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Washington [US], May 22 (ANI): The former award-winning actors at Cannes Anamaria Marinca and Jean-Marc Barr are all set to team up with actor-turned-director Ivan Murphy's feature directorial debut 'White Friar'.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, a US-based media house, the 'White Friar' project will mark the feature directorial debut of actor-turned-filmmaker Ivan Murphy. The movie is tagged as a romantic thriller.

The story revolves around the life of Father Tom Murphy, an Irish Catholic priest who was also employed as a wing commander in the Royal Air Force during WWII and his relationship with Eva Hofer, a Hungarian Jew residing in Vienna.

Ivan is the grand-nephew of Catholic priest Tom Murphy.

"This is a wonderful day for our film, 'White Friar', and for our partnership with Max Films in Ireland. The new co-production agreement between France and Ireland is a wonderful opportunity for these two great filmmaking and storytelling communities to work together" said Valentina Films principal Xavier Castano, who will executive produce the project, as per a report by The Hollywood Reporter.

Anamaria's '4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days' won three awards at the 2007 Cannes market and Jean Marc's Europa won three in Cannes,1991. (ANI)

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