Anecdotes of the shooting, notes of intention, information for film enthusiasts: every week, take a look behind the scenes of cinema outings.
Dying Can Wait from Cary Joji Fukunaga
With Daniel Craig, Rami Malek, Léa Seydoux …
What is it about ? In DIE CAN WAIT, Bond has left the Secret Service and is having a happy life in Jamaica. But his peace is short-lived because his old friend Felix Leiter of the CIA arrives to ask for his help: it is a question of saving a scientist who has just been kidnapped.
Did you know ? Rami Malek, Oscar winner for his portrayal of Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody, plays the villain of Die Can Wait. Before him, the names of Helena Bonham Carter, Saïd Taghmaoui and Tomasz Kot had circulated.
My Rachel Lang Legionnaire (II)
With Louis Garrel, Camille Cottin, Ina Marija Bartaité …
What is it about ? They come from everywhere, they now have one thing in common: the Foreign Legion, their new family. My Legionnaire tells their stories: that of these women who fight to keep their love alive, that of these men who fight for France, that of these couples who are building themselves in hostile territory.
Did you know ? Louis Garrel underwent solid physical training to embody Maxime, for six months in the company of a sports coach and a military coach: “I made him work hard (laughs) to get him out of the very German-pratine image that sticks to his skin. You had to stretch your body a little so that it no longer walks like a Parisian in love with a book. in his pocket”remembers Rachel Lang (II).
Tralala by Arnaud Larrieu, Jean-Marie Larrieu
With Mathieu Amalric, Josiane Balasko, Mélanie Thierry …
What is it about ? Tralala, in her forties, singer in the streets of Paris, one evening crosses paths with a young woman who sends her a single message before disappearing: “Above all, don’t be yourself”. Did Tralala dream? He leaves the capital and ends up finding in Lourdes the one he is already in love with.
Did you know ? Always fond of music (they had even set up a group as a teenager with the one who is now their sound engineer), Jean-Marie and Arnaud Larrieu have embarked on this musical comedy project at the instigation of the producer. Kevin Chneiweiss, an idea that materialized with the arrival of Philippe Katerine, who was originally to be the main actor and composer of the film.
Little sister of Véronique Reymond, Stéphanie Chuat
With Nina Hoss, Lars Eidinger, Marthe Keller …
What is it about ? Lisa is a German playwright who gave up her artistic ambitions to follow her husband to Switzerland and devote herself to his family. When her twin brother Sven, famous Berlin actor, falls ill, Lisa moves heaven and earth to bring him back on stage.
Did you know ? It is the theme of twinning, this bond that unites the characters of Lisa and Sven and that Véronique Reymond and Stéphanie Chuat share (without being twins), which is at the origin of Little Sister. The directors explain: “We have known each other since the age of ten. We were in school together, we went through our teenage years together and shared a passion for theater and creation early on. Our relationship is very similar to that of the two. protagonists. “
Gaza Mon Amour by Arab Nasser, Tarzan Nasser
With Salim Daw, Hiam Abbass, Maisa Abd Elhadi …
What is it about ? Sixty-year-old fisherman Issa is secretly in love with Siham, a woman who works as a seamstress in the market. He wishes to propose to her in marriage. It is then that he discovers an ancient statue of the god Apollo in his fishing net, which he decides to hide in his home.
Kamir Aïnouz honey cigar
With Zoé Adjani, Amira Casar, Lyes Salem …
What is it about ? Selma, 17, lives in a Berber and secular family, in Neuilly-sur-Seine, in 1993. When she meets Julien, a provocative boy, she realizes how the dictates of the patriarchy control her privacy.
Did you know ? Eager to tell a personal story, the director started with the image of a young girl, lying on an unmade bed that was not hers: “In this vision, she was half naked and I felt that she had suffered. I knew that I was projecting myself in there but it had already become another story. I told myself that she was there because she struggled between his two cultures. His body no longer belonged to him. So anyone could do anything with that body. “
Fatima by Marco Pontecorvo
With Sônia Braga, Harvey Keitel, Goran Visnjic …
What is it about ? Portugal. 1917, three young shepherds from Fatima tell of having seen the Virgin Mary. Their revelations will touch many believers but also attract the anger of representatives of the Church and the government. They will do everything to try to cover up the case and force the three children to retract.
Did you know ? Fatima tells the story of three little shepherds, who claim to have seen in 1917 in Fátima, Portugal, the mysterious apparitions of a “beautiful lady” finally identified by the Church as the Virgin Mary, the mother of God. One of the main messages the children received was a call to pray for peace as the country was embroiled in the First World War.
Delphine and Carole, rebellious Callisto McNulty
What is it about ? The meeting between the legendary actress Delphine Seyrig and the artist Carole Roussopoulos leads us to the heart of the feminism of the 1970s. Video camera in hand, they will engage in radical fights with insolence, intransigence and a lot of humor.
7 days of Yuuta Murano
With Takumi Kitamura, Rie Miyazawa
What is it about ? The day before summer vacation, Mamoru discovers that his neighbor Aya, with whom he is secretly in love, is going to move. He suggests that she run away for a week to celebrate her 17th birthday. They hide in an abandoned factory where they are joined by their friends. They soon discover that they are not alone in hiding there …
Did you know ? 7 jours is an adaptation of Bokura no nananokakan sensô (7 Days War), a novel published in 1985 by Osamu Sôda. At more than 90 years old, he continues to stage the adventures of Eiji Kikuchi and his friends, from college to adulthood, in a series of books consisting of some forty volumes, for a cumulative circulation of more than twenty million copies.
Hands in the Earth, Birth of an ecovillage by Antoine Trichet
What is it about ? In France in Maumusson, Aurélien and Alexandre are building their future and creating the “Tree of Life” ecovillage. This place of life and initiatives offers a future different from a competitive life that allows us to reconnect with our values and the land.
Did you know ? After spending a few weeks helping people in places like the one at the center of Les Mains dans la Terre, Birth of an Ecovillage, Antoine Trichet felt the need to share this initiative more widely, and therefore to embark on a documentary.