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Romain Duris Joins Audrey Tautou in Michel Gondry’s Adaptation of ‘L’Ecume des Jours’

Romain Duris Joins Audrey Tautou in Michel Gondry’s Adaptation of ‘L’Ecume des Jours’

[1] Back in May, we wrote about Michel Gondry's plans [2] to make a film with Audrey Tautou. At the time, we didn't know a whole lot about the movie, but recently, new details have emerged -- and a new star as well. French actor Romain Duris has signed on for the project, which has now been revealed as an adaptation of Boris Vian's 1947 novel L'Écume des Jours. Translated in English as Froth on the Daydream or Foam on the Daze, it's a bittersweet, offbeat romance that sounds like a perfect fit for Gondry's playful sensibility. Read more after the jump. The project will be a reunion for Duris and Tautou, who've previously starred together in Cédric Klapisch's L'Auberge Espagnole and its sequel, Russian Dolls. Although Duris isn't very well known in the States yet, he's much better known in his native country. His notable roles include The Beat That My Heart Skipped

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