‘Shéhérezade’ Director Jean-Bernard Marlin On Working With Marseilles Street Kids And The Need To Be Real – Cannes Studio

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Directors’ Fortnight opened this year with a tribute to Martin Scorsese, whose breakout movie Mean Streets graced the sidebar way back in 1973. Down the road at Critics’ Week, however, some equally mean, and more modern, streets were found a little closer to home in the first film by former acting teacher and acclaimed shorts director Jean-Bernard Marlin. Set in Marseilles, Shéhérezade tells the story of 17-year-old Zachary (Dylan Robert), who leaves an institute for…