Magazine article Screen International

Cannes: Indie Sales Adds Social Thriller 'Corporate' to Slate

Magazine article Screen International

Cannes: Indie Sales Adds Social Thriller 'Corporate' to Slate

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Paris-based sales company Indie Sales has added hard-hitting social thriller Corporate to its Cannes slate on the eve of the market.

It is the first feature by Nicolas Silhol after his 2009 short My Name is Dominic, which won the CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival in Toronto, and Love Thyself, which screened in Cannes Critics' Week in 2010.

Céline Sallette, who is on the Un Certain Regard jury this year, plays Emilie, an ambitious, young human resources manager at an agro-food conglomerate.

Lambert Wilson, who is soon to hit screens in the role of legendary underwater explorer Jacques Costeau in The Odyssey, plays her unscrupulous director of HR.

Emilie has no qualms about implementing the company's ruthless management policies until one day an employee commits suicide in front of her office. …

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