Eight films, eight previews, each at eight euros: the Premiere Festival returns from September 27 to October 3, 2021.
This year the Festival Premiere organized in partnership with Pathé-Gaumont cinemas is once again setting up in cinemas to present eight films to its audience in preview. From September 27 to October 3, in the Pathé-Gaumont theaters, spectators will be able to discover seven French films as well as one American horror film.
Candyman, by Nia DaCosta, with Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett – Monday September 27
Release September 29, 2021
New adaptation of the 1992 horror film, Candyman follows the residents of Cabrini Green, one of downtown Chicago’s most unsanitary cities. While an urban legend claims that by saying Candyman’s name five times in front of a mirror, it must appear, the painter Anthony McCoy, freshly installed in the neighborhood with his girlfriend, uses the story of the ghost to propel his career, at his expense …
Supreme by Audrey Estrougo, with Sandor Funtek, Félix Lefebvre, Théo Christine – Tuesday, September 28
Release on November 24, 2021
The film was presented in midnight screening at the Cannes Film Festival 2021. In the deprived cities of 93, a group of friends find a means of expression thanks to the hip-hop movement which has just arrived in France. After dancing and graffiti, JoeyStarr and Kool Shen set out to write rap lyrics infused with the anger smoldering in the suburbs. Their feverish rhythms and their rebellious lyrics quickly galvanize the crowds and clash with the authorities. But whatever, the Supreme NTM was born and with it French rap made a sensational debut!
Waiting for Bojangles by Regis Roinsard, with Romain Duris, Virginie Effira, Grégory Gadebois – Wednesday, September 29
Released on January 5, 2022
Adaptation of the eponymous novel by Olivier Bourdeaut. Camille and Georges dance all the time to their favorite song Mr Bojangles. With them, there is only room for fun, fantasy and friends. Until the day when the mother goes too far, forcing Georges and their son Gary to do everything to avoid the inevitable at all costs …
The Olympics by Jacques Audiard, with Noémie Merlant, Lucie Zhang, Makita Samba – Thursday, September 30
Release on November 3, 2021
The film is presented in competition at the Cannes Film Festival 2021. Based on three new graphics by American author Adrian Tomine: Amber sweet, Killing and dying and Hawaiian getaway. Paris 13th district of the Olympiades. Emilie meets Camille who is attracted to Nora who herself crosses paths with Amber. Three girls and a boy. They are friends, sometimes lovers, often both.
Lost illusions by Xavier Giannoli with Cécile de France, Gérard Depardieu, Benjamin Voisin – Friday, October 1
Release October 20, 2021
Lucien is a young poet unknown in 19th century France. He has high hopes and wants to forge a destiny. He left the family printing house in his native province to try his luck in Paris, on the arm of his protector. Soon delivered to himself in the fabulous city, the young man will discover the backstage of a world doomed to the law of profit and pretense. A human comedy where everything is bought and sold, literature like the press, politics like feelings, reputations like souls. He will love, he will suffer, and survive his illusions.
Little Nicolas’s Treasure by Julien Rappeneau with Jean-Paul Rouve, Audrey Lamy, Ilan Debrabant – Saturday, October 2
Release October 20, 2021
In the peaceful world of Little Nicolas, there is Dad, Mum, school, but above all, his group of friends. They are called Les Invincibles, but above all they are inseparable. At least they think so. Because when Dad receives a promotion and announces that the family must move to the south of France, Nicolas’s little world collapses. How to imagine life without his best friends Without Alceste’s croissants, Agnan’s glasses, Clotaire’s nonsense, far from their dear wasteland Helped by his friends, Nicolas sets out in search of a mysterious treasure that could help prevent this terrible move.
Aline by Valérie Lemercier with Valérie Lemercier, Sylvain Marcel, Danielle Fichaud – Saturday, October 2
Release November 10, 2021
The film is presented out of competition at the Cannes Film Festival 2021. Quebec, late 1960s, Sylvette and Anglomard welcome their 14th child: Aline. In the Dieu family, music reigns supreme and when Aline grows up we discover a gift to her, she has a golden voice. When he hears this voice, music producer Guy-Claude has only one idea in mind to make Aline the greatest singer in the world. Supported by her family and guided by the experience and then the budding love of Guy-Claude, they will together write the pages of an extraordinary destiny.
THEe Wolf and lion by Gilles de Maistre with Graham Greene (II), Molly Kunz, Charlie Carrick – Sunday October 3
Release October 13, 2021
On the death of his grandfather, Alma, a young 20-year-old pianist, returns to his childhood home, lost on a desert island in Canada. There, everything changes when a wolf cub and a lion cub in distress appear in his life. She chooses to keep them to save them and the unlikely happens: they grow up together and love each other like brothers. But their ideal world crumbles when their secret is discovered …