Created in 1962 at the initiative of the Syndicat français de la critique de cinéma, the critics ‘ Week is dedicated to the discovery of new talents, which saw the rise of filmmakers such major Jacques Audiard, Arnaud Desplechin, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Ken Loach, Wong Kar-wai and, more recently, David Robert Mitchell, Jeff Nichols, Rebecca Zlotowski or Justine Triet. Each year on the Croisette, the critics ‘ Week unveils a programming very selective of 10 short and 10 feature films.
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This year, he will not want to miss The heroes never die Aude Léa Rapin, with Adele Haenel, or the animated film by Jérémy Clapin I lost my body, telling the strange story of the severed hand of a young man who escapes from the dissection room, determined to find his body. This ufo, “object footage unidentified”, has also received the Grand Prize of the 58th edition.
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In this year 2019, you may also be interested in Abu Leila of the Algerian Amin Sidi-Boumédiène or in the film L e Miracle of the holy unknown of the Moroccan Alaa Eddine Aljem. Two works that “in contrast with the type of productions that can be seen in the Maghreb and reflects a new generation’s coming short film”, according to Charles Tesson, general delegate of semaine de la critique.
critic’s Week at the Cinémathèque française, 51 rue de Bercy (Xiith). From Wednesday 5 to Wednesday 12 June.