Movie Theaters: I’ll go wherever you go, Gemini Man, Alice and the Mayor … Movies of the Week

Anecdotes of filming, notes of intention, information film lovers: every week, discover behind the scenes of the cinema outings.

Did you know ? Géraldine Nakache wanted to make her character a singer after seeing the documentary 20 Feet from Stardom that her brother had told her about. The director has always been fascinated by singers of private performances: “I find it shocking to give everything to an audience that is not necessarily there to listen to you.This job of the shade interested me because the place that we take in life, the one we are given too, is the central subject of the film. “

Did you know ? These are two Will Smith who appear in Gemini Man. The actor embodies both the murderer of 51 years and the murderer of 23 years decided to kill him. The youngest of the two Will Smiths is entirely digital, a realization so complex that the two characters can fight hand-to-hand in perfect homogeneity on the screen, giving rise to a striking double-performance. “We see the actor looking at himself 30 years younger,” producer Jerry Bruckheimer marvels, “which is an incredible experience for the viewer.”
Did you know ? Nicolas Pariser had several influences for Alice and the mayor. Among them, the films of Eric Rohmer and that of (and with) Sacha Guitry with Fabrice Luchini. “Like the mayor, the heroes that play Guitry speak a lot and play the comedy, they are always on stage, but at a certain point their intimacy appears as if it’s a break-in, and it’s upsetting. life of the town hall, I thought a lot about the series “At the White House” of Aaron Sorkin, I liked all those characters who speak politics while walking and who work all the time “, specifies the director.
Did you know ? The fighting scenes were a galley to shoot according to the filmmaker Franchin Don. The sequences were numerous. The team turned more than we see on the screen. “It was my first time and most importantly, we were in the middle of winter, with the elderly, fortunately, I have a great team, and we managed to shoot them all … in three days,” says the director. scene. For Gérard Darmon, “the filming, which was a little rock’n’roll, was pretty tight because you had to go fast, there were no scenes particularly harassing or difficult, apart from the fighting.”
Did you know ? The project was conceived and created from the beginning with Eric Serre, with whom Anne-Lise Koehler studied and with whom she has worked regularly for more than 20 years. “Originally, there is the curiosity and my friendship for the” wild “animals and plants and the desire to transmit an enthusiasm! I wrote the project and it is Eric who suggested the technique of the puppet This adventure appealed to me because it draws on both my experience as a sculptor and both her talent, her convictions, her enthusiasm and her wonderful sense of animation. and the staging! “
Did you know ? It is the comedian Romain Duris who says the text and makes pass the “voice” of Aznavour. Marc Di Domenico confides: “In a very natural way, as under the seal of the evidence.Misha told us that Roman Duris had the same type of energy as his father and that it seemed to him the best choice.” Charles de Meaux who had already worked with him called him, and from the first recordings, it stuck in. We forget that it is Roman Duris and we are completely with Aznavour. “
Did you know ? Despite its political and social subject, Atlantic has a fantastic and poetic dimension. When she realized Atlantiques in 2009, Mati Diop felt that the men she was talking about had already left: “I thought there was a very ghostly atmosphere in Dakar and I could not contemplate the ocean without thinking. to all those young people who had disappeared, for me, making a film is not just about telling a story, it’s all about finding a form to a story. ” Desiring to tell a ghost story, it made sense for her to make a fantastic movie.


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