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Peter Greenaway's 'Walking To Paris' among Eurimages awardees

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Peter Greenaway's 'Walking To Paris' among Eurimages awardees
New film from Pascal Chaumeil, director of A Long Way Down, secures biggest support of more than $500,000; next film in the Department Q series also receives support.

Eurimages is to plough $4.7m (€4,444,000) into 18 feature films and two documentaries, following its latest meeting in London from March 9-12.

Among the titles to receive support is Walking To Paris, from British auteur Peter Greenaway, which received $300,000 (€280,000).

The biopic of sculptor Constantin Brancusi is being made with Dutch producer Kees Kasander. The film will focus on the 18 months when a 27-year-old Brancusi walked through Romania, Hungary, Austria, Germany, Switzerland and France.

The film is due to begin shooting this month in Switzerland.

Speaking to ScreenDaily about the feature early this year, Greenaway said: “Along the way, living off the land as his years of being a shepherd boy had taught him, he had adventures - comic, violent, sexual and romantic - and certainly formative of his future sculpture, constantly building
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