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CAST Eric Elmosnino, Sophie Quinton, Valeria Golino
Starring Eric Elmosnino, winner of Best Actor César award in 2011 for his outstanding performance as French singer Serge Gainsbourg in Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life.
CAST Xavier Dolan, Pierre-Yves Cardinal, Lise Roy
In this psychological thriller Stockholm Syndrome, mourning and latent violence permeate a story of lies and imposters. A young ad executive travels to the country for a funeral and discovers that no one there knows his name or his relationship with the deceased.
Set deep in the farmlands of Quebec, TOM AT THE FARM tells of the growing fissure separating city and country and the respective natures of the men that reside there.
Xavier Dolan’s forth film is based on the eponymous play by Michel-Marc Bouchard.
CAST Alicia Vidanker, David Dencik, Simon J Berger
Erika has it all: a good job, lots of friends and a secure relationship. Until the day it all falls apart. Suddenly this perfect life means nothing, and the feelings she once was able to control are no longer within reach. She starts going to group therapy and meets other people with different kinds of traumas. One day a question is raised within the group: Why shouldn’t we be allowed to feel good? The group decides to head for a place of complete anonymity. A place where you can reboot your persona and become whoever you want to be – they start checking into hotels.
Starring Alicia Vikander (ROYAL AFFAIR, ANNA KARENINA).
CAST Walter Borden, Katie Boland, Pier Gabriel Lajoie
18 year old Lake has a beautiful girlfriend, but one day discovers he has an unusual fetish for the aged. Then fate conspires to land him a summer job at an assisted living facility and he develops a tender relationship with a certain Mr Peabody. Upon discovering that the clients are being over-medicated to make them more manageable, Lake weans Peabody off his medication and helps him escape, resulting in a humorous and heartfelt road trip across the country that strengthens their bond.
The always provocative Bruce LaBruce is back with a new romantic comedy (of sorts).
CAST Clément Métayer, Lola Créton, Félix Armand
Paris in the early 70s. Gilles, a young highschool student is taken in by the political and creative turmoil of the times. Much like his friends, he is torn between his radical commitment and his more personal ambitions. Romantic encounters during their artistic discoveries take Gilles and his friends to Italy and then to London. Down the line, they will ultimately need to make definitive choices in order to find their place in these turbulent times.
CAST José Mawanda, Rachel Mwanza, Bebson de la Rue
Kinshasa, Congo. About 30.000 children are accused of witchcraft and expelled from home. Living on the street, little José and his fellow friends, all considered as witch children, decide to form a rap band to ward off bad luck, along with a crazy impresario called Bebson. Together they will rock Kinshasa!
Starring Rachel Mwanza, Silver Bear for Best Actress for War Witch, Berlinale 2012.
CAST Christian Louboutin and the Crazy Horse Paris dancers
After having received a number of “Guest Creatures” on its mythical stage such as Dita Von Teese, it is Christian Louboutin’s turn to take over Le Crazy Horse. The famous creator of the red sole revisits the Crazy show.
The 3D effects added during post production like sequins, water, flames and smoke reinforce the immersion. “We draw the eye as close to the body, the muscles, the emotions and the sensuality as possible” says director Bruno Hullin, 3D expert.
CAST Juliette Binoche, Édgar Ramírez, Hippolyte Girardot
Mila and Javier, both renowned surgeons and both passionate about their work, have been madly in love for the past 10 years. They have always taken great care to preserve their extraordinary love for each other and refuse to succumb to the routine of everyday living. But Mila’s unexpected pregnancy, combined with increasing pressure from work at the hospital, drives Javier to drink more heavily and he ends up being suspended. Faced with his demons, Javier drifts further and further away from Mila. Yet, when their relationship is under serious threat, Javier is ready to do whatever it takes to win Mila back.