3 items from 2014
Director: Quentin Dupieux
Writer: Quentin Dupieux
Producer: Realitism Films’ Gregory Bernard
U.S. Distributor: Rights Available
Swiftly churning out his bizarre and wildly entertaining films, we will supposedly get to see a bit of Dupieux in 2014. His latest, the hilarious Wrong Cops got very limited theatrical play in late December, 2013 (Los Angeles denizens had the lucky opportunity to see it courtesy of Cinefamily), but should see some expansion elsewhere. Otherwise, it was announced that Dupieux has filmed a secret project with Marilyn Manson which was inspired by their collaboration on Cops. But while details on that remain scant, we are happy to see another project due in 2014 starring Alain Chabat and Elodie Bouchez (who many arthouse devotees should recognize for a role in Andre Techine’s 1994 film Wild Reeds). Eric Wareheim is also in the cast, so we’re sure this will be strangely entertaining. »
- Nicholas Bell
Exclusive: Contemporary love story set against Rome’s criminal underworld is an Italian-French co-production.
“The script stood out and I felt I could help in putting this movie together. Michele Alhaique has a new voice that deserves to be heard,” said Favino.
One of Italy’s most respected actors, Favino is best known for his award-winning performances in Michele Placido’s Romanzo Criminale, and more recently Stefano Sollima’s Acab All Cops Are Bastards and Marco Tullio Giordana’s Piazza Fontana.
Working-titled Senza Pieta is 34-year-old Alhaique directorial debut. The actor and filmmaker is best known at home for his performances in TV show and films such as »
Alain Chabat stars in the Los Angeles-set project.
Paris-based Indie Sales has taken on French director Quentin Dupieux’s upcoming Los Angeles-set picture Reality revolving around a director desperately searching for the perfect scream for his debut horror film.
Produced by Paris-based Realitism Films, it was shot in and around Los Angeles, in various locations including Hollywood, Malibu, Simi Valley, Santa Clarita, Santa Monica and Burbank in 2012 and 2013.
It revolves around three intertwining characters: an eight-year-old girl, called Réalité, who becomes obsessed with watching a mysterious VHS video tape she finds; Jason, a failed filmmaker in search of the perfect scream in a bid to get shady producer Bob on board his debut horror movie, and Denis, who makes his living as a TV host dressed in a rat »
3 items from 2014
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