Cinema.  Cherbourg: the famous French actor expects a preview in November

Cinema. Cherbourg: the famous French actor expects a preview in November

Filming took place partly in Manche in May 2021, as in this photo, but also in Vincennes, Val-de-Marne, Oise and Cabourg racecourse. (©Jean-Paul BARBIER/La Manche Press)

in end of 2022The channel will benefit from a great presentation in French cinemasthen a little later Canal+, France 2 and internationally. And for good reason: the movie Stormadapted from a children’s novel A storm in the making (L’École des loisirs) by Chris Donner will be released Wednesday, December 21.

The shooting stopped at the department for a few days in spring 2021. It is also with the scene filmedMont-Saint-Michel Racecourse what starts Storm. The shore to landsuch as Utah Beach v Sainte-Marie-du-Montit also acted as a backdrop, as did the dunes of Hatainville.

“One of the five or ten greatest French films of the year”

Carentan Maxime Delauney they promised in our January 2021 columns that this drama in 2022 it will be “one of the five or ten greatest French films”. a huge budget of 12 million eurosand the average number of people present on the set was 200. Mélanie Laurent, Kacey Mottet Klein, Carmen Kassovitz, Charlie Paulet or even Pio Marmaï appear on the poster.

The latter will arrive exactly Storm in Cherbourg, Friday, November 25, 2022 on CGR Odeon. He will be accompanied by director Christian Duguay. In the film, Pio Marmaï is paired with Mélanie Laurent. They realize their dream of settling down at a Manchurian stud farm and taking care of horses.

“A great movie about resilience”

One of the couple’s two children, Zoé, played by Carmen Kassovitz, dreams of becoming a jockey after growing up around horses. But one evening, when there is a storm, the mare is called Storm he knocks Zoe down as he tries to free the horse. A young girl becomes a paraplegic.

His dream is shattered by a mare that Zoé saw give birth and who became his alter ego. Nevertheless, he is not going to give up and cling to his fate. “It’s a great film about resilience as she does everything she can to achieve her dream of being a horse jockey,” summed up Maxime Delauney. We are already looking forward.

Videos: currently on Actu
Preview at the CGR Odéon in Cherbourg, Friday 25 November at 19:45, in the presence of Pio Marmaï and Christian Duguay. Information and reservations at

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