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MAKE HISTORY AND BE A HERO OF MODERNISM: A Project Bringing the Life and Work of Eileen Gray to Film and Preserving the Iconic E1027

Whether you're mad about modern architecture or an avid film fan or both, your patronage of this project will be a heroic gesture that both preserves an important 20th Century monument to modern architecture for posterity and kickstarts a film dedicated to Eileen Gray's right to be recognized as one of the most influential designers of the modernist era.

This early photograph of the Villa E1027 highlights Gray's extraordinary vision at a time when Modern Architecture was in its very beginnings.
This early photograph of the Villa E1027 highlights Gray's extraordinary vision at a time when Modern Architecture was in its very beginnings.

The Villa E1027 was the work of a woman at the height of her creative career. Originally conceived and constructed during the years 1926-29 for Jean Badovici, an architect himself and editor-in-chief of the avant-garde architectural publication L’Architecture Vivante, the villa is utterly unique in its ability to bring pure human sensibility and sensuality to the basic tenets of Modern architecture of the period championed by Le Corbusier. This subtle subversion of Le Corbusier’s vision, no doubt in many ways a comment on the Swiss architect’s conviction that a house should be no more than “a machine for living,” would result in a tumultuous history for the Villa E1027: many long years of misattribution and periods during which the very existence of this architectural masterpiece would be seriously compromised.

The living area of E1027 (colorized photograph). Gray's interior architecture and design brought a human sensibility to Modernism, with a particular eye for comfort, practicality and sensuality.
The living area of E1027 (colorized photograph). Gray's interior architecture and design brought a human sensibility to Modernism, with a particular eye for comfort, practicality and sensuality.

Today, rightfully recognized as the work of Eileen Gray and an icon of Modern architecture, the villa has been painstakingly repatriated and is currently undergoing restoration work under the supervision of the French cultural authorities. The site is expected to be opened to the public later this year. Concurrently, the production team behind the international feature film inspired by the life of Eileen Gray, THE PRICE OF DESIRE, has sought permission to shoot part of the film on the original site of E1027. The team is delighted to have recently received the endorsement of all the relevant authorities to do so, as well as their collaboration in the effort required to complete the restoration in time for shooting.

Director Mary McGuckian, Production Designer Emma Pucci and 1st Assistant Director David Baldari on location at the Villa E1027.
Director Mary McGuckian, Production Designer Emma Pucci and 1st Assistant Director David Baldari on location at the Villa E1027.

THE GOAL OF THIS PROJECT is therefore to augment the Art Department budget for the film in order to make a permanent and constructive contribution to the restoration effort and complete the works according to the specialists’ requirements, all the while serving the needs of the film. Without this addition to our Art Department budget, the film would simply be served with superficial and temporary Art Department decoration, which would unfortunately in no way aid the permanent historical restoration effort. As we endeavour to tell the story of the intriguing and elusive designer/architect Eileen Gray on film, we find ourselves with the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to contribute to and ensure the timely completion of the restoration work on E1027, which was undertaken by the French Historic Monuments authorities nearly 5 years ago.

Restoration works undertaken over 5 years ago have still not been completed.
Restoration works undertaken over 5 years ago have still not been completed.

In addition, the restoration work will be closely followed by and featured in an accompanying documentary entitled GRAY MATTERS. Both films intend to elucidate, reinvigorate and duly recognize Eileen Gray’s extraordinary contribution to a century of Modern architecture and design.

E1027 Main Living Area (period photograph) - as we intend to restore it and leave permanently on site. (Note: Le Corbusier's subsequent wall murals will remain intact.)
E1027 Main Living Area (period photograph) - as we intend to restore it and leave permanently on site. (Note: Le Corbusier's subsequent wall murals will remain intact.)
E1027 Main Living Area, (recent photograph) - As it stands currently.
E1027 Main Living Area, (recent photograph) - As it stands currently.

Lightstream Pictures and Pembridge Pictures are partners in EG Film Productions Limited, which has developed and financed the  film, THE PRICE OF DESIRE, which is currently in pre-production as an Irish–Belgian co-production with Saga Film. The film is scheduled to shoot on location from mid-May 2013, in part at Eileen Gray’s historic Villa E1027, with the permission of all the authorities responsible for the restoration and management of this historic site.

The spiral staircase leading to the roof of E1027.
The spiral staircase leading to the roof of E1027.

YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO THIS PROJECT represents a direct contribution to the historic and scientific restoration of the villa and of the site (both interior and exterior) as Eileen Gray originally conceived them, as well as to the preservation of their historic evolution over the course of the villa’s existence – the very story told by THE PRICE OF DESIRE. In this way, the film will in a sense be giving back to Eileen Gray, to the actual historical site of E1027, and to the public at large by contributing to the permanent long-term restoration work of this historically significant piece of Modern architecture, so that it can finally be opened to the public later in the year.

Your support can help us to finally open the doors of the Villa E1027 to the public.
Your support can help us to finally open the doors of the Villa E1027 to the public.

The film’s producers and production designers, including Academy Award nominated© Anne Seibel, are in full consultation with the architects who have been overseeing the restoration of E1027 and its surrounding site. A joint project for the completion of the work has already been negotiated. We the producers, along with the film’s production designers, seek to involve the public for whom this restoration is intended in the final stages of that work with this Kickstarter project. We sincerely hope that by appealing to those for whom the preservation of architectural heritage is important and to those who wish to see Eileen Gray receive the recognition she deserves, we will raise at least the minimum of funds necessary to make a substantial contribution to the restoration of this architectural triumph and thus better visualise the extraordinary story of her phenomenal contribution to 20th Century Modern architecture and design with a credible level of cinematographic verisimilitude in THE PRICE OF DESIRE.

E1027 Garden Terrace (period photograph) - as we intend to restore it and leave permanently on site.
E1027 Garden Terrace (period photograph) - as we intend to restore it and leave permanently on site.
E1027 Garden Terrace (2012) - as it appears today.
E1027 Garden Terrace (2012) - as it appears today.

