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Asta by Olivier Koos, our 1st movie to be financed by Luxembourgish Filmfund, produced by Nick Rollinger. We are now in pre production of this period thriller, written by Oliver Koos and Christian Thiry, original screenplay by Chris Neuman and based on an idea of Andy Bausch. More infos and news regulary on our facebook page follow us on our facebook movie fanpage.

 

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Synopsis:

Cabourg, Normandy, 1929. British nobleman Henry H. checks in at the Grand Hotel with his family. However, the reason for his visit to this picturesque seaside town is rather unpleasant: his son is seriously ill and needs treatment from one of Europe’s most renowned doctors.

Troubled by their sickly son’s condition and the international stock market crash, the couple faces hard times. Frustrated and lonesome, Henry makes the acquaintance of the flamboyant femme fatale Asta at the hotel bar.

She is introduced as Asta Nielsen, the era’s biggest silent movie star. And Henry quickly falls for her intoxicating flirtations and commits adultery.