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Will the Chalamet-Guadagnino reunion be conclusive?

Bones and All

five years later Call Me by Your Name, which notably earned him an Oscar nomination, Timothée Chalamet finds Italian filmmaker Luca Guadagnino in this adaptation of a novel by Camille DeAngelis. In this romantic drama with horrifying accents, the actor embodies a young idler who, in the company of a young marginalized woman met by chance (Taylor Russell), undertakes a long journey across the United States in the early 1980s. should be noted that the names of Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies) and Michael Stulhbarg (the father in Call Me by Your Name) also appear in the credits of this feature film in the running for the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival. In theaters November 23.

Emmanuel Mouret, still on his way?

Chronicle of a temporary liaison

Having placed the exploration of the feeling of love at the heart of his approach as a filmmaker, Emmanuel Mouret this time offers a film in which the lovers of this “passing affair”, centered solely on pleasure, try to avoid any birth of feelings. This 11e feature film from the director of The art of loving comes after two very successful works, Mademoiselle de Joncquières and The things we say, the things we do. Starring Sandrine Kiberlain and Vincent Macaigne, Chronicle of a temporary liaison was launched at the Cannes Film Festival last spring, in the Cannes Première section. In theaters November 18.

Will the Cannes opening film find its audience?


Michel Hazanavicius obviously likes to make films whose theme is cinema. After The American class, The Artist and the fearsomethe French filmmaker, Oscar winner in 2012, this time offers the remake of Don’t cut!, a Japanese feature film by Shin’ichirô Ueda, whose stake is the shooting of a low-budget horror film, disturbed by the arrival of authentic living dead. Chosen to open the Cannes Film Festival in the spring, Cut! stars Romain Duris, Bérénice Bejo and Grégory Gadebois. This bloody comedy, also presented at the Fantasia festival in Montreal, is also marked by the presence of Yoshiko Takehara, who takes over the role she created in the original opus. In theaters October 21.

Will Harry Styles pass the big screen test?

Don’t Worry Darling (don’t worry darling)

Five years after making his film debut under the direction of Christopher Nolan in Dunkirk, Harry Styles is about to showcase his acting talent in two feature films in which he plays the lead role. In Don’t Worry Darling, selected out of competition at the Venice Film Festival, the British pop-star slips into the shoes of an employee to whom the organization for which he works, dedicated to a secret project, offers an idyllic life in a town erected in the heart of desert in the heart of the 1950s. Florence Pugh stars in this psychological thriller directed by Olivia Wilde. In theaters September 23.

My Policeman

A few days after the launch of Don’t Worry Darling to Venise, My Policeman will have its world premiere at the Toronto festival. Directed by Michael Grandage (genius), this romantic drama, whose plot also takes its origins in the 1950s, is an adaptation of a novel by Bethan Roberts. Harry Styles plays a homosexual policeman who marries a teacher (Emma Corrin) while secretly pursuing an affair with his lover (David Dawson), a museum curator. Linus Roache, Gina McKee and Rupert Everett play the same characters 40 years later. A theatrical release is possible for this production that Amazon Prime Video will offer on its platform from November 4.

Will the chef respect the product?

The Menu

In this black comedy, a young couple (Anya Taylor-Joy and Nicholas Hoult) take a dream trip to a remote island to finally taste the dishes of celebrity chef Slowik (Ralph Fiennes), renowned for his molecular gastronomy. The wealthy guests of this exclusive restaurant will not, however, be at the end of their surprises when faced with the confusing approach taken by the master of the place. twenty years later Ali G, The Menu is Mark Mylod’s second feature film for the big screen. However, the latter has distinguished himself over the years by directing several episodes of prestigious series, in particular Game Of Thrones and Succession. In theaters November 18.

Revisiting Fassbinder, a good idea?

peter von kant

A great admirer of Rainer Werner Fassbinder, François Ozon offers a new vision of the piece The bitter tears of Petra von Kant reversing the genders. In peter von kant, which opened the Berlin festival last winter, the excellent Denis Ménochet embodies a filmmaker from the 1970s whose heart completely capsizes as soon as he lays eyes on Amir, the young man (Khalil Ben Gharbia) whom his best friend Sidonie (Isabelle Adjani), flamboyant actress, introduces him. Note the presence in this film of Hanna Schygulla, who thus rediscovers the universe of the filmmaker of whom she was the muse. Expected release in November.

How to tell Harvey Weinstein?

She Said

In this feature film produced by the company headed by Brad Pitt, German director Maria Schrader (Unorthodox, I’m Your Man) recreates on screen the journalistic investigation that led to the revelation of the sexual misconduct of mogul Harvey Weinstein and the creation of the #metoo movement. Carey Mulligan and Zoe Kazan play Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor, the reporters for the New York Times having investigated the story, and whose book they came up with about their experience inspired this film production. The story thus focuses on the backstage of the case. Intriguing. In theaters November 18.

A biofilm worthy of the icon?

Simone – The trip of the century

Elsa Zylberstein had long dreamed of a film devoted to Simone Veil, a true icon of French society, known in particular for having led the fight for women’s right to abortion in the 1970s. Directed by Olivier Dahan (The kid Life in pink), Simone, the trip of the century retraces the journey of a teenage survivor of the Auschwitz camp, who will become over the years one of the most influential politicians in France and Europe. Violently contested in her time, the speech of the woman who was also the first president of the European Parliament still finds a ferociously topical echo today. In theaters December 23.

Worthy of a Palme d’Or?

Triangle of Sadness (Without filter)

Since May, Ruben Östlund has been part of the select club of double palms at the Cannes Film Festival. five years later The Squarethe Swedish filmmaker won the Palme d’or again, this time thanks to Triangle of Sadness, a fierce social satire. In this feature film shot in English, Harris Dickinson and Charlbi Dean lend their features to a couple of influencers whose harmony is upset by a seemingly innocuous event. As often in the cinema of the one who had also offered us the excellent force majeure, everything goes into a spin in this film where Woody Harrelson also plays a role. In theaters October 14.

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