It’s time for our little moment to take stock of this week’s cinema releases. If you want to go out to the movies this weekend, you've really come to the right place. First of all, let's remember that the excellent Poor Creatures and L'innocence are still showing.
For this new week, here are 3 fresh feature films as well as a film to catch up on while there's still time. On the menu for this weekend ? The Grand Prix of the 2023 Cannes Film Festival which takes place during the Second World War, an animated film about one of the most brilliant inventors of the Renaissance, a Japanese thriller thrilling and a moving musical.
The Area of Interest
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Presented in official competition at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival, La Zone d'Interêt won the grand prize and it's not without reason . The feature film invites us into the daily life of Rudolf Höss, the commander of Auschwitz, and his wife Hedwig, who strive to build a dream life for their family in a magnificent house with a flower garden located right next to the camp concentration.
Inspired by a novel written by Martin Amis, The Zone of Interestupsets spectators, who give it an average rating of 4 out of 5 on AlloCiné. The press is even more enthusiastic with the rating of 4.2. With The Area of Interest, filmmaker Jonathan Glazer tells us about the Holocaust as we have never seen it before. The feature film received 5 Oscar nominations.
In the cast of The Zone of Interest& ;nbsp;? The excellent Sandra Hüller, who recently amazed us in Anatomy of a Fall, as well as Chistian Friedel, who we have already been able to seen in Babylon Berlin. A slap in the face to see urgently.
Léo, the fabulous story of Leonardo da Vinci
For many years, the genius of Leonardo da Vinci fascinates young and old alike. Artist, engineer, architect, inventor… A true visionary of the Renaissance, Leonardo da Vinci is a grandiose character. The animated feature film Léo, the fabulous story of Leonardo da Vinci immerses us in his fantastic destiny.
With the voices of André Dussolier and Marion Cotillard, this is the perfect film to see this weekend with your children or your nephews. Interesting creativity, Léo, the fabulous story of Leonardo da Vinci uses stop-motion to make us dream. The work of Jim Capobianco, who notably participated in the scenario of Ratatouille, touches the spectators and obtains an average of 3.6 out of 5.
In A Man, Rie discovers that her recently deceased husband was not who he claimed to be. In the proper sense of the term. Indeed, during the funeral, she learns that he was hiding behind someone else's identity. But who was her husband? To find out, she hired a specialist lawyer. The latter will then delve into the past of the mysterious Daisuke Taniguchi, who has been missing for several years, to understand how and why the deceased was able to “take his place”. More than a thriller, A Man offers us a real reflection on our identity.
A Man is based on the novel by Keiichiro Hirano which won the Yoliuri Prize, a prestigious literary award in Japan, in 2018. feature film has already won numerous awards in the Japanese archipelago and continues its rise. Spectators gave it an excellent rating of 4 out of 5 while the press settled for 3.4.
The Color Purple
In 2024, The color purple is reinventing itself. Nearly four decades after Steven Spielberg's film, Blitz Bazawule intends to bring it up to date. Almost 20 years after the release of the film starring Whoopi Goldberg, The Color Purple is adapted into a Broadway musical. Thus, this new cinema version is intended to be musical.
The Color Purple tells us the story of three women in post-slavery America over 40 years. Although they all go through terrible ordeals during these various decades, they manage to stay united. Viewers seem satisfied with this new version of The Color Purple. The film obtained an average rating of 3.5 out of 5. Danielle Brooks (Orange is the new black) was even nominated for an Oscar in the Best Supporting Actress category. role.
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