The first look at Jonah Hauer-King and Dar Zuzovsky in Michiel van Erp’s ‘A Beautiful Imperfection’ has been revealed. The romantic drama tells the story of the love affair between a young woman and the notorious Italian adventurer and womanizer Giacomo Casanova.
Directed by Michiel van Erp from a screenplay by Arthur Japin and Ursula Rani Sarma. As per Screendaily, the Munich-based company has acquired international rights. The project is now in post-production, and Global Screen will premiere a pre-sales trailer during the Cannes Film Festival.
A Beautiful Imperfection stars Aneurin Barnard, Ruth Becquart, Jonah Hauer-King, Sam Hazeldine, Dar Zuzovsky, Gaia Bermani Amaral, and Maarten Heijmans.
The most recent set image, featuring Dar Zuzovsky and Jonah Hauer-King, was revealed. See the image below.
The film is an adaptation of Arthur Japin’s historical novel In Lucia’s Eyes, and it is produced by Maarten Swart for Kaap Holland Film in collaboration with Eyeworks Film & TV Drama, Kino Produzioni, and broadcaster AVROTROS.
According to Kaap Holland Film, the official logline follows:
Based on true facts, A Beautiful Imperfection tells the empowering story of Lucia, Giacomo Casanova’s first and greatest love, who leaves Italy for Amsterdam, after her face has been disfigured by smallpox. 16 years later, when she has reinvented herself as a veiled courtesan known by the name of Galathée, they meet again. Without revealing her true identity and face, Lucia and Giacomo become lovers once again. Does Lucia dare to unveil herself and turn her weakness into her strength so she can be truly free in the face of her great love?
The release date is TBA.
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