My Soul Healed By You: the gift of healing according to François Dupeyron
- Imminent filming for the director's 9thfeature film with Grégory Gadebois, Céline Salette and Jean-Pierre Darroussin
On March 25th, filming will begin of François Dupeyron’s 9th feature film: My Soul Healed By You (Mon âme par toi guérie. The director of Drôle d’endroit pour une rencontre (nominated for a César in 1989 for Best First Film and Best Screenplay) can also be credited with C’est quoi la vie? (in competition in San Sebastian in 1999), La chambre des officiers (in competition in Cannes in 2001), Monsieur Ibrahim [+see also:
film profile] (out-of-competition in Venice in 2003, nominated for the Golden Globe in 2004), Inguelezi (in competition in San Sebastian in 2004) and With a Little Help from Myself [+see also:
film profile] (Special Mention in Rome in 2008). This time, he is directing a cast composed of Grégory Gadebois (César 2012 for Best Male Newcomer in Angel and Tony [+see also:
film profile]), Céline Salette (nominated for the César 2012 for Best Female Newcomer in House of Tolerance [+see also:
interview: Adèle Haenel
film profile]), Jean-Pierre Darroussin (recently seen in Rendez-vous à Kiruna [+see also:
film profile]) and Marie Payen.
Written by the director, the screenplay focuses on Freddy, whose epileptic fits start again when his mother dies. He hadn't had any since childhood. His mother, who was a healer, transmitted her gift to him. But Freddy does not want to hear about it, he is in complete denial, wallowing in his own misery. Until a fatal accident occurs that enables him to let go of everything and accept his gift...
Produced by Paulo Branco for Alfama Films (which will also handle distribution on French screens), the filming of My Soul Healed By You will last 30 days and take place in Fréjus until April 27th, with Yves Angelo as director of photography. Kinology will carry the international sales.
Alfama Films, also currently handling the movie Cadences obstinées by Fanny Ardant (article), now in post-production, announced three other projects in Berlin: Body Art (based on The Body Artist by Don DeLillo) directed by Luca Guadagnino (with David Cronenberg, Isabelle Huppert and Denis Lavant), the Franco-Austrian feature film The Giacomo Variations by Michael Sturminger (starring John Malkovitch) and La Forêt de quinconcesby Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet.
(Translated from French)
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