Deneuve tops Morel’s ‘Apres’

Thesp set for romantic drama

CANNES — Catherine Deneuve gets entangled with a younger man in Gallic helmer Gael Morel’s “Apres lui.”

Deneuve will play Camille, a woman who loses her 22-year-old son in a car accident. Afterward, she finds herself drawn into an intense, destructive relationship with his best friend, who was driving the car when the tragedy happened.

Budgeted at e5 million ($6.4 Million), “Apres lui” will be produced by Laurent Lavole and Isabelle Praguier of Gallic shingle Gloria Films.

Screenplay was penned by Morel and Christophe Honore, who has a film in this year’s Directors Fortnight lineup, the Romain Duris starrer “In Paris.”

“It’s a very dense, substantial role for Catherine Deneuve, and it is also a different, more mainstream film for Gael Morel,” Lavole said.

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