FICM 2021: Announce retrospective of Léos Carax

Annette not only will it be the opening film of the 2021 Morelia International Film Festival (FICM), but also the French director Léos Carax He will be one of the great guests at the festival whose filmography can be enjoyed through a retrospective.

Through a release, FICM 2021 announced the 4 films that will be part of the festival screenings of the renowned filmmaker:

  • Holy Motors (2012)
  • X fields (1999)
  • Bad blood (Bad blood) (1986)
  • Boy Meets Girl (Boy meets girl (1984)
Léos Carax retrospective FICM 2021

«At just 24 years old, Carax debuted with a trilogy inspired by the urban and nocturnal beauty of Paris. Shot in black and white Boy Meets Girl (1984) is a tribute to silent cinema, the universe of Cocteau and Godard’s films. He later made Bad blood (Bad blood, 1986), where the director decided to pay tribute to speed and love. Finally the trilogy was completed with The Lovers on the Bridge (Lovers of the Pont-Neuf, 1991), a film that took him three years to make and ended up becoming an ode to passionate love », announces a profile of FICM 2021.

Léos Carax will participate in question and answer sessions open to the public and moderated by the journalist and film critic Jean-Christophe Berjon. Each session will take place at the conclusion of the performances of their films.

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Annette at FICM 2021

On the other hand, the projection of the film Annette, winner of the Best Director award at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival, will be attended by Natalia Lafourcade and the producer and co-founder of Piano, Julio Chavezmontes at the Mariano Matamoros Theater. Both will engage in a talk about their experiences in the film and that can be seen from a distance through an Instagram Live on October 27, 2021 by the official accounts of MUBI.

Remember that Annette premieres in MUBI the November 26, 2021.

What is it about?

Annette follows the life of Henry (Driver), a comedian from stand-up, and his wife, Ann (Cotillard), a singer of international renown. The life of the glamorous couple undergoes an unexpected turn after the birth of their first-born, baptized Annette.

The Morelia International Film Festival (FICM) 2021 will take place from October 27 to November 1, 2021 in Morelia, Michoacán and through virtual offices (Cinépolis Klic, Canal 22 and the platform The movieLatino).

Brenda Medel I love watching, talking, writing and dreaming about movies. My favorite series is called The Twilight Zone. I am always singing. I never stop thinking about food and I don’t even take my sunglasses off to sleep.

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