The Price Of Desire

The Prestigious International Narrative Feature Film by Mary McGuckian

A Summary

THE PRICE OF DESIRE is the controversial story of how Eileen Gray’s influential contribution to 20thCentury architecture and design was almost entirely effaced from history by the egotistical Le Corbusier, and of how her relationship with philanderer Jean Badovici (Le Corbusier’s promoter by way of his highly influential architectural publication L’Architecture Vivante) further fuelled the rift between the two architects, both personally and professionally, thus consigning her legacy to a century of neglect and long-overdue recognition.

The film is set substantially in and around her most abiding work, the Villa E1027, now recognized by many as the first Modernist house ever constructed, and explores the events and details surrounding Le Corbusier’s effacement, defacement and eventual erasure of Gray’svery ownership of the actual physical house, thus establishing a more than pertinent metaphor for her loss of intellectual property right (or ‘Droit Moral’) over the villa she so lovingly created. The insidious re-attribution by omission of the villa by the chauvinistic men in her life strips Gray of her right to be recognized as the author of her own work – a telling story which resonates with women in the arts even today.

Summary Timeline of E1027

1926-29  Eileen Gray designs and builds E1027 in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin for Jean Badovici

1931-35  Eileen Gray designs and builds Tempe à Pailla, a house for herself in Castellar; she leaves E1027

1938-40  Le Corbusier paints eight large-scale overtly sexual frescoes on the walls of E1027

1952       Le Corbusier builds his Cabanon next to E1027

1956       Badovici dies; E1027 is inherited by his sister in Romania

1958       The Romanian government offers the house at public auction

1960       Marie-Louise Schelbert purchases E1027 at auction at the bidding of Le Corbusier

1965        Le Corbusier dies of a heart-attack during his daily swim in the waters just in front of E1027

1982        Dr. Kaegi claims title to E1027 by bequest after the death of Marie-Louise Schelbert

1991        Dr. Kaegi sells 28 pieces of furniture from the villa at a Sotheby’s auction in Monaco - The Pompidou Centre (Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris) pre-empts the purchase of some of the more important proto-types

1996        Dr. Kaegi is violently murdered by a gardener after a dispute

1996-99   Left empty for several years, the villa is overtaken by squatters and vandalized

1999        The Conservatoire Du Littoral, a public entity charged with the preservation of the French coastline, purchases the property

2000        The villa, its garden and the surrounding land are classified as Historic Monuments by national decree on March 27th

RECENTLY, the Conseil Générale has undertaken the restoration project with the commune Roquebrune-Cap-Martin Alpes-Maritimes

The Budget

The current Art Department budget for the film has been funded sufficiently to meet the needs of the film.

Our preference is to substantially enhance the Art Department budget in order to contribute permanently to the restoration of the site with work of the quality and exactitude required by the expert authorities responsible for the restoration.

Any additional funds raised by this project will also be allocated to the Art Department so that it can contribute more substantially to both the restoration of the overall site and the rendering of the site cinematically in the film. This would not only increase the production value of the film, but also greatly enhance the future life of the entire Villa E1027/Café Des Étoiles de Mer/Cabanon Le Corbusier Historical Site.

E1027 Plan - upper and ground floors, entrance, and roof terrace.
E1027 Plan - upper and ground floors, entrance, and roof terrace.

About The Production

Of The Narrative Feature Film

FUNDING STATUS

The film’s finance is fully closed and with participation from Ireland, THE IRISH FILM BOARD, ALLIED IRISH BANK, LIGHTSTREAM PICTURES And WINDMILL LANE PICTURES; LIGHTSTREAM PICTURES and PEMBRIDGE PICTURES’ special purpose vehicle, EG FILM PRODUCTIONS LIMITED, is the delegate production company in Co-Production with SAGA FILMS in Belgium. The Belgian participation also includes FILM FORTIS FUND BNP, AUDIOVISUAL SGR and COFILOISIRS. International distribution arrangements will be handled by three major companies in the US, Canada, and France.

CREATIVE AND PRODUCTION ELEMENTS

CAST – The film's A-List international lead and supporting cast will be announced at a special event during the Cannes Film Festival, on May 18th 2013. They will be playing the following roles:

KEY CHARACTERS -

Eileen Gray

Eileen Gray
Eileen Gray

Jean Badovici

Jean Badovici
Jean Badovici

Le Corbusier

SUPPORTING CAST - Drawn from an international pool of prominent European cinema practitioners, the roll-call of actors attached to play the seventy plus prominent characters that peopled Eileen Gray's world will also be formally announced on May 18th at the Cannes Film Festival. Some of those roles include:

Supporting Characters

LOUISE DANYEileen Gray’s Housekeeper and Companion

CHRISTIAN ZERVOS Le Corbusier and Jean Badovici’s Life-Long Friend

ROMAINE BROOKSEileen Gray’s Intimate Friend

MARISA DAMIAEileen Gray’s Lover

FERNAND LÉGER Le Corbusier’s Mentor for his Wall Murals

MARIE-LOUISE SCHELBERT – Le Corbusier's Friend who Purchased the Villa after Jean Badovici’s death

CHARLOTTE PERRIANDLe Corbusier’s Friend and Famous French Furniture Designer

NATALIE CLIFFORD BARNEYAmerican Writer and Intimate Friend of Romaine Brooks and Eileen Gray

BRUCE CHATWINBritish Journalist and Travel Writer who Interviewed Eileen Gray in the Early 1970s

ARISTOTLE ONASSISGreek Shipping Magnate who Bid Unsuccessfully against Marie-Louise Schelbert and Le Corbusier at Auction for the Villa E1027 in 1960

Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, Cote D'Azur, the location of Eileen Gray's Villa E1027.
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, Cote D'Azur, the location of Eileen Gray's Villa E1027.

KEY CREW COLLABORATORS (Note Credits Non-Contractual)

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY:

Acclaimed Cameraman Stefan Von Bjorn, credits include MAD MEN and MAN ON THE TRAIN

PRODUCTION DESIGNER:

Oscar-Nominated Anne Seibel, credits include MARIE-ANTOINETTE and MIDNIGHT IN PARIS, along with Emma Pucci

EDITOR:

César-Nominated Sylvie Landra, credits include THE FIFTH ELEMENT and CATWOMAN

COSTUME:

Award-Winning Theatre Designer and Ex-Parisian Couturier Peter O’Brien, credits include A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE; Peter was head of design for the House of Rochas for 15 years

COMPOSER:

Oscar-Nominated Alexandre Desplat, credits include THE KING’S SPEECH and ARGO

STILLS PHOTOGRAPHER:

Renaissance Musician and Artist Julian Lennon, exhibitions include ART BASEL MIAMI

Eileen Gray's famous two-sided laquerwork screen, 'Le Destin', once owner by French couturier and collector, Jacques Doucet.
Eileen Gray's famous two-sided laquerwork screen, 'Le Destin', once owner by French couturier and collector, Jacques Doucet.

