Magazine article Screen International

Polanski to Shoot Adaptation of Venus in Fur, Ahead of D

Magazine article Screen International

Polanski to Shoot Adaptation of Venus in Fur, Ahead of D

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Emmanuelle Seigner and Louis Garrel to star.

Roman Polanski has revealed he will shoot a French adaptation of David Ives' Broadway hit Venus in Fur this November, ahead of shooting his previously announced historical political thriller D., inspired by the 19th century Dreyfus Affair.

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Ives' Tony Award-winning Venus in Fur revolves around the power play between a writer-director and an actress desperate for the lead role in his upcoming play based on Leopold von Sacher-Masoch's 19th century erotic novel Venus in Furs.

Polanski's actress wife Emmanuelle Seigner is set to co-star opposite Louis Garrel in the French adaptation, entitled La Vénus à la fourrure.

"I've been looking for an opportunity to shoot in French with Emmanuelle for some time and on reading Venus in Fur I knew the moment had arrived," Polanski said in a release announcing the project. …

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