April 13th Movie Premieres: Fantastic Beasts 3, Winners, Whirlwind… – Actus Ciné

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Fantastic Beasts: A Dumbledore Secret by David Yates

Eddie Redmayne, Jude Law, Mads Mikkelsen…

What is it about ? Professor Albus Dumbledore knows that the powerful Gellert Grindelwald seeks to take over the wizarding world. Unable to stop him alone, he assigns Norbert Scamander to lead a team of wizards.

Did you know ? Fired by Warner when he was found guilty of domestic violence against Amber Heard following a libel lawsuit he filed with The Sun tabloid, Johnny Depp was indeed replaced by Mads Mikkelsen as the wizard Gellert Grindelwad.

Arizona Winners, Laurent Junca

With Joey Starr, Alban Ivanov, AZ…

What is it about ? The two winners will spend a week in Marseille with their idol filmed live on the web. Task: two winners – balls …

Did you know ? Alban Ivanov is very active in April-May 2022 with three additional films in addition to the winners: Les SEGPA (April 20), The Imaginary Doctor (April 27) and Les Folies fermières (May 11).

In the shadow of the daughters of Étienne Comar

Alex Lutz, Agnes Jaoui, Hafsia Herzi…

What is it about ? Luke is a famous opera singer. In the midst of a personal crisis, he agrees to give a singing masterclass at a women’s correctional facility. He quickly finds himself dealing with the difficult temperament of the inmates.

Did you know ? Like Django, Etienne Comar’s first and previous film, A l’ombre des filles is about music. Director says: “Whether in the choice of tempo, contrasts, voices, levels of emotion or intensity, the beginning or code of a film… Transcription of emotion through the abstraction of a musical, I easily associate it with cinematic writing.”

Revenge of the Brilliant Shrimp Cédric Le Gallo, Maxime Govare

Nicolas Gob, Alban Lenoir, Bilal El Atrebi…

What is it about ? On their way to the Gay Games in Tokyo, the Shiny Shrimps lose touch and get stuck in the depths of Russia, a particularly homophobic region…

Did you know ? Released in May 2019, Les Prawns sequins received almost 600,000 hits in France. Therefore, a sequel was quickly launched, which was still written and produced by the duo Cédric Le Gallo and Maxime Govare.

Vortex by Gaspard Noe

With Françoise Lebrun, Dario Argento, Alex Lutz…

What is it about ? Life is a short party that will soon be forgotten.

Did you know ? Gaspard Noe has already photographed people older than himself with love (Philippe Naon in Carne and One Against All). However, Vortex is inspired by his recent personal experience: “The film probably refers to the void that surrounds us and in which we float. I was also told that the film is reminiscent of Enter the Void in the sense that its plot is the great void, life, not death.”the director says.

And there was one morning by Eran Kolirin

Alex Bakri, Juna Suleiman, Salim Dow…

What is it about ? Sami lives in Jerusalem with his wife Mira and son Adam. His brother’s marriage forces him to return for the evening to the Arab village where he grew up. But at night, the village is surrounded by the Israeli army, and Sami is unable to leave.

Did you know ? And There Was Morning is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Syed Kashua, first published in 2006. The latter contacted Eran Kolirin in 2016, when the director was going through a period of doubt about his creative career.

Chiara, Jonas Carpignano

Swami Rotolo, Claudio Rotolo, Carmela Fumo…

What is it about ? Chiara, 16, lives in a small town in Calabria. Claudio, his father, leaves without a trace. She then decides to investigate to find him. But the closer she comes to the truth surrounding the mystery of this disappearance, the more her own destiny takes shape.

Did you know ? Chiara completes the triptych around the Calabrian city of Gioia Tauro, starting with Mediterranea and then with A Ciambra. When he arrived in Gioia Tauro in 2010, Jonas Carpignano witnessed violent race riots after two African migrants were attacked, which inspired Mediterranea. In A Ciambra, he became interested in the city’s gypsy community.

Apples from Christos Niku

With Aris Servetalis, Sofia Georgovassili, Anna Kalaitzidou…

What is it about ? Part of the population of Athens is stricken with sudden amnesia. A man is included in a recovery program designed to help him build a new life.

Did you know ? It was after the loss of a loved one eight years ago that Christ Niku thought about memory, identity and death: Is our memory selective? Do we remember what we have experienced, or only what we want to remember? Can we forget what hurts us? Is it possible that we don’t want to forget painful experiences?

Mama, Mama, Mama de Sol Berrueso Pichon Rivière

With Agustina Milstein, Chloe Cherchik, Camila Zolezzi…

What is it about ? The house is full of cousins, but Cleo is left alone with her little sister Erin. The grief she shares with her mother, but which the two women experience differently.

“Facing the Sea”, Elie Daguerre

Manal Issa, Roger Azar, Yara Abu Haidar…

What is it about ? Yana suddenly returns to Beirut after a long absence and is reunited with the familiar but strange life she left behind…

Did you know ? With Face à la mer, his first feature film since the shorts Beirut (2007) and Vagues ’98 (2015), Elie Daguerre wanted to describe the mental state of the Lebanese who have been tested by history for several decades . . The director explains:

“I really wanted the film to reflect the country, its people, the texture of Beirut. I didn’t try to create empathy for my character over the supposed drama. It is rather a game of signs, where everything contributes to immersion in a certain state. .”

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