26th FILMS CINEMANIA FESTIVAL
CINEMANIA ANNOUNCES TWO SURPRISE FILMS
For ITS LAST WEEKEND
BY GABRIEL LE BOMIN
THE THINGS WE SAY, THE THINGS WE DO
BY EMMANUEL MOURET
ONLINE UNTIL NOVEMBER 22
As the 26th edition of CINEMANIA continues until November 22, the Festival is pleased to announce the addition of two surprise films to its selection for its final weekend: DE GAULLE by Gabriel Le Bomin and THE THINGS WE SAY, THE THINGS WE DO by Emmanuel Mouret, official selection of the Cannes Film Festival 2020. Both will be available on the Festival’s online viewing platform for 3 days, from Friday, November 20 to Sunday, November 22.
DE GAULLE by Gabriel Le Bomin
With Lambert Wilson, Isabelle Carré and Olivier Gourmet
Distributed in Quebec by AZ Films (release on December 11).
France, 1940. De Gaulle opposed Pétain because he wanted to continue the military offensive against the Nazi invader. In Colombey, Yvonne, his wife, is forced to leave. The family knows the routes from the exoto Brittany. As the armistice loomed, de Gaulle chose to go to London where Churchill, who had just become an ally, allowed him to speak on the BBC on 18 June.
THE THINGS WE SAY, THE THINGS WE DO BY EMMANUEL MOURET
With Camélia Jordana and Niels Schneider – Official selection of the 2020 Cannes Film Festival
Distributed in Quebec by K-Films America (released on December 4).
Daphne, who is three months pregnant and on holiday in the country, finds herself alone to welcome Maxime, her partner’s cousin. François had to rush back to Paris to replace a colleague who was hospitalized. For four days, while they wait for the return of Francois, Daphne and Maxime gradually get to know each other and confide to each other very intimate stories that bring them together, happy or unhappy love stories…
Both films will be available for $10 each. CinemaniaOnline Pa ssport holders will have free access to them.
A complementary offer of films from the French-speaking world remains available online until the 22nd November among which you can find FILLES DE JOIE by Anne Paulicevich and Frédéric Fonteyne (representative of Belgium in the race for the Oscars 2021), LA NUIT DES ROIS by Philippe Lacôte (representative of Côte d’Ivoire in the race for the Oscars 2021), LES HOMMES by Lucas Belvaux, MADRE by Rodrigo Sorogoyen, LA DARONNE by Jean-Paul Salomé and SI LE VENT TOMBE by Nora Martirosyan.
Tickets are on sale on festivalcinemania website. Starting Saturday, viewers will be able to vote to determine which film wins the Prix dud Public Mel Hoppenheim Award. It will be unveiled on November 26. The rest of the list will be revealed on Monday, November 23.