Anders Baasmo Christiansen will play the lead in the new drama The Story of my Wife from Hungarian director Ildiko Enyedo, whose On Body and Soul won the Golden Bear in Berlin last year and is nominated for an Oscar in the Best Foreign Language category.
Seydoux, whose credits include Palme d’Or winner Blue Is the Warmest Color, Spectreand The Lobster; and Norwegian actor Anders Baasmo Christiansen will play a married couple in the twisted love story, an adaptation of the novel of the same name from Hungarian poet and writer Milan Fust. Enyedi will adapt the novel as well as direct.
The film will be produced by Monika Mecs, Andras Muhi and Erno Mesterhazy of Hungary’s Inforg-M&M Film, who also teamed up with Enyedi on On Body and Soul. Berlin-based Komplizen Film, the producer of Oscar-nominated Toni Erdmann, is on board as co-producer, alongside France’s Pyramide Productions and Italy’s Dorje Film.
Shooting is scheduled to take place next year in Paris, Hamburg, Budapest and the South of Italy.