Pacifiction tops the list of boutique films in Cannes

– For the self-described heartthrob global sales agent who has four films on his schedule at this year’s Cannes, including the Albert Serra epic.

Pacification by Albert Serra

Films Boutique, the Berlin-based international sales company, will arrive at the Cannes Film Festival (May 17-28) this year with four titles to show, highlighting its distinctive focus on new as well as established talent.

In competition, you will represent Albert Serra‘s Pacificationa title that was announced after the majority of the official selection was revealed at the press conference of Thierry Frémaux and Pierre Lisquiere. Benoit Majmail He plays De Roller, a vulgar French government official stationed on the Polynesian island of Tahiti. Here, his turn prompts him to navigate the upscale ‘establishment’ as well as shaded places where he mingles with the locals. Especially since persistent rumors circulate about: seeing a submarine whose ghostly presence could lead to a return to French nuclear testing. Jean Christophe SimonCo-founder of Films Boutique, explained the distinctive nature of Pacification Compared to Sera’s other works: Talking to diverse, described it as “a more accessible storytelling than Cera’s previous films – a political thriller and a spy story”, as well as “visually impressive”. Comes after his previous performances in the official selection The last days of Louis XIV [+see also:
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(2016) and Liberty [+see also:
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(2019).

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The company also lines up at Un Certain Regard blue kaftanAnd Mary TouzaniFollow her acclaimed Adam [+see also:
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From 2019. Featuring Lubna Azbal (scorching [+see also:
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) And Saleh Bakri (Costa Brava, Lebanon [+see also:
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), the film follows Mina and Halim, a couple who run a traditional caftan shop in one of Morocco’s oldest cities. To keep up with the demand, they hire Youssef, the talented apprentice whom Bakri’s character takes under his care, and begins mentoring in the art of embroidery and sewing. Mina slowly realizes how affected her husband is by the presence of the young man.

Also in Un Certain Regard is Domingo and the fogThe second feature of the Costa Rican director Ariel Escalante Mezza. In the tropical mountains of Costa Rica, the widower Domingo owns a plot of land that developers are seeing to build a new highway. When they send thugs to frighten the community, he leaves the neighbors one by one, but Domingo refuses to give in, especially since the land holds a special mystical secret. CEO of Boutique Films, Gabor GreinerDescribing the film as “a brilliantly directed and beautifully illustrated film about loss, redemption, justice, and a man’s struggle to stand up and defend his property,” he added, “No wonder it created an early stir among festival programmers.”

Last but not least, Films also owns a boutique A phosphorescent light that hovers or floats at night on the swampy ground In Directors’ Week, the new work of the esteemed Portuguese writer Joao Pedro Rodriguez. “The Daring” is a brief 67-minute film, about the young memories of a dying Portuguese aristocrat, who dreamed of becoming a firefighter and unexpectedly fell in love with his coach. Musical and fantasy series are back, too. Rodrigues broke out in the 2000s with ghost [+see also:
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ushering in a new wave of Portuguese artistic cinema, and premiered birds World [+see also:
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his last novel to date, in Locarno in 2016.

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