This time, Niels Schneider plays a villain. “A real bastard,” says the young actor. In An impossible love, the film adaptation of the autobiographical novel by Christine Angot, published in 2015, Philippe, son of good family, seduces a young secretary in Châteauroux, in the 1950s. Beautiful, loose and shiny, it does not pass through any fault of the French, refuses to marry her, and will eventually abuse their child, a few years later. “Not a page of the scenario only came to catch up with this scum,” stresses Niels Schneider. This is the first time that I frottais a character completely wrong. “So far its angelic beauty had often been taken for granted : the object of desire in I killed my mother (2009) and Les Amours imaginaires (2010) Xavier Dolan, lover of the spectral in The Meetings after midnight (2013), Yann Gonzalez, and prince charming percussionist in sleeping beauty (2016), by Adolfo Arrieta.
” It seems absurd to choose his roles in the function of a capital sympathy. “Niels Schneider”
Niels Schneider, 31 years old ” has been brave, acknowledges the director Catherine Corsini. “It is atrocious the wrong that I do. I can’t take it anymore,” he said often. “Little by little, the actor feels Philippe the gnawing. On the weekend, to Châteauroux, it unpacks on the banks of the lake of Belle-Isle, where the water sports enthusiasts come here to seek a little freshness in summer. “But there was not much else to do. Everyone told me his little story with Gerard Depardieu and Michel Denisot, which originate in the corner. It was all, describes Niels Schneider. So I’ve been able to stay focused on Philippe. Catherine Corsini, he recommended to me to see movies with Maurice Ronet, Elevator to the scaffold or The wisp. But Ronet moves me, it’s the side sad of Alain Delon. “