The cinema releases of June 22: Buzz Lightyear, Elvis, The Perfect Man… – Actus Ciné

The cinema releases of june 22: buzz lightyear, elvis, the perfect man... - actus ciné

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

Buzz Lightning by Angus MacLane

With Francois Civil, Chris Evans, Lyna Khoudri…

What is it about ? The true story of the legendary Space Ranger who has since inspired the toy we all know. After being stranded with his commander and his crew on a hostile planet located 4.2 million light years from Earth, Buzz Lightyear tries to bring everyone home safe and sound.

Did you know ? Buzz Lightyear is a spin-off from the Toy Story saga centered on the youth of the hero of the same name, who was present in Toy Story, Toy Story 2, Toy Story 3, Toy Story 4, Buzz Lightyear the Movie: The Adventures Begin and in the animated series The Adventures of Buzz Lightyear.

Elvis by Baz Luhrmann

With Austin Butler, Tom Hanks, Olivia DeJonge…

What is it about ? The life and musical work of Elvis Presley through the prism of his complex relationship with his mysterious manager, Colonel Tom Parker. The film will explore their relationship over two decades, from the singer’s rise to his unrivaled star status.

Did you know ? When Baz Luhrmann went in search of the interpreter of Elvis, he had heard ofAustin Butler because he stood out on Broadway in The Ice Cream Shop, alongside Denzel Washington. The latter even called the director to sing the praises of the actor.

The perfect man by Xavier Durringer

With Didier Bourdon, Pierre-François Martin-Laval, Valérie Karsenti…

What is it about ? Florence, overwhelmed by her family life and her work, decides to buy a robot with a human appearance and a perfect physique. He meets all his expectations: maintaining the house, taking care of the children, and more…

Did you know ? Originally, the producers Victorian Vaney and Kareen Alyanakyan have read to Xavier Durringer a script that took place on the moon and in which cosmonauts worked with robots… All three then wanted to give shape to a story around a nice domestic robot, sold in a catalog.

Tastes and colors by Michel Leclerc

With Rebecca Marder, Felix Moati, Judith Chemla…

What is it about ? Marcia, a passionate young singer, records an album with her idol Daredjane, a 1970s rock icon, who suddenly disappears. To release their album, she must convince Daredjane’s beneficiary, Anthony, a marketer in a small town, who has never liked his distant relative and even less his music.

Did you know ? The director chose a barge as the place of residence of Marcia and Ivry because it is in his eyes the quintessence of the chic Parisian artistic scheme. “And then I liked the metaphor of the barge which gradually moves away from the heart of Paris, arrives at the Canal de l’Ourcq, then at Pantin, then heads for the countryside… It expresses Marcia’s trajectory well. »

El buen patron by Fernando Leon de Aranoa

With Javier Bardem, Manolo Solo, Almudena Amor…

A fired ex-employee who protests loudly and camps in front of the factory…

What is it about ? A foreman who endangers production because his wife is cheating on him… An irresistible trainee… On the eve of receiving a prize supposed to honor his company, Juan Blanco, heir to the ancestral family factory of scales, must urgently save the box.

Did you know ? El Buen Patrón won six Goyas, the Spanish equivalent of Oscars and Césars, for the following categories: best film, best director, best actor, best screenplay, best editing and best music.

I’m Your Man by Maria Schrader

With Maren Eggert, Dan Stevens, Sandra Huller…

What is it about ? Alma, a brilliant scientist, turns out to be a perfect candidate for an experiment: for three weeks, she must live with Tom, a robot with the perfect human appearance, specially programmed to correspond to her definition of the ideal man.

Did you know ? I Am Your Man is adapted from a short story written by Emma Braslavsky, which was presented to Maria Schrader very simply, with the phrase “A woman meets a robot”. The director recalls: “That was enough to pique my interest. That simple phrase evoked Billy Wilder’s ‘boy meets girl’ but with two important reversals: ‘girl meets boy’ and ‘girl meets robot-boy’.”

Black Phone by Scott Derrickson

With Mason Thames, Madeleine McGraw, Ethan Hawke…

What is it about ? Finney Shaw, a 13-year-old teenager, is kidnapped by a sadistic killer who locks him in a soundproof basement where shouting is not of much use. When a phone hanging on the wall starts ringing, Finney will discover that he is in contact with the voices of the previous victims of his captor.

Did you know ? Six years after the release of Doctor Strange, his first (and so far last) foray into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the director Scott Derrickson returns to horror, his favorite genre. We owe him so Hellraiser 5: Inferno, The Exorcism of Emily Rose, Sinister and deliver us from evil.

The Divorce of my funny ones by Romy Trajman, Anaïs Straumann-Lévy

What is it about ? Romy has not seen her father or her paternal family since her parents divorced 10 years ago and lives a very close relationship with her mother, founder of the “LOL” brand. In the midst of an existential crisis, Romy decides to go to her father, who is bipolar, in Brussels, and conduct an investigation into the reason for her parents’ divorce.

Did you know ? “It’s a film that I needed to make. A necessity. I think that any young adult who understands that there are vagueness, things left unsaid, a certain violence in his family, needs to confront his story. My medium being the cinema, and surely the camera protecting me, the film imposed itself. like an obsessionasserts Romy Trajman.

Works and Days – Part 1Part 2 and Part 3

What is it about ? The Works and the Days is a chronicle that recounts, over the seasons, the daily life of a farmer, Tayoko Shiojiri, in a mountain village in the Kyoto region, drawing the portrait of a woman, a family, of a terrain, a soundscape and another relationship to time. The team started filming at the end of 2014.

Did you know ? Production lasted a total of 27 weeks spread over a period of 14 months. There were four separate filming sessions, running over five seasons. The film was not shot in chronological order but began with the scenes from the end of Chapter 4.

red jungle by Juan Jose Lozano, Zoltan Horvath

With Alvaro Bayona, Vera Mercado, Patricia Tamayo…

What is it about ? March 2008. In the Colombian jungle, the oldest communist guerrilla in the world is living its last moments. Raul Reyes, number 2 of the FARC, is killed in a bombardment by the Colombian army and the CIA. He leaves behind him an incredible document…

Did you know ? If it comes from the documentary, Juan Jose Lozano however, chose fiction for Jungle rouge. The filmmaker indeed wanted to explore other materials than the facts to tell his country: “And I discovered with Raúl that I had in front of me a romantic character that allowed me to tell an important historical moment in Colombia and Latin America.”

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