PRODUCTION ARRANGEMENTS

The film will shoot on location in France, in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, Vézelay and Paris, and on location and in studio in Belgium over the course of eight weeks from mid-May 2013.

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ELEMENTS

i) ARCHITECTURAL

Over thirty Irish, French, and international architects have contributed and continue to contribute to the film project, plus many others with academic and sometimes previously personal relationships with Eileen Gray and Le Corbusier, as well as students of the E1027 site. In particular, we have been in consultation with the Conservatoire du Littoral, the Conseil Générale and the Commune of Roquebrune-Cap-Martin Alpes-Maritimes, all of whom are very happy for us to shoot at the site.

http://www.fondationzervos.com/maison/maison1.html 

ii) ACADEMIC EXPERTS

The film has had and continues to have the input of many academic institutions and museums including extensive support from the authors of the three current PhD papers being prepared by curators at the Pompidou Centre, the National Museum of Ireland, the Zervos Museum, the Getty Archives and the V&A Archives. Curators at the National Museum of Ireland and at the Pompidou Centre have been particularly collaborative in preparing for the current large-scale monographic retrospective of Eileen Gray’s work held at the Pompidou Centre; the exhibition has opened to world-wide press acclaim.

http://www.centrepompidou.fr/cpv/ressource.action?param.id=FR_R-aaf2fdf88fa74c39fd857aab8506811&param.idSource=FR_E-18c51835e9fd47c1d213c6cc5336f774

Eileen Gray's Dragon Chair which sold for €21,500,000 at the Christie's Yves Saint Laurent/Pierre Bergé sale in February of 2009.
Eileen Gray's Dragon Chair which sold for €21,500,000 at the Christie's Yves Saint Laurent/Pierre Bergé sale in February of 2009.

iii) 20th CENTURY FURNITURE SPECIALISTS

The major dealers, collectors and auction house specialists who make up the commercial Eileen Gray community of experts, including the Galerie Vallois, Sotheby’s and Christie’s, have contributed to the clarification of the provenance of the work represented in the film. Christie’s, in particular, continues to be actively involved in arranging the re-enactment of the Yves Saint Laurent/Pierre Bergé sale at the held in 2009 at the Grand Palais in Paris.At least thirty of those who sat in the front seats of the auction, including all of the bidders for the Dragon chair, which eventually sold for €21,5 million, have been identified and have agreed to participate in the re-enactment. An event has been created around the re-enactment scene to which everybody associated with the preparation and production of the film will be invited to participate.

 http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/furniture-lighting/eileen-gray-fauteuil-aux-dragons-vers-1917-1919-5171305-details.aspx

iv) CONTEMPORARY FURNITURE PRODUCTION

The Rights Holders, Producers and Distributors, ARAM (UK), And CLASSICON (GERMANY), have actively participated in the research and development clarification of the Estate and will contribute image rights and donate contemporary pieces within their gift to the site prior to filming.

http://www.aram.co.uk/index.php/designers/eileen-gray.html

http://www.classicon.com/eileen-gray-en.html

Eileen Gray's revolutionary Non-Conformist chair, originally designer for the Villa E1027, is still produced today.
Eileen Gray's revolutionary Non-Conformist chair, originally designer for the Villa E1027, is still produced today.

v) COSTUME

Award-winning theatre costume designer and couturier, Peter O’Brien (Irish couturier formerly of the House Of Rochas), will design Eileen Gray’s wardrobe to a contemporary aesthetic for the film. Sally O’Sullivan (Irish Stylist / Costume Designer), is co-ordinating the designers associated with each of the main characters as well as the overall wardrobe requirements for the film into a ‘Never-Before-Seen’ re-invention of the Eileen Gray aesthetic for today's audience. 20th Century Fashion Historian, Natalie Turturro, has researched and prepared a detailed study of the styles and iconic looks associated with all of the characters referenced in the film. Research assistance has been provided by Lanvin, Poiret, the V&A, the Pompidou Centre, the Galerie Peyroulet and the Archives housed at Collins Barracks, the National Museum of Ireland under the Curatorship of Jennifer Goff.

http://www.museum.ie/en/exhibition/list/eileen-gray-exhibition-details.aspx

Eileen Gray in her Paris apartment in the rue Bonaparte, circa 1972; a young Eileen Gray during her first years in Paris, circa 1905.
Eileen Gray in her Paris apartment in the rue Bonaparte, circa 1972; a young Eileen Gray during her first years in Paris, circa 1905.

vi) PRODUCTION DESIGN

Anne Siebel (Academy Award-Nominated© French Production Designer and Architect) has been researching and working on the look for the film for over a year. The film will shoot partly on location and partly in studio. While the core central location of Eileen Gray’s Villa E1027 and its surrounding site, including the Cabanon by Le Corbusier, are intact and essentially restored, meeting the requirements of the film’s narrative spanning some fifty or more years will require detailed preparation and many decorative adjustments. Some interiors will be re-constructed in studio in Belgium, as will all of her furniture and artwork (stand-alone and built-in), faithfully re-constructed from original drawings and photographs. This project seeks to ensure that the house that Eileen Gray built can be filmed as it was in the period in which she built it, all the while protecting Le Corbusier's subsequent frescoes also restored on the site. Anne is applying a contemporary twist of a look and palette inspired by painter friends of Eileen Gray’s, from Francis Bacon to Louis Lebrocquy, intended to create a look for the film which evokes the very spirit of her elegant but minimalist style with the ambition of inspiring a new design aesthetic for the 21st Century.

http://designmuseum.org/design/eileen-gray

Tempe à Pailla Film Still of Model Test
Tempe à Pailla Film Still of Model Test

vii) CAMERA

Stefan Von Bjorn (RED Camera Expert who created the look for MAD MEN) has been testing combinations of light/palette and low contrast lenses and formats to find the required combination of points of view (much like an architectural plan) and feel (in response to the emotional narrative of the script). Tests will continue through the Pre-Prep and actual Pre-Production period. To date, the technical tests have been completed successfully.

