Filmed in Gironde with Isabelle Huppert, “La Prisonnière de Bordeaux”, will be presented at the next Cannes Film Festival

It’s a 77th tantalizing edition of the Cannes Film Festival which will be held from May 14 to 25 at the Palais des Festivals. A host of American stars are expected on the famous red carpet including Georges Lucas (who will receive an honorary Palme d’Or), Francis Ford Coppola, Richard Gere, Kevin Costner, Demi Moore and Nicolas Cage, Uma Thurman and Selena Gomez . This year, the president of the jury who will award the Palme d’Or is none other than the actress and director Greta Gerwig, to whom we owe the film “barbie“.

In parallel with the prestigious ceremony The Filmmakers’ Fortnight will take place, formerly called Directors’ Fortnight. Thirty films will be screened in Cannes between May 15 and 25. Among them, The Prisoner of Bordeaux” signed Patricia Mazuy which, 24 years later “Saint-Cyr“find Isabelle Huppert. The French actress plays Alma here, a woman living alone in a large town housewho organized his life around the absence of her husband detained in prison. Mina, young mother in a suburb (played by Hafsia Herzi, discovered in “The grain and the mule“) faces the same situation. Both find themselves in the visiting room of this prison and will form an improbable friendship.

A film which, as its name suggests, was filmed almost entirely in Gironde and notably in Bordeaux but also in Bègles, Canéjan and Libourne as underlined by Gironde Tournages which indicates that “ 25 Gironde technicians were able to work on this project and many local service providers were also hired “. The Nouvelle-Aquitaine region as well as the departments of Gironde and Landes helped and supported the filming of this achievement which was held last October and November. “Misleading portraits“, was at the time the title given to Patricia Mazuy’s seventh feature film.

For the moment, no release date has been communicated for The Prisoner of Bordeaux” which will be seen in preview from June 5 to 16 in around thirty theaters throughout France and only at Utopia de Bordeaux regarding the region.




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