Shooting anecdotes, purpose notes, information for film lovers: every week, discover behind the scenes of the cinema release.
Minions 2: Once Upon a Time Gru by Kyle Balda, Brad Ableson, Jonathan Del Val
With Gad Elmaleh, Steve Carell, Gerard Darmon …
What is it about? As the 1970s progressed, Gru, who grew up in the suburbs surrounded by bell-bottom jeans and fluffy hair, hatched a machiavellian plan to successfully join a notorious group of super villains. , known as Vicious 6, of which he is the biggest fan.
Did you know? Minions 2: Once Upon a Time Gru is the sequel to Minions, released in 2015, and grossed $ 1.16 billion worldwide through its theatrical release! It’s also a prequel to the Despicable Me franchise that started in 2010.
After Kogonada’s Yang
With Colin Farrell, Jodie Turner-Smith, Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja …
What is it about? In the foreseeable future, every household will have a domestic android, called “techno-sapiens”. In Jake’s family, he is called Yang, and especially cares for young Mika. Also, on the day Yang broke down, Jake spent his entire life trying to fix it.
Peter von Kant by Francois Ozon
With Denis Menochet, Isabelle Adjani, Khalil Ben Gharbia …
What is it about? Peter Von Kant, the famously successful director, lived with his assistant Karl, whom he wanted to bully. Thanks to the great actress Sidonie, she met and fell in love with Amir, a young man of moderate background. She offers him to share his apartment and help him get to the cinema …
Did you know? Peter von Kant for free adaptation of the play The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant by Rainer Werner Fassbinder. This play became the subject of a feature film directed by Fassbinder himself, back in 1971.
I love Greece by Nafsika Guerry-Karamaounas
With Stacy Martin, Vincent Dedienne, Maria Apostolakea …
What is it about? Jean and Marina, a Franco-Greek couple, are going to Athens for the summer holidays. There they find Marina’s happy family and a Greece in crisis. While they were planning to spend some romantic days on a small island in the Cyclades, the whole family decided to go with them.
Did you know? For her first feature film, Nafsika Guerry-Karamaounas wants to shoot in Greece, especially on the island of the Cyclades which she knows very well. The Greek-Swiss director says: “I want to feel confident in this familiar place where I know everything.”
Ennio and Giuseppe Tornatore
With Giuseppe Tornatore, Ennio Morricone, Bernardo Bertolucci …
What is it about? At age 8, Ennio Morricone dreamed of becoming a doctor. But his father decided he could be a trumpeter, just like him. From the music conservatory to the Oscar for best composer, the itinerary of one of the greatest musicians of the 20th century.
Did you know? Giuseppe Tornatore worked for twenty -five years with Ennio Morricone. The composer has actually been involved in almost every filmmaker’s films, not to mention documentaries, commercials and other aborted projects.
The Sadness of Robert Jabbaz
Starring Regina Lei, Berant Zhu
What is it about? After a year of battling a pandemic with relatively mild symptoms, a frustrated country has finally stopped watching it. That’s when the virus quickly mutates, resulting in a mind-altering plague.
Did you know? In the New Horror Express podcast, Rob Jabbaz explains that his first feature film was more than just a simple zombie film, because “Zombies don’t think, they’re dead”. The idea of infected people not being infected with the virus but not dead seems even more frightening to him.
Music Hole by Gaëtan Liekens, David Mutzenmacher
With Wim Willaert, Vanessa Guide, Laurence Oltuski …
What is it about? Francis, a small accountant who runs a small cabaret in Charleroi, has marital problems with Martine, his wife. After a heated argument, he woke up one morning to see bad news in his own freezer.
Crescendo by Dror Zahavi
With Peter Simonischek, Bibiana Beglau, Daniel Donskoy …
What is it about? Eduard Sporck, a world-renowned conductor, agreed to form an orchestra of young Israeli-Palestinians. He was quick to confront young musicians growing up in a situation of war and repression … and far from compromise.
Zahori is Marí Alessandrini
With Lara Tortosa, Santos Curapil, Cirilo Wesley …
What is it about? The Patagonian steppe is swept away by the gray wind … Mora (13) wants to be “gaucho”. He rebelled against the school and expressed himself to his parents, Swiss-Italian ecologists, whose dream of autonomy turned into a dream.
Did you know? Director Marí Alessandrini is from Patagonia and grew up in the town of Bariloche, on the border between the mountains and the steppe. When he was young, it was very difficult to access the steppe. Now, the situation is even worse, because it is a territory abandoned by the government.
The Holy Spirit by Chema Garcia
What is it about? Ibarra Julio is dead. This is terrible news for “Ovni-Levante”, the association of ufology enthusiasts he heads. José Manuel, one of its members, was particularly affected by the death: he and Julio had a secret project that would change the fate of mankind. He had to do it alone.