Entertainment

Marseille and the South dream of Hollywood


INVESTIGATION – Despite the local bickering, the film industry is getting ready for battle to establish itself from 2024 as a global filming center, like London, Paris and Los Angeles.

It was last spring. Costa-Gavras, president of the Cinémathèque française, telephones Robert Guédiguian and Ariane Ascaride. “He had the idea of ​​creating a Marseille branch of the Cinémathèque, tells the filmmaker of Marius and Jeannette. I chair the Cinémathèque de Toulouse, Thierry fremaux (general delegate of the Festival de Cannes-Editor’s note) runs the Lumière Institute in Lyon but in Marseille, there has never been anything. When I was a teenager in the 1970s, to see the Ingmar Bergman cycles, I would go to Breteuil at the top of the Old Port. It sounds crazy today but it was sold out. ” The “old truckers” immediately descend into tight rank in Marseille. “I shot all my films there, that’s where I was born”, specifies Robert Guédiguian. At the town hall, their proposal was greeted with sympathy by the socialist mayor Benoît Payan and Jean-Marc Coppola, his deputy for culture (PCF). Elected officials are all the more friendly as Robert Guédiguian supported their campaign in the elections

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