Principle photography has begun on â€śTWO LOVERS AND A BEARâ€ť
MAX FILMS ANNOUNCES PRINCIPLE PHOTOGRAPHY ON â€śTWO LOVERS AND A BEARâ€ť
STARRING DANE DEHANN AND TATIANA MASLANY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE â€“ March 17, 2015: Principle photography has begun on â€śTwo Lovers and a Bearâ€ť in Timmins, Canada. The film will also shoot in Iqaluit in the Nunavut territory. Set in the frigid cold of the North Pole, the film stars Dane DeHaan (â€śThe Amazing Spider-Man 2,â€ť â€śLifeâ€ť) and Tatiana Maslany (â€śOrphan Blackâ€ť) who star as Roman (DeHaan) and Lucy (Maslany), two young adults who not only have to fight against the elements of the small North Pole town they live in, but against their past, and inner-demons to find love amongst the harsh reality.
Roger Frappier of MAX Films is producing the film, which is written and directed by Kim Nguyen (OscarÂ® nominated for Best Foreign Film for â€śWar Witchâ€ť). The film is co-produced by Jonathan Bronfman (â€śThe Witchâ€ť) and Ellen Hamilton ("Kajutaijuq: The Spirit That Comes); Jeff Sackman is executive producer. The film is being lensed by Nicolas Bolduc.
Entertainment One (eOne)/Les Films Seville will distribute the film across Canada. TF1 International has acquired worldwide distribution rights and will introduce the film to buyers at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival.
About Max Films
Max Films inc. is a Montreal-based production company which specializes in developing, producing and licensing rights worldwide of feature films from talented directors. Recent productions such as â€śThe Grand Seductionâ€ť (Don McKellar) and â€śLâ€™autre Maisonâ€ť (Mathieu Roy), have been critically acclaimed both domestically and internationally.
About Entertainment One
Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE:ETO) is a leading international entertainment company that specializes in the acquisition, production and distribution of film and television content. The companyâ€™s comprehensive network extends around the globe including Canada, the U.S., the UK, Ireland, Spain, Benelux, France, Germany, Scandinavia, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and South Korea. Through established Film and Television divisions, the company provides extensive expertise in film distribution, television and music production, family programming, merchandising and licensing, and digital content. Its current rights library is exploited across all media formats and includes more than 40,000 film and television titles, 4,500 hours of television programming and 45,000 music tracks.
TF1 International is the worldwide distribution arm of TF1 Group; one of the leading European media groups, co-investing projects in partnership with French distributor UGC.
For the last 20 years, TF1 International has developed close partnerships in all areas of the TV and cinema industry across the world and has enjoyed many successes, including â€śLa Vie En Roseâ€ť starring Marion Cotillard, Sarah Polleyâ€™s â€śTake this Waltzâ€ť starring Michelle Williams, Brandon Cronenberg's â€śAntiviral,â€ť Saul Dibbâ€™s â€śSuite Francaiseâ€ť and the French comedy hit â€śSerial (Bad) Weddings.â€ť TF1 International also runs a library of 800 films, including â€śThe Piano,â€ť â€śAmelie from Montmartre,â€ť â€śLes Diaboliques,â€ť â€śLâ€™Homme De Rio,â€ť and 8,000 hours of TV programming.