Monthly Archives:June 2017

into the spotlight #208

into the spotlight #208

NEWS – into the spotlight #208

We are more than happy to announce that..

GRAND PRIX of the jury of Cannes Film Festival goes to 120 BATTEMENTS PAR MINUTE/120 BEATS PER MINUTEdirected by Robin Campillo, with NAHUEL PEREZ BISCAYART in the lead role. 

“Best performance: Nahuel Perez Biscayart in ´120 Beats per Minute´ is as good as Best Actor winner Joaquin Phoenix was in ´You were never really here`; the real revelation of Cannes was Biscayart<..>” info.. 

PALME DÒR for BEST SHORT FILM goes to the Chinese feature film A GENTLE NIGHT, directed by Qiu Yang with our talent HUANG LU in one of the lead roles.


NAHUEL PEREZ BISCAYART & 120 BATTEMENTS PAR MINUTE, directed by Robin Campillo.(below: production set picture, picture from Cannes Film Festival & a trailer)

HUANG LU & A GENTLE NIGHT, directed by Qiu Yang. (trailer below)

MADALINA BELLARIU IONwho`s known for her role in THE YOUNG POPE, directed by Paolo Sorentinno, alongside Jude Law, now appears in DOBAARA: SEE YOUR EVIL, an Indian horror movie, directed by Prawaal Raman and Leena Tandon. The movie had its premiere in India on June 2!!

DOBAARA: SEE YOUR EVIL, directed by Prawaal Raman & Leena Tandon. (trailer)

MEHDI MESKAR starred in LES ENGAGES/THE COMMITMENTS(not an official translation) the TV series about LGBT community located in Lyon, created by Sullivan Le Postec.
The trailer of the first episode aired on May 17 on the occasion of the World Day Against Homophobia, the following episodes will be shown every Wednesday and Friday on French TV channel Studio 4. The next episode, called SÁSSOCIER, will air on June 9.

Upon its release, the press has called it “one of the most beautiful French webseries on the LGBT universe”, info..

Also, Mehdi just finished his first lead role in one of the episodes of the most popular German crime series TATORT, called DER PAKT, which was directed by Zoltan Spirandelli.
LES ENGAGES, created by Sullivan Le Postec. (trailer)

DAMIEN CHAPELLEa multi talented Belgian actor (musician, dancer..) starred in the new beautiful commercial for the fashion brand LACOSTE.

TIMELESS for Lacoste, directed by Seb Edwards.

 TIMELESS by LACOSTE, directed by Seb Edwards (below:Director`s cut; Making of & a set picture)

ANNA PROCHNIAK, who we might remember from the feature film THE INNOCENTS, directed by Anne Fontaine, just finished her role in the Nordic thriller MULES, written and directed by Börkur Sigthorsson.
MULES, written and directed by Börkur Sigthorsson. (production set picture)

MARIA EVOLI starred in the short film ESTAMOS JUGANDO A QUE SI/WE ARE PLAYING AS IF, directed by Monica Burciaga. The film will be shown at the Cineteca Nacional Mexico (cinema in Mexico) on June 2, at 7 pm (Mexico time).

Also, Maria played in the lead role in the horror film EL HABITANTE/THE INHABITANT, directed by Guillermo Amoedo. The film will premiere in November 2017.
ESTAMOS JUGANDO A QUE SI, directed by Monica Burciaga. (trailer) pw:2016
ESTAMOS JUGANDO A QUE SI, directed by Monica Burciaga. (poster)
into the spotlight #207

into the spotlight #207

NEWS – into the spotlight #207

JEAN-MARC BARR the actor we know from Luc Bessons<strong> <span style="font-size: 12pt;">LE GRAND BLEU/THE BIG BLUE</span></strong><span style="font-size: 12pt;"> </span>or Lars von TrierEUROPA, BREAKING THE WAVES, DOGVILLE & NYMPHOMANIAC.. 
Now has starred in the short film WHOEVER WAS USING THIS BED, directed by Andrew Kotatko, alongside Radha Mitchell & Jane Birkin. 

Andrew Kotatko’s adaptation racked up a huge international acclaim, after participating at the Cinalfama Lisbon International Film Awards, the film has scored two new awards: Best Short Feature and Best Director. In so far, the film won 9 awards and was nominated 19 timesinfo..

On June 5th-14th, the film will participate in the OtherMovie Lugano Film Festival, and on June 14th-24th,  it will participate in its 45th festival, the 12th Cyprus International Film Festival in Greece.

Also, JEAN-MARC BARR played the lead role in the feature film DOPO LA GUERRA/AFTER THE WARdirected by Annarita Zambrano. The film had its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival 2017, as a part of the Un Certain Regard section.

Jean-Marc Barr, was not able to participate at the Cannes Film Festival, due to his new role in the Slovakian cinema movie CELLAR, directed by Igor Voloshin, alongside another our talent JOHN ROBINSON.

WHOEVER WAS USING THIS BED, directed by Andrew Kotatko (interview with Jean-Marc Barr)

WHOEVER WAS USING THIS BED, directed by Andrew Kotatko (trailer)

DOPO LA GUERRA/AFTER THE WAR, directed by Annarita Zambrano.  (extract from the film)

SILVIA BUSUIOC starred in the feature film UNTITLED, directed by Chris Loizou, the film won the award – The Best Film during the Nice International Filmmaker Festival. As for now, the film got 18 nominations and 9 wins, info..

Also, Silvia is starring as one of the lead characters in BELLA GERMANIA, a trilogy, directed by Gregor Schnitzler.
Furthermore..In late 2017, will air the film SNOWMAN, directed by Tomas Alfredson, in which Silvia starred alongside Michael Fassbender.

Recently Silvia gave an interview about her career, read the full interview under the link, info..

UNTITLED, directed by Chris Loizou (trailer)

Silvia Busuioc during the awards at the Nice International Filmmaker Festival, next to director Chris Loizou.

MEHDI NEBBOU, ELINA VASKA & MARUSA MAJER starred in ARTE`s project – Couch Therapy for couples, info..

MEHDI NEBBOU & FRIEDERIKE KEMPTER, directed by Johann Buchholz. (short film).

ELINA VASKA & ESBEN SMED, directed by Johann Buchholz. (short film)

MARUSA MAJER & ALESSANDRO BORGHI, directed by Tiphaine Donà. (short film)

JULIE BURKARDT starred in the short film DEINE ZUKUNFT, directed by Jan GALLI. The film participates at the Cannes Film Festival 2017, info..
DEINE ZUKUNFT, directed by Jan GALLI. (trailer)

DOMINIK WOJCIK starred in the great short film HUNT, directed by Engin Kundag. The film will be shown at the 17th German – French – Shortfilm Redez-vous in Strasbourg on June 1st, info..
HUNT, directed by Engin Kundag. (trailer)

VICTOIRE LALLY performs in the theatre piece CALL ME QUEEN, directed by Thandi Sebe. The show had its premiere at the Ballhaus Naunynstrasse, on May, 25th! You can still see the show till May, 28th. info..

CALL ME QUEEN, directed by Thandi Sebe. (production picture)