180 films at MIFED
According to figures collected by Unifrance, the list of French films being screened and the works presented by French companies at the Milanese MIFED market is in the realm of 180 titles, in addition to the ones mentioned by Cineuropa yesterday (read the article).
The UGC International team will be screening the film by Francis Veber Ruby and Quentin, which is currently at the top of the French box office. But the company is also showcasing films like Les Dalton (with a budget of $26 million, currently in pre-production) and two films in post-production: the western Bluberry by Jan Kounen starring Vincent Cassel, Juliette Lewis and Michael Madsen and the new adventures of Yamakasi’s acrobats in I figli del vento.
In the art house film category Les Films du Losange is presenting a wide-ranging programme with screenings of The Time of the Wolf by Haneke, Raja by Doillon and the new film by Arthur Joffé, Ne quittez pas! starring Sergio Castellitto. Gémini Films will be featuring A Talking Picture by Manoel de Oliveira and It’s Easier for a Camel... [+see also:
film profile] by Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, as well as a project current in production, Ma Mère by Christophe Honoré starring Isabelle Huppert and a work in post-production, Tomorrow we love by Chantal Akerman starring Sylvie Testud and Olivier Gourmet.
The other French titles at this edition of MIFED include the next film by Emir Kusturica Life is a miracle being sold by Wild Bunch and two feature films offered by StudioCanal: Too Much Information by Patrice Leconte with Sandrine Bonnaire and RRRrrrr !!! by Alain Chabat. TF1 International will be previewing projects like Agents secrets by Pierre Schoendoerffer starring the duo Monica Bellucci-Vincent Cassel, Immortel by Enki Bilal, Arsène Lupin by Jean-Paul Salomé and Holy Lola by Bertrand Tavernier.
The next work by François Ozon 5x2 will be sold by Celluloid Dreams which is also featuring the new film by Laurent Cantet (in production) starring Charlotte Rampling, Dans le sud. EuropaCorp. will be showcasing its blockbusters in post-production: Danny the dog with Jet Li and Morgan Freeman and Crimson Rivers 2 with the couple Reno-Magimel, as well as screening 8 further films that include Bon voyage andMichel Vaillant. Finally, Films Distribution will be presenting Jeux d’enfants, Roissy Films will be continuing its sales of Chouchou, Pathé International will be playing one of its aces, Pas sur la bouche by Alain Resnais starring Audrey Tautou as well as the new film by Robert Guédiguian about François Mitterrand, while Mercure International will be featuring Mon père et un ingénieur.
(Translated from French)
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