《Put Love @ Cartier Short Films》
Cartier puts love in the online spotlight with three short films in cinema-mode by Luca Guadagnino. Inspired by marriage proposals, exclusively on Facebook from October 13th, then on YouTube from October 24th. The three themes are love, the proposal, and the red box. To bring them to the screen, Cartier gave carte blanche to the Italian director Luca Guadagnino (2011 Oscar nominee for the Best Foreign Film: I Am Love). Working with the American screenwriter Xan Cassavettes, the director shows three proposals of marriage, three iconic love stories involving Paris and jewellery, each set in a different part of the city: the rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, the Opéra and the Palais-Royal. Shot in cinema mode, these original stories show how romance affects three generations of lovers in turn: - On a night tinged with nostalgia, the wonderful Aurore Clément, best known for her performance in Louis Malle's Lacombe Lucien and her appearance in Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse.
Now, stands in evening wear on the steps of the Opéra Garnier. - During a light, playful afternoon in the gardens of the Palais-Royal; two actors off-camera find new roles to play and are filmed from the side-lines of their affair. With the Italian actress Valentina Cervi (The Portrait of a Lady, directed by Jeanne Campion). - Two guests escape from a grand reception in a mansion on the rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, ending up together in the intimacy of a room overlooking the roofs of Paris. With the new French star Marine Vacth and Hugo Becker, who made his mark as the Frenchman in the American series, Gossip Girl. For this international production, Cartier has brought together a wide range of talents with European actors, an American screenwriter, an Italian Director: a myriad of personalities that give life to these stories which are both unique and universal like many romantic declarations. If true love had a colour and a name… *Luca GuadagninoBorn in 1971 in Palermo, Italy. Director, producer, screenwriter, author. Nominated for an Oscar and a Bafta award in 2011 for his full length film I Am Love.