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Thierry de Peretti gearing up to shoot Les Années 10

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- The first clapperboard for the Les Films Velvet-produced feature will slam in September, with Pio Marmai, Mathieu Kassovitz and Valeria Bruni Tedeschi among the cast; Wild Bunch is handling sales

Thierry de Peretti gearing up to shoot Les Années 10
Actors Pio Marmai, Mathieu Kassovitz and Valeria Bruni Tedeschi

Principal photography will commence on 9 September for Les Années 10 (formerly known as L’Infiltré), the third feature by Thierry de Peretti, following Les Apaches [+see also:
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(first revealed in the 2013 Directors’ Fortnight) and A Violent Life [+see also:
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(Cannes Critics’ Week in 2017).

Standing out among the cast are Pio Marmaï (nominated for the César Award for Best Actor in 2019 for The Trouble With You [+see also:
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, nominated for the César Award for Most Promising Actor in 2009 and 2011 for The First Day of the Rest of Your Life [+see also:
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and Living on Love Alone [+see also:
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, also popular in Alyah [+see also:
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, due to grace screens from 14 August in Lost and Found, appearing in Losing It [+see also:
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earlier this year, and who has just been shooting Comment je suis devenu super-héros), Mathieu Kassovitz (nominated for the César Award for Best Actor in 2003 for Amen and for the Lumière Award in the same category in 2015 for Wild Life [+see also:
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, popular recently in The Wolf’s Call [+see also:
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and Sparring [+see also:
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, and toplining the series Le Bureau des Légendes), Valeria Bruni Tedeschi (David di Donatello Award for Best Actress in 2017 for Like Crazy [+see also:
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Q&A: Paolo Virzì
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– her fourth win after having also scooped the prize in 1996, 1998 and 2014 – and nominated for the César Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1997 and 2017; soon to be seen in Seules les bêtes [+see also:
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interview: Dominik Moll
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by Dominik Moll and who has just been shooting Eté 84 by François Ozon) and Alexis Manenti (giving a strong performance in this year’s Cannes title Les Misérables [+see also:
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interview: Ladj Ly
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and also popular in movies such as Truk [+see also:
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).

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The definitive screenplay, written by Thierry de Peretti and Jeanne Aptekman (Close Enemies [+see also:
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interview: David Oelhoffen
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and the documentary Lourdes [+see also:
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) is being kept under wraps by the producers, who state that the plot no longer bears much resemblance to the details that had previously been made public in various places.

Produced by Frédéric Jouve for Les Films Velvet, Les Années 10 is being co-produced by Arte France Cinéma. Having also been pre-purchased by Canal+ and Ciné+, the feature, which will be shot from 9 September until January 2020 in France, Switzerland, Spain and Saint Martin, will be distributed in France by Pyramide and is being sold overseas by Wild Bunch.

As a reminder, Les Films Velvet recently unveiled the excellent An Easy Girl [+see also:
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interview: Rebecca Zlotowski
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by Rebecca Zlotowski at Cannes (the movie is set to be released in France on 28 August) and is currently filming Rouge by Farid Bentoumi (see the article), while its titles in post-production include Scents and Senses by Grégory Magne and Banlieusards by Kery James (a film by Netflix in co-production with SRAB Films).

(Translated from French)

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