PRODUCTION / FINANCING Hungary
through Fabien Lemercier
– This first feature film by the director who has already graced the short films competition of the CinÃ©fondation at Cannes 2019, is produced by Magma Cinema and sold by NFI World Sales
Director Katalin Moldovai (Â© Ibolya SimÃ³)
Following a shoot that took place between July 25 and September 4, Katalin Moldova‘s Total eclipse (working title) is now in post-production. To the casting of this first feature film (courtesy of a director who notably turned heads in the short films competition of the CinÃ©fondation de Cannes 2019, through Until now) are genes Krasznahorkai (who played a small role in El Fotografo de Mauthausen [+see also:
filmÂ profile]), Romania TÃ¼nde Skovran (an actress mostly seen on stage but who has also made a few appearances in the cinema in the works of her compatriot Andrei Zinca), Soma sandor, gnes LÅrincz, Zsolt BÃ¶lÅnyi, Eszter Tompa and ron DimÃ©ny.
Written by Zita Paloczi and Katalin Moldovai, the story revolves around a small town literature teacher who recommends a classic film about the life of Arthur Rimbaud to his students to help them better understand the symbolism of his poems and the era. to which they were written. It’s a suggestion that arouses the ire of parents and the school board, given the film’s portrayal of Rimbaud and Verlaine’s relationship.
Total eclipse is produced by BÃ©la Attila KovÃ¡cs, Andras Muhi and Katalin Moldova from Magma Cinema, in co-production with Salamandra Film and Spot Film. Shot over 32 days in Romania (in Gheorgheni / GyergyÃ³szentmiklÃ³s and Miercurea Ciuc / CsÃkszereda) with AndrÃ¡s Taborosi at the helm of photography, this feature film is also supported by the Incubator program, courtesy of the Hungarian National Film Institute (NFI) who also drive international sales.
(Translated from French)
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