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Megalopolis: a crazy trailer for Coppola's next film comes out just before Cannes

Réalisé par : Francis Ford Coppola Avec : Adam Driver, Giancarlo Esposito, Nathalie Emmanuel, Dustin Hoffman , Shia LaBeouf , Laurence Fishburne Genre : Film de Science-Fiction Sortie Prochainement 0 /5 Donnez votre avis Synopsis Vos avis

Megalopolis: a crazy trailer for Coppola's next film comes out just before Cannes

A monumental first trailer for "Megalopolis" is finally out and finally gives a first idea of ​​the futuristic fresco that Francis Ford Coppola has been carrying for several decades.

"It's the best film that I've had the privilege of presiding over." It is with these words that Francis Ford Coppola presented this morning the first trailer for its Megalopolis, just a few days before its preview é event at the Cannes Film Festival. In these first images, the father of Godfather and'Apocalypse Now of sailing an ambitious futuristic fable with hints of Roman tragedies. The 85-year-old filmmaker is also in competition for the Palme d'or and could win the third in his career with this feature film.

It must be said that Megalopolis is a particularly ambitious project which took several decades to see the light of day.  Firstly by its long gestation, but also by its intrigue which unfolds takes place in an imaginary world close to our own. While the city of "New Rome" must change, two visions oppose each other: that of César Catilina, a genius artist capable of stopping time, and the conservative mayor Franklyn Cicero. In the middle, the mayor's daughter, Julia Cicero, in love with Caesar Catilina, is torn. Discover the first trailer for Megalopolis below.

Synopsis – Megalopolis is a Roman epic in an imaginary modern America in full decadence. The city of New Rome absolutely must change, which creates a major conflict between Caesar Catilina, a genius artist with the power to stop time, and the arch-conservative mayor Franklyn Pica. The first dreams of an ideal utopian future while the second remains very attached to reality. &agrav; a regressive status quo protective of greed, privilege and private militias. The mayor's daughter and jet-setter Julia Cicero, in love with César Catilina, is torn between the two men and will have to discover what seems best to her for the future of humanity.

A crazy casting and a still unclear release date

Même si Megalopolis does not win the Palme d'Or at the next Cannes Film Festival, the climb to the steps before the screening of the film will certainly be spectacular. In the casting of the film, we find huge names, like Adam Driver (Star Wars), Nathalie Emmanuel (Game of Thrones), Dustin Hoffman (The Graduate), Shia LaBeouf (Transformers), Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad), Laurence Fishburne (Matrix), Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation) or Jason Schwartzman (A Board of the Darjeeling Limited). Nothing but ç a!

For now, the release date has not been announced. officially announced. According to information from Le Point, a cinema release in France next September has been announced. mentioned, but nothing precise or official yet. It must be said that, while the project is certainly ambitious, its commercial potential is still very uncertain. What is certain is that the Cannes public will appreciate it. will cover this Thursday, May 16 and that the film is scheduled to be released in 2024. 

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