Rising French star Noemi Merlant of Celine Siama’s “Portrait of a Lady on Fire” and Jack Adiard’s “Paris, 13th District” (pictured), reunites with Pierre Giard at Nord-West Films to create her sophomore feature, “Les Fames.” Aw balcony. “
Merlant made her feature debut with “Mi Iubita, Mon Amour” which premiered world in the special exhibition section in Cannes this year and is playing at the San Sebastian Film Festival.
Set at three-day intervals, “Les Famous au Balcon” is a high-concept film that follows three women during a heatwave in Marseille, southern France. Across the street, their mysterious neighbors are the object of all their imagination. But suddenly, they find themselves in a terrible and insane situation with a goal in mind. To free themselves.
Gaird, who produced “Mr. Iubita Mann Amor,” said he was looking forward to continuing his work with Merlant, whom he described as a “promising director with a single voice.” “He is fascinating as an actor and director; She’s extremely intelligent and knows exactly what she wants, ”said Gaird, who noted that the film would boast elements of genre and feminist twist.
From the actor-director in “Me Iubita Mann Amor” to the character of the young woman who is traveling to Romania to celebrate her bachelor party with her friends, when she meets 17-year-old Nino. Although they are far from each other the earth is busy in a passionate and endless summer. Film Boutique has already sold the film on a number of deals, including Scandinavia (Triarte), Spain (Burton), Switzerland (Agora) and Portugal (Leopardo).
Marlant’s acting career began in a big way after “Portrait of a Lady on Fire” which won an award in Cannes and was nominated for a Golden Globe among other awards. He is currently shooting Todd Field’s “Tar” opposite Cate Blanchett and Nina Hose.