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“The Father of Nafi”, a roadblock against radicalism
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“The Father of Nafi”, a roadblock against radicalism

Nafi's Father **of Mamadou DaySenegalese film, 1 h 50For the young Nafi, marrying Tokara has only advantages: it is following the inclinations of her heart and gaining the freedom to go and study the neurosciences that fascinate her at the University of Dakar. When Ousmane, Tokara's father, announces their future nuptials, it is a surprise that does not delight Imam Tierno, Nafi's father: he considers his daughter too young and does not wear Ousmane, his older brother, in his heart. The latter left the family for Europe, forcing Tierno to take over from their father in his role as imam, while he also dreamed of leaving their peaceful town of Yonti.Mamadou Dia constructs a film that goes against our over-rapid Western representations: Nafi and the women around them displa...
“Nomadland”, the reverse of the American myth
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“Nomadland”, the reverse of the American myth

Nomadland ***by Chloé ZhaoAmerican film, 1 h 48It's hard not to get attached to this battered character of a woman who crisscrosses America in her van in search of odd jobs to survive and a place to land for the night. Especially when he is played by Frances McDormand, an actress with an intense presence whose talent has been crowned with a well-deserved Oscar.→ READ. Oscars 2021: director Chloé Zhao and Frenchman Florian Zeller rewardedIt serves both as a common thread and as a guide in this astonishing film, a mixture of fiction and reality, which takes us through legendary landscapes, to meet this population of nomads thrown onto the road by the economic crisis. As if the founding myth of the conquest of the West and of the borders to always be pushed back this time ...
Cinema is a combat sport
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Cinema is a combat sport

Now that the films, blocked for too long at theaters' doors, have finally found their way back to spectators, it is worth recounting the path strewn with pitfalls, very often grueling and demoralizing, that their creation represents. A Belgian filmmaker, Frédéric Sojcher (ten short films and four films to his credit), sells the wick in two autobiographical books, bitter and comical, descriptive and ironic, on the ordeal of embarking on the adventure when everything bitterly against you. It would be wrong to believe that his example is singular and concerns only Belgium. Bertrand Tavernier, who had signed the preface to one of these books, confirmed that the cinema is indeed a combat sport, for which it is necessary above all to be well surrounded so as not to sink.In I ...
Five curiosities about Tom Holland as a birthday present
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Five curiosities about Tom Holland as a birthday present

Zoomin 02.06.2021 - 10:59hHow old do you think Spider-Man is? Tom Holland, the actor who orders Spider-Man in the latest installments of the superhero saga, is celebrating his anniversary.​For his followers and admirers we discover five trivia that perhaps they did not know about british dancer, other of his artistic facets. . Disclaimer: If you need to update/edit/remove this news or article then please contact our support team Learn more
Gavin MacLeod, the captain of the "boat of love"
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Gavin MacLeod, the captain of the "boat of love"

Gavin MacLeod, known for his portrayal of captain Merrill Stubing in the series "The Love Boat" (The Love Boat, in the original) died this Saturday, aged 90, announced his nephew, Mark See. MacLeod had recently had health problems, although the cause of his death has not been revealed. Known to fans of the series for his bald head and big smile, Gavin MacLeod was anonymous for more than a decade, appearing on dozens of television shows and in several movies before landing his role on the "Mary Tyler Moore Show" in 1970. He initially auditioned for Moore's head of television, Lou Grant, a role that went to Ed Asner, eventually playing the role of newsroom lead. "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" was a hit from the start and remains a comedy cla...
At the bedside of Abel Gance’s cult film “Napoleon”
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At the bedside of Abel Gance’s cult film “Napoleon”

Buried under the mounds of greenery which conceal the fort of Saint-Cyr from outside view, in the middle of the new town of Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, the assembly room housing the restoration of the Napoleon Abel Gance looks like an entrenched camp. Instead of ammunition, reels of film neatly stacked on shelves set up throughout an underground vaulted gallery that adjoins the small room.The color of the boxes makes it possible to distinguish the origin. There are the “179”, the “Corsican copy”, those of Toulouse but also those of Belgrade, Copenhagen or New York. "My war chest", exclaims Georges Mourier mischievously, staring at them.→ LARGE FORMAT. Napoleon, emperor of the com 'It is to this passionate and talkative director that the titanic enterprise of "Rebuild" Ab...
Reopening of cinemas: films to watch from May 19
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Reopening of cinemas: films to watch from May 19

More than 450 films on standby and a big traffic jam in theaters. The dreaded scenario has come true. In the absence of agreement between distributors, releases are done in dispersed order and each week will bring its share of new products, some of which are eagerly awaited, such Nomadland by Chloé Zhao or The Father by Florian Zeller, who triumphed at the recent Oscars. To make sure you don't miss a thing, here is an overview of the films to watch on the big screen.► The recoveriesOn display from May 19, we will find above all a large part of the films already released in October and whose career was abruptly interrupted by the closing of theaters on October 30.This is particularly the case ofADN the very pretty film by Maïwenn on mourning and the family which confirm...
Cinema: the Cannes Film Festival refines its selection
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Cinema: the Cannes Film Festival refines its selection

The date is not yet official but it seems it is around June 3 that the general delegate of the Cannes Film Festival, Thierry Frémaux, and its president Pierre Lescure will unveil the list of films presented on the Croisette this year. After a blank year in 2020 and due to the rebound of the pandemic at the start of the year, the festival will exceptionally be held this year in July (July 6 to 17) instead of May.Covid-19: the Cannes Film Festival postponed to JulyThis announcement, which usually comes a month before the start of the event, would have been postponed by a week, the American specialist magazine said on Friday. Variety. The reason for this change of date would, according to him, be the abundance of films submitted this year to the selection committee which co...
Anıl İlter from ‘Love is in the air’ introduces his girlfriend with a fun video: "My contribution to women’s volleyball"
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Anıl İlter from ‘Love is in the air’ introduces his girlfriend with a fun video: "My contribution to women’s volleyball"

The actor plays Engin, Serkan's inseparable friend in 'Love is in the air'Every Tuesday at 11:00 p.m., a new chapter of 'Love is in the air' on TelecincoFrom Monday to Friday at 5:45 p.m. and 10:00 p.m., Eda and Serkan are waiting for you at DivinityIn the funny images that the actor has shared on his Instagram profile we see him training with his girl, with which he wastes complicity and happiness. "Before the new season, Sinem Yıldız has started working with me as a personal trainer. He wanted my contributions to Turkish women's volleyball to be known," wrote the actor, once again demonstrating his great sense of humor. But this is not the first time we have seen the couple together. Three months ago, the player shared two images with the actor on her networks that had gone totally unno...
Actress Olympia Dukakis dies
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Actress Olympia Dukakis dies

American actress Olympia Dukakis, winner of an Oscar for her performance in the film "Feitiço da Lua" (1987), died Saturday in New York at the age of 89, the family announced. The brother, Apollo, reported on the social network Facebook the death of Olympia Dukakis, "after many months of illness", but without specifying the cause of death. Olympia Dukakis also starred in films such as "Olha Quem Fala" (1989) and "O Professor" (1995). The actress was nominated three times for the Emmy Awards in 1991, among others, for her role in "Lucky Day" in 1998. In 2019, he participated in the continuation of the series "Tales of the City" ("Chronicles of San Francisco"), on Netflix, in which he played transsexual Anna Madrigal. Born on June 20, 1...