PREVIEW: Notre-Dame on Fire (12A)

WHO’S IN IT?

Élodie Navarre (Love Me If You Dare), Chloé Jouannet (My Summer in Provence), Jesuthasan Antonythasan (Dheepan), Kevin Garnichat (An Officer and a Spy), Samuel Labarthe (Le Divorce), Jeremie Laheurte (Blue is the Warmest Colour), Maximilien Seweryn (Orpheline), Daniel Horn (The Last Duel), Vassili Schneider (The Demons), Sebastien Lalanne (Pure Life), Ava Baya (Love Addict), Jules Sadoughi (15 Lads), Tony Le Bacq (Into Dad’s Woods), Jean-Paul Bordes (Promises), Nathan Gruffy (film debut), Loic Djani (Mirage), Pierre Lottin (The Tuche Family), Reshny N’Kouka (film debut), Billel Sakhri (film debut)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Jean-Jacques Annaud (Seven Years in Tibet), director, writer; Thomas Bidegain (Rust and Bone), writer; Ardavan Safaee (La Belle Époque) and Jérôme Seydoux (CODA), producers; Simon Franglen (The Magnificent Seven), composer; Jean-Marie Dreujou (Two Brothers), cinematographer; Reynald Bertrand (OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In 2019, the iconic Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris catches on fire, prompting a city-wide mission to extinguish the flames and save the remains of the building…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

This intense dramatization of the 2019 Notre-Dame fire turns a national tragedy into a disaster movie, but under the direction of Jean-Jacques Annaud there is also grace and dignity to its portrayal.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 22ND JULY 2022

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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