Jean-Louis Trintignant, this very discreet hero

Jean Louis Trintignant this very discreet hero

This shy man struggling with his own notoriety had imposed an extraordinary style. He faded away at 91. Jean-Louis Trintignant. © BelgaImage He had neither the beauty of Delon nor the physique of Belmondo. He had a mad charm. A way of being there without being there that requalified the classic canons of masculinity and … Read more

Georges Charpak: Hero of the Resistance, Particle Hunter

I met him in the main restaurant of the European High Energy Research Laboratory (CERN), which I will call the Skeptical City. CERN, as well as Fermilab, located outside of Chicago; DESY, in the Altona district, Hamburg; KEK, in the city of Tsukuba, Japan, are places where the bowels of matter are observed and nothing … Read more

Enrique Bunbury, the “Hero of legend” who retires after 35 years: “Thank you sincerely!”

The singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and former vocalist and leader of the Spanish rock band Héroes del Silencio, Enrique Bunbury, has canceled the performance that he planned to offer on September 22 at the Icónica Sevilla Fest festival due to the decision made by the artist to suspend his entire tour in Spain due to his … Read more

Ruben Östlund: “Snow Therapy goes totally against the archetype of the great American hero”

Ruben Ostlund Snow Therapy goes totally against the archetype of

Ruben Östlund’s film can be viewed again on Arte and Arte.TV. Update March 14, 2022: Ruben Ostlundwho received the Golden Palm for The Square during the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, had before that staged Snow Therapy, a squeaky comedy where a father panics and abandons his loved ones during an avalanche. We met the director … Read more

Book: when Rodolphe Barry sets off in pursuit of an American hero

Book when Rodolphe Barry sets off in pursuit of an

It was in 1983 that Sam Shepard rose to fame. He played supersonic pilot Chuck Yeager in The stuff of heroes. The audience discovered a silent handsome guy with steel eyes who, with a hieratic step, walked in the desert towards his red jet (a real role of composition, because Shepard had a panic fear … Read more

Cannes Film Festival 2021: “A hero” by Asghar Farhadi plays an Iranian-style Coen brothers tune

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The past (2013), The customer (2016), Everybody knows (2018), and today A hero, so many films by the Iranian Asghar Farhadi passed through the competition of the Cannes Film Festival. Although he left empty-handed each time, his films were always enthusiastically received by the public and critics. Will this time be the right one? Rahim … Read more

Cinema Releases: Matrix Resurrections – A Hero

Cinema Releases Matrix Resurrections – A Hero

The nugget and heart stroke, it is a Cannes award-winning Iranian film ”A Hero” and the long-awaited return of Neo and Trinity, the heroes of the saga worship ”Matrix”! Almost 20 years after the end of the original trilogy, fans will finally be able to discover ”Matrix Resurrections”, the direct sequel to the last episode … Read more

Cinema: “A hero” by Asghar Farhadi – Art Côte d’Azur

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After having directed in Spain, the disappointing “Everybody Knows”, Asghar Farhadi returned, with “A hero”, to his homeland, Iran, to find the rigorous and talented style which characterizes his cinema. As in “A Separation”, everything is calculated to the nearest millimeter to make a fascinating and magnificent film. Shot in Shiraz, far from the tumult … Read more

“A hero”: a harmless little lie will have disproportionate consequences

A hero a harmless little lie will have disproportionate consequences

With A hero, Asghar Farhadi did not go far from the Palme d’Or in Cannes. In direct line with his previous Iranian films – be it A separation (who had revealed the filmmaker thanks to the Golden Bear in Berlin in 2011) or The customer in 2016 -, this new psychological drama nevertheless stands out … Read more

Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi’s “A Hero”: one of the best films of 2021

Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadis A Hero one of the best

Iranian filmmakers are hitting hard at the end of the year and spectators are not complaining. Fifteen days after the release on the screens of the admirable The devil does not exist by Mohammad Rasoulof, on the death penalty, it’s Asghar Farhadi’s turn to unveil his new fiction: A hero. This equally admirable film was … Read more