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30 July 2021 à 15:15

International press roundup: July 2021

The announcement of the Palme d'Or at the latest Festival de Cannes, awarded to Titane, generated a lot of coverage in the foreign press. But the other French films presented at Cannes also received plenty of attention...

With regard to Titane, the Australian blog Filmink.com said: "Finally, a competition film with gusto and daring."

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In Portugal, c7nema.com straight out declared: "A cult film is born."
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Meanwhile, the Tribune de Genève remarked "it's the first time a horror film has been so honored. Fad or sign of the times?"
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And for Le Journal de Montréal, this Palme intends to say "that the steamroller of conformity has not yet passed over the entire artistic milieu."
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The foreign media also offered us their first glimpse of the French films presented exclusively at Cannes.

Hence, the Canadian site ScreenAnarchy focused on Bloody Oranges by Jean-Christophe Meurisse and how it "turns savage in cynical satire."

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Mymovies.it, in Italy, deemed François Ozon's Everything Went Fine: "Hard and frontal, cynical and biting. A pure Ozon that questions the most intimate aspects of life."
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In Mexico, Correcamara.com.mx gave the following advice about Bergman Island by Mia Hansen-Løve : "Go see this film on the big screen and you will discover a very talented director."
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As for theaters, the foreign press continued to report on French films released in foreign cinemas.

Mandibles by Quentin Dupieux launched in United States, about which The New York Times reported: "Mandibles is sweet, simple, and oh-so-very stupid—a stupidity that’s oddly liberating."
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Dutch Cinemagazine.net praised Aznavour By Charles by Marc di Domenico, which released recently in The Netherlands.
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In Spain, Rockdelux wrote "Emmanuel Mouret is the heir of a romantic tradition harking back to  Diderot," after the release of his film Love Affair(s).
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The British website Heyuguys wrote simply: "Jumbo is an excellent first feature from Zoé Wittock."
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In Denmark, Ekkofilm.dk déclared that De Gaulle by Gabriel Le Bomin is "Quality French cinema that rediscovers the general's humanity."
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Finally, the foreign press also reported on French films at international festivals.

Hence, in Turkey, the cultural site Dadanizm.com published a long interview with Chloé Mazlo about his film Skies of Lebanon, presented at the Flying Broom Women's Film Festival in Ankara.
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The Portuguese daily Diário de Notícias announced the winner of the Festival International de Courts-Métrages de Vila do Conde, the French film VO by Nicolas Gourault.
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And finally, the Portuguese bog c7nema paid a tribute to our International French Cinema Fest: ➡️ Read the article online

Author : Communications

Latest update : 03 August 2021 à 15:15 CEST

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Cannes International Film Festival - 2021

Type : Feature film and short film festival

Theme : International festival