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Anecdotes from the shoot, notes of intentions, information for moviegoers: every week, discover behind the scenes of theatrical releases.
As bestas by Rodrigo Sorogoyen
With Marina Foïs, Denis Ménochet, Luis Zahera…
What is that talking about? Antoine and Olga, a French couple, have lived for a long time in a small town in Galicia. They have a farm and restore abandoned houses to facilitate repopulation. Everything should be idyllic but a serious conflict with his neighbors raises the tension to the irreparable…
did you know The thriller (and its variants such as the thriller, the dramatic thriller, etc.) is the favorite genre of Spanish director Rodrigo Sorogoyen, as El Reino y Madre demonstrates, but above all May God forgive us, in which Antonio de la Torre and Roberto Álamo set in search of a terrifying serial killer.
Happy Retirement 2 by Fabrice Bracq
With Michèle Laroque, Thierry Lhermitte, Constance Labbé…
What is that talking about? They thought they were finally going to have a peaceful retirement… It’s been 3 years. Marilou and Philippe decide to introduce their grandchildren to their new holiday home in Portugal. But once there, they discover to their horror that the house is still under construction!
did you know Apart from Happy Retirement! and Happy Retirement 2, Michèle Laroque and Thierry Lhermitte played together in Fallait pas!…, Tango, Le Placard and So we dance.
Labyrinths of Bogdan George Apetri
With Ioana Bugarin, Emanuel Parvu, Cezar Antal…
What is that talking about? A 19-year-old novice secretly leaves her monastery to resolve an urgent matter in the city. That same night, on the way home, her destiny changes. Marius, the police inspector in charge of the investigation, is determined to solve the enigma by all means, but the case quickly turns into an obsession.
did you know Dedales is the second part of a trilogy, preceded by Unidentified. The casting and shooting of these two feature films were carried out simultaneously.
Akiko Ohku Tempura
With No, Kento Hayashi, Asami Usuda…
What is that talking about? Mitsuko has always lived in her bubble. In the heart of a Tokyo too big for her, she passionately cooks recipes that she refines from her small apartment. As an accomplished single person, she sets new challenges for herself every day, including the unprecedented… Asking a guy out for dinner!
did you know Tempura brings to the screen a novel by Risa Wataya. The director talks about what seduced her in the original play: “Most of the protagonists of Risa Wataya’s novels are women involved in romantic comedies that transcend the simple search for love and humor to tend towards moments of self-realization.”
The Little Band by Pierre Salvadori
With Paul Belhoste, Laurent Capelluto, Mathys Clodion-Gines…
What is that talking about? The little gang is made up of Cat, Fouad, Antoine and Sami, four 12-year-old schoolchildren. Out of pride and provocation, they embark on a crazy project: blow up the factory that has been polluting their river for years. But in the newly formed group, disagreements are frequent and tied votes constantly stall action.
did you know It is the first time that Pierre Salvadori has staged children’s characters. The film originally focused on a small group of “incompetent and bumbling” adults, but the director changed his tune because he found it old-fashioned: “I slipped into children for playwriting reasons. Suddenly I was much more interested in their sense of improvisation, of lying, of wit.”
Me and Mia, the heroine of Adam Gunn’s Centopia, Matthias Temmermans
With Margot Nuccetelli, Dave Willetts, Rick Kavanian…
What is that talking about? Mia, a brilliant young woman, has the ability, thanks to a magical bracelet, to transform into an elf in the magical world of the Unicorns of Centopia, where extraordinary creatures live. After discovering that the magic stone in her bracelet is linked to an ancient prophecy, she embarks on an exciting journey to the farthest islands of Centopia.
did you know Originally, Mia and I is a series that mixes live action and 3D animation created by Gerhard Hahn in 2011. Currently, the show consists of three seasons (78 x 23 minutes) sold to television channels and streaming platforms in more than 170 countries.
Magdalena de Damian Mannivel
With Elsa Wolliaston, Aimie Lombard, Olga Mouak…
What is that talking about? Since the death of Jesus, Mary Magdalene has withdrawn from the world. Her hair has turned white, she eats berries, drinks rainwater and sleeps among the trees. Alone in the heart of the forest, she remembers her lost love. She looks for a way to find him.
did you know Filming took place in three short sessions. Originally, Magdala was going to be completely silent, but once the first session was over, the director realized that his film was missing a voice.
Mr and Mrs Toutlemonde by Jean-Michel Noirey
With Blandine Mouret, Erika Regimbeau, Pascale Maupin…
What is that talking about? Mr. & Mrs. Everyone is a set of portraits, all heroes of their ordinary lives. Twelve different personalities who reveal their most intimate secrets to us, and strive to face the same question: “How to write your life?…”