Cinema releases on November 24: Encanto, Suprêmes, House of Gucci … – Actus Ciné

Cinema releases on november 24: encanto, suprêmes, house of gucci... - actus ciné

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

House of Gucci by Ridley Scott

With Lady Gaga, Adam Driver, Jared Leto …

What is it about ? House of Gucci is based on the true story of the family empire behind the famous Italian luxury brand. Spanning more than three decades of passions, betrayals, decadence, revenge and ultimately murder, the film stages what a name means, what it’s worth, and how far a family can go to regain control.

Did you know ? House of Gucci is taken from the book The Gucci Saga by Sara Gay Forden published in 2001. It was Giannina Scott, producer of the film and wife of Ridley Scott, who had unearthed the book. Scott Free, Ridley Scott’s production company, took an option on adaptation rights for the cinema soon after its release.

Suprêmes by Audrey Estrougo

With Théo Christine, Sandor Funtek, Félix Lefebvre …

What is it about ? 1989. In the underprivileged cities of 93, JoeyStarr and Kool Shen start writing rap lyrics imbued with the anger that smolders in the suburbs. The Supreme NTM was born and with it French rap made a sensational debut!

Did you know ? Suprêmes was born from Audrey Estrougo’s desire to rehabilitate hip hop in France, which has often been denigrated and remains stigmatized despite its immense popularity. On the advice of a friend, she read JoeyStarr’s autobiography Bad Reputation, and saw NTM’s story as an opportunity to pay tribute to hip hop.

Encanto, the fantastic Madrigal family of Charise Castro Smith, Byron Howard, Jared Bush

With Camille Timmerman, Stephanie Beatriz, José Garcia …

What is it about ? In a mysterious place nestled in the heart of the mountains of Colombia, the fantastic Madrigal family live in an enchanted house in a city full of life, a wonderful place called Encanto.

Did you know ? The action of Encanto, the fantastic Madrigal family takes place in Colombia. A first for a Disney even if it is the fourth Disney feature film to explore Latin America after Saludos Amigos (1942), The Three Caballeros (1944) and Kuzco, the megalomaniac emperor (2000).

During her lifetime by Emmanuelle Bercot

With Catherine Deneuve, Benoît Magimel, Gabriel Sara …

What is it about ? The denial of a son condemned too young by illness. The suffering of a mother in the face of the unacceptable. In the middle of this couple, a doctor and his colleague struggle to do their job and a little more than that …

Did you know ? During her lifetime was born of a double desire for Emmanuelle Bercot: to make a melodic and write for Catherine Deneuve and Benoît Magimel. The filmmaker then thought of a story centered on a mother who loses her dying son. Then, a most unexpected meeting allowed the project to materialize. The director recalls: “This coincidence, which is obviously not one, is that Dr. Sara, who plays the oncologist in the film, attended a screening in New York of Heads Up.”

Audrey Diwan’s Event

With Anamaria Vartolomei, Kacey Mottet Klein, Luàna Bajrami …

What is it about ? Based on the novel by Annie Ernaux. France, 1963. Anne, a promising student, becomes pregnant. She decides to have an abortion, ready to do anything to have her body and her future. She engages alone in a race against time, defying the law. The exams are approaching, her belly is rounding.

Did you know ? The Event won the Golden Lion – the highest award awarded – at the 2021 Venice Film Festival, chaired by Bong Joon-ho. Audrey Diwan succeeds Chloé Zhao, awarded for Nomadland. The film was also in the running to represent France at the Oscars but ultimately Julia Ducournau’s Titane was chosen.

Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City by Johannes Roberts

With Kaya Scodelario, Hannah John-Kamen, Robbie Amell …

What is it about ? Once the burgeoning headquarters of pharmaceutical giant Umbrella Corporation, Raccoon City is today a city in agony. The exodus of society has left the city fallow … and great evil is brewing beneath the surface.

Did you know ? The previous films led by Milla Jovovich had done very well at the box office. Resident Evil (2002) had brought in 104 million dollars in worldwide revenue, Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004) 125, Resident Evil: Extinction (2007) 150, Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010) 296, Resident Evil: Retribution (2012) 241 and Resident Evil: Final Chapter (2016) 314, and this for budgets between 33 and 65 million.

Lebanon 1982 by Oualid Mouaness

With Nadine Labaki, Mohamad Dalli, Gia Madi …

What is it about ? In 1982 during the invasion of Lebanon, in a private school on the outskirts of Beirut, eleven-year-old Wissam tries to confess his love to one of his classmates. At the same time, his teachers, who share a political dispute, try to hide their fears.

Soul Kids by Hugo Sobelman

What is it about ? In Memphis, one of the most disaster-stricken American cities, the Stax Music Academy is an oasis. Based on the legacy of the legendary label from the 1960s which accompanied the fight for Civil Rights, this free, extra-curricular music school allows passionate teenagers to learn and understand History …

Waiting for the snow from Nina Bisyarina, Lenka Ivancíková, Svetlana Andrianov …

What is it about ? It’s almost winter… A grandmother collects strange objects in her house, which will soon be filled to the roof… A lost dog finally finds a friend, the little tiger his stripes… A lynx gets lost in a city unknown while the snowflakes gently cover the ground of a forest asleep by the cold …

Did you know ? Waiting for the Snow unveils five short animated films, by five directors with varied graphic and narrative universes. Place of experimentation, these short films are also business cards for partners to build longer projects. Great authors have followed this path: the success of the first short films by Jean François Laguionie or Michel Ocelot has contributed to the development of their feature films.

At dusk from Sharunas Bartas

With Marius Povilas Elijas Martinenko, Arvydas Dapsys, Alina Zaliukaite-Ramanauskiene …

What is it about ? In the aftermath of the Second World War, in an isolated village in Lithuania, when poverty leaves no room for freedom, the young Unte and the Partisans movement in which he is involved, must make an act of resistance against the grip of the Soviet occupation. On this desperate struggle depends the future of an entire people.

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