"Pupille" by Jeanne Herry, "Leto" of Kirill Serebrennikov, Margaux Bonhomme's "Marche ou Crève", "My mother is crazy" by Diane Kurys, "Asterix, The secret of the magic potion" by Louis Clichy and Alexandre Astier, or "The confines of the world" by Guillaume Nicloux.
Here is what The cross thought of this week's major cinematic releases.
■ Pupil ***
by Jeanne Herry
French film, 1 h 47
After the success of She loves it, Jeanne Herry signs one of the most beautiful movies of the year with the course of a baby born under X until its adoption.
READ THE CRITICAL: "Pupil", the apple of their eyes
■ Leto ***
from Kirill Serebrennikov
French-Russian film, 2 h 06
Unjustly removed from the charts at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, this musical and romantic film follows the itinerary of a legendary rock band in the USSR.
Around a love triangle, Kirill Serebrennikov, under house arrest in Putin's Russia, shows what was the wind of freedom, precursor of perestroika.
READ THE CRITICAL: Leto, be 20 years old in Brezhnev
■ Sink or swim ***
from Margaux Bonhomme
French film, 1 h 25
Inspired by her own story, Margaux Bonhomme made an uncompromising film about the daily life of a family facing disability in which the actress Jeanne Cohendy delivers an incredible performance. Disturbing but necessary.
READ THE CRITICAL: "Walk or Crève", the handicap without makeup
■ My mother is crazy **
from Diane Kurys
French film, 1 h 35
In this film that Vianney, true revelation, saves from excess, an extravagant mother and her son meet after years of misunderstanding.
READ THE CRITICAL: "My mother is crazy," a singular duet
■ Asterix, The secret of the magic potion **
of Louis Clichy and Alexandre Astier
French animated film, 1 h 25
Starting from 7 years old
Original story of Alexandre Astier, the creator of "Kaamelott", these new adventures animated by the irreducible Gauls would have deserved a potion script more raised.
READ THE CRITICAL: "Asterix, the secret of the magic potion" lacks salt
■ The confines of the world *
of Guillaume Nicloux
French film, 1 hr 43
Beyond the crudity of certain scenes, the obsessive quest for revenge of a soldier in Indochina in 1945, accumulates clichés and quickly turns empty.
READ THE CRITICAL: "The confines of the world", the phantasmic Indochina of Guillaume Nicloux
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