PRODUCTION / FINANCING France
through Fabien Lemercier
– Louise Bourgoin and Samy Belkessa direct the cast of the director’s second feature film, produced by Kazak and sold by Best Friend Forever
Actress Louise Bourgoin (© Georges Biard)
After a seven-week shoot between November and December, Nicolas silholthe second feature film of Anti-Squat, following his very remarkable dedication Business [+see also:
interview: Nicolas Silhol
film profile] (competing in Karlovy Vary in 2017), is now in post-production.
Steal the concentration up front in the cast we find Louise Bourgoin (nominated for the 2009 César for Best New Hope thanks to The daughter of Monaco [+see also:
film profile], also well received in the Hippocrates series and that we will also see in The mountain this year – news) and Samy Belkessa (in her first role on the big screen). Written by Nicolas Silhol and Fanny burdino (Prayer [+see also:
interview: Cédric Kahn
film profile], Arthur rambo [+see also:
interview: Laurent Cantet
film profile]), the story of the film is a well-kept secret for now.
Anti-Squat is produced by Jean-Christophe Reymond (one of the European Film Promotion’s on the move Producers for 2021 – read our interview) on behalf of Kazak Productions (with Amaury Ovise as associate producer) and was pre-purchased by Canal + and Ciné +. Also supported by Procirep-Angoa and the companies SOFICA Cinémage and Lucy Finance / La Banque Postale Image, the feature film will be distributed in France by Diaphana and sold worldwide by Best Friend Forever, having been shot between November 8 and 22 December in Ile-de-France region, with Pierre Maillis-Laval photography at the bar.
Recently responsible for the Palme d’Or winner Titanium [+see also:
interview: Julia Ducournau, Vincent Li…
film profile] through Julia ducournau, Kazak Productions is about to be released Murder party through Nicolas pleskof (article) on March 9, while overseeing post-production on The Goutte d’Or through Clement Cogitore (overlooked by Karim leklou – news) and minority co-productions Bodice [+see also:
film profile], by Austria Marie kreutzer, and A E I O U, by Germany Nicolette krebitz (directed by Komplizen Film).
(Translated from French)
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