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Film stars are flocking to make movies in the Poitou-Charentes region of southwest France, according to the area’s new online tourism and leisure guide Discover Poitou-Charentes. Leading French actor Gérard Depardieu, his daughter Julie, Isabelle Adjani, Antoine de Caunes and Kristin Scott Thomas have all been shooting films in the region this summer, the website reports.

‘The fact that so many big names in cinema have chosen to film in the Poitou-Charentes this summer shows just what a popular place this beautiful region is with those in the know,’ says Rachel Loos, editor of Discover Poitou-Charentes.

The French star Gérard Depardieu has certainly gone well down with locals and extras while making ‘Mammuth’ with Isabelle Adjani.
Depardieu shot scenes at Angoulême-based...

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