The “Aline” biopic, based on French-Canadian hitmaker Celine Dion, has acquired Roadside Attractions and Samuel Goldwin Films for distribution in the United States. The critically acclaimed musical comedy-drama world premiere is out of competition at the Cannes Film Festival. It will be released in theaters in the United States in early 2022.
Lemarsier, one of France’s most popular actors and stand-up comedians, played the role of director, co-writer (including Brigitte Butt) and Aline Dior in the film, a singer-songwriter (referred to as Celine Dion) who grew up in Quebec in 1960. Surrounded by sibling family.
When a famous producer, Guy Claude (meaning Renেনে Angelিল), discovers Aline and her golden voice, she prepares to make her the greatest singer in the world. The crowd-pleasing film shows Alain’s life journey from his childhood to his sudden rise as a global superstar, his impressive transformation. While showing navigating a busy career and motherhood, the movie closely describes Alin’s relationship with her producer and mentor, who became her husband.
“A lot has been discovered, but I’ve tried to stay in the scent of Celine’s life,” Lemarcier said Diversity In the ear. “Nothing is against it, but some things are invented sometimes to be more cinematic and romantic.”
Lemarcia stars opposite Sylvain Marcel, Daniel Fitchwood, Rock Laferton, Anthony Vagina, Pascal Desrockers and Jean-Knoll Brownie. Alain’s singing voice is Victoria CO, who was chosen from 50 singers by Lemarcier and the producers.
Valerie’s Tour de Force performance as a global singer superstar has created a huge splash in the ears this year and we think American audiences will be thrilled to discover such an entertainer in cinema theaters in early 2022. Roadside and Goldwyn said in a joint statement.
Alexis Cassanet, VP of GoMont’s international sales and distribution, said Roadside Attraction and Samuel Goldwyn Films are “two iconic independent US distributors” with an “impressive track record and many awards for their credit.” The executive described the film as a love letter to Dion.
The deal was negotiated by Cassnett and Howard Cohen of Roadside and Peter Goldwin of Goldwyn.
“Aline” was produced in collaboration with Dwyer Weill, Alice Girard in Rectangular Productions, and Sidney Dumas in Gomante, Laurent Zeitun (“Intochables,” “Ballarina”). The film was co-produced by Andre Ruliu, Valerie de Otuil and Patrick Vandenbosch. D’L’wheel, Caramel Films and Belga Productions have co-produced Entourage Pictures, Canal Plus, TF1 and Telefilm Canada.
Gaumant will be released on November 10 in French cinemas. (The movie was supposed to be released last year but was delayed due to an epidemic.) With a budget of $ 25 million, “Aline” is one of the biggest and most anticipated French films of the year. .
“Aline” marks Lemarcier’s sixth pointing journey. He has previously appeared in “Quadrill”, “From Behind”, “Palais-Royal!”, “The Ultimate Accessories” and “50 Is The New 30.” She has also written and performed five one-female shows, three of which have won awards.
Recent credits to the roadside attraction include Oscar-winning “Judy” Judy Garland as Renee Zellweger and “The Peanut Butter Falcon”. Meanwhile, Samuel Goldwyn Films is directing “Another Round” by Thomas Winterberg, which won an Oscar for Best International Feature Film, as well as the Oscar-nominated Tunisian film “The Man Who Sold His Skin”.