Berenice Bejo Joins Cast Of Safy Nebbou’s ‘After The Storm’

Berenice Bejo Joins Cast Of Safy Nebbou’s ‘After The Storm’
Paris– Safy Nebbou is set to direct Berenice Bejo (“The Past”), Laurent Lafitte (“On The Other Side Of The Tracks”), Gregory Gadebois (“The Returned”) and Sergio Castellitto (“The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian”) in the Italy-set psychological thriller “After The Storm” (“Apres la tempete”).

Based on Arthur Dreyfus’ novel “Belle famille,” the film will topline Bejo as a mother who can’t accept the accidental death of her five-year old son and instinctively hides his body. After the child is declared missing, the police launches a massive investigation that sparks a media frenzy, comforting the mother in her denial.

Philip Boeffard is producing at Paris-based Nord-Ouest, the well-established production outfit of Mathieu Kassovitz’ “La Haine” and “Rebellion,” Christian Carion’s “Merry Christmas” and Michel Ocelot’s “Tales Of The Night.”

“I envision ‘After The Storm’ as a contemporary tragedy that’s reminiscent of ‘Incendies’ by Denis Villeneuve in the way
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