Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
New NSFW, Extremely Graphic, Adults-Only Poster For Gaspar Noe's 'Love' New NSFW, Extremely Graphic, Adults-Only Poster For Gaspar Noe's 'Love' First Official Look: Jared Leto As The Joker In 'Suicide Squad' First Official Look: Jared Leto As The Joker In 'Suicide Squad' Joss Whedon Says He Earned More Making 'Dr. Horrible' Than 'The Avengers,' Weighs In On Marvel Vs. DC Joss Whedon Says He Earned More Making 'Dr. Horrible' Than 'The Avengers,' Weighs In On Marvel Vs. DC Tom Hardy Met Mel Gibson And Made Him A Bracelet, Says Michael Fassbender Was "The Sh*t" In School Tom Hardy Met Mel Gibson And Made Him A Bracelet, Says Michael Fassbender Was "The Sh*t" In School Native Actors Walk Off Set Of Adam Sandler's 'Ridiculous 6' Over Disrespectful, Insulting Script Native Actors Walk Off Set Of Adam Sandler's 'Ridiculous 6' Over Disrespectful, Insulting Script Watch: Johnny Depp Rages As Whitey Bulger In First Trailer For Gangster Tale 'Black Mass' Watch: Johnny Depp Rages As Whitey Bulger In First Trailer For Gangster Tale 'Black Mass' Gaspar Noe's 3D 'Love' And More Added To Cannes Film Festival Lineup Gaspar Noe's 3D 'Love' And More Added To Cannes Film Festival Lineup First Look: Johnny Depp Goes Gangster In As Whitey Bulger In 'Black Mass' First Look: Johnny Depp Goes Gangster In As Whitey Bulger In 'Black Mass' Watch: Tom Hanks, Leonardo DiCaprio, Anne Hathaway, Michael Fassbender And More Talk The Art Of Acting Watch: Tom Hanks, Leonardo DiCaprio, Anne Hathaway, Michael Fassbender And More Talk The Art Of Acting Review: Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Age Of Ultron’ Starring Robert Downey Jr. Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson & More Review: Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Age Of Ultron’ Starring Robert Downey Jr. Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson & More Watch: Quentin Tarantino, David Fincher, Christopher Nolan, And More Talk The Art Of Filmmaking Watch: Quentin Tarantino, David Fincher, Christopher Nolan, And More Talk The Art Of Filmmaking Christopher Nolan's Favorite Sequence From His Movies Is The Airplane Kidnapping Scene From 'The Dark Knight Rises' Christopher Nolan's Favorite Sequence From His Movies Is The Airplane Kidnapping Scene From 'The Dark Knight Rises' Joss Whedon Calls Edgar Wright's 'Ant-Man' "The Best Script Marvel Ever Had," Warns Of Serialized Moviemaking Joss Whedon Calls Edgar Wright's 'Ant-Man' "The Best Script Marvel Ever Had," Warns Of Serialized Moviemaking The 41 Most Anticipated Movies Of Summer 2015 The 41 Most Anticipated Movies Of Summer 2015 Watch: First Teaser For 'Star Wars: Rogue One,' Plot Details Confirmed Watch: First Teaser For 'Star Wars: Rogue One,' Plot Details Confirmed The 25 Best Films Of 2015 We've Already Seen The 25 Best Films Of 2015 We've Already Seen Best Of 2014: The 15 Best Movie Soundtracks Of 2014 Best Of 2014: The 15 Best Movie Soundtracks Of 2014 The 25 Best Horror Films Of The 21st Century So Far The 25 Best Horror Films Of The 21st Century So Far The 20 Best TV Shows Of The 2013/2014 Season The 20 Best TV Shows Of The 2013/2014 Season From Worst To Best: Ranking The Films Of Hayao Miyazaki From Worst To Best: Ranking The Films Of Hayao Miyazaki

Tahar Rahim & Niel Arestrup To Reunite For Joachim Lafosse's 'Aimer À Perdre La Raison'

The Playlist By Simon Dang | The Playlist May 24, 2011 at 4:45AM

Looks like a reunion of talent from Jacques Audiard's excellent 2009 film "A Prophet" is in the works with Joachim Lafosse's next directorial effort, the family drama "Aimer à perdre la raison" -- which roughly translates to "Loving Without Reason."
0


Looks like a reunion of talent from Jacques Audiard's excellent 2009 film "A Prophet" is in the works with Joachim Lafosse's next directorial effort, the family drama "Aimer à perdre la raison" -- which roughly translates to "Loving Without Reason."

With star Tahar Rahim and scribe Thomas Bidegain already on board, their 'Prophet' colleague Niels Arestrup (pictured above next to Rahim) has seemingly replaced Gerard Depardieu in the cast for the story of a doctor who raises his friend's brother in Belgium and the drama that develops when the boy grows up and raises his own family. Co-scripted by Lafosse and Bidegain, the story is inspired by a riveting true story of a Belgian mother who killed her five children before attempting suicide. Actress Émilie Dequenne ("Rosetta") co-stars, presumably playing said mother and wife to Rahim.

Despite his immense break-out success with Audiard's crime epic, Rahim has stayed quietly on the European and independent movie scene, signing up to projects such as Kevin MacDonald's Roman-actioner "The Eagle" (where he played the silent villain), Lou Ye's romantic drama "Love & Bruises," Jacques Annaud's oil-epic "Black Gold" and taking the lead role in Emir Kusturica's upcoming black comedy "Cool Water." If anything, it's veteran Arestrup who's made the most of his exposure, scoring supporting roles in Joe Wright's "Hanna" and Steven Spielberg's "War Horse."

Lafosse's film began shooting this week and -- after appearing at Venice in 2006 with "Private Property" -- could another trip to Italy be in the works? [LeFilmFrancais via CommeAuCinema]

This article is related to: Actors, Foreign Directors, Tahar Rahim, Niels Arestrup, Joachim Lafosse


The Playlist

The obsessives' guide to contemporary cinema via film discussion, news, reviews, features, nostalgia, movie music, soundtracks, DVDs and more.


E-Mail Updates