Tuesday, May 3: “Visitors”
This fiction created, written and directed by Simon Astier – who also embodies the main character alongside many French talents – sets its scene in the small town of Pointe-Claire where Richard, who spent his childhood there with his friends Bob and Mitch, begins his career in the police. The young man proudly follows in his grandfather’s footsteps, but the welcome he receives is not the warmest. One evening, two lights appear in the sky, and collide. An event that is not without consequence in the city where mysterious things happen. And that’s just the beginning. The first episode will be offered to all non-subscribers to Canal+. The sequel will go live on May 10.
Monday, May 9: “The Responder”
Series written by Tony Schumacher, a former police officer, “The Responder” is part of the great tradition of dark thrillers, with modernity in addition. Its five episodes are anchored in the daily life of a Liverpool cop, Chris Carson, a character in halftones, and especially in the midst of an existential crisis. On the face side, a tough cookie with expeditious methods; tails, a vulnerable policeman facing a painful past. The charismatic Martin Freeman reveals all the emotional complexity.
Monday, May 16: “Titanium”
The Palme d’Or at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival with Vincent Lindon and Agathe Rousselle. The title of the film refers to the important scar of the heroine, Alexia, under which hides a titanium plate, implanted after a car accident as a child. Bruised, Alexia sows chaos wherever she goes. It is also chaos in the mind of Vincent, a captain in a fire station, unable to live without his son, who disappeared ten years ago. Alexia and Vincent will drift together...
Friday, May 20: “Dune”
Denis Villeneuve takes up the challenge of bringing to the screen the novel “Dune” by Frank Herbert, deemed impossible to adapt. His film was crowned, among other international awards, with six Oscars in 2022. With Thimothée Chalamet in the lead role.
Monday, May 23: “The Flambeau, the adventurers of Chupacabra”
In this new season, Marc and 15 other candidates will have to compete and survive on a desert island. Physical trials, mental manipulations and emotional betrayals will be the ingredients of this tropical cocktail. Jonathan Cohen will be surrounded by a five-star cast, with, among others, Jérôme Commandeur, Kad Merad, Leila Bekhti, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Pierre Niney, Ramzi, Gérard Darmon, Mister V, Géraldine Nakache or even Ana Girardot.
Current May: “Halo”, season 1
Icon of the Xbox franchise with 82 million copies sold since 2001, Halo is reborn in a science fiction series, made up of nine episodes, whose action takes place in a galaxy organized around a supra Artificial Intelligence. We follow the military and personal battles of Major John-117, a super-human-soldier, played by Pablo Schreiber (“American Gods”). By his side, in particular, Doctor Hasley (Natascha McElhone, “Californication”), a brilliant and unfathomable scientist, figure of the demiurge in charge of the survival of humanity. A season 2 is already in production. The first five episodes have been available since April 28, and the sequel will air later this month.
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