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Lou Jeunet wraps the shoot for Curiosa

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- Niels Schneider, Noémie Merlant and Camelia Jordana are toplining the filmmaker’s feature debut

Lou Jeunet wraps the shoot for Curiosa
Noémie Merlant and Camelia Jordana in Curiosa

The home stretch is in sight for the shoot for Curiosa [+see also:
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 by Lou Jeunet, which is taking place in Ile-de-France and is due to wrap next week. The cast of the filmmaker’s feature debut includes Niels Schneider (César Award for Most Promising Actor in 2017 for Dark Inclusion [+see also:
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, also popular in such titles as HeartbeatsSleeping Beauty [+see also:
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interview: Ado Arrietta
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You and the Night [+see also:
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), Noémie Merlant (nominated this year for the César Award for Most Promising Actress and for the Lumières Award for Best New Actress for Heaven Will Wait [+see also:
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), Camelia Jordana (Le brio [+see also:
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Some Like It Veiled [+see also:
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), Amira Casar (Call Me by Your Name [+see also:
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Saint Laurent [+see also:
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Q&A: Bertrand Bonello
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), Mathilde Warnier (The Wild Boys [+see also:
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interview: Bertrand Mandico
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]
Caprice [+see also:
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, the series A Very Secret Service) and Benjamin Lavernhe (C’est la vie! [+see also:
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The Odyssey [+see also:
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).

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Written by the director together with Raphaëlle Desplechin (nominated for the César Award for Best Original Screenplay in 2011 for On Tour [+see also:
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interview: Mathieu Amalric
interview: Mathieu Amalric
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), the story is loosely based on the relationship that existed between two authors at the end of the 19th century, Pierre Loüys and Marie de Régnier, a passionate love story set against a backdrop of sexual freedom.

Produced by Olivier Delbosc for Curiosa Films, the feature has secured an advance on receipts from the CNC and €230,000 in backing from the Ile-de-France region. The cinematography has been entrusted to Simon Roca (9 Fingers [+see also:
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interview: FJ Ossang
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The Rendez-Vous of Déjà-Vu [+see also:
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). 

As a reminder, this year, Curiosa Films has released Claire Denis Bright Sunshine In [+see also:
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Martin Provost’s The Midwife [+see also:
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interview: Martin Provost
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Etienne Comar’s Django [+see also:
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 and Lorraine Levy’s Knock [+see also:
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 in movie theatres, will bring out the comedy Momo [+see also:
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 by Sébastien Thiéry and Vincent Lobelle (toplined by Christian Clavier and Catherine Frot) on 27 December, and currently has The Apparition [+see also:
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interview: Xavier Giannoli
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 by Xavier GiannoliBlack Tide [+see also:
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 by Erick ZoncaAmoureux de ma femme [+see also:
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 by and starring Daniel Auteuil (who will be flanked on screen by Gérard DepardieuSandrine Kiberlain and Spaniard Adriana Ugarte – set to be released on 25 April next year) and Paris Pigalle [+see also:
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 by Cédric Anger in post-production.

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(Translated from French)

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