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Megalopolis: Francis Ford Coppola's latest film is finally revealed in first images

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: Francis Ford Coppola's latest film is finally revealed in first images

A project carried out by the director for over 40 years, the film "Megalopolis" is finally revealed in first images, before its screening at the 2024 Cannes Film Festival.

Francis Ford Coppola has been thinking &agrave for over 40 years his next film, an ambitious fable with hints of Roman tragedies, Megalopolis. After applying the brakes to the project after the attacks of September 11, the project finally resumed in recent years. And the wait soon comes to an end ; its end, since the director of Godfather and'Apocalypse Now will present this new feature film at the Cannes Film Festival, from May 14 to 25, 2024. The 85-year-old filmmaker is also in comp' eacute;tition for the Palme d'or and could win the third of his career.

It must be said that Megalopolis is a particularly ambitious project resembling an ancient Roman tragedy.  Firstly because of its long gestation, but also because of its plot which unfolds throughout the years. rolls in an imaginary world close to ours. 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. The Pact revealed first images of this still very enigmatic film in a video discover below.

A crazy casting and a still unclear release date

Même si Megalopolis does not win the Palme d'Or at the next Festival Cannes, the climb of 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 (Le Lauréat) , Shia LaBeouf (Transformers), Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad), Laurence Fishburne (Matrix), Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation< /em>) or Jason Schwartzman (A Bord du Darjeeling Limited). Just ça!

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 be covered in the coming days and that the film should be released this year. 

Synopsis – Megalopolis is a Roman epic in an Am&eacute An imaginary modern era 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 Cicero. The first dreams of an ideal utopian future while the second remains very attached to reality. à 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.

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