Emily Van Camp (Revenge, Captain America: The Winter Soldier) stars as a mediator in an international negotiation in Chloe Robichaud’s Pays – her first bilingual role.
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EMILY VANCAMP JOINS THE CAST OF “PAYS” a LA BOÎTE À FANNY & ITEM 7 production
MONTREAL, October 14 2015– Producers Fanny-Laure Malo (Sarah prefers to run), Pierre Even and Marie-Claude Poulin (War witch, Cafe de Flore) proudly announce Emily VanCamp’s (Revenge, Captain America, Brothers and Sisters) participation in Chloe Robichaud’s (Sarah préfère la course, Féminin/Féminin ) second feature, PAYS.
French Canadian director Chloe Robichaud’s first feature, Sarah prefers to run, has had a successful career premiering at Un certain regard selection at Cannes film festival in 2013.
Her newest project, PAYS (Borders) tells the story of three women and how they cross paths during an international mediation. Emily VanCamp will play the role of Emily Price, the mediator who leads the discussions between the two countries involved. It is the first bilingual role for the Canadian born star, whom we got to know through her leading roles in the ABC television series Revenge, Brothers and Sisters, and on the big screen in the Marvel franchise Captain America films.
The rest of the cast includes Macha Grenon, Nathalie Doummar,Yves Jacques, Alexandre Landry, Serge Houde, Sophie Faucher and Rémy Girard.
PAYS is produced by Fanny-Laure Malo for La Boîte à Fanny, Pierre Even and Marie-Claude Poulin for Item 7, and Barbara Doran for Morag Loves Company. The film will start shooting on October 14 in Montreal, and will carry on in Newfoundland in November. The Canadian distributor is Les Films Séville, an Entertainment One affiliate.
25-year-old Félixe (Nathalie Doummar) has been recently elected to the Canadian Parliament. She is sent to be part of a task force to discuss the exploitation of natural resources of a country in precarious financial situation. Emily (Emily VanCamp), an internationally renowned mediator, leads the discussions. Danielle (Macha Grenon), President of the island, has to handle the situation, while trying to balance her family life. PAYS is a political saga; a reflection on identity, and men and women of power.