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04 November 2021 à 12:08

International press roundup: Octobrer 2021

"Abundant" is the word to best describe the coverage of French cinema in the international media during October, which notes its presence equally in festivals as in theaters and markets.

• The South Korean magazine Cine21 published a long interview with Leos Carax, who traveled to the BIFFF to present Annette.
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• The Spanish magazine Fotogramas, on the occasion of the presentation of After Blue (Paradis Sale) at Sitges Film Festival declared: "Bertrand Mandico is one of the most important film directors of French cinema."
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• In Colombia, El Espectador published an interview with Charlène Favier, present at the French Film Festival, and whose Slalom was greeted by a wide public during its theatrical release.
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• In Mexico, Primera Página strongly advised readers to go and see The Dazzled by Sarah Suco, in theaters since October: "Don't miss it!"
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• In Japan, 10 000 Nights in the Jungle has been packing out theaters. With regards to the film's subject, Cinemacafe wondered: "What did the last Japanese soldier believe in? What did he fight against and how did he survive?"
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• In South Korea, Petite Maman has been marking its mark in cinemas. "A rare film, directed by Céline Sciamma," we can read in Cine21.
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• In Australia, SBS retrace retraces the genesis of the film Skies of Lebanon by Chloé Mazlo, which released there in September.
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• In the USA, Only the Animals by Dominik Moll drew the attention of the New York Times: "A cynical French puzzler."
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• In Spain, Family Swap by Jean-Patrick Benes has proved popular with more than 123,000 admissions to date. The daily La Razón stated: "This film is an excellent opportunity to flock to theaters again."
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• In Portugal, Danielle Arbid declared in C7nema, during the release of her film Simple Passion: "I know that feminists will not be very happy with this film."
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Cineman, In Switzerland, deemed Lost Illusions by Xavier Giannol: "One of these poignant films of which French cinema holds the secret."
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• In Italy, Cinematografo declared that Gagarine by Jérémy Trouilh and Fanny Liatard is "Not to be missed under any circumstances."
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On A Half Clear Morning by Bruno Dumont arrived in Russian theaters. Kino-Teatr described "the tragedy and penetrating gaze of Superstar," the film's title in Russia.


https://www.kino-teatr.ru/kino/art/pr/6130/

The same media published a French cinema special entitled "7 French films of 2021 sure to surprise." Petite Maman, Titane, and On a Half Clear Morning top the list.
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• We finish with the BBC's website, which pondered: "Amelie, the most stylish film ever made?"
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Author : Communications

Latest update : 05 November 2021 à 12:08 CET

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