Jimmy Larouche should wear a novel by Kim Thúy screen. The filmmaker from Alma just obtained using the Harold Greenberg Fund to acquire the film rights to adapt the novel Man. A first step towards the realization of the feature film project for which he collaborated with selling author.
“This is the first step. What makes it all official, “says Jimmy Larouche who heard the news Tuesday.
The filmmaker received as a pat on the back the non-profit media organization that finance the production of Canadian audiovisual works.
“It reinforces the idea that the project is good, it will go ahead,” he added during a telephone interview. “It gives a big plus when you work with a material such as MAN, the work of Kim Thuy.”
Sure, man, like other writings of Kim Thuy has sold several thousand copies, adapted in several languages, critically acclaimed.
“Working with Kim Thuy and have confidence, it is a great privilege. Kim confirmed to me that if a film with MAN, it is I who will do it, “says Jimmy Larouche.