The shooting of Frédéric Sojcher’s film, “The Course of Life”, which began two weeks ago in Toulouse with Agnès Jaoui, Jonathan Zaccaï and Geraldine Nakache, continues with efficiency and drive.
This Friday evening, a thunderous applause greeted, as usual, the end of the day and the second week of filming. Intense, long and precise shots taken around the Saint-Sernin basilica since Thursday and their conclusion. The barnum of the shooting of Frédéric Sojcher’s film, “The Course of Life”, landed with force equipment, cameras, microphones in front of the presbytery with the blessing of the site’s pastor, Bogdan Velyanyk, who passes a head and s’ Enjoys watching a scene between the two latest headliners Agnès Jaoui and Jonathan Zaccaï installed on the terrace of a supposed restaurant. Since the morning, June the third decoration assistant and Julie an ENS intern recruited within the audiovisual sector (National Audiovisual School) provide the accessories, the dishes prepared with the help of Guillaume the chef of the restaurant Le Sept, Guillaume Momboisse: “We manage everything that the actors and extras handle explain June, we put everything back in place under the control of the scriptwoman. “And Julie adds:” It is a precious experience for me because I touch everything and I apply everything we have learned during the year at school. “
The director, concentrated but all smiles, does not shy away from the pleasure of the moment and the progress of the project: “Everything is going well because there are great actors like Agnès with whom I am very happy to shoot, and to even with Geraldine Nakache and Jonathan who is a childhood friend. But there are also eight actors from the Occitanie Region, some come from Montpellier, others from Toulouse. It’s really very important for me to also work with young actors, so several generations, since the film is about transmission. “Between” Silence “and” It turns “launched by the first assistant director Philippe Pangrazzi, the technicians are busy and the production manager Daniel Baschieri – who has shot with, excuse the little, Patrice Leconte, Benoît Jacquot, Jean Becker , Peter Kaufman, John Woo, André Téchiné, and almost all of the French actresses and actors – follow the three weeks of filming with serenity despite a minimal budget: “There is a team, a collective, a magnificent harmony which carry the director therefore who carries the film. This is cinema! And for ten days, it is the state of grace. As a production manager I live quiet nights and the director plays the game. It’s a film that is made with few means but the few means are not a brake, it is a motor that regenerates us to go much further and succeed in this project. “Happy man who unsheathes his smartphone to show a little film shot a few days ago on the terrace of a nearby cafe on which Agnès Jaoui launches around the clock:” A film is always a bet and there it goes at best, with lots of things I have never experienced! I can’t wait to see the result on the big screen…