What do you get when you bring together a former NPR radio producer and a trio of talented French teenage filmmakers? A road movie, provisionally entitled The Ground Beneath Our Feet, set in the present day American Midwest... and the Pays des Illinois of the 1760s!
|Theo Reynal, one of the three Young French cinematographers,|
scouting locations in St. Louis. Photo: Riverfront Times.
The three Frenchmen have just spent two weeks scouting locations in and around St. Louis, and will be back this summer to film.
Incidentally, France warns its citizens not to visit North St. Louis : "Avoid the northern neighborhood between the airport and the town center, but the shuttle from the airport is safe," advises the French governmental website as of last year...