Tempe à Pailla Film Still of Model Test
Tempe à Pailla Film Still of Model Test

viii) STILLS

Julian Lennon (Musician turned Photographer) has committed to creating a photographic homage to Eileen Gray around the film for publication and exhibition – Stoney Road Press in Ireland will most likely be the publishers of this special edition.

ix) LOCATIONS

All primary locations have been identified and agreed in principle. The primary locations are:

a) The site of E1027, the Cabanon of Le Corbusier, and the Café des Étoiles de Mer at Roquebrune-Cap-Martin in the South of France.

b) The town of Vézelay (Home to Jean Badovici and Le Corbusier; where Eileen Gray completed a number of interiors) is supporting a range of locations courtesy of the local film commission De Yonne, the Zervos Museum, and the Mairie.

c) Paris – there will be two key shooting days in Paris, at Père Lachaise Cemetery and at the Grand Palais for the re-enactment of the Christie's Yves Saint Laurent/Pierre Bergé auction.

d) Belgium – The Eileen Gray interiors in the script will be faithfully re-created in studio in Belgium.

x) CASTING

The majority of the 16 supporting/cameo roles have been cast pending confirmation of the final schedule. Fabien Boitière, casting director, has spent months confirming an international cast of exceptional renown to play the 79 named roles, having already committed some 20 of the more significant cast as per above.

xi) MUSIC

A major female recording artist is set to play legendary French Singer Marisa Damia and record her most famous standard, 'On Danse à la Villette'.

Alexandre Desplat, subject to schedule, has agreed to review the early cuts of the film with a view to working with TEMPTATION (Providing additional funding and music supervision) to create an original score for the film.

Eileen Gray's Transat Chair - three original examples are currently on display at the Pompidou Centre (MNAM).
Eileen Gray's Transat Chair - three original examples are currently on display at the Pompidou Centre (MNAM).

Selected Eileen Gray Press Links

Http://Www.Nytimes.Com/2013/02/25/Arts/Design/Eileen-Gray-Freed-From-Seclusion.Html?Emc=Eta1&_R=0

Http://Online.Wsj.Com/Article/SB10001424127887324162304578306152492523998.Html?Mod=Googlenews_Wsj

Http://Www.Timeout.Fr/Paris/En/Art/Eileen-Gray

Http://Www.Theartnewspaper.Com/Whatson/Event/Eileen-Gray/1129087

Http://Www.Irishtimes.Com/Newspaper/Features/2013/0225/1224330471005.Html

Http://Fr.Phaidon.Com/Agenda/Art/Articles/2013/February/21/50-Shades-Of-Eileen-Gray-At-The-Pompidou/

About Gray Matters

An Accompanying Documentary by Marco Orsini

OVERVIEW

GRAY MATTERS is the story of architect/designer Eileen Gray, a 20th Century artist whose vision, imagination and sensibility changed the way we live, both within houses and with the objects that furnish them.

STYLE

GRAY MATTERS is a historical, scholarly and cinematic investigation of the life and art of one of the most significant, but little known, artists of the 20th Century.

SHORT SYNOPSIS

The documentary GRAY MATTERS seeks to answer the critical questions of who Gray was, what she did and how her Modernist vision contributed to building the world we inhabit today. GRAY MATTERS will explore Gray’s family background, her education in Ireland and in Paris, as well as her professional apprenticeship in the rigorous and rarefied art of Japanese lacquerwork, from which she began her multi-dimensional career. Of aristocratic birth and financially independent, she was a woman of wide and celebrated acquaintance who spent her life at the epicenter of modernist creative foment. She experienced early triumphs, followed by middle-aged obscurity, and bursting acclaim during her later years. GRAY MATTERS will consider her characteristic passion for art, design and architecture, her dedication to her work and faith in her original vision, while chronicling her inspiration, her challenges and her influence, as well as the tragedies and controversies of her never less than fascinating life. Add it all up and today, more than ever, Gray Matters.

The documentary will focus particularly on the contemporary relevance of Eileen Gray’s Modernist and Minimalist architectural and design achievements, and thus follow the final stages of the project to finally complete the restoration of the Villa E1027 as the site prepares to open to the public later in the year.

About Replica Rewards:

Eileen Gray's Mermaid Chair - Replica Reward for $7500 plege
Eileen Gray's Mermaid Chair - Replica Reward for $7500 plege
Eileen Gray's 'La Pirogue' Sofa - Replica Reward for $7,500 pledge
Eileen Gray's 'La Pirogue' Sofa - Replica Reward for $7,500 pledge
Eileen Gray's Transat Chair - Replica Reward for $7,500 pledge
Eileen Gray's Transat Chair - Replica Reward for $7,500 pledge
Eileen Gray's 'La Foret Enchantee' Laquer Screen - See Replica Reward for $8,000 pledge
Eileen Gray's 'La Foret Enchantee' Laquer Screen - See Replica Reward for $8,000 pledge
Eileen Gray's 'Le Destin' Screen - See Replica Reward for $8,500 pledge
Eileen Gray's 'Le Destin' Screen - See Replica Reward for $8,500 pledge
Eileen Gray's 'La Voie Lactee' Screen - See Replica Reward for $9,000 pledge
Eileen Gray's 'La Voie Lactee' Screen - See Replica Reward for $9,000 pledge

Risks and challenges Learn about accountability on Kickstarter

Our Project Goal of $250,000 is the minimum ‘We,’ the producers, hope to entice you to donate. While the current budget would be the minimum sufficient to enable our art department to undertake and complete the expectations of the film’s needs, our simultaneous desire to render the work required for the film permanent, rather than temporary and thus useful to the restoration completion project on site, leads us to hope for a more significant level of donation which will enable us to do this with ease. Surpassing this Kickstarter project goal will allow both the film and the site to benefit from a more complete contribution to the Villa E1027 restoration and rendition in the film by financing more extensive long-term restoration on both the exterior site as well as the interior house to the highest possible standard.

