Archives pour la catégorie 2015

Two men in town

two_men_in_town TWO MEN IN TOWN

Original title : La Voie de l’Ennemi

Director : Rachid Bouchareb

Cast : Forest Whitaker, Harvey Keitel, Ellen Burstyn

Production year: 2014

Origin: France

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Crime

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A Muslim ex-con forms a friendship with his parole officer.
  • Strong cast
  • Nominated at the Berlin film Festival
  • Bouchareb famous for Indigènes (Days of Glory)

Back in crime

BIC ENG BACK IN CRIME

Original title : l’Autre vie de Richard Kemp

Director : Germinal Alvarez

Cast : Jean-Hugues Anglade Mélanie Thierry

Production year: 2013

Origin: France

Language: French

Genre: Thriller, Crime

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Inspector Richard Kemp never got around to putting the handcuffs around the Eardrum Slasher, a dangerous serial killer whose rampage began 20 years before. When Hélène, a psychologist, witnesses the Slasher’s latest crime and offers to testify, Kemp falls in love with her at first sight
  • A time tripping thriller
  • Starring Melanie Thierry (Zero Theorem, Babylon A.D.) and Jean-hugues Anglade (Queen Margot)

Paris Countdown

Paris_countdown PARIS COUNTDOWNOriginal title : Le jour attendra

Director : Edgar Marie

Cast: Jacques Gamblin, Olivier Marchal

Production year: 2013

Origin: France

Language:Français

Genre: Crime, thriller

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Milan and Jonas once were the best friends in the world. Until the day when they had to denounce Serki, a criminal psychopath, to the Mexican police.
  • Good Cast: Jacques Gamblin (Safe Conduct, Children of the Marshlands), Laure Marsac (Interview with a vampire, Mesrine), Carlo Brandt (Marie Antoinette)
  • Good Chemistry between the actors.

Armed hands

mains_armees_philippe_jolivet_bekhti_zem ARMED HANDS

Original title : Mains Armées

Director : Pierre Jolivet

Cast : Leïla Bekhti, Roshdy Zem, Marc Lavoine

Production year: 2012

Origin: France

Language: French

Genre: Crime, Thriller

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Lucas and his team are after a gang of Serbian criminals using NATO-issued weapons. As the investigation leads him to Paris, Lucas attempts to reconnect with his estranged daughter, a young narc officer.
  • Famous cast: Leïla Bekhti (a Prophet) and Roshdy Zem (Days of Glory)
  • A very well directed and well -paced thriller.

You and the Night

You and the night YOU AND THE NIGHT

Original title : Les Rencontres d’Après Minuit

Director : Yann Gonzalez

Cast : Kate Moran, Niels Schneider

Production year: 2013

Origin: France

Language: French

Genre: Comedy, romance

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Around midnight, a young couple and their transvestite maid prepare for an orgy. Their guests will be The Slut, The Star, The Stud and The Teen.
  • Selected in the Cannes Critic’s week and nominated for the Queer’s week in 2013
  • This alternately sensuous and silly pastiche suggests director Yann Gonzalez may be the next Almodovar or Ozon – Variety
  • Famous cast: Delon, Dalle, Schneider, Cantona

Vanishing Waves

Vanishing Waves VANISHING WAVES

Original title : Aurora

Director : Kristina Buozyte

Cast : Marius Jampolskis, Jurga Jutaite, Rudolfas Jansonas

Production year: 2012

Origin: Lithuania

Language: Lituanian, English and French

Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi

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When a team of scientists design a complex series of sensory-deprivation experiments aimed at making contact with catatonic Aurora, Lukas volunteers as a test subject. He not only manages to reach through to Aurora, he also enters into a deeply erotic, psychic romance with her that transcends the boundaries of physical reality.
  • Won awards at Austin Film Fest and Karlovy Film Fest
  • Both disturbingly surreal and hauntingly beautiful, « Vanishing Waves » depicts the human psyche as a severely haunted house. Indiewire
  • A targeting “Genre” movie: Science fiction and thriller mixed with romance

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 Original title : Desire

Director : Laurent Bouhnik

Cast: Déborah Révy, Hélène Zimmer, Gowan Didi

Production year: 2011

Origin: France

Language: French

Genre: Drama, Romance

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In a social context deteriorated by a countrywide economic crisis, the life of several people will be turned upside down after they meet Cecile, a character who symbolizes desire.
  • Between Breillat and Max Ophuls, a controversial movie
  • Set in Cherbourg, the movie echoes of Demy’s Parapluie de Cherbourg.

Isztambul

Isztambul ISZTAMBUL

Original title : Isztambul

Director : Ferenc Török

Cast : Padraic Delaney, Johanna ter Steege

Production year: 2011

Origin: Hungary, Turkey

Language: Hungarian

Genre: Romance, Drama
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Katalin’s (55) husband of thirty years, Janos, leaves her for a new girlfriend, a 28 year old student of his. Her crisis is received with indifference by friends and family alike. Her 25 year old daughter, Zsofi, is completely preoccupied with her pregnancy, and her teenager son, Zoli, cares only about himself…
  • A familiar story given a more insightful twist as it explores the personal effects of a marriage break up in a naturalistic and restrained way
  • A low key and subtle tale that is less a woman rebelling against her old life and more a woman finding herself.

King Curling

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Original title : Kong Curling

Director : Ole Endresen

Cast : Atle Antoahl Torp

Production year: 2013

Origin: Norway

Language: Norwegian

Genre: Comedy, Sport
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Once a great curling star, Truls Paulsen is diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder and banned from competition. After a stay in a pychiatric hospital he has no other idea than to rebuild his team and win the Championship.
  • A popular and hilarious comedy that kick the clichés about sport films as long as a reflexion on insanity.
  • As if Wes Anderson was directing Dodgeball with Coen Brothers and Aki Kaurismaki

Open up to me

Open Up to me OPEN UP TO ME

Original title : Kerron sinulle kaiken

Director : Simo Halinen

Cast : Leea Klemola, Peter Franzén, Ria Kataja

Production year: 2013

Origin: Finland, Sweden

Language: Finnish

Genre: Drama, Romance
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Maarit is a beautiful, intelligent and sexy woman who used to be a man. However, this new life has come at a considerable price. Estranged from her wife and daughter, Maarit feels like a stranger in a cold but familiar world. that is, until the day she meets Sami.
  • An intense psychological drama about sexual identity.
  • Actors have been praised unanimously :
  • Leea Klemalola received the Jussi Award for Best Actress