Every Thing Will Be Fine

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For the Danish film released in 2010, see Everything Will Be Fine.
Every Thing Will Be Fine
Every Thing Will Be Fine.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Wim Wenders
Produced by Gian-Piero Ringel
Written by Bjørn Olaf Johannessen
Starring
Music by Alexandre Desplat
Cinematography Benoît Debie
Edited by Toni Froschhammer
Production
company
  • Neue Road Movies
  • Montauk Productions
  • Göta Film
  • Film i Väst
Distributed by IFC Films
Release dates
  • February 10, 2015 (2015-02-10) (Berlin)
  • April 2, 2015 (2015-04-02) (Germany)
  • December 4, 2015 (2015-12-04) (United States)
Running time
118 minutes
Country
  • Germany
  • France
  • Sweden
  • Norway
  • Canada
  • United States
Language English
Box office $473,965[1]

Every Thing Will Be Fine is a 2015 German drama film directed by Wim Wenders, written by Bjørn Olaf Johannessen and produced in 3D. It is Wenders’ first full-length dramatic feature in seven years. The film stars James Franco, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Rachel McAdams and Marie-Josée Croze.[2] It premiered out of competition on February 10, 2015 at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival.[3] The film made its North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 11, 2015.[4] It was released in the United States in a limited release and through video on demand on December 4, 2015 by IFC Films[5]

Plot[edit]

The film centres around Tomas (James Franco), a writer who causes an accident while driving and spends the next 12 years examining the effect of the tragedy on his life and that of Kate (Charlotte Gainsbourg) who lost someone close.[2]

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Producer Gian-Piero Ringel, through his company Neue Road Movies, produced the film to which HanWay Films has worldwide distribution rights.[6] Belgian Benoît Debie was the director of photography. It was released by Warner Bros. in Germany and by Mongrel Media in Canada.[2] One week before the film’s premiere at the Berlin Film Festival, French composer Alexandre Desplat recorded the score with the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra in Sweden.[7]

Casting[edit]

On May 7, 2013, James Franco joined the cast of the film as lead actor,[8] playing Tomas Eldan, a writer who accidentally causes the death of a child.[9] The day before shooting began, it was announced that the cast would include Charlotte Gainsbourg and Marie-Josée Croze; with Gainsbourg set to play the female lead role.[10]

Filming[edit]

Director Wim Wenders began shooting the film on August 13, 2013 in Montreal, Quebec.[11][12] After a break, shooting resumed in Winter 2014.[13]

Release[edit]

The film had its world premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival on February 10, 2015.[14] The film was released in Germany on April 2, 2015[15] and in France on April 22, 2015.[16] The film had its North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, on September 11, 2015.[17] Prior to the premiere, IFC Films acquired U.S. distribution rights to the film.[18] The film was released in a limited release and through video on demand on December 4, 2015.[19]

Reception[edit]

Every Thing Will Be Fine was mostly not well-received by critics. It holds a 17% Rotten rating on review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, based on 18 reviews, with an average rating of 4.3/10.[20] Metacritic computed a rating of 34 out of 100, based on five critics’ reviews, meaning “generally unfavorable reviews”.[21]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/intl/?page=&wk=2015W39&id=_fEVERYTHINGWILLBE01
  2. ^ a b c "Wim Wenders' 3-D 'Every Thing Will Be Fine' Begins Production, Stars James Franco and Charlotte Gainsbourg". indiewire.com. 12 August 2013. Retrieved 14 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Every Thing Will Be Fine". Berlinale. Retrieved 2015-01-27. 
  4. ^ "Every Thing Will Be Fine". Tiff.net. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ McNary, Dave (September 2, 2015). "Toronto: James Franco's 'Everything Will Be Fine' Bought by IFC". Variety.com. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Sarah Polley Joins Wim Wenders' New 3D Project 'Everything Will Be Fine'". hollywoodreporter.com. 10 May 2013. Retrieved 14 August 2013. 
  7. ^ "Alexandre Desplat Scoring Wim Wenders' 'Every Thing Will Be Fine'". Film Music Reporter. Retrieved January 20, 2015. 
  8. ^ "James Franco to Star in Wim Wenders' 'Everything Will Be Fine'". hollywoodreporter.com. 7 May 2013. Retrieved 14 August 2013. 
  9. ^ "James Franco Boards Wenders' 'Everything Will Be Fine'". variety.com. 7 May 2013. Retrieved 14 August 2013. 
  10. ^ "Charlotte Gainsbourg, Marie-Josee Croze Join Wim Wenders' 'Everything Will Be Fine'". hollywoodreporter.com. 13 August 2013. Retrieved 14 August 2013. 
  11. ^ "Wim Wenders' 3-D film begins shooting today". canada.com. 13 August 2013. Retrieved 14 August 2013. 
  12. ^ "James Franco working on 3D drama in Montreal". globalnews.ca. 13 August 2013. Retrieved 14 August 2013. 
  13. ^ "James Franco begins filming the 3D drama 'Every Thing Will Be Fine' in Montreal". onlocationvacations.com. 13 August 2013. Retrieved 15 August 2013. 
  14. ^ Lodge, Guy (February 10, 2015). "Berlin Film Review: 'Every Thing Will Be Fine'". Variety.com. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 
  15. ^ ""Everything Will Be Fine"". March 31, 2015. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 
  16. ^ "Everything Will Be Fine". BoxOfficeMojo.com. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 
  17. ^ "Every Thing Will Be Fine". Tiff.net. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 
  18. ^ McNary, Dave (September 2, 2015). "Toronto: James Franco's 'Everything Will Be Fine' Bought by IFC". Variety.com. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 
  19. ^ McNary, Dave (September 2, 2015). "Toronto: James Franco's 'Everything Will Be Fine' Bought by IFC". Variety.com. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 
  20. ^ "Every Thing Will Be Fine". RottenTomatoes.com. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 
  21. ^ "Every Thing Will Be Done". Metacritic. Retrieved September 4, 2015. 

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