He walked from the Mercure hotel. Gad Elmaleh screened his film “Reste un peu” tonight at Espace Franquin. In front… Bernard Campan, Isabelle Carré, or even Anne Hidalgo. This is the first time that the comedian, here director, attended the festival. “I was very touched. And I have a lot of stage fright tonight, the director began. This is the first time the film has been shown to the public. »
In the feature film, he shares the poster with his parents, David and Régine Elmaleh, as well as his sister Judith. In this comedy, the actor recounts his life after three years in the United States. To justify his return, he explained that he misses his family and his friends. In fact, he came to find… the Virgin Mary. The music was composed by the famous trumpeter Ibrahim Maalouf.
Before the screening, Gad Elmaleh continued: “This part of the docu-fiction because I didn’t want to hire actors to play my parents. I wanted them to play it. My mother was not hard to convince: even though she found it scandalous that I hired someone. For my father, it was more difficult. I always heard that the hardest part was filming children and animals. I shot with children, animals and my parents. »
5 pm – Sophie Marceau draws the CGR crowd
He walked the blue carpet at 5 p.m. Sophie Marceau passed through the halls of the CGR to say a few words before the screening of “A woman of our time”. The film premieres this week. “Thank you for being there, you will be the first to watch the film. It works to finally inform this work. My role was so good, that I didn’t hesitate for a second”said the actress before the screening.
4:45 pm – André Dussollier canceled his CL visit
André Dussollier, the president of the jury, fell in the screenings, this Friday… Result: in the end he will not be available to make a detour to the Charente Libre studio at 6:45 pm However, we will receive Julie Gayet this time . The actress will participate tomorrow, Saturday, in a musical conversation with Alex Beaupain after the screening of the movie “I love you, me no more”, in the theater at 7 pm.
Actress Mathilde Seigner and Marie-France Brière, co-founder of the festival, also refused to attend.
3 pm – Expected by François Hollande at the CL studio
François Hollande is in Angoulême for the Francophone Film Festival. The former President of the Republic had lunch this afternoon at the Comptoir de Brice with, among others, Philippe Bouty, President of the Department, Martine Pinville, Regional Councilor, former Minister Stéphane Le Foll, and Jul, draftsman, author of “Silex and the city “. Before taking advantage of the cinema sessions, he plans to pass by the Charente Libre studio, where Julie Gayet is also expected at the end of the day.
11:15 am – The team of the film “Le Bleu du caftan” is in the studio
Maryam Touzani, the director, and Nabil Ayouch, producer and screenwriter, were at the CL microphone at the end of the morning to present “Le Bleu du caftan”, in the official competition. Everyone has been to FFA for “Adam”, in 2019.
10 am – The team of the film “The school is ours” at CL studio
Actors Sarah Suco, Oussama Kheddam, Gabin Jouillerot, Sofia Bendra and director Alexandre Castagnetti were on the CL set this morning. They came to present their new film, “Our school”. The feature film will be released by the end of October. They talk behind the scenes of the shooting, talk about their roles, the start of the school year and… the techno teachers.