Berlin: Isabelle Huppert, Greg Kinnear Join Ira Sachs’ 'A Family Vacation'
Marisa Tomei, Jeremie Renier and Andre Wilms will co-star in the family drama, which is set to begin shooting in October in Portugal.
Oscar-nominated actors Isabelle Huppert and Greg Kinnear, and Oscar winner Marisa Tomei have signed on to star in A Family Vacation, the new film from director Ira Sachs (Little Men, Love Is Strange).
Belgian actor Jeremie Renier (In Bruges) and French veteran Andre Wilms (Le Havre) will co-star in the drama about three generations of a family grappling with a life-changing experience during one day on vacation in Portugal.
Kinnear co-starred with Jennifer Ehle in Sachs' Little Men, while Tomei had a supporting role in Love Is Strange, which starred John Lithgow and Alfred Molina.
A Family Vacation was written by Sachs and longtime collaborator Mauricio Zacharias, who both penned Love Is Strange and Little Men. Said Ben Said and Michel Merkt are producing the feature through their Paris-based SBS Productions, with shooting set to start in October in Sintra, Portugal.
SBS International will handle sales on the film and will be introducing the project to buyers this week at Berlin's European Film Market.
A Family Vacation will be Sachs' first film set outside the U.S. Lucas Joaquin is executive producing through his Secret Engine shingle, alongside Kevin Chneiweiss of SBS.