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Shoot about to start for Jessica Palud’s Revenir

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- Niels Schneider and Adèle Exarchopoulos star in the director’s feature debut, staged by Fin Août Production and set to be sold by Pyramide

Shoot about to start for Jessica Palud’s Revenir
Actors Niels Schneider and Adèle Exarchopoulos

The first clapperboard will slam on 27 August for Revenir (lit. “Come Back”), the feature debut by Jessica Palud, a filmmaker who won a raft of awards for her short film Marlon (nominated for the César Awards in 2018, among others). Standing out among the cast are Niels Schneider (César Award for Most Promising Actor in 2017 for Dark Inclusion [+see also:
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, also popular in HeartbeatsSleeping Beauty [+see also:
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 and You and the Night [+see also:
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, among others, and set to grace screens soon in An Impossible Love [+see also:
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Curiosa and Sympathy for the Devil) and Adèle Exarchopoulos (Palme d’Or at Cannes in 2013, César Award for Most Promising Actress and Lumières Award for Best New Actress in 2014 for Blue Is the Warmest Colour [+see also:
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, giving great performances subsequently in Orphan [+see also:
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 and Racer and the Jailbird [+see also:
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).

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A loose adaptation of Serge Joncour’s novel L’amour sans le faire by the director, together with Diastème (French Blood [+see also:
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Sunny Spells [+see also:
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) and Philippe Lioret (nominated for the César Award for Best Adaptation in 2007 for Don’t Worry, I’m Fine [+see also:
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 and for the César Award for Best Original Screenplay in 2010 for Welcome [+see also:
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), the story revolves around a man who comes back to the farm where he was born: "It’s my family, and it’s the farm I was born on. My brother, who left us; my mother, who is now doing likewise; and my father, with whom nothing was ever possible. I ran away from it all five years ago. But today, it’s Alex, my six-year-old nephew, and Mona, his radiant mother."

Produced by Marielle Duigou and Philippe Lioret for Fin Août ProductionRevenir will be distributed in France and sold overseas by Pyramide.

As a reminder, Fin Août Production has A Kid [+see also:
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 by Philippe Lioret, Kings for a Day [+see also:
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 by Xabi Molia and French Blood by Diastème in its recent filmography.

(Translated from French)

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