Federation’s New Film Sales Arm Ginger & Fed Unveils Slate at Unifrance RDV, Including Niels Tavernier’s WWII Drama ‘The Future Awaits’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Ginger & Fed, the new international movie product sales arm of Federation Studios headed by former TF1 Studio boss Sabine Chemaly, will start various higher profile titles at the Unifrance Rendez-Vous, including “The Foreseeable future Awaits,” Niels Tavernier’s WWII-established drama based on the legitimate tale of a Holocaust survivor. Ginger & Fed will also bow product sales on “Riviera Revenge,” a heartwarming comedy starring André Dussollier (“The Criminal offense is Mine”), Sabine Azéma (“Tanguy”) and Thierry Lhermitte (“The Evening meal Game”), together with continuing bargains on “Rachel’s Game,” “Survive” and “Oldies and Goodies.”

Created by Yves Darondeau at Bonne Pioche Cinema (“March of the Penguins”), “The Potential Awaits” tells the tale of Tauba Birenbaum, whose testimony was collected in July 1997 to develop into part of Steven Spielberg’s Institute for Visible Heritage. The film opens in July 1942, for the duration of the Vel’ d’Hiv’ Roundup of Jewish people in Paris. 13-12 months-outdated Tauba and her moms and dads, who are Polish Jews, come across refuge in a tiny space for the subsequent 765 days. Dwelling situations are hard and they worry currently being found out at any instant. But even though her parents sink more into despair, Tauba’s preventing spirit shines by means of. She finds joy in each little issue, from a piano drawn on the ground, to the views of Paris by means of an open window. Regardless of severe situations, she will continue to keep hope until eventually the liberation of Paris, and choose back again command of her everyday living.

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Now in submit-output, the status interval film stars Guillaume Gallienne (“Yves Saint Laurent”), Sandrine Bonnaire (“Happening”), Adeline d’Hermy (“The Speech”) and Violette Guillon (“We Are Family”).

Tavernier co-wrote the film with Tauba’s son, Dude Birenbaum and Laurent Bertoni. “It’s a beautiful movie about resilience, about this youthful woman who becomes a woman and supports her mom and dad,” claims Chemaly, describing the motion picture as her “first coup de coeur” considering the fact that creating Ginger & Fed in September.

“‘The Upcoming Awaits’ exhibits everyday heroism and can make us sense the poignant experiences of everyday living in wartime by the eyes of Tauba and her spouse and children,” suggests Chemaly. Apollo will launch “The Future Awaits” in theaters in France.

Ginger & Fed will begin marketing the film at the Unifrance Rendez-Vous showcase this week with a promo and script translated in English.

“Riviera Revenge” (“N’avoue jamais”), directed by Ivan Calberac (“The Tasting”), revolves about the marriage of François Marsault, a war veteran who is producing the most of his retirement alongside his spouse Annie. Authoritarian and ruthless, Marsaul rules his spouse and children with an iron fist — but when he discovers that his esteemed spouse cheated on him 40 decades back, he data files for divorce and confronts her former lover who life in the French Riviera.

“What made me want to come on board this film is that it talks about older people with no portraying them as grandparents or as struggling an health issues,” claims Chemaly. “It’s a story about appreciate and jealousy, and just one that ponders on whether you need to divorce when you are in your 70s.” The govt details out the film’s protagonist, a relatives patriarch, reminds her of Robert De Niro’s character in “Meet the Fockers.”.

The motion picture was manufactured by Antoine Pezet and Jerome Corcos at NAC and Nicolas Mauvernay at Mizar Movies. It will be unveiled in France by Wild Bunch.

Other highlights on Ginger & Fed’s inaugural slate incorporate “Rachel’s Game,” Thierry Klifa’s dramedy starring Fanny Ardant (“8 Women”) and Mathieu Kassovitz (“The Bureau”), and Frédéric Jardin’s thriller “Survive” which is co-repped with WTFilms.

The Rendez-Vous roster of Ginger & Fed is built up of third-occasion pickups, like “Riviera Revenge,” as well as videos produced by businesses inside of Federation Studios, for instance Bonne Pioche’s “The Long term Awaits.” “This is how our lineup will be designed, with in-household and external productions, and we will target on comedy, drama and genre, with at some point a fourth pillar around animation,” Chemaly described.

Through her 11-yr tenure as head of TF1 Studio’s intercontinental film product sales division, Chemaly taken care of all over the world offers on numerous hits, from the comedy franchise “Serial (Poor) Weddings” to the Tv set present “Call My Agent!”

Joining forces with Federation Studios built perception for Chemaly, who had already begun collaborating with producers in just the team through her decades at TF1 Studio, like Julien Madon and Yves Darondeau.

“When I observed Lionel Uzan [managing director of Federation] whom I’ve regarded for a lengthy time, he described that the organization was in fact interested in ramping up its output in films, and it seemed that it was the fantastic time to start a division committed to worldwide sales to accompany this strategic evolution,” Chemaly suggests.

Ginger & Fed looks to position by itself to make industrial films, states Chemaly. “It’s our DNA, and which is why we’re kicking off with French movies that have a mainstream enchantment.”

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