Releases of August 4: The Sigh of the Waves and From the Low Floor best movies of the week

To help you make your choices, here are the 3 best rated films of the week by the press and viewers on AlloCiné! *


1st: The Sigh of the Waves – 3.6 / 5

“The charm operates through the quiet power of a bewitching story that plays with the viewer by multiplying the questions without providing the keys.” By TC (West France)

“By approaching naturalism and celebrating life in a hedonistic fashion, the film achieves a form of harmony in tune with the cosmic presence that its plot evokes without specifying it.” By Vincent Ostria (Humanity)

2nd: Nadia, Butterfly – 3.4 / 5

“This fascinating reverse shot of the Olympic Games is the story of the emancipation of a young woman, interpreted with astonishing accuracy by Katerine Savard – Laure Manaudou from Quebec – who has just taken part in the real Tokyo Olympics.” By Michel Bezbakh (Télérama)

“A film of rare accuracy which rarely shows the other side of a set inaccessible to the general public.” By the editorial staff (CNews)

3rd tied: From low level – 3.3 / 5

“The staging of Yassine Qnia, all in tension and political stallings, carried by the precision and the charisma of its main actor gives this portrait of a toxic man, of an ordinary anti hero, a real force of cinema . ” By Renan Cros (CinemaTeaser)

“Nocturnal, hushed and intimate, De low-level could have been full of noise and fury. It is the opposite of a film which digs deep into characters caught in the process of change. Nice gesture.” By Jacky Bornet (Franceinfo Culture)

Around the world in 80 days – 3.3 / 5

“You won’t be bored for a minute in this story written by one of the two writers of ‘Ice Age 2’ and full of puns and visual gags.” By Catherine Balle (Le Parisien)

“This fairly free adaptation of Jules Verne’s novel gives children a taste for the unknown while exploring the values ​​of solidarity and friendship.” By Lucie Vidal (La Voix du Nord)


1st: From low floor – 3.8 / 5

“Yassine Qnia signs a pure and precise first film, we are witnessing the birth of a very promising filmmaker.” By Alice L

“Super thriller beautifully interpreted and so accurate on all subjects covered, from the hardship of living to delinquency.” By jean l.

2nd: The Sigh of the Waves – 3.7 / 5

“A very nice summer film, between sweet chronicle of adolescent love and supernatural allegory on nature, Koki Fukada navigates the bottom of the wave and signs a very delicate, charming film, in which we would like to spend a little more than a moment.” By AvranBladee

“After Hospitality, what a joy to find Fukada for the second time this summer! L The sigh of the waves transports us to Indonesia with this story full of mystery and romance. A must see !!” By Sauron28

3rd tied: Around the world in 80 days – 3.4 / 5

“A very nice film: a good introduction to Jules Verne’s more adventurous books for younger children, a more contemporary rereading of the film that will appeal to older children. Nice animation, and good artistic direction, in short, a good time.” By Antoine R.

“Brilliant to go see with the family, it feels good a little freshness on Jules Verne and it makes children discover the author in another way!” By tiffany weltman

Low mass – 3.4 / 5

“The uneasiness and ambiguity are cleverly distilled to an overwhelming denouement. The actresses are impeccable, director to follow …” By Swegen94

“A romantic and gothic thriller that is both breathtaking and spellbinding.” By NaooCorp

* According to the notes of the AlloCiné barometer, as of Friday August 6, 2021, for films released on August 4 with at least 10 reviews for the top press and 30 ratings for the top viewers. These two tops do not include the springs.

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