The Dutch actress Sylvia Kristel, who in 2012 died, will be the central figure in the new movie by Michaël R. Roskam.
With the spicy film ‘Emmanuelle’, the Dutch actress Sylvia Kristel famous. The movie started a real softpornogenre of imitations. But while the iconic erotic film series a box office hit, it went to her personal much more difficult. This will be the new movie from Michaël R. Roskam, as hit is known from the Berlin film festival.
The scenario is written by Dimitri Verhulst, The misfortunates’ and ‘Problemski Hotel’ for two of his books saw be filmed. Felix van Groeningen made of ‘The misfortunates’ was already an international success, launched at the Cannes film festival. Possible find Verhulst substance in Kristels autobiography “Naked”, and the play about her own life that she is in 2009 on the shelves brought.
In a sexual way to have sex look
The lead is also an international name, snared, Sylvia Hoeks, who this year shone as Luv in ‘Blade runner 2049’. The Dutch actress won in 2014 the Sylvia Kristel Award, a Dutch prize for whom ” the thought of Sylvia Kristel as a cultural phenomenon and a source of inspiration does live on.
“Sylvia Kristel was one of the women, the way, and helping grease the skids for women to be in a sexual way to sex to watching”, told the Dutch actress at filmblad ‘Variety’. ‘But she was also a very free spirit, perhaps too early for the rest of her generation.’
Years 70 and 80
The film will focus on Kristels life in the 70’s and 80’s. She had also a relationship with Hugo Claus, with whom she had a son. Until 1978, lived the two together in France. Later, she found love with actor Ian McShane and, in a brief marriage, while alcohol – and drug-emerged. The erotic films about Emmanuelle where Sylvia Kristel is best remembered, but she also played in films by Roger Vadim, Claude Chabrol and Alain Robbe-Grillet. She lived for a time in Los Angeles. On October 17, 2012 died the Dutch actress at the consequences of esophageal cancer.
After ‘Le fidèle’ Roskam is this an even bigger international project for producer Bart Van Langendonck of production company Savage. There are plans to record in France, the Netherlands, Belgium and Los Angeles. There are still no recording dates are known, let alone a date for the premiere.