The cinema releases of December 15: Spider-Man No Way Home, A hero, My dear ones …

Filming anecdotes, notes of intent, information for film enthusiasts: every week, take a behind-the-scenes look at cinema outings.

Jon Watts’ Spider-Man: No Way Home

With Tom Holland, Zendaya, Benedict Cumberbatch …

What is it about ? For the first time in his cinematic history, Spider-Man, the friendly neighborhood hero, is exposed and can no longer separate his normal life from his heavy responsibilities as a superhero. When he asks Doctor Strange for help, the stakes get even more dangerous …

Did you know ? Spider-Man: No Way Home is the 27th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe started in 2008 with Iron Man and the 4th in Phase IV, after Black Widow, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings and The Eternals.

My very dear children of Alexandra Leclère

With Josiane Balasko, Didier Bourdon, Marilou Berry …

What is it about ? Chantal and Christian live a peaceful retirement. But since their children Sandrine and Stéphane left the nest, they don’t give much news. The opportunities to get together as a family are becoming increasingly rare …

Did you know ? My very dear children is the sixth feature film directed by Alexandra Leclère. She reunites with Didier Bourdon for the third time after Le Grand Partage and Garde Alternée. The filmmaker had also collaborated with Josiane Balasko on Maman and Le Grand Partage. In addition, the two actors have already played a couple on the screen in Beaux-parents in 2019.

Dear Léa by Jérôme Bonnell

With Grégory Montel, Grégory Gadebois, Anaïs Demoustier …

What is it about ? After a drunken night, Jonas decides on a whim to visit his former girlfriend, Léa, with whom he is still in love. Despite their still passionate relationship, Léa rejects him. Distraught, Jonas goes to the cafe opposite to write him a long letter …

Did you know ? Jérôme Bonnell wanted to avoid an overly Parisian film and tried to give the feeling that this story could have happened anywhere (and almost anytime): “I wanted to avoid the frankness side, the earthiness of virile friendship, the good lines that go with it. Or else, to emphasize the slight ridiculousness.”

The Snow Panther by Marie Amiguet, Vincent Munier

With Sylvain Tesson, Vincent Munier

What is it about ? In the heart of the Tibetan highlands, the photographer Vincent Munier leads the writer Sylvain Tesson in his quest for the snow leopard. He introduces him to the delicate art of hiding, reading tracks and the patience necessary to catch a glimpse of the animals.

Did you know ? Marie Amiguet was offered this film in 2017 by Vincent Munier after he saw his work on Jean-Michel Bertrand’s film La Vallée des loups, on which she was director of photography: “I admit that it seemed difficult to me to refuse an adventure up there with a writer whom I admire enormously and Vincent, the photographer whom we know, became my companion in the meantime.”

The Beta Test by Jim Cummings (II), PJ McCabe

With Jim Cummings (II), Virginia Newcomb, PJ McCabe …

What is it about ? Jordan Hines, a successful Hollywood agent about to get married, receives an anonymous letter inviting him to a mysterious sexual encounter. Its world of lies and sinister streams of digital data is starting to crumble.

Did you know ? The Beta Test is directed by Jim Cummings, revealed by Thunder Road, and PJ McCabe, who signs his first feature film here. The two men had collaborated in 2011 on a short film in 3D called The Flamingo. They have known each other for many years and met at Emerson College in Boston.

A hero by Asghar Farhadi

With Amir Jadidi, Mohsen Tanabandeh, Sahar Goldust …

What is it about ? Rahim is in prison because of a debt he was unable to repay. During a two-day leave, he tries to convince his creditor to withdraw his complaint against the payment of part of the sum. But things don’t go as planned …

Did you know ? Asghar Farhadi had read in the press for a long time about ordinary people who briefly made newspaper headlines because of some selfless act. “These stories often had common peculiarities. A hero was not inspired by a specific news item, but I had in mind, while writing it, these stories read in the press”, explains the director.

Nadia by Anissa Bonnefont

What is it about ? With Nadia Nadim How to rebuild when you lost your father and your country at the age of 11? This is the quest of Nadia Nadim, a young Afghan woman who became a footballer for the Danish team and for PSG, whose father was assassinated by the Taliban in 2000.

Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn by Radu Jude

With Katia Pascariu, Claudia Ieremia, Olimpia Mălai …

What is it about ? Emi, a teacher, sees her career and her reputation threatened after a sextape filmed with her husband was posted on the Internet. Forced to meet the parents of the students who demand her dismissal, Emi refuses to give in to their pressure, and then questions the place of obscenity in our societies.

Did you know ? Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn has been banned for children under 16 with warning on French soil, like Pleasure, The Raid 2, Funny Games, Hostel, Irréversible, I met the Devil, Martyrs, Saw 4, Schizophrenia, Frontière (s) and Wolf Creek.

The Symphony of Trees by Hans Lukas Hansen

What is it about ? Gaspar Borchardt, luthier in Cremona, has for years been inspired by the idea of ​​making an exceptional violin. To achieve an instrument capable of competing with a Stradivarius, he sets out in search of the most perfect wood, a multicentenary maple which has become almost impossible to find.

Did you know ? Hans Lukas Hansen met Gaspar in 2015. A journalist he knew was working on an article about the most expensive objects created by men. It turns out that the most expensive are old violins, which were made several centuries ago.

Mystery of Denis Imbert

With Vincent Elbaz, Shanna Keil, Marie Gillain …

What is it about ? Stéphane decides to move to the beautiful mountains of Cantal in order to reconnect with his 8-year-old daughter, Victoria, who has been silent since his mother’s disappearance. During a walk in the forest, a shepherd gives Victoria a puppy named “Mystery” who will gradually give her back a taste for life.

Did you know ? Eager to get away from the city and its nuisances, Denis Imbert was looking for a story devoted to nature. It was her producer Fabrice Denizot who told her the true story of a little girl who is offered a puppy who turns out to be a wolf. “I immediately felt the emotional potential of this relationship. The connection to the ‘living’. I spoke to my producers Clément Miserez and Matthieu Warter, they said to me ‘this is the film we want. do with you ‘”, says the director.

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