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Claude Lelouch is the latest director to turn to smartphones as the next step in cinema.
The Oscar-winning French director of the 1967 film A Man and a Woman will shoot a film entirely on his cellphone. But that’s not the only selling point. The Claude Lelouch cellphone movie will be a retelling of the recent theft of the director’s latest screenplay and 50 years worth of handwritten notes.
Notes - Years - Film - Oui - Non
Lelouch had been studiously keeping handwritten notes for the past 50 years, shaping it into what he hoped would be his next film, titled Oui et Non (Yes and No). But in a blink of an eye, it was gone.
The robbery of Lelouch’s screenplay for his latest film happened only two months ago, but it inspired an even more ambitious project for the filmmaker: a movie shot entirely on his cellphone. Lelouch will shoot the film this summer. It’s titled La vertu de l’imponderable, which roughly translates to The Virtue of the Imponderable. According to Variety, Lelouch said he got the idea after the theft, which took place in early January as he was locking his car outside the Paris offices of his production company.
Attitude - Lelouch - International - Monte - Carlo
“I’ve tried to have a positive attitude,” Lelouch said at the International Monte Carlo Film Festival this week. The...
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