Cinema releases on May 4: Doctor Strange 2, Tenor, Anatomy of Time … – Actus Ciné

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Tenor by Claude Zidi Jr.

With Michèle Laroque, MB14, Guillaume Duhesme …

What is it about ? Antoine, a young Parisian suburb, divides his time between the rap fights he performs with talent and his job as a sushi bidder. During a trip to the Opéra Garnier, his path crosses that of Mrs. Loyseau, a singing teacher, who discovers in him a raw talent to hatch.

Did you know ? After Les Deguns, co-directed with Cyrille Droux, Claude Zidi Jr. signs. his first solo film with Tenor. Son of Claude Zidi, he did not immediately turn to instruct: “The idea of ​​Tenor goes back ten years, I had to convince, pitch the film for more producers (…). 5 or 6 years of development followed (…).”

Sam Raimis Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

With Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Rachel McAdams …

What is it about ? The Marvel Cinematic Universe unlocks and pushes the boundaries of the multiverse even further. Travel into the unknown with Doctor Strange, who with the help of mysterious allies old and new crosses the multifaceted and dangerous realities of the multiverse to meet a mysterious new opponent.

Did you know ? Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is the 28th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the 5th in Phase IV, after Black Widow, Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings, The Eternals and Spider-Man: No Way Home.

Jakrawal Nilthamrongs Anatomy of Time

With Thaveeratana Leelanuja, Prapamonton Eiamchan, Sorabodee Changsiri …

What is it about ? Two fragments of a woman’s life. Maem is a young woman in rural Thailand in the 1960s. Her watchmaker father passed on his passion to his daughter as tensions between the military dictatorship and communist rebels grew.

Did you know ? For more than 10 years, Jakrawal Nilthamrong’s father was seriously ill. The director’s mother took care of him so tirelessly. He says : “The love bond between them was probably long gone, but she was committed to taking care of her husband as best she could. I tried to understand that affection and never asked him questions.”

Passengers of the Night by Mikhaël Hers

With Charlotte Gainsbourg, Quito Rayon Richter, Noee Abita …

What is it about ? Paris, 1980s. Elisabeth has just been abandoned by her husband and has to take care of the daily life of her two teenagers, Matthias and Judith. She finds a job in a night radio program where she meets Talulah, a vacant young girl, whom she takes under her wings.

Did you know ? After Amanda, who is deeply rooted in the present, Mikhaël Hers has chosen to place Les Passagers de la nuit in the 1980s, a decade he is particularly fond of. The director explains: “In the ’80s, I was a kid and happy to be, but I always had the fantasy of being a teenager or a young adult in those years.”

Limbo by Ben Sharrock

With Amir El-Masry, Vikash Bhai, Ola Orebiyi …

What is it about ? On a small fishing island in Scotland, a group of asylum seekers await their fate. Faced with crazy residents and grotesque situations, everyone is holding on to the promise of a better life.

Did you know ? Ben Sharrock wanted to tell a story whose subject would be a refugee’s daily life, without giving up his film style. We therefore find in Limbo absurd elements that come to counteract the usual representation of refugees in the media and dramatic films.

Los Fuertes by Omar Zúñiga Hidalgo

With Antonio Altamirano, Samuel González, Marcela Salinas …

What is it about ? The thwarted love story between two men confronted with their opposite life choices in a small, remote fishing village in Chile.

Did you know ? Omar Zúñiga was born in Santiago, Chile and began writing Los Fuertes in 2014 while living in the United States. After several projects in the English language, he wanted to return to his roots.

Il buco by Michelangelo Frammartino

With Paolo Cossi, Jacopo Elia, Denise Trombin …

What is it about ? In the 1960s, Italy celebrated its prosperity by building the country’s tallest tower. At the same time, a group of young speleologists decide to explore the deepest cave. 700 meters underground, they pass unnoticed by the surrounding inhabitants, but not by the region’s hermit.

Did you know ? When he filmed Le Quattro Volte (2010) in Alessandria del Carretto, southern Italy, the city’s mayor, Antonio La Rocca (Nino), even helped a cave digger, Michelangelo Frammartino, with location scouting. He often told the filmmaker how wonderful the Pollino massif is.

Summer, Eternity by Emilie Aussel

With Agathe Talrich, Marcia Guedj-Feugeas, Matthieu Lucci …

What is it about ? To live and love from the top of his 18 years, to plunge into the carefree summer, to suddenly lose his best friend, to realize that nothing lasts forever, to be reborn.

Did you know ? From her first short film to her first feature film L’Été l’éternité, Émilie Aussel’s filmography has been crossed by two main threads: youth and Marseille. The director explains: “From film to film, I felt like I was digging a furrow: filming the youth and its emotions, the group, the loneliness, the relationship to the elements, the sea, with this desire to mix trivially and sacredly.”

Really good day by Patrice Laliberté

With Guillaume Laurin, Sarah-Jeanne Labrosse, Marc Beaupré …

What is it about ? Jérémie, a bicycle courier who delivers anonymous packages, leads a rigid and lonely life in the heart of Montreal. The arrival of her new neighbor will turn her everyday life upside down with many consequences. This movie was shot with a cell phone only.

Did you know ? Very nice day was completely filmed with a cell phone. This idea came from the desire to shoot immediately, as quickly as possible and follow his instincts. Patrice Laliberté says: “Steven Soderbergh’s High Flying Bird and Sean Baker’s Tangerine convinced me that this was an interesting path.”

Little love lesson by Eve Deboise

With Laetitia Dosch, Pierre Deladonchamps, Paul Kircher …

What is it about ? A Parisian café, lost copies, a high school student’s love letter to his math teacher: that’s all it takes for Julie, a dog aerator in her spare time, to embark on a crazy investigation. She has some time to avoid the worst, the teenager seems ready for anything.

Did you know ? After Paradise Perdu, a first dramatic film, Eve Deboise, with Little Love Lesson, realizes a comedy. She confides: “With Paradise Lost, it was a need for me to stage a dysfunctional family. But I always wanted to make a comedy. I was nurtured by American comedies from the thirties, forties and fifties.”

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