Benicio Del Toro Teams With Arnaud Desplechin For ‘Jimmy Picard’

Benicio Del Toro Teams With Arnaud Desplechin For ‘Jimmy Picard’
Exclusive: Benicio Del Toro has been set to star in Jimmy Picard, a drama that will be directed by Arnaud Desplechin. The project is adapted from Psychotherapy Of A Plains Indian, by acclaimed ethnologist and psychologist Georges Devereux. It is the true story of a friendship between a Native American and a French psychoanalyst. The film will also star Mathieu Amalric and Gina McKee. Shooting begins June 18 in Michigan. The film is being produced by Desplechin’s longtime partner Pascal Caucheteux of Why Not Productions (Rust And Bone), with Black Swan’s Jennifer Roth exec producing and Stephen Fontaine the Dp. Del Toro plays the title character, a Plains Indian member of the Blackfeet nation who returns from the WWII battlefield and experiences various medical symptoms, none of which can be explained physically. He travels to the famed Winter Hospital in Topeka, Kansas, where he encounters Georges Devereux (Amalric), a
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