Benoit Poelvoorde and Valerie Bonneton star in the comedy Venice Calling
The writer, screenwriter and director Ivan Calbérac will bring his bestselling book adaptation Venise n'est pas en Italie to the big screen in May 2019.
The novel Venise n'est pas en Italie (Venice is Not in Italy or Venice Calling) by Ivan Calbérac, was published in France by Flammarion in 2015 and soon became an international success.
Benoît Poelvoorde and Valérie Bonneton are the parents of a 15 year old teenager, in this comedy telling six weeks of his life.
Emile is fifteen. He lives in Montargis, between a sweet-crazy father and a mother who has always dyed his hair blond, because, it seems, he is more beautiful like that. When the girl who pleases him more than anything invites him to Venice for the holidays, he is overjoyed.
But there is one problem - his parents decide to accompany him! This is the story of a teenager born into an unclassifiable family, the story of a first love, miraculous and fragile.
This is the story of an initiatory and incredible journey where life often takes unawares, but where Venice, it will be at the rendezvous.
In Venice Calling will star Benoît Poelvoorde, Valérie Bonneton, Helie Thonnat, Eugène Marcuse, Coline D'Inca and Luna Lou.
The Film is produced by Eric et Nicolas Altmayer (Mandarin Films), and distributed by StudioCanal.
Prorom has acquired the rights for Venice Calling in the following territories: Romania, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Moldova, Slovakia.