The feature film tells the daily life of neighbors confronted with their life in confinement. A screenplay written by the actor and his partner, Laurence Arné.
“Hey, why don’t we write on the subject?Dany Boon imagined at RTL in May 2020. As soon as said, immediately done, a new film inspired by confinement will therefore see the light of day. After Connected on Amazon Prime, Netflix streams 8 rue de l’Humanité, comedy against the backdrop of a pandemic, from October 20. Dany Boon’s new production follows the daily life of the occupants of a Parisian building, faced with the quarantine imposed by the government. Everyone must learn this new form of living together.
In the trailer unveiled Wednesday, we recognize a few faces alongside the couple Boon and Arné, such as François Damiens, Yvan Attal, Alison Wheeler or Élie Semoun.
“After seeing the trailer, I would rather have the Covid than see the film”
But, are we laughing? Comments left under the Youtube video are destructive. “We will end up dying of discomfort, no Covid”, can we read. “Everyone is fed up with the Covid and they are making a film about it. ” Or : “After seeing the trailer, I would rather have the Covid than see the film.” At first glance, it is better for the film to be released only in streaming.
In the same vein, Supercondriac, also directed by Dany Boon in 2014, told the story of a hypochondriac forty-something, without woman or child. The review had been more than mixed. “Void in more than one way”, according to The Express, there where West France wants to be more moderate: “Boon […] proves to be more inspired and effective in duo exchanges than in solo acts. ” It remains to be seen whether 8, rue de l’Humanité does not feel warmed up.