Magazine article Screen International

Other Angle Pictures Takes on the '#TheJews'

Magazine article Screen International

Other Angle Pictures Takes on the '#TheJews'

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Paris-based Other Angle Pictures has taken on international sales of Yvan Attal's provocative tragicomic portmanteau film #TheJews exploring antisemitism and the clichés surrounding the Jewish race.

The film - produced by Oscar-winning producer Thomas Langmann (The Artist) - was born out of Israeli-French actor and director Attal's personal sense of persecution and a growing antisemitism amid reactions from his friends and family that he was over-reacting.

"Yvan tackles several clichés surrounding the Jews from 'They're everywhere', to 'They killed Jesus Christ' in a series of sketches - each of them tragi-comic in tone," explains Other Angle chief Olivier Albou.

Attal has pulled together an ensemble cast including wife Charlotte Gainsbourg as well as Dany Boon, Benoit Poelvoorde, François Damiens, Gilles Lelouche, Gregory Gadebois, Denys Podalydes and Valerie Bonneton. …

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