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Ladj Ly and his film school to “promote equal opportunities” find an ally in Netflix

Netflix invested in French cinema. The American platform joins forces with the Kourtrajmé film school, created by director Ladj Ly – who caused a sensation with Wretched – in order to “promote a new generation of talents in cinematographic and audiovisual creation“, Announces the streaming service in a press release. The partnership, signed for three […]

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Mads Mikkelsen: with Drunk, “Thomas Vinterberg wanted to provoke an electroshock”

INTERVIEW – The Danish director has offered his compatriot the role of a worn-out fifty-something history teacher who decides to live daily with 0.5 grams of alcohol in his blood. Mads Mikkelsen, here in “Drunk”: “There are so many beautiful situations in life where, after having had a drink, everything seems perfect! Beyond a certain […]

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Cinema: in the secrets of Peau d’âne

STORY – Jacques Demy’s film was shot in 1970 in Chambord and Gambais. Fifty years later, actors and technicians remember this curious adventure in the land of dreams. Jean Marais and Catherine Deneuve on the set of Jacques Demy’s film, during the summer of 1970 at the Château de Chambord (41). It’s hard to forget […]

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Comedian Yann Epstein, 67, has died

Yann Epstein had a great passion for cinema. He landed his first role in The friends, directed by Gérard Blain when he was only 17 years old. During his career, the actor notably played in The kid by Alain Corneau, alongside Annie Girardot in Always alone by Gérard Mordillat, in Wasabi with Jean Reno, in […]

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Aaron Sorkin’s Chicago Seven, America’s Trial

CRITICISM – In 1968, the demonstration on the sidelines of the Democratic convention degenerated. Returning to the trial of its organizers, the brilliant screenwriter of The Social Network shows the deep divisions that the United States still suffers from. A powerful movie to watch on Netflix. By Etienne Sorin The Chicago Seven also shines with […]