Magazine article Screen International

Cannes: Elle Driver Boards All-Female Feature 'Below Her Mouth'

Magazine article Screen International

Cannes: Elle Driver Boards All-Female Feature 'Below Her Mouth'

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Elle Driver has acquired world sales to all-female production Below Her Mouth, about a passionate, unexpected fling between two women that changes their lives forever.

It is the latest production from Toronto-based Serendipity Point Films, which previously produced Atom Egoyan's Remember, Oscar-nominated Barney's Version and Being Julia, and is made in association with South African outfit Distant Horizon.

The film, which was shot with an all-female crew, stars Canadian actress Natalie Krill and Swedish model Erika Linder in her first acting role. Serendipity's Melissa Coghlan is lead producer.

Actress and director April Mullen directs from a screenplay by Stephanie Fabrizi.

Described by its producers as a "bold, uninhibited drama", the feature kicks offwith a steamy, weekend affair between two women: Dallas, a roofer, and Jasmine, a fashion editor. But the powerful connection they ignite derails their lives.

Linder is known for her androgynous image, which has landed her a Tom Ford campaign and spreads in Vogue Italia with Steven Meisel and Michael Comte, Self Service Magazine with Mario Sorrenti, Elle Magazine and Marie Claire.

Krill began her career as a dancer, training with the Alberta Ballet and the Vancouver Goh Ballet Academy. She recently had roles in Atom Egoyan's Remember, Casino Jack, Hollywoodland and guest appearances on television series The Next Step, Orphan Black, The Listener and Rookie Blue.

"We are thrilled to be working with Elle Driver, they are a perfect fit for us," said Coghlan. …

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