Mar 19 2015

Shoot about to kick off for Tout de suite maintenant

Published by at 01:19 under Samsa

SOURCE: http://cineuropa.org

03/03/2015 – Agathe Bonitzer, Vincent Lacoste, Jean-Pierre Bacri, Isabelle Huppert and Lambert Wilson feature in the cast of the new film by Pascal Bonitzer, produced by SBS
– Fabien Lemercier

On 16 March, the six-week shoot will get under way in Luxembourg for the seventh feature film by Pascal Bonitzer: the Franco-Luxembourgish co-production Tout de suite maintenant (lit. “Now, and I Mean Now”). The cast of the new opus by the director of Encore (winner of the Jean Vigo Award in 1996 and nominated for the César Award for Best Debut in 1997), Small Cuts (in competition at Berlin in 2003) and Looking for Hortense [+] (out of competition at Venice in 2012) includes Agathe Bonitzer (nominated for the Lumière Award for Most Promising Actress in 2013 for Une bouteille à la mer [+] and popular in Coming Home [+]), Vincent Lacoste (nominated for the César Award for Best Actor in 2015 for Hippocrates [+]), Jean-Pierre Bacri (nominated four times for the César Award for Best Actor, including in 2001 for The Taste of Others and in 2013 for Looking for Hortense), star actress Isabelle Huppert (who continues to work on one shoot after another at a very steady pace, and will be seen shortly in such titles as Louder Than Bombs and The Valley of Love), Lambert Wilson (nominated three times for the César Award for Best Actor, particularly in 2011 for Of Gods and Men [+]) and Pascal Greggory (nominated for the César Award for Best Actor in 1999 and 2001, and for Best Supporting Actor in 2008 for La Vie en Rose [+]).

Written by Pascal Bonitzer (who began his career as a screenwriter for people like Rivette and Téchiné, and who recently had a share in the writing duties for Gemma Bovery [+] and Murder in Pacot [+]) and Agnès de Sacy (nominated for the César Award for Best Adaptation in 2010 for One for the Road [+]), the story revolves around Nora Sator (Agathe Bonizer), a young, go-getting thirty-year-old. Having just been hired at AB Finance, an M&A (mergers and acquisitions) company, she finds out that her boss, Arnaud Barsac (Lambert Wilson), and her father, Serge (Jean-Pierre Bacri), a researcher who has gone into early retirement, know each other from long ago and that a puzzling hostility arose between them or may still exist. The plot thickens when Barsac invites Nora over to his place, seemingly to help her to process a file. There, she meets Solveig (Isabelle Huppert), Barsac’s wife, who also knew Serge a long time ago, and seems to be brimming with resentment towards him… Nevertheless, Nora starts to be increasingly successful and rises up the company ranks, but not without incurring the animosity of her colleague Xavier (Vincent Lacoste), to whose charms Nora’s sister Maya is by no means immune… Family stories will become inextricably intertwined with stories of love and professional twists and turns, building up to a conclusion that will see several dreams shattered.

Produced by Saïd Ben Saïd for SBS Productions, Tout de suite maintenant is co-produced by France 2 Cinéma and Luxembourgish outfit Samsa Film. Having been pre-purchased by Ciné+ and OCS, the film is also being backed by the Film Fund Luxembourg. The shoot will take place in Luxembourg and Belgium, with Julien Hirsch (winner of the César Award in his category in 2007 for Lady Chatterley [+] and nominated in 2012 for The Minister [+]) serving as DoP. Distribution in France and international sales will be handled directly by SBS.

SBS currently has L’ombre des femmes by Philippe Garrel (read the article – set to be released in France on 27 May) in post-production, while Elle by renowned director Paul Verhoeven (read the article) is currently being shot.

(Translated from French)

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SOURCE: http://cineuropa.org

03/03/2015 – Agathe Bonitzer, Vincent Lacoste, Jean-Pierre Bacri, Isabelle Huppert and Lambert Wilson feature in the cast of the new film by Pascal Bonitzer, produced by SBS
– Fabien Lemercier

On 16 March, the six-week shoot will get under way in Luxembourg for the seventh feature film by Pascal Bonitzer: the Franco-Luxembourgish co-production Tout de suite maintenant (lit. “Now, and I Mean Now”). The cast of the new opus by the director of Encore (winner of the Jean Vigo Award in 1996 and nominated for the César Award for Best Debut in 1997), Small Cuts (in competition at Berlin in 2003) and Looking for Hortense [+] (out of competition at Venice in 2012) includes Agathe Bonitzer (nominated for the Lumière Award for Most Promising Actress in 2013 for Une bouteille à la mer [+] and popular in Coming Home [+]), Vincent Lacoste (nominated for the César Award for Best Actor in 2015 for Hippocrates [+]), Jean-Pierre Bacri (nominated four times for the César Award for Best Actor, including in 2001 for The Taste of Others and in 2013 for Looking for Hortense), star actress Isabelle Huppert (who continues to work on one shoot after another at a very steady pace, and will be seen shortly in such titles as Louder Than Bombs and The Valley of Love), Lambert Wilson (nominated three times for the César Award for Best Actor, particularly in 2011 for Of Gods and Men [+]) and Pascal Greggory (nominated for the César Award for Best Actor in 1999 and 2001, and for Best Supporting Actor in 2008 for La Vie en Rose [+]).

Written by Pascal Bonitzer (who began his career as a screenwriter for people like Rivette and Téchiné, and who recently had a share in the writing duties for Gemma Bovery [+] and Murder in Pacot [+]) and Agnès de Sacy (nominated for the César Award for Best Adaptation in 2010 for One for the Road [+]), the story revolves around Nora Sator (Agathe Bonizer), a young, go-getting thirty-year-old. Having just been hired at AB Finance, an M&A (mergers and acquisitions) company, she finds out that her boss, Arnaud Barsac (Lambert Wilson), and her father, Serge (Jean-Pierre Bacri), a researcher who has gone into early retirement, know each other from long ago and that a puzzling hostility arose between them or may still exist. The plot thickens when Barsac invites Nora over to his place, seemingly to help her to process a file. There, she meets Solveig (Isabelle Huppert), Barsac’s wife, who also knew Serge a long time ago, and seems to be brimming with resentment towards him… Nevertheless, Nora starts to be increasingly successful and rises up the company ranks, but not without incurring the animosity of her colleague Xavier (Vincent Lacoste), to whose charms Nora’s sister Maya is by no means immune… Family stories will become inextricably intertwined with stories of love and professional twists and turns, building up to a conclusion that will see several dreams shattered.

Produced by Saïd Ben Saïd for SBS Productions, Tout de suite maintenant is co-produced by France 2 Cinéma and Luxembourgish outfit Samsa Film. Having been pre-purchased by Ciné+ and OCS, the film is also being backed by the Film Fund Luxembourg. The shoot will take place in Luxembourg and Belgium, with Julien Hirsch (winner of the César Award in his category in 2007 for Lady Chatterley [+] and nominated in 2012 for The Minister [+]) serving as DoP. Distribution in France and international sales will be handled directly by SBS.

SBS currently has L’ombre des femmes by Philippe Garrel (read the article – set to be released in France on 27 May) in post-production, while Elle by renowned director Paul Verhoeven (read the article) is currently being shot.

(Translated from French)

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