A film recounting the story of a survivor of the terrorist attack at Bataclan five years ago will be shot in early 2021, with Argentinian actor Nahuel Perez Biscayart, César for Most Promising Actor in 2018, said the production, confirming information from the specialist magazine Variety.
The film, baptized for the moment Un año, una noche (One year, one night), is a Franco-Spanish co-production. It is directed by Spanish filmmaker Isaki Lacuesta, a Catalan who won the Golden Shell in 2011 in San Sebastian for a previous film, Los Pasos Dobles, said one of the French producers, Jérôme Vidal.
The screenplay is adapted from the testimony of a Spanish survivor of the terrorist attack, and the film will be played by Nahuel Perez Biscayart, 34, noticed in the film. 120 beats per minute over the AIDS years.
“It is not at all a film about the attack itself, or about the terrorists, but about the aftermath of people who were there.“, specified Mr. Vidal. There is also no shooting planned in the hall bruised by the attack, according to him. It will be more about the way this survivor and his companion try to overcome the psychological trauma.
The Bataclan attack on the evening of November 13, 2015 left 90 people dead during a concert by the Californian rock band Eagles of Death Metal. In total that evening, jihadist commandos left 130 dead and 350 wounded in the Paris region, outside the Stade de France near Paris, on terraces in the capital and at the Bataclan.