozon
film profile
]
.

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(Translated from French by Manuela Lazic)

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