Gaumont is ready to unveil sprawling interval thriller “The Colours of Fireplace,” primarily based on Pierre Lemaitre’s worldwide bestseller.
Directed by Clovis Cornillac, “The Colours of Fireplace” is headlined by a prestigious forged, together with Lea Drucker (pictured), the Cesar-winning actor of “Custody,” in addition to Benoit Poelvoorde (“Sink or Swim”), Olivier Gourmand (“Karl Marx”), Fanny Ardant (“DNA”), Alice Isaaz (“Elle”) and Cornillac.
Set for supply within the second half of 2021, “The Colours of Fireplace” is budgeted at $16 million — an enormous funds by French requirements — and is being produced in-house by Gaumont, as a part of the corporate’s latest mandate to totally finance and produce choose movies. The film is in put up and shot completely in Paris.
Lemaitre, writer of “The Colours of Fireplace,” beforehand wrote “See You Up There,” whose movie adaptation directed by Albert Dupontel gained 5 César Awards and bought extra two million theatrical admissions in France.
“Though ‘The Colours of Fireplace’ shall be very totally different from ‘See You Up There,’ it shares the identical ambition to be an awesome well-liked movie,” stated Alexis Cassanet, head of worldwide gross sales at Gaumont.
The manager describes “The Colours of Fireplace” as a contemporary and suspenseful interval movie a few lady’s emancipation, and a revenge story pushed by a powerful feminine character, performed by Drucker.
“The Colours of Fireplace” opens in February 1927 with the funerals of Marcel Péricourt, essentially the most highly effective banker in Paris. Madeleine, his daughter, is certain to inherit his monetary empire, however a conspiracy takes form, geared toward robbing her of every thing she has. Setting off to avenge herself, Madeleine must face the adversity of the lads surrounding her and the rampant corruption in France in the course of the two wars.
“It’s an enormous literary success that has already been translated in lots of languages, and that provides the movie nice potential to journey in huge territories,” stated Cassanet.
Moreover France, the guide has already been printed in Germany, Bulgaria, China, Korea, Japan, Denmark, Spain, Finland, Greece, Italy, Taiwan, Romania, The Netherlands, Poland, Norway and Russia. Subsequent up, will probably be printed within the U.Ok., amongst others.
Gaumont’s earlier manufacturing credit embody Jean-Pascal Zadi’s “Tout simplement noir,” Olivier Marchal’s “Bronx” and Franck Dubosc’s “Rumba Remedy.” Cornillac’s directorial credit embody “Belle et Sebastien.”