At the same time, this Kickstarter project intends to raise interest and awareness for Eileen Gray and the film project overall and to stress the importance of this historical site as a siren of 20th century Modernism along with the influence Eileen Gray's work on it brought to bear on the entire Modern architectural movement.

Kickstarter donors should be reassured that the film’s production budget has already been secured and the production benefits from a completion bond guarantee already put in place with European film bonds. This underwrites the completion and delivery of the film elements required to exploit the picture, thus enabling the producers to categorically and confidently commit to the reward list proposed to Kickstarter donors. Therefore, completion and delivery of this particular project in the context of the overall production of this film is not only assured but also insured.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

HOW SOON DO I RECEIVE MY REWARD AFTER DONATING?
All rewards are intended be received on or before the dates proposed. Please note that digital and physical versions of the film will be available immediately after the release of the film in the proposed format in your country of residence. The release dates of THE PRICE OF DESIRE DVD, the documentary GRAY MATTERS, and the CD of the score/ title track for example, after delivery of the film early in 2014 territory by territory. Other physical rewards such as the limited edition stills will be received immediately after final delivery of the film which has a bonded delivery date of end December 2013. The replica furniture reproduction pieces (3 reproduced copy chairs and screens) can be released three months after the completion of principal photography.

DO I HAVE TO PAY FOR THE DELIVERY OF MY REWARD?
The cost of the delivery for all physical rewards will be covered by the production in so far as those rewards can be delivered by standard or registered post. If the deliveree has a preferred method of delivery, production is happy to organize alternative means of delivery, but this will be at the deliveree’s own cost. With respect to the delivery of the larger pieces of furniture (the 3 reproduced chairs and screens by Eileen Gray), the production will liaise with the reward winners 3 months after principal photography, with respect to preferred delivery arrangements. In any case, delivery of any rewards other than by standard or registered post, must be at the deliverees cost and the production can not be held accountable for the cost and method of delivery chosen.

IF MY REWARD IS A SET VISIT/ BACKGROUND EXTRA/ FEATURED EXTRA, HOW DO I KNOW WHEN TO ARRIVE AND WHERE TO GO?
A detailed call sheet clarifying the time and place as to when and where you should report for set visits, particularly for those participating in the actual film will be sent to you in advance and re-confirmed, (including any changes), on a regular basis as the date and time approaches. The final call sheet will be issued the day prior to shooting but every effort will be made to provide any and all advance information.

DO I HAVE TO PAY FOR MY TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATION?
You will be responsible for your own travel and accommodation arrangements, with no exceptions. The production will, however, be on hand to advise you as to the exact location and the best way of reaching the unit base, and /or recommend a selection of places to stay.

WHAT HAPPENS TO THE REST OF THE FUNDS IF THE PROJECT ACHIEVES MORE THAN ITS GOAL?
We sincerely hope to surpass the goal proposed by this Kickstarter project and can reassure donors that all additional funds raised by this project will be allocated to the film's Art Department Budget to contribute more substantially to both the restoration of the site overall and the rendering of the E.1027 villa, interior and exterior cinematically in the film. Thereby increasing both the production value of the film as well as the scope and longevity of the site's final permanent restoration.

I DON'T KNOW WHAT MY REWARD LOOKS LIKE
If you have won one of the unique rewards, which include either of the three chairs/ screens, you can find images of them just below the end of the main text of the project.

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    THE PRICE OF DESIRE TITLE TRACK :- You will receive immediately on completion of the film an mp3 or better quality of the film's title track to be recorded by an award winning female recording artist, also starring in the film, and in collaboration with the film's multi-award winning composer. A special note of thanks for your contribution to the overall project from the producers will form part of the file by way of memento.

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    THE PRICE OF DESIRE FINAL SHOOTING SCRIPT :- You will receive a special electronic edition of the film's final shooting script, every page watermarked with Eileen Gray's architectural floor plan designs for Villa E1027 noting the occasion of this kickstarter project. The title page will consist of a personalized note of thanks to you the contributor to the overall project from the writer/director and will be delivered in pdf format by email.

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    THE PRICE OF DESIRE FINAL SHOOTING SCRIPT + EXCLUSIVE STILL OF EILEEN GRAY'S VILLA :- You will receive a special electronic edition of the film's final shooting script, every page watermarked with Eileen Gray's architectural floor plan designs for Villa E1027 noting the occasion of this kickstarter project. The title page will consist of a personalized note of thanks to you the contributor to the overall project from the writer/director and will be delivered in pdf format, by email.. You will also receive an exclusive electronically delivered still of the house taken by the film's award winning stills photographer. To be delivered for secure digital download by email.

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    GRAY MATTERS - DOCUMENTARY :- You will receive a digital copy of the feature documentary GRAY MATTERS, which will focus on the restoration project of E1027 and Eileen Gray's relevance as a modernist architect in contemporary times, with a note of thanks from the producer and directors of both the documentary and narrative feature film which will form part of the memento. During 2014, when the film is released in digital format in your territory you will receive your personalized digital copy of the documentary GRAY MATTERS by means of a secure link to download.

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    THE PRICE OF DESIRE - NARRATIVE FEATURE FILM :- You will receive a personalized digital copy of the narrative film THE PRICE OF DESIRE on the date of the digital format release of the film in your territory the film on this format in your territory by means of a secure link to download, with a special note of thanks for your contribution from the writer / director and producers of the film by way of memento. Please note, this reward is limited to 30 backers in the territory of Canada. We will advise when this limit has been reached.

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    THE PRICE OF DESIRE + GRAY MATTERS :- You will receive a personalized digital copy of the film THE PRICE OF DESIRE and the accompanying documentary GRAY MATTERS on the date of their digital format release in your territory with a personalized note of thanks from the producer and directors of both films by way of special memento.

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    THE PRICE OF DESIRE + GRAY MATTERS + BONUS MATERIAL :- You will receive digital copies of the narrative feature film THE PRICE OF DESIRE plus exclusive bonus material, including otherwise unreleased deleted shots and scenes, along with the documentary GRAY MATTERS on the date of their digital format release in your territory by direct link download. You will also receive a note of special thanks and recognition for your contribution to the project from both the producers and the directors of both films by way of memento.

