Scarlet will open the Directors’ Fortnight

– The first film in French by Italian director Pietro Marcello will open the parallel section at Cannes

Scarlet will open the Directors' Fortnight

juliet jouan Scarlet

italian director Pietro Marcelo go back to Directors’ Fortnight, but this time alone, in the field of fiction and in French. Present last year with the collective documentary future [+see also:
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the filmmaker will have this time the honor of opening, with his new film Scarletthe 54the edition of the famous parallel section, which will take place from May 18 to 24, 2022 as part of the 75the cannes film festival.

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The new film by Pietro Marcello, who is also behind the documentary/fiction hybrids the mouth of the wolf [+see also:
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(winner at the 27th Torino Film Festival) and lost and beautiful [+see also:
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(in competition at Locarno in 2015), and the fiction feature film Martin Eden [+see also:
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(in competition in Venice in 2019, where he won the Volpi Cup for best actor), it is a majority French production (64.69%) with Italy (25%) and Germany (10.31%).

The cast includes juliet jouan (in her big screen debut), Rafael Thierry, Luis Garrel, Noemie Lvovsky, Ernest Umhauer, Francois Negret and from Belgium Yolanda Moreau.

Freely adapted by the director, along with Mauricio Braucci (Silver Bear for Best Screenplay in Berlin in 2019 for piranhas [+see also:
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and winner of the David di Donatello award in his specialty in 2009, 2015 and 2020 for gomorrah [+see also:
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, black souls [+see also:
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Y Martin Eden) Y Maud Ameline (2013 Caesar for camille rewind [+see also:
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), from the Russian novel the scarlet sails for alexander grimace, the film is set in northern France and focuses on Juliette, who grows up alone with her father, Raphaël, a World War I veteran. Passionate about her singing and music, the lonely young woman meets a magician one summer who promises her that the scarlet sails will one day take her away from her town. Juliette never stops believing in the prophecy.

The cinematographer of the film is Marco Graziaplenawith a score of Gabriel Jared.

Produced by Carlos Gilliberto for company based in Paris computer generated cinema and by Italian company Adventurous (company of Pietro Marcello), Scarlet was co-produced by Cinema Art France, rai cinema and by the German company Match Factory Productionswith the support of Hype Film (Russia), wise images and Eurimages, among others. The film will be distributed in France by The pactin Italy for 01 Distribution and in Germany for media. International sales are handled by Orange Studio.

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(Translated from French)

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