Thursday, October 3, 2013

2011"We Live Here" premiere - shooting "Franklin and Matilda"


Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of WE LIVE HERE by Zoe Kazan, directed by Sam Gold, opened on 12th October, 2011 at New York City Center. Eddie Redmayne attended the opening night party.


Zoe Kazan's WE LIVE HERE Celebrates Opening Night at MTC
Zoe Kazan, one of New York's most acclaimed young actors, returns to Manhattan Theatre Club for her New York playwriting debut with this world premiere MTC-commissioned play - an incisive and beautifully rendered portrait of a contemporary family coming together through grief and celebration. (full article)




     

Franklin and Matilda

During the summer of 2010 Eddie starred in a short film directed by Paul Dano. It’s a black and white love story made as homage to Francois Truffault.
The film was shot in Brooklyn where  Paul Dano lives with his girlfriend Zoe Kazan who plays female lead in the piece.
Nobody knows when this film would be complete and shown, in January 2012 Paul was still editing it.

source:

"Franklin and Matilda, as two lovers captured at various moments over the arc of their relationship. A family affair—Maya Kazan, Zoe's sister, is producing the film, and Paul's sister Sarah is also working on set—the gang is currently shooting at various locations in and around the Cobble Hill section of Brooklyn, where Dano and Kazan live. They filmed a scene at the restaurant People's Republic of Brooklyn on Smith St, in the bathroom of friend Michelle Williams' home. " ( x )

“I wrote the film after watching Antoine et Collette, The Truffaut short,” said Paul. “I wanted to shoot something in NYC in black and white. I’ve never had the chance to act in something black and white,” he said. “So I had to direct something instead.” (x)
Paul Dano Post - ohnotheydidnt

Pictures:
First shots of Eddie Redmayne and Zoe Kazan in Paul Dano’s directional debut, Franklin and Matilda 
Zoe and Eddie on set( x )



Eddie with Zoe and Paul at the NYC premiere of "Les Miserables"
10th December, 2012


Zoe Kazan and Paul Dano related posts on tumblr


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