Funny, melancholy, absurd: the cinema releases on August 4



♦ The death of cinema and of my father too ***

by Dani Rosenberg

Israeli film, 1 h 43 – official selection of the Cannes Film Festival 2020

Israeli director Dani Rosenberg shot the movie he wrote for his sick father and mixes fiction with real footage from the last days of his life. Brutal and poignant.

“READ THE REVIEW:” The death of cinema and of my father too “, life live

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Tom Medina **

by Tony Gatlif

French film, 1 h 40

In the new film Tony Gatlif, a young man who has had trouble with the law arrives at a ranch in the Camargue to give his life a different direction.

“READ THE REVIEW:” Tom Medina “, regaining his dignity in the Camargue

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♦ Nadia, Butterfly **

by Pascal Plante

Quebec film, 1 h 47, Official selection of the 2020 Cannes Film Festival

This intimate and spectacular film shares with us the melancholy and distress of an Olympic champion, played by a swimmer currently competing in the Tokyo Olympics.

“READ THE REVIEW:” Nadia, Butterfly “, the loneliness of the long distance swimmer

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For eternity **

by Roy Andersson

Swedish movie, 1 h 16

Silver Lion for Best Director at the Venice Film Festival in 2019, Swedish filmmaker Roy Andersson illustrates the great loneliness of meaningless lives.

“READ THE CRITIQUE:” For Eternity “, the absurdity of the human condition

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Around the world in 80 days **
by Samuel Tourneux
French animated film, 1 h 20

Loosely adapted from the Jules Verne classic, this French animated film calibrated for the international market is a pleasant entertainment that does not lack humor or liveliness.

“READ THE REVIEW:” Around the world in 80 days “, a masterpiece adaptation

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♦ OSS 117: red alert in black Africa *

by Nicolas Bedos

French film, 1 h 56

If we find with pleasure Jean Dujardin in the role of Hubert Bonisseur of La Bath overtaken by modernity, this third part of OSS 117 lacks spirit.

»READ THE REVIEW: OSS 117, the spy who never doubts

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From low floor *

by Yassine Qnia

French film, 1 h 27

For his first feature film, Yassine Qnia, self-taught director, follows Mehdi in the dead end to which his burglaries have led him.

“READ THE REVIEW:” From low level “, the gropings of a little thug

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