Pyramide International at level 6 in Cannes

– The lines are shining in the window Dodo, metronome, Worst and We pay imaginary in the official selection, Kharkiv on the fortnightly and Yuria weekly

Dodo Panos H. Kutras

Marché du Film (May 17-25) at the 75th Cannes Film Festival promises to be especially dynamic for the French trading company Pyramide International (dir. Eric Lagesse and led by Agatha Morrick), which can count on six titles at various exhibitions in Cannes, including four in the official selection.

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The menu of the Cannes premiere stands out Dodo Greek Panos H. Kutras (including the last opus, Xenia [+lire aussi :
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In 2014, Un Certain Regard), a comedy about immersion in a luxury villa near Athens by Mariela and Pavlos, couples on the verge of ruin, who are preparing to celebrate the wedding of Sophia’s daughter with a wealthy heir. That’s when the dodo appears, a bird that disappeared 300 years ago, dragging all the protagonists into a mad circle. The situation will soon get out of control … The Greeks were 100% Synthetic Films with the French MPM Film and the Belgians from Tarantula.

Pyramide International is also in talks on two debut films selected for Un Certain Regard: metronome from Romanian Alexander Balti and Worst French women Lisa Akoka and Roman Gere.

Finally, there will be a special screening of the Official Selection My imaginary country (My imaginary country) from the award of the Chilean documentary filmmaker Patricio Guzman (Production launched by the French company Atacama and co-produced by Arte France and Market Chile). The film, which was so teased by the director: “October 2019, an unexpected revolution, a social explosion. One and a half million people demonstrated on the streets of Santiago for more democracy, a more dignified life, a better education, a better health care system and a new constitution. Chile regained its memory. The event I have been waiting for since the student struggle in 1973 has finally happened. “

The lineup also features a very attractive title selected at the Biweekly Directors: Kharkiv (Kharkiv) French Philip Focon (news), which plunges into the midst of the war in Algeria. Produced by Istiqlal Films with Arte France Cinéma and Belgian Films du Fleuve.

Pyramide International’s sixth asset on the Cannes poster is Yuria Colombian Andres Ramirez Pulido which will be presented at the Semaine de la Critique competition. Created by Colombian Valiente Gracia and French Alta Rocca Films and co-produced by Micro Climat Studios, the film debuts about Eli, a country boy imprisoned in a juvenile experimental center in the heart of the Colombian rainforest. , for a crime. he committed with his friend El Mono. Every day, teenagers do hard manual work and undergo intensive group therapy. But one day El Mono moves to the same center and brings back the past from which Eliu is trying to get away …

At Marché du Film Pyramide International will also continue pre-sales of seven films in post-production: High school student with Christoph Honore (point – p Paul Kircher, Vincent Lacoste and Juliette Binoche title), The happiest person in the world Macedonian Teona Strugar Mitevska (news), The Sixth Child with Leopold Legrand (article), Three Nights A Week with Florent Guell (article), Dead time (time out) Belgian Eva Ducheman (point – p Karim Leclow title), to collapse withAlice and Benoit Zeniter (article – in particular Niels Schneider, Ariana Labed and Suheila Yakub) and While the Sun Beats (Bright Sun) with Philip Small (news – v Swan Arlo in the lead role).

Finally, pay attention to the forecasts of the French market I love Greece with Nafsika Gerry-Karamaunas (with Stacey Martin and Vicent Dedien as a couple on an eventful holiday on a small island in the Cyclades) and Flavors and colors (Not my type) з Michael Leclerc.

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