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[01/12/18 - 07:15 AM]
"Blockbuster," July Hygreck's First Feature, Will Premiere as a World Exclusive on Netflix Available on January 24th
Charlotte Gabris, Syrus Shahidi, Sylvain Quimene, Tom Hygreck, Foëd Amara, Laura Boujenah, Amaury de Crayencour and Lionel Abelanski star in the project.

[via press release from Netflix]

BLOCKBUSTER, July Hygreck's first feature, will premiere as a world exclusive on Netflix Available on January 24th

Paris, January 12th 2018 - Netflix, the world's leading Internet entertainment service, announced today that BLOCKBUSTER, July Hygreck's first film, starring Charlotte Gabris, Syrus Shahidi, Sylvain Quimene, Tom Hygreck, Fo�d Amara, Laura Boujenah, Amaury de Crayencour and Lionel Abelanski, with the participation of Michel Gondry, Manu Katché and Youssoupha. The film will premiere exclusively on the service on January 24th.

Jeremy and Lola decide to film their everyday life in the style of a diary. The reason behind it is that Jeremy's father has a cancer, and is bed ridden at the hospital. Through his son's videos, he can witness first hand the young couple's happiness, his own private favorite TV show.

But when Lola discovers that she has been a bet in a stupid game initiated by Jeremy, she leaves him, putting an end to the show. Jeremy will do everything it takes to win her back, going as far as forming a fake gang of superheroes kidnapping stars. The only ransom they're asking for: Lola.

If you like laughters, if like a good cry, if you like life, if you like Paris, if you like romantic comedies, if you like big blockbusters, if you like small blockbusters: you are going to like our Blockbuster.

BLOCKBUSTER is produced by Virginie Films and Rosebud Entertainment Pictures and world sales are done by Other Angle Pictures. The film will be available exclusively on Netflix from January 24th 2018.

Following the production of other Netflix French originals, including Marseille, The Eddy, Osmosis, Fary's Special, Gad Elmaleh's stand up comedies and next original series as well as upcoming ones, BLOCKBUSTER will continue Netflix's investment in French content.

About Netflix

Netflix is the world's leading internet entertainment service with over 109 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 140 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.

About Rosebud Entertainment Pictures

Rosebud Entertainment Pictures is a French production company based in Paris founded and directed by producer Angelo Laudisa. With Rosebud Entertainment Pictures Angelo has produced different movies and documentaries, among them "Blockbuster ", the first Netflix Original feature film to be released in France. He has also developed and worked in the team production as Associate Producer for Escobar Paradise Lost directed by Andrea di Stefano with Josh Hutcherson and Benicio del Toro, "Strange Birds "by Elise Girard with Lolita Chammah, Jean Sorel and Virginie Ledoyen, presented at the Berlinale in 2017 and coproduced "Richard goes to hell" by Roberta Torre premiered worldwide at Turin Film Festival on Nov 2017. He is actually developing different international features movies, such as 1979 by Ayat Najafi, DISSONANCES by Lamberto Sanfelice, MY APOCALYPSE by Ivan Taieb and MOHAMED by Goran Paskaljevic.

About Virginie Films

Virginie Lacombe has been producing films for fifteen years. After producing 17 short films, she produced THE OTHER SON directed by Lorraine Lévy, as well as the feature documentary KHUMB MELA ON THE BANKS OF THE SACRED RIVER by Pan Nalin and the comedy BLOCKBUSTER, July Hygreck's debut movie. Virginie Films is currently developing other projects as much in France as abroad.

About Other Angles Pictures

Other Angle Pictures was set up in 2008 by Olivier Albou and Laurence Schonberg as a world sales company focusing mostly on low budget French comedies and first features and has also started producing or coproducing its own films since 2014.





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