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    THE PRICE OF DESIRE + BONUS MATERIAL + GRAY MATTERS + BONUS MATERIAL + SCORE + TITLE TRACK:- You will receive this full digital package by way of secure download of all of the narrative feature film, THE PRICE OF DESIRE plus exclusive bonus material, including otherwise unreleased deleted shots and scenes, the documentary GRAY MATTERS plus bonus material including deleted interviews and additional bonus material, the original score by the film's multi-award-winning composer and the film's title track. This complete digital package will be delivered on the date of the digital format release of both films in your territory by email in the form of a secure direct download link along with a personalized note of thanks from the producer and directors of both films by way of memento.

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    THE PRICE OF DESIRE + GRAY MATTERS + BONUS MATERIAL + SCORE + TITLE TRACK BOX SET :- You will receive one of a limited edition of physical DVD/CD copies of the THE PRICE OF DESIRE, including the accompanying documentary GRAY MATTERS and other exclusive bonus material consisting of otherwise unreleased deleted shots and scenes and interviews from both films, plus a CD of the original score and title track for the film. The package will be delivered immediately on the date of the film's DVD/CD release in your territory, along with a personalized note of special thanks for your contribution from the director and producers by way of memento. *Please see our 'frequently asked questions' at the bottom of the page for information with regard to delivery - for those of you based outside the US, don't panic, this reward is available for you too!

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    LIMITED EDITION SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH of THE FULLY RESTORED EILEEN GRAY VILLA E1027 AS SEEN IN THE FILM - AUTOGRAPHED:- You will receive one of a limited edition print run of an exclusive still image taken by either the film's director or award-winning stills photographer, printed as a limited edition on special matt paper, of Eileen Gray's E1027 villa as restored for the film. The still will be signed by the stills photographer and director on the back with a special note of thanks from the producers and director by way of memento. *This will be delivered by standard post so please see our 'frequently asked questions' at the bottom of the page for information on other methods of delivery.

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    LIMITED EDITION OF 4 STILLS FROM AWARD-WINNING PHOTOGRAPHER :- A limited edition print run of four signature images of the interior of Eileen Gray's Villa E1027 as restored for and rendered for the shooting of the film. These will be signed photographs printed on high quality matt paper taken by either the film's director or award-winning stills photographer, along with a special note of thanks signed by the films producers and director by way of special memento. *These will be delivered by standard post only, please see our 'frequently asked questions' at the bottom of the page for information on other methods of delivery.

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    BACKGROUND EXTRA PARIS SHOOT :- You will be invited to visit the set at The Grand Palais in Paris on a nominated shooting day to participate as a back-ground extra in the opening scene of the film which consists of a re-enactment of the moment when Eileen Gray's Dragon Chair reached the record price of $28,000,000 in February 2009 at the CHRISTIE'S YVES ST LAURENT/ PIERRE BERGÉ auction. This scene will shoot in July or August 2013 and while the participant will be required to provide his or her own travel and accomodation, the rest of the day is at production's invitation. You will be sent a call-sheet and instructions by the production to appear on set at the allotted time and join in the scene along with many of the actual participants who took part in the original sale and have agreed now to subsequently take part in the filming of its re-enactment. As this sequence is the opening scene for the film, the director can confirm that it will not be left on the cutting room floor!

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    FEATURED EXTRA PARIS SHOOT :- You will be invited to participate as one of ten photo journalists who will be featured on camera outside the Grand Palais as the purchaser of the famous Dragon Chair is surrounded by press. This scene will shoot in July or August 2013 and while the participant will be required to provide his or her own travel and accommodation, the rest of the day is at production's invitation. You will be sent a call-sheet and instructions by the production to appear on set at the allotted time and participate in this the title scene of the film when in response to press queries as to why the dragon chair merits a price tag of $28,000,000, Cheska Vallois uttered the imortal words, 'le prix du desir'... The Price Of Desire... After she bid $28,000,000 in February 2009 at the CHRISTIE'S YVES ST LAURENT/ PIERRE BERGÉ auction. As this sequence is the title scene for the film, the director can confirm that it will not be left on the cutting room floor!

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    EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW NYC :- You will be invited to attend an exclusive avant premiere of the finished film for the cast and crew in a smart cinema in New York in the early part of 2014 (subject to schedule). A small drinks party is envisaged as are confidentiality releases. You will be responsible for your own travel and accommodation costs.

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    EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW LA :- You will be invited to attend an exclusive avant premiere of the finished film for the cast and crew in a smart cinema in Los Angeles in the early part of 2014 (subject to schedule). A small drinks party is envisaged as are confidentiality releases. You will be responsible for your own travel and accommodation costs.

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    SET VISIT VILLA E1027 :- You will be invited to visit the closed set of the actual location of the Villa E1027 after restoration and as it will be rendered in the film, on a nominated day during the actual shooting of the film, and join the cast and crew for lunch on set. While you will be responsible for your own travel and accommodation, you will have full access to the set, including a tour of this historic site, for a whole shooting day to be nominated within a three week period after June 5th, 2013.

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    FEATURED EXTRA SET VISIT TO VEZELAY :- You wil be invited to visit the closed set at the historic village of Vezelay where Eileen Gray and Jean Badovici undertook a number of important restorations, including the house of Christian Zervoz. On a nominated day during the actual shooting of the film, you will appear as a featured extra playing an architect in the scene where Eileen Gray and Jean Badovici celebrate the publication of E1027, Maison en Bord De Mer, published by Jean Badovici's publisher, Éditions Albert Morancé. On the day in question you will also be invited to join the cast and crew for lunch on set. While you will be responsible for your own travel and accommodation, you will have full access to the set including a tour of this historic village to view the Eileen Gray / Jean Badovici architectural work in the village for a whole shooting day to be nominated within a three week period in early June, 2013. You will also receive by way of memento a facsimile copy of the this famous piece of architectural literature, E1027, Maison en Bord De Mer by Jean Badovici and Eileen Gray signed on the day by available cast and crew.

