For his third film entitled “Mince then! Charlotte de Turckheim took as a subject the complexes linked to overweight. A theme that has long made actress Lola Dewaere think about it, to the point that she hesitated to join the film’s cast.
Gosh ! : a comedy of weight for Charlotte de Turckheim
Already renowned for her talents as an actress and loudmouth following her appearances in Big Heads, Charlotte de Turckheim has also shown that she knows how to direct. So, Gosh !, released in 2012, is his third feature film, after My father, my mother, my brothers and my sisters and The Aristos. Like his two previous films, she chooses to put on the double cap of director and actress. It must be said that the subject of her film – which is the acceptance of her body – speaks to her a lot, echoing a period of her life when she gained a lot of weight.
Gosh ! So tells the story of Nina, who has a round figure. Only, her husband Gaspard only likes very thin women. To seduce him again, she reluctantly accepts to follow a slimming treatment he offered her in Brides-les-Bains. There, she meets several other women who have the same complexes as her, and with whom she will befriend.
Casting side, Gosh ! has solid names with Lola Dewaere, Victoria Abril (who is collaborating for the third time with Charlotte de Turckheim), Catherine Hosmalin, Grégory Fitoussi, Julia Piaton, Mehdi Nebbou, Pauline Lefevre, Pascal Legitimus, Anouk Aimée and Fréderic Chau.
Lola Dewaere hesitant
Daughter of the late Patrick Dewaere, Lola Dewaere turned to the big screen at the end of the 2000s. Gosh ! is thus his first major film. However, the actress hesitated for a long time before accepting this role. And for good reason, she was afraid of being confined to a label of big funny as she confided in the film press kit. Complexed by her weight and her curves, she also did not want us to be able to see her thighs on the screen. In the end, she will be convinced by the production, and will even discover common points with his character. Indeed, during the filming of Gosh !, Lola Dewaere will yoyo with her weight since she will gain 7 kilos, before losing them very quickly.
His participation in the film will ultimately pay off because not only will it allow him to better accept his body, but in addition, Gosh ! will definitely launch her acting career. For his role, she was also nominated for the César in the Best Female Promising category.
Lola Dewaere will find her character in Slim then 2, following on from the success of 2012.