Two of French cinema’s most celebrated actresses are teaming up for “The Fact,” and IFC Movies is established to convey their collaboration to North American audiences. The company snagged rights to the drama starring Catherine Deneuve and Juliette Binoche. Assortment verified the acquisition.
Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda (“Shoplifters”), “The Truth” centers on Fabienne (Deneuve), “a legendary film star renowned for her talent and elegance. Irrespective of her skilled success, Fabienne has a strained romance with her daughter Lumir (Binoche), a screenwriter,” the source summarizes. “Things arrive at a boiling place just after Lumir and her spouse (Ethan Hawke) return to Paris and Fabienne publishes a memoir. In its place of a warm reunion, their assembly devolves into a brutal session of truth of the matter telling and resentment airing.”
“The Truth” will function both equally English and French dialogue.
“This movie is a like letter to the actress Catherine Deneuve and also it is a tale about the acting, a tale about a reality and a lie, and a story about a conflict and a reconciliation amongst mother and daughter,” Kore-eda claimed in a assertion. “It was a actually delighted experience for me to make a movie jointly with gems of casts from France and United states.”
Binoche won an Oscar for “The English Patient” and acquired a nod for “Chocolat.” Deneuve was nominated for “Indochine.”
You can capture Binoche following in “Superior Lifestyle,” Claire Denis’ English-language debut. The sci-fi drama about a group of death-row inmates traveling in house hits theaters April 12. She’s at present serving as president of the Intercontinental Jury at the Berlinale. Deneuve has a movie premiering at the fest, “Farewell to the Evening,” a drama about a farmer who discovers that her grandson has dark secrets and techniques.