Despite the accusations of pedophilia that have stained his name in Hollywood circles.
Woody Allen hasn’t stopped working and, having voluntarily exiled himself to Europe, is working on a new project. We are talking about Coup de Chance , a detective story in the vein of Match Point shot in Paris.
It will also be his fiftieth film and his first in French, a romantic thriller centered on a young couple whose marital infidelity leads to crime. The previous working title was Wasp 22 . Here is the first picture.
The film will be sold at the Berlin Film Festival’s European Film Market. Longtime Allen collaborator Letty Aronson will produce for Gravier Productions. Other trusted collaborators of the director on board the project are cinematographer Vittorio Storaro , editor Alisa Lepselter and costume designer Sonia Grande .
The cast includes Lou de Laage, Melvil Poupaud, Valerie Lemercier, Niels Schneider, Elsa Zylberstein, Bárbara Goenaga, Grégory Gadebois, Anne Loiret, Sara Martins, Guillaume de Tonquédec and Arnaud Viard .
Coup de Chance is a contemporary story of love, passion and violence set in present-day Paris. Shot all over the city and a bit in the countryside, it revolves around a love story between two boys who are old friends, and evolves into marital infidelity and finally crime. It’s played by a group of very gifted French actors and actresses, it’s all in French and it looks beautiful, thanks to the cinematography of the great cinematographer Vittorio Storaro. The rest I will leave to you to discover.