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Chicago – There were basically two careers for Pierre Morel, before he directed the mega-hit “Taken,” starring Liam Neeson, and afterward. The French-born cinematographer, camera operator and now director is releasing “The Gunman,” an action film that stars Sean Penn. Like “Taken,” the motivations for the action are based in the real world, and “The Gunman” travels to Africa, London and Barcelona on his way to redeeming his soul.
Morel has had an adventurous career, in both European cinema and in notable films, beginning with his days as a camera operator on “The Truth about Charlie” (2002), “The Dreamers” (2003) and “Before Sunset” (2004). He was the cinematographer on “The Transporter” (2002) and Director of Photography on “Love and Other Disasters” (2006). His breakthrough came in 2008, when he directed “Taken.” The film resonated with audiences, and allowed his career to move into a new direction.
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Exclusive: Drama heads to shoot, The Yellow Affair to sell at Efm.
The Yellow Affair will present the English-language drama, directed by Janos Edelenyi, at Berlin’s European Film Market (Efm) (Feb 5-13).
Cox will play an ageing star of stage and screen who forms an unlikely relationship with his immigrant carer.
Cox said of the film: “One of the central strengths of the movie is the comic creation of character »
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2 items from 2015
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