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Resnais Claims ‘You Haven’t Seen Nothing Yet’

It’s only at the funding stages, but Alain Resnais looks set to adapt another project with many of the same folk who were responsible for his critically well-received 2009 Cannes entry Wild Grass. With Wild Grass, the filmmaker received a new surge of popularity, and confidence in adapting from other sources – he’ll adapt again, but instead of a book, it’ll be a stage play.

It’s only at the funding stages, but Alain Resnais looks set to adapt another project with many of the same folk who were responsible for his critically well-received 2009 Cannes entry Wild Grass. With Wild Grass, the filmmaker received a new surge of popularity, and confidence in adapting from other sources – he’ll adapt again,but instead of a book it’ll be a stage play. According to Cineuropa.org, Vous N’avez Encore Rien Vu (You Haven’t Seen Nothing Yet) will receive funding from the National Film and Moving Image Centre and the project will be produced by F Comme Film’s Jean-Louis Livi (he produced Wild Grass and one of my favorites of the last decade in Sur mes lèvres).

Co-written by Resnais and Laurent Herbiet (his Wild Grass partner), this is adapted from Jean Anouilh’s stage play Eurydice, where a violinist Orphée and touring actress Eurydice leave everything behind to fulfill their love. But jealousy takes hold of Orphée.

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Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist, and critic at IONCINEMA.com, established in 2000. A regular at Sundance, Cannes, and Venice, Eric holds a BFA in film studies from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013, he served on the narrative competition jury at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson’s "This Teacher" (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022, he was a New Flesh Juror for Best First Feature at the Fantasia International Film Festival. Current top films for 2023 include The Zone of Interest (Glazer), Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell (Pham Thien An), Totem (Lila Avilés), La Chimera (Alice Rohrwacher), All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt (Raven Jackson).

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