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Juliette Binoche, Ethan Hawke to star in ‘La Verite’

By IANS Updated: Jul 16, 2018 7:19 pm

Actors Juliette Binoche and Ethan Hawke have been selected to star in Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda’s directorial film “La Verite”.

Kore-eda said his film “La Verite” will also feature actors Catherine Deneuve and Ludivine Sagnier, reports

Being produced by French firm 3B and Kore-eda’s Bunbuku, the film will be shot in France in October and November.

The script of the film is based on a stage play which was writted by Kore-eda nearly 15 years ago but never produced.

Binoche and Hawke will portray a married couple who return to France from the US when the wife’s mother (Deneuve), a well-known actress, publishes her autobiography. During their reunion, various truths are revealed.

In a statement released on Monday, Kore-eda said: “Directing while overcoming differences of language and culture is a stimulating challenge. Whether or not to direct the way I do in Japan is something I will think about on the set.”

Kore-eda is well known for his films “Nobody Knows”,”Air Doll” and the latest released “Shoplifters”.


By IANS Updated: Jul 16, 2018 7:19:58 pm