A fave of A-list French actresses, the director was finally able to convince Karen Viard to star for him, and the result is a comedic thriller that French ex-pats may dislike - witness it for yourself when the film premieres at the upcoming Alliance Francais French Film Festival.
The young actor (upcoming Antlers and Jurassic World: Dominion) got behind the camera for Mully, to tell the inspirational story of a humanitarian, and he’s now making the film available for free online.
Although Christopher Plummer starred in over a hundred films, made dozens of appearances in television shows and was a revered stage actor, the enduring collective memory of him shared by audiences across the globe will forever be his role as Capt. Von Trapp, the strict, buttoned-down patriarch in the 1965 classic The Sound of Music.
Too often unfairly relegated by the ignorant mainstream media as merely the singer of one of the catchiest pop hits of the early-1980s, and the memorable videoclip which accompanied it, Toni Basil has long been a dynamic and creative force, with a career that has encompassed not only music but cinema and live performance.
A busy actor (Succession, upcoming The French Dispatch), producer (The Cove, Tiger King) and director (Stand Up Guys, numerous documentaries), Stevens rarely works on projects that he is not passionate about, and feature film Palmer is no exception.