Shooting anecdotes, notes of intent, information for film lovers: every week, discover behind the scenes of cinema releases.
Morbius by Daniel Espinosa
With Jared Leto, Matt Smith (XI), Adria Arjona…
What is it about ? Seriously affected by a rare blood disease, and determined to save all the victims of this pathology, Dr. Morbius makes a desperate bet. While her experiment appears to be a success, the cure triggers a sinister effect.
Did you know ? Morbius is the third film in Sony’s Spider-Man Universe after Venom (2018) and Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021), which grossed $854 million and $503 million respectively at the worldwide box office, for budgets including between 100 and 110 million.
In body by Cédric Klapisch
With Marion Barbeau, Hofesh Shechter, Denis Podalydes…
What is it about ? Elise, 26, is a great classical dancer. She gets injured during a show and learns that she can no longer dance. From then on her life will be turned upside down, Elise will have to learn to repair herself…
Did you know ? Cédric Klapisch has always been passionate about dance. In 2010, he signed the documentary Aurélie Dupont, l’espace d’un moment, devoted to the star dancer of the Paris Opera ballet.
Sonic 2 the movie by Jeff Fowler
With Malik Bentalha, Ben Schwartz, Marie-Eugénie Maréchal…
What is it about ? Well established in the small town of Green Hills, Sonic now wants to prove that he has what it takes to be a true hero. A major challenge presents itself to him when Dr. Robotnik reappears.
Did you know ? Sonic 2 the film comes out the year of the 30th birthday of Tails, a character who made his first appearance in 1992 in the game Sonic the Hedgehog 2. In VF, he is dubbed by Marie-Eugénie Maréchal, who knows him well since she doubled it many times in series and video games.
Aristocrats by Yukiko Sode
Starring Mugi Kadowaki, Kiko Mizuhara
What is it about ? At almost 30, Hanako is still single, which displeases her wealthy and traditional family. When she thinks she has finally found the man of her life, she realizes that he already has an ambiguous relationship with Miki, a hostess who recently moved to Tokyo for her studies.
The World of Yesterday by Diastema
With Léa Drucker, Denis Podalydès, Alban Lenoir…
What is it about ? Elisabeth de Raincy, President of the Republic, has chosen to retire from political life. Three days before the first round of the presidential election, she learns from her Secretary General that a scandal coming from abroad will affect her designated successor and give victory to the far-right candidate.
Did you know ? Like Un Français, Diasteme’s second feature film released in 2015, Le Monde d’hier evokes the rise of the far right in France. But this time, the director has chosen to place himself on the side of politics and institutions. It develops : “The problem has unfortunately only gotten worse since 2015, not only in France but all over the world. This is obviously a subject that worries me.”
Azuro by Matthieu Rozé
With Valérie Donzelli, Thomas Scimeca, Yannick Choirat…
What is it about ? One summer. Torpor. Crushing heat. A disturbed climate. A village wedged between the sea and the mountains. No network. No laptop. Friends who know each other too well. Nothing to do. Or so little. Vacations. And then comes a boat. And from this boat, descends a man. A mysterious man…
Did you know ? Matthieu Rozé chose Nuno Lopes in the role of the mysterious seducer after having seen him in An Easy Girl (2019), in which he plays a character a priori quite close to the one he plays in Azuro (and where there was also question beach, sun and desire!). However, the filmmaker specifies: “In Rebecca Zlotowski’s film, he is not nice, and even downright “nasty”. In Azuro, on the contrary, he is only seductive.”
Star of Claudine Bories, Patrice Chagnard
What is it about ? Star is a cow. Star is a queen. She was even the queen of queens at the pasture. But Star has aged. To spare her the humiliation of being dethroned by young rivals, our neighbors leave her to us for a whole summer. This is where we discovered that every cow is unique.
Did you know ? After three very urban documentaries (We the People, The Rules of the Game, The Newcomers), Claudine Bories and Patrice Chagnard radically changed register with Vedette. The first explains:
“The fights served us above all as a pretext. It’s the hook of our film, its starting point. We were interested in these cows because they are fighters, but also because Claudine and I had been thinking for a few years to the relationship between man and animal.”
Return to Reims (Fragments) by Jean-Gabriel Périot
With Adele Haenel
What is it about ? Through the text of Didier Eribon interpreted by Adèle Haenel, Retour à Reims (Fragments) tells in archives an intimate and political history of the French working class from the beginning of the 1950s to today.
Snow (Snow) by Cyril Barbançon, Jacqueline Farmer
What is it about ? Between North America and Europe, between the whispering of snowflakes and the roar of avalanches, a meteorologist is interested in the complex processes of snow formation and its crucial impact on flora, fauna and activities. human.
What can I hope for by Raphael Girardot, Vincent Gaullier
What is it about ? In a humanitarian camp opened in Paris, refugees are in transit. In this center of “first reception”, they rest from the street where they ended up on their arrival in France. Barely a few days of humanity, which we spend with them.
Did you know ? Raphael Girardot and Vincent Gaullier had the idea of making this documentary during the summer of 2016. More than 4000 migrants were then in the streets of Paris, without resources. The State, which is in charge of welcoming these refugees, does not budge and allows unacceptable areas of precariousness to settle, ultimately requiring humanitarian intervention.