‘Girl’ director Lukas Dhont sets cast, starts shooting new film ‘Close’ (exclusive)

Emilie Dequenne, Léa Drucker are in the film.Belgo-French actress Emilie Dequenne and French actress Léa Drucker have signed to star in Lukas Dhont’s Close, the Belgian director’s follow-up to 2018 Caméra d’Or-winning Girl, that is now in production.Dhont has written Close with his Girl co-writer Angelo Tijssens; it follows the disruption of two 13-year-old boys’ friendship, which makes one seek comfort with the other’s mother.Dhont’s brother Michiel Dhont is producing for Belgium’s Menuet; The Match Factory has international sales, while Lumière Publishing will distribute in Benelux and Diaphana Distribution in France.”Three

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