The promises: Isabelle Huppert and Reda Kateb politically correct [bande-annonce]

The director stages Huppert as the mayor of a town in the 93th century, approached to become a minister.

Selected in competition at the Venice Film Festival 2021, The promises is the fourth feature film of Thomas kruithof. After Shadow Mechanics released in 2017 and since available on Netflix, Kruithof returns to his favorite subject: politics.

With Isabelle Hupper and Reda kateb in the leading roles, he stages the journey of Clémence, mayor of a town in 93, who, with Yazid, his chief of staff, is engaged in a fierce battle to save the Bernardins district, a city undermined by insalubrity and the “sleep merchants”. This will be his last fight, before handing over to the next election. But when Clémence is approached to become a minister, her ambition calls into question all her plans. Can Clémence abandon her city, her loved ones, and renounce her promises?

Dated for January 26th, The promises sees his casting be completed by Naidra Ayadi, Jean-Paul Bordes, Laurent Poitrenaux and Soufiane Guerrab. A first trailer already teases this political adventure, to be found in 2022 in theaters:

Isabelle Huppert, 2nd best actress of the 21st century according to the NY Times

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