Jacques Rivette, Shōhei Imamura and Éric Rohmer, three directors who have marked the Croisette to be found in streaming for free this month.
High low fragile (1995), by Jacques Rivette – available until December 31, 2021
Grand Jury Prize at the 1991 Cannes Film Festival with La Belle Noiseuse, the director signs here an astonishing musical comedy led by Nathalie Richard and Marianne Denicourt. The story of three young women in Paris during the summer of 1994. Each in her own way will decide to change the course of her life … All in song!
Three films that marked the Cannes Film Festival, to see in June 2021 on Arte.tv
The tree, the mayor and the media library (1993), by Éric Rohmer – available until September 25, 2021
Special Grand Jury Prize in Cannes in 1976 for The Marquise d’O… The emblematic New Wave filmmaker has made, for one of his last films, a political and ecological interlude, in which we find all the characteristics of the Rohmer film. A concept film that starts with a teacher (played by Fabrice Luchini) who explains to his students what “circumstantial subordinate propositions of condition” are. The film is then divided into seven chapters …
Deep desire of the Gods (1968), by Shōhei Imamura – available until October 31, 2021
Two Palmes d’Or at Cannes … Few filmmakers can say the same (they are nine). The first in 1983 for The Ballad of Narayama and the second tied in 1997 for The eel. But before being a staple of the Croisette, Imamura contributed to the launch of the new Japanese wave, with in particular this strange film, set on the island of Kurage, where life is divided between legends, superstitions and a heinous crime. kept secret …