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SnoopyDances wrote:
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Thanks Snoopy, I see you beat me to it! :lol: Looking forward to lots of tidbits nearer to the time the filming starts.
This explains why he was in Budapest recently!
Yes it all makes sense now, I wondered at the time if it was to do with a film but wasn't sure which one it could be, now we know.
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Johnny Depp Starts Shooting ‘Modì’ in Hungary, With Italy’s Luisa Ranieri Joining Al Pacino and Riccardo Scamarcio in Cast

Variety.com
Article by Nick Vivarelli
Sept 27th 2023

Italian star Luisa Ranieri, who played the emotionally troubled Aunt Patrizia in Paolo Sorrentino’s “The Hand of God,” has joined the cast of the Johnny Depp-directed film “Modì,” about Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani. The film has started shooting in Budapest.

Ranieri is starring in “Modì” alongside fellow Italian Riccardo Scamarcio, who plays the bad boy painter and sculptor who worked mainly in France and became famous for the groundbreaking modern style of his portraits and nudes. Al Pacino plays international art collector Maurice Gangnat. The film’s cast now also comprises Antonia Desplat, Stephen Graham, Bruno Gouery, Ryan McParland, Benjamin Lavernhe, and Sally Phillips.

Ranieri is playing Rosalie, the owner of an Italian café in Paris whom Modigliani painted. According to lore about the dissolute Italian artist who died at 35, Rosalie also acted as his mother, looking after Modigliani when he was drunk or so out of money that he couldn’t afford a hot meal.

“Modì,” which is Depp’s second feature film, marks his return to the director’s chair 25 years after “The Brave,” in which the actor also starred alongside Marlon Brando. Depp most recently starred as Louis XV in Maïwenn’s “Jeanne Du Barry,” marking his first acting role since his 2022 defamation trial against ex-wife Amber Heard, which caused a media frenzy.

The long-gestating picture is based on Dennis McIntyre’s play of the same name and adapted for the screen by Jerzy and Mary Kromolowski. “Modì” takes place in war torn Paris during World War I over the course of 48 turbulent hours “that will become a turning point in his life, ultimately solidifying his reputation as an artistic legend” according to the film’s provided synopsis.

Pacino is producing “Modì” along with his longtime manager and producer Barry Navidi. IN.2, the European arm of production company Infinitum Nihil, is backing the film. Italy’s ILBE Group, led by Andrea Iervolino and Monika Bacardi, have also come on board as producers.

The film marks producer Navidi’s fourth collaboration with Pacino, who he worked with on “The Merchant of Venice” (2004), “Wilde Salomé” (2011) and “Salomé” (2013).

The “Modì” shoot is expected to move to Italy after several weeks in Budapest, which is standing in for Paris.
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Full quote from actress Barbara Szitas, doesn’t end at “…drinks…” . Thank you to Just Me “Blondahh” for posting the entire quote from Ms. Szitas. Hope the whole piece pops up here.
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https://pbs.twimg.com/media/F9DcdiYWcAA ... name=large

Full quote from actress Barbara Szitas, doesn’t end at “…drinks…” . Thank you to Just Me “Blondahh” for posting the entire quote from Ms. Szitas. Hope the whole piece pops up here.
Thanks justintime, I'll post the image as some don't like to click on links.
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Thank you, In-too-Depp! I didn’t mean to come across so rude, especially as you have been so patient and kind in your many posts for all of us. :heartflower:
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Thank you, In-too-Depp! I didn’t mean to come across so rude, especially as you have been so patient and kind in your many posts for all of us. :heartflower:
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