“Madeleine Collins,” a psychological thriller with “Benedetta” star Virginia Ephera, has been sold by herdsmen in the mainland. The film premieres in Venice Days and San Sebastian.
“Madeleine Collins” has sold Chardes Movie Inspired (Italy), Rialto (Australia / New Zealand), Best Film (Poland) and Weird Wave (Greece).
Directed by Antoine Barraud, “Madeleine Collins” stars Ephera as Judith, a successful translator who lives a dual life between Switzerland and France with two different men with whom she has children. When her balanced work begins to break down, Judith decides to run away from all of this, causing her situation to spiral out of control. Kaim Guterres, Bruno Salomon and Nadav Lapid, opposite the Israeli helmer of the ear-winning “Aheder’s Knee”, Ephra.
Charades previously sold the movie to Spain (Alpha Pictures), the former Yugoslavia (Megacum), South Korea (Moby Dick), Portugal (Lusomundo), Indonesia (Falcon), Taiwan (Benchmark) and CIS (Exponenta). “Madeleine Collins” was produced by Les Films du Bellier and co-produced by Fracas Prods. And close-up films. It will also be released in France, Switzerland and Benelux.
The film is Barraud’s third film after its first sinkholes, which premiered at World Locarno, and “Portrait of the Artist” with Bertrand Bonello, which opened in Berlin.
Ephera, who was part of the jury in Venice, was at Paul Verhoeven’s “Benedetta” at the San Sebastian Film Festival, where she played a nun who was persecuted by her will and vision in 17th-century Italy. The movie competed in the ears.
The current slate of pastures includes “Sanctuary,” which has just finished shooting in New York with Margaret Quali and Christopher Abbott.