PREVIEW: Jumbo (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Noémie Merlant (Portrait of a Lady on Fire), Emmanuelle Bercot (Right Now), Bastien Bouillon (2 Autumns, 3 Winters), Sam Louwyck (Bullhead), Tracy Dossou (film debut)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Zoé Wittock (film debut), director, writer; Anaïs Bertrand (film debut), producer; Thomas Roussel (Take-Away Romance), composer; Thomas Buelens (Christmas in Paris), cinematographer; Thomas Fernandez (Viktor), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Jeanne (Merlant) is a shy young woman who works at an amusement park, but is struggling to find her place in the world. Upon the arrival of a new attraction named Jumbo, Jeanne finds herself increasingly attracted to the inanimate ride…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Romance doesn’t get any stranger than this oddly endearing drama, in which Portrait of a Lady on Fire star Noémie Merlant falls deeply in love with a theme park ride (yes, seriously).

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 9TH JULY 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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