“Eiffel” with Romain Duris and Emma Mackey is revealed: a teaser poster has been revealed, pending the trailer for this ambitious and romantic film, freely inspired by the life of Gustave Eiffel.
1. Eiffel: the teaser poster unveiled
On the occasion of the anniversary of the start of the construction of the Eiffel Tower, precisely on January 28, 1887, the film Eiffel unveils its teaser poster, while waiting for a first trailer. The distributor Pathé has also postponed the film’s release by 2 months: the feature film will be released on May 5, 2021 (instead of March 10, 2021, the date initially planned).
Worn by Romain Duris, in the costume of Gustave Eiffel, the film is freely inspired by the life of the builder and the ambitious creation of this French monument. When Eiffel begins the Tower in his name, he has just finished his collaboration on the Statue of Liberty, and is at the height of his career. The French government wanted him to create something spectacular for the Universal Exhibition of 1889 in Paris, but Eiffel was only interested in the metropolitan project. Everything changes when he crosses paths with his youthful love. Their forbidden relationship inspires her to change the skyline of Paris forever …
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Emma MacKey is playing the lead female role. She is also surrounded in particular by Pierre Deladonchamps, Andranic Manet and Armande Boulanger. For Emma MacKey, Franco-English revelation of the Sex Education series, it will be his first major role in the cinema, which is more in a French film. The realization was entrusted to Martin Bourboulon, to whom we owe Papa or Maman 1 and 2, with the script Caroline Bongrand. She also signs the adaptation and dialogues with Thomas Bidegain (Un Prophète, Les Frères Sisters), Martin Bourboulon, Natalie Carter and Martin Brossollet.