The cinema releases of April 20: The Secret of the Lost City, Les SEGPA, A Golden Talent…

The cinema releases of april 20: the secret of the lost city, les segpa, a golden talent...

Shooting anecdotes, notes of intent, information for film lovers: every week, discover behind the scenes of cinema releases.

The Secret of the Lost City by Aaron Nee, Adam Nee

Starring Sandra Bullock, Channing Tatum, Daniel Radcliffe…

What is it about ? Loretta Sage is known for her books that combine romance and adventure. Model Alan has spent most of his career playing Dash, the hero featured on the covers of Loretta’s books. While she is in full promotion, Loretta is kidnapped by a billionaire convinced that she can help him find a treasure…

Did you know ? Brad Pitt and Sandra Bullock will meet again a few months later in Bullet Train, a story of assassins reunited on a train with missions linked to each other.

The SEGPAs of Ali Boughéraba, Hakim Boughéraba

With Ichem Bougheraba, Walid Ben Amar, Arriles Amrani…

What is it about ? The SEGPA are fired from their establishment. To their great surprise, they integrate the prestigious Franklin D. Roosevelt college. The Principal, reluctant to see the reputation of his school deteriorate, imagines a scheme to fire the SEGPA while keeping the aid.

Did you know ? Les SEGPA is adapted from the successful web-series of the same name created by Hakim Bougheraba and Ichem Boogy in 2016 and available on Youtube. The film is co-produced by the famous animator Cyril Hanouna. It should be noted that the teaser of the feature film gave rise to a controversy due to the unrewarding representation of Segpa students, already stigmatized in society.

A solid gold talent from Tom Gormican

With Nicolas Cage, Pedro Pascal, Tiffany Haddish…

What is it about ? Nicolas Cage is now an actor in debt waiting for the big role that will boost his career. To repay some of his debts, his agent offers him to go to the birthday party of a dangerous billionaire who turns out to be his biggest fan.

Did you know ? Initially, Nicolas Cage did not want to participate in the project simply because he did not see the point of playing himself in a film. The actor recalls: “And then I got a lovely letter from Tom and read his script. The first part really terrified me, but as I read on I thought Tom was taking us on a tremendously exhilarating adventure. “

Ogre by Arnaud Malherbe

With Ana Girardot, Giovanni Pucci, Samuel Jouy…

What is it about ? Fleeing a painful past, Chloé starts a new life as a teacher in the Morvan with her 8-year-old son Jules. Warmly welcomed by the inhabitants of the village, she falls under the spell of Mathieu, a charismatic and mysterious doctor.

Did you know ? The story of Ogre originates in the childhood of Arnaud Malherbe, who was raised in the countryside and for a long time had a bedroom located away from the rest of the house. The future director therefore nurtured a close relationship very early on with darkness and nocturnal noises…

The Toothless by Pascal Rabaté

With Yolande Moreau, Gustave Kervern, François Morel…

What is it about ? A clan lives against civilization, in the underworld of a landfill. This mini-tribe illegally recycles our waste to create an amazing hamlet of odds and ends. Life could thus sink if a police team did not follow in their footsteps…

Did you know ? With Les Sans-dents, Pascal Rabaté wanted to talk about these populations to which we pay little attention. The director explains: “Migrants, people from the Fourth World, all those people who are left by the side of the road, who are judged, condemned and above all taken care not to shove under the rug. citizen, I have always been interested in them.”

Murina by Antoneta Alamat Kusijanovic

With Gracija Filipovic, Danica Curcic, Leon Lucev…

What is it about ? On the Croatian island where she lives, Julija suffers from her father’s excessive authority. Comfort, she finds it in contact with her mother – and the sea, a refuge whose wealth she explores. The arrival of a rich friend of his father exacerbates tensions within the family. Will Julija succeed in winning her freedom?

Did you know ? With Murina, Antoneta Alamat Kusijanovic wanted to develop the universe and the character present in her short film Into the Blue (2017). The director had, in fact, liked to stage a confrontation at the heart of a small group of protagonists and place it in an austere natural environment.

A World for Julius by Rossana Diaz Costa

What is it about ? Late 1950s. Julius is a young boy from a well-to-do family in Lima. Carefree, he sees his world shaken when he loses his older sister Cinthia. A traumatic event that suddenly brings him out of childhood and discovers the inequalities of the world around him.

Algunas bestias by Jorge Riquelme Serrano

With Paulina Garcia, Alfredo Castro, Andrew Bargsted…

What is it about ? A family takes a trip to a remote island in southern Chile. During the trip, they want to convince their grandparents to support them economically to build a hotel there. Nicolás, the man who took them across, disappears, leaving the family trapped on the island.

Who Apart from Us by Jonás Trueba

With Candela Recio, Pablo Hoyos, Silvio Aguilar…

What is it about ? For five years, director Jonás Trueba follows a group of Madrid teenagers and the transformations that punctuate their transition to adulthood. Multifaceted generational portrait, WHO APART US is a collective question addressed to all of us: who are we, who do we want to be?

The Democratic Hypothesis of Thomas Lacoste

What is it about ? The Democratic Hypothesis – A Basque History offers for the first time the sensitive story of the political exit from the oldest armed conflict in Western Europe. Actors, victims and peace negotiators immerse us in the history of a people who, faced with the violence at work, knew how to invent a new path and act on its own destiny.

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