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05 October 2021 à 23:44

International press roundup: September 2021

The fall season for the movie industry was dominated by the three major international film festivals in September. French cinema was well represented at these events and left a lasting impression, as reported in international press outlets.

Variety announced: "Audrey Diwan, a major talent," in reference to her film Happening, winner of the Golden Lion at the Venice International Film Festival.
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During TIFF, IndieWire stated that in Le Bal des folles, "Mélanie Laurent confronts the misogyny of modern medicine."
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And at San Sebastián, we read in Fotogramas: "Lucile Hadzihalilovic, the director of atmospheres" in an article about her film Earwig, which won the Special Jury Prize.
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Here is an overview of articles published in the European press on French films released in theaters in September:

In the Netherlands, Cinemagazine remarked on "the balance between light and serious entertainment" in Playlist by Nine Antico.

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In Germany, Epd-film reported on The Rose Maker by Pierre Pinaud: "A social comedy tailor-made for Catherine Frot."
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In the United Kingdom, Heyuguys highlighted the "magic realism that slow fades into pure fantasy," in Gagarine by Fanny Liatard and Jérémy Trouilh.
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In Denmark, we can read: "a French comedy about infidelity, as delicious as a croissant au beurre," in Ekkofilm about Love Affair(s) by Emmanuel Mouret.
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"Her next mission will be to conquer Hollywood and the rest of the world," states El País in Spain, about Julia Ducournau in an in-depth interview.
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Meanwhile, in Portugal, "the society of the spectacle caricatures itself," writes C7nema at the release On A Half Clear Morning by Bruno Dumont.
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In Latin America:

Cinegarage presented the poster for the 25th Tour de cine francés, which will kick off in Mexico on October 24.
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In Argentina, Página 12 declares that Claude Lelouch's film The Best Years of a Life is likely to be "the end of an unexpected trilogy."
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And in Asia:

In Taiwan, the national daily Mirror Media describes the characters in The Big Hit by Emmanuel Courcol as belonging to the "crazy actors' club."
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We end this press roundup with the announcement of Isabelle Huppert as the president of the jury of the upcoming International Film Festival.
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Author : Ainhoa Jauregui

Latest update : 08 October 2021 à 23:44 CEST

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TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) - 2021

Type : Feature film and short film festival

Theme : All films

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San Sebastian International Film Festival (SSIFF) - 2021

Type : Feature film and short film festival

Theme : All films

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Tokyo - International Film Festival - 2021

Type : Feature film festival

Theme : All films

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Tour de Cine Francés - 2021

Type : Feature film festival

Theme : French films

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Venice International Film Festival - 2021

Type : Feature film and short film festival

Theme : All films

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