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Kim Chapiron directs four HEC students in La crème de la crème

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- The director of Sheitan and DogPound has wrapped filming for his third feature. A Moonshaker Films and Stone Angels production

Kim Chapiron directs four HEC students in La crème de la crème

Last Friday, Kim Chapiron (photo) wrapped shooting in and around Paris for his third feature, La crème de la crème (lit. “Cream of the crop”), after his horror thriller Sheitan [+see also:
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(2006) and prison drama Dog Pound [+see also:
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(2010). This dramatic comedy’s cast is to include the young Jean-Baptiste Lafarge (His Mother’s Eyes [+see also:
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), Karim Aït’ MHamd, Alice Izaaz, and Thomas Blumenthal (The Chorus [+see also:
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).

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Written by Noé Debré and Kim Chapiron, the screenplay starts with a speech: "You are the cream of the crop," the HEC's director tells his students on the first day of term. "You are now part of the best students in France, and soon the economic markets will have no secrets for you. Learn, work, and put these theories into practice." Second year students Kelly, Dan, Louis, and Jaffar will do just that...

Produced by Benjamin Elalouf and Alexandre Sykora for Moonshaker Films as executive co-producers with Stone Angels (Pierre-Ange Le Pogam), La crème de la crème is being made on a budget of around €3.9m that includes pre-acquisitions by Canal+ and Ciné+, as well as support from ISF Cinéma and the Ile-de-France region that hosted the film's 39 days of shooting. Stone Angels (to release Hugo Gélin’s Comme des frères on November 21 and currently shooting Olivier Dahan’s Grace of Monaco – read more) is handling the film’s distribution in France as well as its international sales.

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(Translated from French)

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