Les Movies Pelleas, the Paris-based manufacturing banner behind Charline Bourgeois-Tacquet’s “Anais in Love” at Cannes’ Critics Week, is powering a female-driven slate with new tasks by Justine Trier (“Sibyl”), Katell Quillévéré (“Heal the Dwelling”) and Danielle Arbid (“Suzanne et Osmane”).
“Anatomie d’une chute” marks Triet’s comply with as much as “Sibyl,” which competed at Cannes in 2019. Les Movies Pelleas is producing the film with Marie-Ange Luciani’s Les Movies de Pierre (“BPM (Beats Per Minute)”). A departure from Trier’s earlier movies, “Anatomie d’une chute” is a procedural drama revolving round a lady who being investigated for the homicide of her husband who was discovered lifeless. Throughout the investigation, the detective first suspect an accident or a suicide and ultimately imagine it’s a homicide. The important thing witness within the case seems to be the couple’s blind son, who faces an ethical dilemma.
“It’s a movie which questions human nature and the connection between a mom and her little one, that are recurrent themes in Justine Triet’s work,” mentioned David Thion, producer at Les movies Pelleas. The unique script was penned by Triet and Arthur Harari, who co-wrote Triet’s previous three motion pictures, “La bataille de Solferino,” “Victoria” and “Sibyl.” The movie is being represented in worldwide markets by MK2.
Quillévéré’s “Le temps d’aimer” will likely be headlined by Anaïs Demoustier (“Alice and the Mayor”) and Vincent Lacoste (“Lolo”). The helmer’s most bold movie thus far, “Le temps d’aimer” is a sprawling interval movie impressed by the story of Quillévéré’s personal grandmother, who had a short love affair with a German officer throughout WWII which she stored secret all her life. The film spans 20 years within the lifetime of this lady and revolves round her relationship along with her husband and son. “By way of their intimate story, the film will speak about vital instances inside the historical past of France. Quillévéré wrote the script with Gilles Taurant, who co-wrote the helmer’s “Therapeutic the Dwelling.”
Gaumont is co-producing the movie and can distribute it in France, whereas Charades handles worldwide gross sales. Les Movies Pelleas is co-producing Les Movies du Bélier. Belgian banner Frakas is co-producing; the movie will begin capturing within the fall.
Arbid, whose newest movie “Ardour Easy” was a part of Cannes 2020 Official Choice, will subsequent direct “Suzanne et Osmane,” a daring Lebanon-set remake of Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s “Ali: Worry Eats the Soul.” The film is co-produced by Germany’s Komplizen (“Toni Erdmann”), Liban’s Orjouane and Greece’s Dwelling Made Movies.
The movie may also begin capturing within the spring. Hiam Abbass will star as a Christian bourgeoise lady who falls in love with a Black refugee. Their affair turns into a scandal main the lady to grow to be ostracized by her household and society. “It is going to be a really political movie addressing the present rigidity in fashionable Lebanon the place a number of communities cohabitate and the place xenophobia is skyrocketing, particularly on the subject of refugees,” mentioned Thion. Pyramide has boarded worldwide gross sales rights and can distribute in France.
The banner’s roster additionally consists of “Don Juan,” Serge Bozon’s huge musical movie with Tahar Rahim and Virginie Effira, which is at present in publish, and Mia Hansen-Løve’s “Un beau matin” with Lea Seydoux.