Et j’aime à la fureur

Original title : Et j’aime à la fureur
Director : André Bonzel
Producer Slovakia: Juraj Krasnohorsky
Producer France: André Bonzel
Length : 90 minutes
Genre : Fiction comedy edited from footage shot by anonymous filmmakers
Format : 2k, DCP, color and black&white
Status : In development
Estimated release : 2018

Officially selected for the Eurimages Lab Project at Karlovy Vary IFF 2016
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Developed with support from the Slovak Audiovisual Fund / Vývoj filmu podporil Audiovizuálny Fond
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Project created in partnership with the Slovak Film Institute
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Et j’aime à la fureur

A film by André Bonzel

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SYNOPSIS
An entirely fictional comedy made exclusively with excerpts of 16mm films from anonymous filmmakers from the early 1920s until the appearance of digital cinema, Et j’aime à la fureur tells the story of the descendants of Maurice Expedit, an eccentric inventor and industrial big shot. Expedit loved cinema and had a great affection for women. He was a pussy lover. His life was one long sequence of affairs with countless mistresses and illegitimate children. As by magic, his love for cinema, for sex, or both, was passed on them. André, the director and narrator of the story is a descendant of Maurice Expedit, and this film is also the story of his life. With images shot with love and desire, full of sheer beauty and cinematic invention, it is a love letter to filmmaking, an elegy to women pubic hair and to midget circus clowns.

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STATUS
ET J’AIME A LA FUREUR is in development/financing stage. It has received two script grants from the Slovak Audiovisual Fund and benefits from a partnership with the Slovak Film Institute, where our historical footage is scanned, cleaned and archived. It has been selected for the first Eurimages Project Lab Award competition at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival in 2016. The producer was selected with the project to the EAVE 2017 producers’ workshops.