His book, in which she had denounced her relationship under influence, with the writer Gabriel Matzneff, had caused a shock in the literary world. The Consent of Vanessa Springora will be adapted for the cinema by 2021, announced Monday on Instagram producers Carole Lambert and Marc Missonnier, confirming information of the journal to The French Movie.
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This autobiographical novel, published with the editions Grasset, and has sold over 180 000 copies and had highlighted the subject of sexual violence against minors and the complacency which Gabriel Matzneff had enjoyed in the literary world. The film rights of the book have been sold to production companies Windy and Moana Movies.
The realization of the scenario of the film have been entrusted to the director Vanessa Filho, revealed in 2018 to Cannes with angel face, presented in the un Certain Regard section. The cast is not yet determined. In The Consent, Vanessa Springora tells how she was seduced by Gabriel Matzneff when she was not yet 14 years of age, in the 1980s. The day after the book's publication, in early January, the public prosecutor of Paris opened an investigation for " rape committed on a minor under 15 years of age ".
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The work of Vanessa Springora describes a man in predator behaviour, making of sex tourism in Asia. Ms. Springora is the first to testify, teenage girls seduced by Gabriel Matzneff, whose behavior, as described in his own books, has long been tolerated in the literary world of paris. In 2013, he was awarded the Renaudot literary prize of the trial.
For Vanessa Springora, "this book was a company of honesty vis-à-vis d'(itself), since it was the occasion of (be) reclaiming (her) story ". "The Consent has allowed me to reinvent myself. Today, I have the impression that a chapter is closed, which allows me to go to something else, but that is still me, " she added in an interview in the JDD published Sunday.