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Cannes Film Festival: our reviews of Tirailleurs and Rodeo

2022-05-19T18:45:26.347Z

UN CERTAIN REGARD - The two feature films are the favorites of the editorial staff. Skirmishers lay down their arms "We don't all have the same memory, but we have the same story ," said Omar Sy before the screening of Tirailleurs , presented Wednesday evening at the opening of the Un certain regard section. The "Senegalese" skirmishers (and elsewhere in Africa) now have their film, produced and performed by the star of Lupin . Skirmishers avoid edifying heroism. On the contrary



Skirmishers

lay down their arms

"We don't all have the same memory, but we have the same story

," said Omar Sy before the screening of

Tirailleurs

, presented Wednesday evening at the opening of the Un certain regard section.

The "Senegalese" skirmishers (and elsewhere in Africa) now have their film, produced and performed by the star of

Lupin

.

Skirmishers

avoid edifying heroism.

On the contrary, Bakary Diallo (Omar Sy in his mother tongue) thinks only of escaping the hell of the First World War, in the Ardennes in 1917, far from his native land where he was forcibly recruited with his son Thierno (Alassane Diong).

Once in the trenches, the son takes the lead while his father does everything to prevent him from ending up in cannon fodder.

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Read alsoCannes Film Festival: 

L'Envol,

musical tale and

When You Finish Saving the World

, the shadow of the son

A good idea that the scenario exploits too demonstratively.

Above all, Mathieu Vadepied's staging struggles to rise to the level of ambitious films about 14-18 (

The Wooden Crosses

,

The Paths of Glory

,

A Long Engagement Sunday

,

1917

)…

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Source: lefigaro

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