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    FEATURED EXTRA SET VISIT VILLA E1027 :- You will be invited to visit the set on a nominated day during the actual shooting of the film and appear as featured extra in the relevant scene of the day in question as well as join the cast and crew for lunch on set. While you will be responsible for your own travel and accommodation, you will have full reasonable access to the set including a tour of this historic site for a whole shooting day to be nominated within a three week period in June, 2013.

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    FEATURED SPEAKING ROLE AND SET VISIT SOUTH OF FRANCE :- You will be invited to join the production while it is shooting in the South of France on location and appear in the credited role of the telegram delivery person, who brings to Eileen Gray the telegram announcing that her lover Jean Badovici has taken ill. A line will be improvised on set. The role will be credited in the end roller for the film. The set will be the exterior of Eileen Gray's no longer existing house, Lou Pérou. While you will be responsible for your own travel and accommodation, you will join the cast and crew at the production's invitation on a day to be nominated within a three week period in June, 2013. The director would love it if the telegram person can ride bicycle!

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    REPLICA OF THE MERMAID CHAIR BY EILEEN GRAY :- You will be rewarded with a unique opportunity to own a replica of Gray's Mermaid Chair, owned by her lover at the time, Marisa Damia, which will be faithfully rendered in copy for specific use in the film. It is one of three important lacquerwork period pieces being faithfully recreated from photographic evidence and other detailed research, only for representation in the film. The three pieces are: La Fauteuil Sirène/The Mermaid Chair; la Pirogue/Mme Mathieu Lévy's sofa; and the first Transat Chair. This piece will be accompanied by a certificate stating its provenance as a replica fabricated specifically for use as a furniture prop featured in the final fictional film, THE PRICE OF DESIRE, and can be delivered legally three months after the completion of principle photography. The production will liaise with the reward winner as to his or her preferred method of transport and arrange delivery which will be at the deliverees cost. Estimated to be October 2013.

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    REPLICA OF LA PIROGUE SOFA BY EILEEN GRAY :- You will be rewarded with a unique opportunity to own a replica of Gray’s Pirogue sofa, which will be faithfully rendered in copy for specific use in the film. La Pirogue sofa, featured in the famous period photograph of an elegantly reclined Mme Mathieu Lévy in her rue de Lota apartment in Paris decorated by Gray, is one of two versions of this piece designed by Gray. While the version belonging to Mme Mathieu Lévy is privately owned, another version which belonged to wealthy car manufacturer Jean-Henri Labourdette is currently held in the prestigious Sydney and Frances Lewis collection at the Virginia Museum Fine Arts in Richmond. The film's replica of Mme Mathieu Lévy's sofa is one of three important lacquerwork pieces being faithfully recreated from photographic evidence and other detailed research, only for representation in the film. The three pieces are: La Fauteuil Sirène/The Mermaid Chair; La Pirogue/Mme Mathieu Lévy's sofa; and the first Transat Chair. This piece will be accompanied by a certificate stating its provenance as a replica fabricated specifically for use as a furniture prop featured in the final fictional film, and can be delivered legally three months after the completion of principle photography. The production will liaise with the reward winner as to his or her preferred method of transport and arrange delivery which will be at the deliverees cost. Estimated to be October 2013.

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    REPLICA OF TRANSAT CHAIR BY EILEEN GRAY :- You will be rewarded with a unique opportunity to own a replica of the first prototype of Gray’s Transat chair, which will be faithfully rendered in copy for specific use in the film. Of the few Transat chairs believed to have been prototypes created by Gray herself, it is believed that only seven such authentic originals remain in existence today in both private and museum collections. The first prototype, created for the Villa E1027, will be faithfully recreated by the film's art department from photographic evidence and other detailed research. It is one of three important lacquerwork pieces being recreated only for representation in the film. The three pieces are: La Fauteuil Sirène/The Mermaid Chair; La Pirogue/Mme Mathieu Lévy’s sofa; and the first Transat Chair. This piece will be accompanied by a certificate stating its provenance as a replica fabricated specifically for use as a furniture prop featured in the final fictional film, and can be delivered legally three months after the completion of principle photography. The production will liaise with the reward winner as to his or her preferred method of transport and arrange delivery which will be at the deliverees cost. Estimated to be October 2013.

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    REPLICA OF LA FORÊT ENCHANTÉE LACQUERED PANEL BY EILEEN GRAY :- You will be rewarded with a unique opportunity to own a replica of this extraordinary lacquered panel by Gray, which will be faithfully rendered in copy for specific use in the film. Also known under the title Le Magicien de la Nuit, this midnight blue lacquered panel first attracted the attention of renowned French couturier and tastemaker Jacques Doucet at the Salon des Artistes Décorateurs in 1913 and prompted him to commission a number of other works from Gray, thus effectively launching the young artist’s career. La Forêt Enchantée is one of three highly significant figurative panels and screens from Gray’s early lacquerwork period which will be recreated for use in the film: Le Destin, La Voie Lactée and La Forêt Enchantée. We will be creating a visually accurate full-size copy of this panel for use in the film and can deliver it to you on completion of shooting after the statutory three months from the last day of shooting. The production will liaise with the reward winner as to his or her preferred method of transport and arrange delivery which will be at the deliverees cost. Estimated to be October 2013.

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    REPLICA OF LE DESTIN SCREEN BY EILEEN GRAY :- You will be rewarded with a unique opportunity to own a replica of this two-sided lacquered screen designed by Eileen Gray, which will be faithfully rendered in copy for specific use in the film. After admiring Gray’s work at the Salon des Artistes Décorateurs in Paris in 1913, the renowned French couturier and collector Jacques Doucet visited Gray in her lacquer studio, where he immediately purchased Le Destin. Although Gray never signed her work, Doucet requested that she add her signature to the piece, making Le Destin the only known work to have been signed by Gray’s own hand. Le Destin is one of three highly significant figurative panels and screens from Gray’s early lacquerwork period which will be recreated for use in the film: Le Destin, La Voie Lactée and La Forêt Enchantée. We will be creating a visually accurate full-size copy of this screen for use in the film and can deliver it to you on completion of shooting after the statutory three months from the last day of shooting. The production will liaise with the reward winner as to his or her preferred method of transport and arrange delivery which will be at the deliverees cost. Estimated to be October 2013.

