This week in theaters

  • Twins But Not Too Many (SND) A feature by Wilfried Meance and Olivier Ducray. We owe the latter People’s life (13.9k). The film left the Alpe D’Huez international comedy film festival with the Allociné audience award.

33 years after their birth, two twin brothers suddenly discover the existence of each other… For Grégoire and Anthony, the surprise is all the greater since one is white, the other black!
There was a one in a million chance of this genetic phenomenon occurring.
But their skin color is far from the only thing that differentiates them!
By getting to know each other, neither of them feels like they have hit the jackpot…

  • The Woman King (Sony Pictures Releasing France) New feature by Gina Prince-Bythewood after The Lily Owens Secret (6.9k).

The Woman King traces the extraordinary story of the Agojie, a unit of warriors who protected the kingdom of Dahomey in the 19th century in West Africa. Their skill and fury have never been matched.
Based on true events, The Woman King follows the epic fate of General Nanisca, who trains a new generation of recruits and prepares them for battle against an enemy determined to destroy their way of life. There are causes worth fighting for…

  • Maria Dream (UGC) A feature by Lauriane Escaffre and Yvonnick Muller which won the Audience Award at the Cabourg Film Festival – Romantic Days 2022.

Maria is a cleaning lady. Married for 25 years, reserved, shy and clumsy, she never leaves her flowery notebook in which she writes poems in secret. When she was assigned to the École des Beaux-Arts, she met Hubert, the school’s whimsical guardian, and discovered a fascinating place where freedom, creativity and daring reign… In this new world, Maria , who has always been devoted and discreet, will she finally allow herself to be invaded by life?

  • Holidays (Paname) First feature by Béatrice de Staël and Léo Wolfenstein.

For the first time, Marie is spending holidays alone with her children, without her husband. One evening, lost, she lets herself be seduced by a strange and fascinating young man who slowly lures her into his trap. Then begins for her a night that turns into a nightmare…

  • Without Filter (Bac Films) New feature by Ruben Östlund after Snow Therapy (177.8) and The Square (351.3k). The film left the 2022 Cannes Film Festival with the Palme d’Or.

After Fashion Week, Carl and Yaya, a couple of models and influencers, are invited on a yacht for a luxury cruise. While the crew takes great care of the vacationers, the captain refuses to leave his cabin as the famous gala dinner approaches. Events take an unexpected turn and the balance of power is reversed when a storm rises and endangers the comfort of the passengers.

  • Smile (Paramount Pictures France) Horror film by Parker Finn which adapts its own short film Laura Hasn’t Slept.

After witnessing a traumatic incident involving one of her patients, psychiatrist Rose Cotter’s life takes a turn for the worse. Overwhelmed by a mysterious force, Rose will have to confront her past in an attempt to survive…

  • The Court of Miracles (Haut et Court) New feature by Carine May and Hakim Zouhani after Street of the Cities (3.2k).

Jacques Prévert, a primary school in Seine-Saint-Denis, is threatened by the arrival of a brand new boho-ecological school. Zahia the director of the school, in search of social diversity, joins forces with Marion, a young teacher full of ideas, to create the first “green school” in the suburbs and attract new inhabitants. But for that, you will have to deal with a teaching team let’s say… heterogeneous, and not really turned towards nature.

  • The Sixth Child (Pyramide Distribution) A feature film by Léopold Legrand adapted from Alain Jaspard’s novel “Crying Rivers”. The film left the Angoulême Francophone Film Festival 2022 with the Valois for Best Actress, the Valois for Screenplay and the Valois for Film Music.

Franck, a scrap dealer, and Meriem have five children, a sixth on the way, and serious money problems. Julien and Anna are lawyers and can’t have children. This is the story of an unthinkable arrangement.

  • PoppyField (Optimale Distribution) A feature by Eugen Jebeleanu.

Cristi is a Romanian policeman in the service of a still very macho public institution. He must hide his homosexuality from his colleagues on a daily basis. The day her French boyfriend comes to visit her for a few days, Cristi is called in for an intervention in a movie theater where an ultranationalist group is sabotaging the screening of a queer film. When one of the gay spectators recognizes him and threatens to reveal his secret, Cristi fears losing control of his life…

  • The Mysteries Of Barcelona (Destiny Films) A feature by Lluis Danès.

Barcelona, ​​at the beginning of the 20th century, saw two cities coexist. One, bourgeois and modernist; the other, filthy and sordid. The disappearance of little Teresa Guitart, daughter of a wealthy family, sends shock waves throughout the country. The police soon have a suspect: Enriqueta Martí. For his part, the journalist Sebastià Comas will conduct a real investigation and discover the dark truth…

  • So much for the South (Panoceanic Films) A feature by Vincent Orst.

Six friends in their thirties leave their wives and children for a week to relive their first vacation near Cap d’Agde. A stay punctuated by laughter and complicity, but also jealousy and ego wars, during which they will understand that they are no longer as young as they thought, nor fully mature to claim the rank of adults, leaving friendships shatter.

  • The Sun Too Close (day2feast) A long Brieuc Carnaille.

When he leaves the psychiatric hospital, Basile takes refuge with his sister Sarah. She is his only family and his greatest ally in rebuilding himself. As flamboyant as he is unstable, Basile manages to find work and meets Élodie, a young single mother: he begins to dream of a “normal” life…

  • Supermaggot (Les Films du Préau) Animated film by Sarah Scrimgeour and Jac Hamman based on the children’s book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

Supermaggot, the most undulating and twisting of all superheroes! Supermaggot is super slender, Supermaggot is super muscular! A hero with a big heart, he spends his days saving the animals in the garden. When the evil Saurian Magician captures him, who can help him?

  • Chicken Fries (Apollo Films) New documentary by Jean Libon and Yves Hinant after Neither Judge Nor Submissive (203.2k).

Striptease is not dead! For his return a black fleece. A real murder and the exhibit? A French fry !

  • Alegria Serafade (Les Découvertes Du Saint-André) New documentary by Suzy Cohen after Gaetan And Rachel In All Innocence (0.8k) and 26 Letters And A Philosopher (0.1k).

The country of Equality, France is a dream for my family. Originally from Istanbul, they are not Turks but Sephardim. In 1914, Joseph, the eldest of four brothers, decided to embark for France. But it was not until 1924 that he was able to fulfill his dearest wish. A dream he wants to share with his whole family. Between imagination and reality, they will have to compose. How could they have imagined what awaited them “in the land of human rights”?

  • Ponniyin Selvan Part 1 (Night ed films) Indian film by Mani Ratnam.

Based on Kalki’s classic novel ‘Ponniyin Selvan’.

  • Vikram Vedha (Friday Entertainment) Indian film by Pushkar–Gayathri.

Vikram Vedha is a thriller featuring a confrontation between a tough policeman, Vikram, and a fearsome gangster, Vedha. The film emphasizes that between good and evil, what you choose defines you.

  • Naane Varuvean (Friday Entertainment) Indian film by K. Selvaraghavan.

This film marks the reunion of director Selvaraghavan and his brother, Dhanush, after 12 years…

  • Hawaii (Desi Entertainment Paris) Indian film by Mejbaur Rahman Sumon.

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