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gaelle gognau
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A two-months acting class with Eric Forestier

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During May and June, I took a 9hrs per week acting  class with Eric Forestier who is a young French Director. From the start, I knew I was going to like the man's method cause he asked us to read three challenging books before the class begins: two novels -

from Dostoevsky

from Marguerite Duras - as well as a Lars Noren’s play. 

At the beginning of each class, two or three students had a casting trial and then different crews shot scenes extracted from one of the books. I worked mainly on two scenes, one from Duras, one from Dostoevsky as well a monologue from Eyes wide Shuts. I had also the opportunity to direct a monologue by myself and realizing that I actually helped this student to improve his acting ability made me proud. That was an amazing class where I did learn a lot under Eric's supervision and got a better understanding of how to behave in front of the camera's eyes.

The first feature of Eric Forestier "The Third Part of the World” was released in June 2008 and stars famous French actors such as Gaspard Ulliel and Clemence Poesy ( , ). Below an extract but in French, sorry.Video:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mm__A3F9XhA&feature=related

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February 27, 2008