Cinema releases on December 1: SOS Fantômes – L’Héritage, Madres paralelas, La …

Cinema releases on december 1: sos fantômes - l'héritage, madres paralelas, la...

Anecdotes of the shooting, notes of intention, information for film enthusiasts: every week, take a look behind the scenes of cinema outings.

The Williams Method of Reinaldo Marcus Green

With Will Smith, Saniyya Sidney, Demi Singleton …

What is it about ? Focus on the personality of tennis coach Richard Williams, father of world players Venus and Serena. The Williams sisters have become two of the greatest players in tennis history.

Did you know ? Founder and co-chair of Star Thrower Entertainment, Tim White is one of the producers of The Williams Method. A long-time tennis enthusiast, in 1999 he attended the final of the Lipton Championships (renamed from the Miami Open) where the Williams sisters faced each other under the watchful eye of their father: “What struck me was that this guy had a dream that those around him did not believe.”

Ghostbusters: The Legacy of Jason Reitman

With Carrie Coon, Hannah Duke, Kim Faires …

What is it about ? A single mother and her two children settle in a small town and gradually discover their relationship with the ghost hunters and the legacy left by their grandfather.

Did you know ? The Ghostbusters saga includes, apart from Ghostbusters: The Legacy, three films released in 1984, 1989 and 2016 (the latter is a reboot for women). There were also animated series in 1986 and 1997: The Real Ghostbusters and Extreme Ghostbusters. Ghostbusters: The Legacy is a direct sequel to the second installment, which takes place some thirty years after the latter.

Madres paralelas by Pedro Almodóvar

With Penélope Cruz, Milena Smit, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón …

What is it about ? Two women, Janis and Ana, meet in a hospital room about to give birth. They are both single and got pregnant by accident.

Did you know ? Madres Paralelas is the seventh feature film in which Pedro Almodóvar directs Penélope Cruz. The director qualifies his performance as a “tour de force” and considers that he had never put a character in such a difficult situation, with that of Elena Anaya in La Piel que habito.

The Attachment by Antonin Peretjatko

With Anaïs Demoustier, Josiane Balasko, Philippe Katerine …

What is it about ? Paul Château-Têtard, a 45-year-old boy and pure product of the 16th arrondissement of Paris, takes the metro for the first time in his life and falls in love with a young teller, Ava. Their marriage is not to the taste of “mother”, Adélaïde Château-Têtard, who is also called the Queen Mother.

Did you know ? With La Piece Reportée, his third feature film after La Fille du 14 Juillet and La Loi de La Jungle, Antonin Peretjatko adapts a very short short story (eight pages) by the playwright Noëlle Renaude (published in the 1980s in the magazine Bonne Soirée) .

Human Things by Yvan Attal

With Ben Attal, Suzanne Jouannet, Charlotte Gainsbourg …

What is it about ? A young man is accused of raping a young woman. Who is this young man and who is this young woman? Is he guilty or is he innocent? Is she a victim or only in a desire for revenge, as the accused claims? The two young protagonists and their relatives will see their life, their convictions and their certainties …

Did you know ? Human Things is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Karine Tuil, awarded the Interallié prize and the Goncourt prize for high school students in 2019. Yvan Attal confides: “I was moved by the accused – in whom I could see my son -, moved by the victim – in whom I could see my daughter – I totally identified with the parents of the two young people involved in this news item. “

Animal by Cyril Dion

What is it about ? Bella and Vipulan are 16 years old, a generation convinced that their future is threatened. So they decide to go back to the source of the problem: our relationship to the living world.

Did you know ? In 2015, Cyril Dion co-directed with Mélanie Laurent the documentary Demain, to show that there are solutions to the climate crisis. The impact of the film was very strong (more than a million admissions in France). Animal is tackling the other great ecological crisis of our time: the sixth mass extinction of species.

Petrov’s Fever by Kirill Serebrennikov

With Semyon Serzin, Chulpan Khamatova, Yuriy Borisov …

What is it about ? Weakened by a high fever, Petrov is taken by his friend Igor on a long alcoholic stroll, on the border between dream and reality. Gradually, Petrov’s childhood memories resurface and merge with the present …

Did you know ? Petrov’s Fever is based on the novel Les Petrov, the flu, etc., by writer Alexei Salnikov which was first published in Volga magazine in 2016. Winner of the National Bestseller Award and the literary prize “The Nose” in 2019, the work won over producer Ilya Stewart, who acquired the rights, with its modernist narrative, unusual style and lively language.

Maman rains des ropes by Hugo de Faucompret, Javier Navarro Avilés, Dina Velikovskaya

With Yolande Moreau, Arthur H., Céline Sallette …

What is it about ? Jeanne, 8 years old, is a little girl with a strong character. Her mother, on the other hand, goes through a depression and has to send her daughter to spend the Christmas holidays with her Granny Onion … But Jeanne does not understand what is happening to her mother and leaves dragging her feet …

Outside the world by Marc Fouchard

With Kevin Mischel, Aurélia Poirier, June Assal …

What is it about ? Léo is a driver and lives alone in his car. He only opens up to the world through his music. One day, Léo drives Amélie, a client like no other, dancer and deaf and yet receptive to the compositions he plays in his sedan …

Ziyara by Simone Bitton

What is it about ? In Morocco, ZIYARA (visit of the saints) is a popular practice that Jews and Muslims have always shared. The film is a road movie to her native land, a cinematographic pilgrimage where the director goes to meet the Muslim guardians of her Jewish memory.

Did you know ? Ziyara is an Arabic word which means pilgrimage, but it also means visit, journey. “In Morocco, where I was born, where I grew up until adolescence, it is used especially in the context of the worship of saints. Muslims and among Jews “, specifies Simone Bitton.

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