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    LA VOIE LACTÉE SCREEN BY EILEEN GRAY :- You will be rewarded with a unique opportunity to own a replica of this extraordinary screen designed by Eileen Gray, which will be faithfully rendered in copy for specific use in the film. Although the whereabouts of Gray’s original version of this screen remain unknown to us today, the work is known through its reproduction in an article devoted to Gray’s work published in Vogue magazine in August 1917. La Voie Lactée, or the Milky Way, is one of three highly significant figurative panels and screens from Gray’s early lacquerwork period which will be recreated for use in the film: Le Destin, La Voie Lactée and La Forêt Enchantée. We will be creating a visually accurate full-size copy of this screen for use in the film and can deliver it to you on completion of shooting after the statutory three months from the end of principle photography. The production will liaise with the reward winner as to his or her preferred method of transport and arrange delivery which will be at the deliverees cost. Estimated to be October 2013.

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    VIP WORLD PREMIERE STATUS - Pledges in excess of $10,000 will be awarded World Premiere Status with an ACCESS ALL AREAS VIP PASS. Donations in excess of this order of magnitude will be recognized as significant contributions to the E1027 Maison en Bord De Mer restoration project, the picture's art department and the production as a whole. You will be rewarded with ALL of the above excluding the individual furniture pieces plus two tickets to the film's red-carpet world premiere and private after-party. For those of you with the means and the desire to make a donation to the project in an order of magnitude above this pledge amount, we will create a unique relationship with an appropriate member of the production team who will provide regular updates and engage with you as a permanent point of contact. Your ACCESS ALL AREAS VIP PASS will consist of a minimum of: ALL OR ANY OF REWARDS 1-19 ABOVE. At the very least, you will be entitled to a special thanks credit on the end titles of the film and to receive 2 tickets to the red-carpet world premiere of the film. As a special memento, a one off special printed edition of a minimum of 150 stills and other art-work associated with the film, and in particular the Villa E1027 in all its stages of restoration and decoration during principle photography, autographed by all of the cast and crew associated with the film by way of special memento will be delivered to you as soon as the film is completed. While travel and accommodation will be at your own cost to the extent required to engage with any aspect of the production and promotion of the film, the production will appoint a special liaison person to keep you fully informed of all developments during pre-production, shooting and post-production with the same level of attention accorded to any associate on a feature film. We invite you thus to liaise with us to Name Your Price And Have Your Heart's Desire. Here are some ideas - If you have a passion for fashion: You might like to engage with the film's costume department. If you have an interest in music: You might like to attend the studio recording with the composer, or mixing session of the score to picture. If you are obsessed by modern architecture: You might like to take a tour of the Villa E1027, Etoile de Mer, Le Corbusier site with the experts involved in the restoration. If you're mad about movies: You might like to do more than just attend the world premiere of the film - Or even host a private after-party. If the allure of the Cannes Film Festival on the glamorous Cote D'Azur appeals: You might like to join the key cast and crew announcing the picture on The Croisette in May. If you've a passion for performing: You might like to visit the set and appear in the narrative feature film as a background extra. If you are an architect: You might like to contribute in a meaningful way to the restoration and recreation project directly. The key to creative implementation on this scale is collaboration. We look forward to hearing from you and rest assured will recognize and reward your patronage of this unique and important project...

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    WORLDWIDE EXECUTIVE PRODUCER STATUS - Pledges in excess of $50,000 will be rewarded with Executive Producer Status - In addition to the above WORLD PREMIERE STATUS you will be accorded a front title credit on the film and thus personally or corporately associated with the film's presentation worldwide - Donations in excess of this order of magnitude will be recognized as significant contributions to the E1027 Maison en Bord De Mer restoration project, the picture's art department and the production as a whole. You will be rewarded with ALL of the above excluding the individual furniture pieces plus two tickets to the film's red-carpet world premiere and private after-party - For those of you with the means and the desire to make a donation to the project in an order of magnitude above this pledge amount, we will create a unique relationship with an appropriate member of the production team who will provide regular updates and engage with you as a permanent point of contact. Your ACCESS ALL AREAS VIP PASS will consist of a minimum of: ALL OR ANY OF REWARDS 1-19 ABOVE. At the very least, you will be entitled to a special thanks credit on the end titles of the film and to receive 2 tickets to the red-carpet world premiere of the film. As a special memento, a one off special printed edition of a minimum of 150 stills and other art-work associated with the film, and in particular the Villa E1027 Villa in all its stages of restoration and decoration during principle photography, autographed by all of the cast and crew associated with the film by way of special memento will be delivered to you as soon as the film is completed. While travel and accommodation will be at your own cost to the extent required to engage with any aspect of the production and promotion of the film, the production will appoint a special liaison person to keep you fully informed of all developments during pre-production, shooting and post-production with the same level of attention accorded to any associate on a feature film. We invite you thus to liaise with us to Name Your Price And Have Your Heart's Desire - Here are some ideas - If you have a passion for fashion: You might like to engage with the film's costume department - If you have an interest in music: You might like to attend the studio recording with the composer - Or mixing session of the score to picture - If you are obsessed by modern architecture: You might like to take a tour of the Villa E1027, Etoile de Mer, Le Corbusier site with the experts involved in the restoration - If you're mad about movies: You might like to do more than just attend the world premiere of the film - Or even host a private after-party on wrap - If the allure of the Cannes Film Festival on the glamorous Cote D'Azur appeals: You might like to join the key cast and crew announcing the picture on The Croisette in May - If you've a passion for performing: You might like to visit the set and appear in the narrative feature film as a background extra - If you are an architect: You might like to contribute in a meaningful way to the restoration and recreation project directly - The key to creative implementation on this scale is collaboration - We look forward to hearing from you and rest assured will recognize and reward your patronage of this unique and important project - Your reward will be The Price Of Your Desire. In the spirit of Eileen Gray's core belief that the value of a piece of art is in direct correlation to the amount of love involved in its creation, your patronage of this project will be afforded the love and attention denied to Eileen Gray in her lifetime. In an effort to inspire collaboration in the project at this level, we propose your collaboration at this reward level which will be regularly reviewed during the period that this project is live on Kickstarter and invite you to liaise with the project creators and the production of the picture to tailor your reward to ensure the experience of a life-time in whatever area of the project best rewards your passion.

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