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Starring Gérard Depardieu, The Chance of Fahim debut in Brazilian theaters 16 January

BASED ON REAL FACTS stars Gerard Depardieu, The FAHIM CHANCE OF PREMIERE IN CINEMAS IN BRAZILIAN 16 OF JANUARY.

The Fahim Chance is the adaptation of the book “A clandestine king”, an autobiographical tale co-written by Mohammad Fahim, Sophie Le Callennec e Xavier Parmentier, published in 2014 by Les Arènes.

Based on true events, A Chance de Farin, tells the story of a boy named Fahim that forced to flee their homeland, Bangladesh, leaves his family and goes to Paris in his father's company leaving all the rest of the family back. Upon his arrival in France, they start a marathon of hurdles for political asylum. Thanks to his talent with chess, Fahim know Sylvain inpretrepado by actor g'peraedr, one of the best coaches of France. When the French championship begins, the threat of deportation press Fahim and his father. The young chess player has only one option to continue in the country: be champion.

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To interpret Sylvain, one of the best chess coaches from France who in real life was called Xavier Parmentier, the director Pierre-François Martin-Laval invited someone you know well personally, Gérard Depardieu, both had already worked together in the cast of the films in the cast of “Asterix e Obelix: Mission Cleopatra ", "rrrrrrr!In the Stone Age " and "The keys jalopy”. The director justifies his choice: “When I met Xavier Parmentier, I found myself facing a man who remembered Gérard Depardieu: same size, same smoothness and even … volcanic temperament. It is a big naive, of course I immediately thought of Gerard for the role, without imagining for a moment or he would not. Until then, in terms of distribution, I always had luck. I dreamed of Monty Python, I got it. I dreamed of Pierre Richard, he came. etc… When I sent the script to Gérard agent, I still felt a little unsure. The script had 140 pages. I was afraid that this amount discourage Gerard. It was not the case: in 48 hours, he said yes. Gerard is an elegant man. Do not you wait for long. “

It was his casting director Mohamed Belhamar who discovered child actor Assad Ahmed after several months of investigation and wanderings. The director reports: "Mohamed began to look for him in the neighborhoods of Paris, where Bangladeshis are gathered. Not finding, he went to the suburbs. There, Mohamed finally found a boy 12 years in a photo. When he arrived for casting, We realized that he was average … 1 metro 75. Happily, this great “boy” It came with a friend, Assad Ahmed, that physically combined with Fahim we were looking for. He had arrived in France only three months ago, he was a very reserved boy, but he agreed to take the tests”.

The film's director Pierre François Martin-Laval It is also an actor, having acted in more than 50 parts of movies and series, I could not be left out of the film itself, this his sixth film as director, he makes a small cameo in the film as President of the French Chess Federation.

What they say about:

"Based on a truly moving story"
TELE LEISURE

"A super exciting story"
THE PARISIAN

"Human"
20 MINUTES

"Full of tenderness and compassion"
CURRENT WIFE

"Heart touching, deals with sensitivity the issue of immigrants "
THE CROSS

"A film full of good feelings"
THE RELEASED DAUPHINÉ

"A film to feel good"
JOURNAL SUNDAY

"A selfless movie"
SHEETS FILM

"One lesson of hope"
WEST FRANCE

"Charming"
FIRST

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FACTSHEET

Original title: Fahim
Direction: Pierre François Martin-Laval
Screenplay: Pierre-François Martin-Laval, Thibault Vanhulle, Philippe Elno
Production: Patrick Godeau
Photography: Régis Blondeau
Edition: Reynald Bertrand
Music: Pascal Lengagne
Costumes: Brigitte Calvet
Genus: Drama
Country: France
Year: 2019
Color
Duration: 107 minutes

Rating: 10 years

List: Gérard Depardieu, Ahmed Assad, Mizanur Rahaman, Isabelle Nanty

Synopsis: Forced to flee from their homeland, Bangladesh, the young Fahim and his father leave the rest of the family and depart for Paris. Upon his arrival in France, they start a marathon of hurdles for political asylum. Thanks to his talent with chess, Fahim know Sylvain, one of the best coaches of France. When the French championship begins, the threat of deportation press Fahim and his father. The young chess player has only one option to continue in the country: be champion. Based on true events.

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