Magazine article Screen International

Kinology to Launch Sales on Fitoussi's 'Trainee Day'

Magazine article Screen International

Kinology to Launch Sales on Fitoussi's 'Trainee Day'

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Kinology will launch sales on French director Marc Fitoussi's coming-of-age tale Trainee Day at the American Film Market (AFM) (Nov 4-11), in what could be one of the busiest markets yet for Gregory Melin's Paris-based sales company.

Rising actress Jeanne Jestin, who first hit the big screen in Asghar Farhadi's The Past, plays a teenager who discovers another side to her mother when she takes work experience at her backstabbing office.

Belgian actress Emilie Desquenne, who appeared in Fitoussi's first feature La Vie d'Artiste, is the mother. Other cast members include director Xavier Beauvois and Sabrina Ouazani.

Fitoussi's past credits include Copacabana and the Madame Bovary-inspired Folies Bergere, both starring Isabelle Huppert.

Paris-based Kinology will be at the AFM with one its biggest slates to date.

It will also reveal first footage on a number of upcoming films including Rebecca Zlotowski's 1930s-set thriller Planetarium, starring Natalie Portman, Lily Rose Depp and Emmanuel Salinger. …

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