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Trailer: François Ozon immerses us in the heart of the 1930s with his detective comedy Mon Crime

2023-02-07T16:20:55.556Z


Freely adapted from a successful play from 1934, Mon Crime nevertheless evokes contemporary issues, in particular the influence and power within male-female relationships.


Paris, 1930s. It's still time for silent cinema.

Madeleine Verdier is a young and pretty actress without money or talent.

She calls on her best friend Pauline, an unemployed lawyer, when she is accused of the murder of a very rich producer.

However, she did not (really) commit this murder.

Finally acquitted on the grounds of self-defense, she bets on the media coverage of the case to know the glory, and break with a life of misery.

But the truth may well come to light...

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With this film in costumes, full of lightness, François Ozon plunges us into the heart of a reputedly austere era.

The incongruous situations of this detective comedy and its deliberately theatrical tone give a film that is tenderly absurd and full of twists and turns.

Freely adapted from the play by Georges Berr and Louis Verneuil, a great success of 1934, the 55-year-old director wanted to project himself into the concerns of our time, in particular on the relationship between men and women.

“Talking cinema has always seemed to me to be the art of lying par excellence, and for a long time I have wanted to tell a story around a false culprit or a false culprit”, he declared on this subject. at the microphone of France Inter.

The very rich cast includes Nadia Tereszkiewicz and Rebecca Marder in the two main roles, and a gallery of colorful secondary characters played by Isabelle Huppert, Fabrice Luchini, Dany Boon, André Dussollier, Michel Fau and Daniel Prévost.

Released in theaters March 8.

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Source: lefigaro

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