Academy Award Nominee Berenice Bejo to Star in Israeli Filmmaker Tom Shoval's New Project

'Shake Your Cares Away' starts shooting early next year in Israel and France, Variety says.

Actress Berenice Bejo for photographers with her husband upon arrival for the screening of the film The BFG at the Cannes Film Festival, France, May 14, 2016.
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French-Argentine actress Berenice Bejo, best known for her roles in "The Past" and "The Arist" will star in an upcoming movie by Israeli filmmaker Tom Shoval, Variety says.

The movie called "Shake Your Cares Away" will start shooting early next year in Israel and France.

Written by Shoval with Oscar-winning writers/director Alejandro Gonzalel Inarritu, the story is about a young wealthy Israeli woman who leads a double life as an idealistic woman volunteering at a Tel Aviv soup kitchen.

Alejandro G. Iñárritu, mentor and Tom Shoval, protégé (left) in Los Angeles, 2014.
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Shoval’s film “Youth” won three prizes at the Jerusalem Film Festival and nominations at the British Film Institute Awards, and in London, Tokyo, Jerusalem and CPH PIX film festivals.