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MOANA FILMS/LINCOLN TV

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Contact

MARC MISSONIER

Producer

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Company Profile

After almost 20 years at the head of FIDÉLITÉ FILMS with Olivier Delbosc, Marc Missonnier created MOANA FILMS, a new structure born from his desire for a new direction, breaking with lines and reflexes built by the force of habit.

Since his first feature as producer in 1998, Marc Missonnier has built a filmography mounting to the production of 70 feature films, counting numerous co-productions with Belgium, Germany, Ireland, Spain, Hungary, Sweden, Japan or Canada. His aspiration has always been to develop and produce a variety of projects in terms of genre, budget or configuration. Through MOANA FILMS, Marc Missonnier hopes to keep those objectives while continuing to accompany renowned authors. This will build new relationships and allow the discovery of talents in France and abroad.

The company is currently developing a new line-up of features and series made up of various genres : science fiction, war movies, dramas, comedies, historical movies... and recently bought the rights to adapt the novel LA TRESSE by Laetitia Colombani, a best-seller in a dozen countries such as France (more than 500.000 copies sold), Germany, and Netherlands.

Company Highlights

 

L'ODYSSÉE/ THE ODYSSEY  2016

Genre:            Adventure, Biopic

Director:         Jérôme Salle

Screenplay:    Jérôme Salle, Laurent Turner

Cast:               Lambert Wilson, Pierre Niney, Audrey Tautou

 

Summer, 1946. The Cousteau family - Jacques, his wife Simone and their two children Philippe and Jean-Michel - live in their beautiful house by the Mediterranean sea. By day they dive, by night they watch the stars. It’s paradise on earth. But Jacques is never content. He lives and breathes adventure and believes absolutely in the virtues of progress. With his invention, the aqualung, his recently acquired vessel the Calypso, and a crew of free-spirited adventurers he is ready to cross the world’s oceans. Ten years later, back from the boarding school to which he was sent with Jean-Michel, Philippe finds his father greatly altered – an international celebrity with megalomaniac dreams of grafting gills to humans and creating underwater cities. Jacques cannot see it yet, but Philippe already understands that progress and pollution have begun to lay waste to the submarine world. Despite their mutual love and admiration, violent conflict between these two passionate men is inevitable. But on their greatest adventure together aboard the Calypso, in Antarctica, they will find each other - before tragedy strikes.

 

San Sebastian International Film Festival 

Zurich International Film Festival 

Morelia International Film Festival 

 

 

DJANGO  2017

Genre:  Drama

Director: Etienne Comar

Screenplay: Etienne Comar and Alexis Salatko

Cast: Reda Kateb, Cecile de France

             

1943. Paris is occupied and Django Reinhardt is at the height of his art. The brilliant and carefree jazz guitarist, that king of ethereal swing, plays to standing-room-only crowds in the capital’s greatest venues, while his gypsy brethren are being persecuted throughout Europe.
His life takes a turn for the worse when the Nazi propaganda machine wants to send him on tour in Germany…

Opening ceremony Berlinale 2017

LES AVENTURES DE SPIROU ET FANTASIO/ SPIROU & FANTASIO'S BIG ADVENTURES 2018

Genre:  Comedy

Director: Alexandre Coffre

Screenplay: Juliette Sales et Fabien Suarez

Cast: Thomas Solivérès, Alex Lutz, Géraldine Nakache, Ramzy Bedia

             

When Spirou (Thomas Soliveres), a bellboy in a palace, meets Fantasio (Alex Lutz), a reporter who is alwats searching for a scoop, everything starts to get intense, and complicated. Even though they seem to have zero chemistry, when Comte de Champignac (Christian Clavier), an inventer an eccentric genius, is kidnapped by the infamous Zorglub (Ramzy Bedia), Spirou and Fantasio start the searching immediately. Along with Seccontine (Géraldine Nakache), a journalist in competition with Fantasio, and SPIP, Spirou’s squirrel, they team up and get tangled in a crazy rescue throughout Europe and Africa, where they incidentally save the world.

GUEULE D'ANGE/ ANGEL FACE  2018

Genre:  Drama

Director: Vanessa Filho

Screenplay: Vanessa Filho, Diastème

Cast: Marion Cotillard, Ayline Aksoy-Etaix, Alban Lenoir

             

A seaside resort in Southern France, off season. Marlène lives alone with her eight years-old daughter, Elli, nicknamed by everyone Angel Face. The young and lost mother, an ever-drifting ‘party-animal’, out of work and unintentionally self- destructive cannot see that Elli is in danger, that she suffers and drinks, a little, in secret. One night, Marlène meets someone in a night-club and disappears with him, leaving her daughter alone. Days go by for the little girl left by herself, forced to grow up quicker and trying to cure her lack of love. Elli drinks more and more, hopes her mother will return. She meets Julio, a young outsider, retired cliff diver, and gets desperately attached to him.

Festival de Cannes 2018 - Sélection officielle Un Certain Regard