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31 May 2021 à 11:59

International press roundup: May 2021

International press outlets continue to bring us news about French films, which, despite the current difficult times, are making their way to theaters and festivals around the world.

In Israel, Hebrew News shines the spotlight on In the Name of the Land, "which seeks to draw attention to the life of French farmers." The film by Edouard Bergeon is presented to Israeli audiences as part of the French Film Festival in Israel (May 20–June 5, 2021).
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In Switzerland, theaters are showing the latest film by Quentin Dupieux, Mandibles. An article on Cineman asks, "What on earth has gotten into Quentin Dupieux?"
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In the United Kingdom, the press has showered praise on the first feature by Suzanne Lindon, Spring Blossom. It is described by Vodzilla as "an accomplished debut" that is, using the French expression, "très, très charmant."
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Suzanne Lindon's film has also been released in the USA. The New York Times published a review titled "'Spring Blossom' Review: Youth's Fickle Desires."
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In Italy, News Cinecitta announced the upcoming release of DNA in an article titled "The roots of love, against racism."
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Also in Italy, Cinematografo reported on the return to the big screen of the hit film Amelie: "Amelie is back at the movies."
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The Spanish press turned its interest to Eric Barbier's film Small Country: An African Childhood. El Periódico de Catalunya underlined the depiction of a "child's perspective on the extremely complex subject of racial hatred that leads to extermination."
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Since the reopening of theaters in Quebec, French cinema has enjoyed a strong presence on movie screens, with new releases followed closely by the press in numerous articles. Le Journal de Montréal evokes "the neuroses of a young thirty-something" in Just Like A Woman by Amro Hamzawi.
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Le Soleil speaks of a "perfect storm" in reference to Three Days And a Life by Nicolas Boukhrief.
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In addition, La Presse summed up The Specials as "an inspiring film with flashes of lightness, touches of humor, and, at times, even magical moments."
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Now for news from Latin America!
In Brazil, Cinepop reported on the film by Manele Labidi, Arab Blues, highlighting its portrayal of "the power of reflection through conversations."
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An article on the Papodecinema website states that Alice and the Mayor "offers an astonishingly melancholy vision of contemporary politics."
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In Mexico, the regional daily newspaper La Razón covered the release of La Belle Epoque, declaring that "its biggest achievement lies in the lightness of its humor that has a bite in it."
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In Australia, Mama Weed has been warmly welcomed by the press. The website Hush Hush Biz states that the film "should tick off all the boxes to please most audiences."
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Meanwhile, Filmink described Two of Us as "a tender and effective piece of cinema."
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We will complete this international press roundup with an article published on Oh My News in South Korea, about Miss, which hails the "unique performance of an actor."
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Author : Communications

Latest update : 04 June 2021 à 11:59 CEST

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