Two Luxembourg co-productions in the running for the Golden Globes

  1. Wolfwalkers

  2. Two (Two of us)

    Two (Two of us)

The animated feature film Wolfwalkers (The Wolf People), directed by Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart, was co-produced by Mélusine Productions (Stéphan Roelants) with Ireland and was nominated in the “Best motion Picture – Animated” category. The fictional feature film Two (Two of us), directed by Filippo Meneghetti, was co-produced by Tarantula Luxembourg (Donato Rotunno and Elise André) with France and Belgium and was nominated in the “Best Picture – Foreign Language” category (representing France).

Wolfwalkers (The Wolf People)

Since its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2020, Wolfwalkers, adapted from an Irish tale, has received critical acclaim and numerous international awards and nominations. The film thus won, among many other awards, the prize for best animated film at the New York and Los Angeles Film Critics Awards.

The Luxembourg company carried out two-thirds of the animation of Wolfwalkers as well as part of the layout and all of the film’s color sets. The studio also worked on the 3D modeling, colorization and textures of the reference models.

Wolfwalkers mobilized the work of around 60 people on Luxembourg territory for more than 15 months of manufacturing. The vast majority were formed by the historic team of Studio 352, which has to its credit for 24 years a remarkable number of internationally renowned animation productions.

The film is currently visible in cinemas in Luxembourg (English and French versions) and available on the Apple TV+ platform. A Luxembourgish version is being dubbed and will be released again this year.

Synopsis: In Ireland, at the time of superstitions and magic, Robyn, an 11-year-old girl, helps her father hunt the last pack of wolves. But one day, during a hunt in the forest, Robyn meets Mebh, child by day, wolf by night. Now for Robyn, the threat no longer comes from wolves, but from men.

Two (Two of us)

The Franco-Belgian-Luxembourg comedy-drama had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival and won dozens of international awards including Best First Film and Best Actress for Martine Chevalier and Barbara Sukowa, two main actresses of the film, at the Lights of the foreign press 2021.

The film, a story of lesbian love, is selected to represent France at the 2021 Oscars in the “best foreign language film” category..

Filming in Luxembourg took place in mid-October 2018 for 20 days. In terms of Luxembourg technicians and actors, we find Céline Bodson (head sound operator), Angelo Dos Santos (head sound editor), Vitalijus Kiselius (head electrician), Magdalena Labuz (costumes), Katja Reinert (make-up head), Laurent Wallerang ( machinist) and as well as the actors Eugénie Anselin, Aude-Laurence Biver, Véronique Fauconnet, Denis Jousselin, Stéphane Robles, Gilles Soeder, Hervé Sogne and Jérôme Varanfrain.

The film was shown in Luxembourg in February 2020 and is available on the new Luxembourg platform sooner.lu.

Synopsis: Nina and Madeleine are deeply in love with each other. In everyone’s eyes, they are just simple neighbors living on the top floor of their building. On a daily basis, they come and go between their two apartments and share their life together. No one really knows them, not even Anne, Madeleine’s caring daughter. Until the day when a tragic event changes everything.

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Two Luxembourg co-productions in the running for the Golden Globes