The cinema released on July 27: Krypto and the Super-Animals, Marcel!, The Auschwitz Report… – Actus Ciné

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Krypto and the Super Animals by Jared Stern, Sam Levine

With Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Soprano…

What is it about? Krypto, Superman’s super-dog, faces a great challenge: rescuing his master, who has been kidnapped by Lex Luthor and his evil guinea pig Lulu. For this, he must join a gang of kind but clumsy animals.

do you know Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart know each other well, having worked together in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and its sequel, Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw and especially Almost Secret Agents.

Marcel! by Jasmine Trinca With Alba Rohrwacher, Maayane Conti, Giovanna Ralli…

What is it about? The little girl is insomniac. The mother is an artist. The dog’s name is Marcel. The girl loved her mother very much, but her mother loved Marcel more than anything else. Will an unexpected event allow these chains of love to reconnect?

do you know Italian actress Jasmine Trinca signs her first feature film as a director with Marcel! : “I’ve been on camera for over twenty years and I feel the need to change my perspective even more.

The Auschwitz Report by Peter Bebjak

With Noel Czuczor, Peter Ondrejička, John Hannah…

What is it about? Deported to Auschwitz in 1942, two young Slovak Jews escaped on April 10, 1944. Their goal: to reveal to the world what happened in the death camps, and to try to save thousands of lives. But their story seemed so unbelievable that the Allies could not believe it.

do you know For Peter Bebjak, the Auschwitz Report participates, like films like Schindler’s List and The Son of Saul, in not forgetting the horrors caused by the rise of fascism: “A few years ago, the socio-political situation in Slovakia brought the extreme right to the parliament. And, unfortunately, this problem goes beyond Slovakia.”

Sunset by Michel Franco

With Tim Roth, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Iazua Larios…

What is it about? A wealthy English family is spending a luxurious vacation in Acapulco when news of a death forces them to rush back to London. On board, Neil admits that he forgot his passport in his hotel room. Returning from the airport, he asked his taxi to take him to a modest boarding house in Acapulco…

do you know Michel Franco sought out Tim Roth after Chronic (2015). The director also wrote the central character of Sundown especially for the actor. He explained: “We had the same feelings, and I thought he would accept this story. I wrote the screenplay in a few weeks, unlike Nouvel Ordre, which took me years.”

Mi iubita mon amour by Noémie Merlant

What is it about? With Gimi Covaci, Noémie Merlant, Sanda Codreanu… Jeanne left to celebrate her bachelor party in Romania with friends. There he met Nino and his family. Everyone separated them. This is the beginning of a passionate and endless summer.

do you know Gimi Covaci is a young Roma who started filming Shakira and co-wrote Mi iubita mon amour with director Noémie Merlant. From 8 to 13 years old, he grew up in the streets of Paris, Place de la République. He recalled: “I saw the badness of people among the Gypsies while in my family, no one was hurt, no one stole.”

A Summer Like This by Denis Côté

With Larissa Corriveau, Aude Mathieu, Laure Giappiconi…

What is it about? Invited to a nursing home to explore their sexual troubles, three young women spend their days and nights taming intimate demons. Under the quiet supervision of a German therapist and a sympathetic social worker, the group tries to maintain a fragile balance.

do you know Denis Côté was the first to note that Quebec cinema rarely foregrounds sexuality. However, he didn’t feel like the ideal filmmaker to discuss the subject. Then he read a book about the word nymphomania, written by Carol Groneman, a New York historian.

Costa Brava, Lebanon by Mounia Akl

With Nadine Labaki, Saleh Bakri, Nadia Charbel…

What is it about? Lebanon, in the near future. Soraya and Walid have built an idyllic life in the mountains, far from the chaos and pollution of Beirut. The peaceful life of the family is brutally questioned by supposedly being placed in an ecological landfill.

do you know Costa Brava, Lebanon refers to a beach located near Beirut and named Costa Brava in reference to the beaches of Spain. In 2015, it became a huge dumping ground for waste from the entire region.

Becoming a Father of Tetsuya Mariko

With Yu Aoi, Tokio Emoto, Kanji Furutachi…

What is it about? Clumsy and naive, Miyamoto, a young salaryman of a stationery company, falls in love with the mysterious Yasuko. It uses Miyamoto to get an unwilling girlfriend, but eventually grows attached to his admirer’s enthusiasm.

do you know Becoming Father is the adaptation of a cult manga in Japan, Miyamoto kara kimi e by Hideki Arai, which was released in the late 1990s. Tetsuya Mariko was marked by reading it when she was 20 years old.

Destruction of Children by Tetsuya Mariko

With Yuya Yagira, Masaki Suda, Nana Komatsu…

What is it about? Mitsuhama, port of Shikoku, the most southern part of Japan. There live two orphaned brothers, Taira and Shota Ashiwara. The eldest, Taira, was distracted by the fight. One day when he was beaten by a mob, he traveled to Matsuyama, the nearest big city, in search of strong opponents to face.

do you know In Destruction Babies, the characters are locked in spirals of ultra-violence, with its most brutal representation. While writing the film, Tetsuya Mariko traveled to Matsuyama, a town in Ehime Prefecture, and met a man her age who told her about his violent youth.

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