“Follow me, I’m running from you”, “Freedom Visa”, “Nuclear Summer”, “Duke” … Movies worth watching

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This week, a film of critics Globalism I recommend crossovers between two lovers searching for each other, a documentary about refugees struggling to exist, a film that offers the full measure of director Claude Lelouch, the adventures of a painting-stealing Robin Hood, and the threat to our lives. heads.

“Follow me, I am running from you”: male, female

It’s the simplest story in the world: a boy meets a girl, and it would take every movie time to learn about the love between them. One could say ordinary romance. The Journey is the whole point of this new movie, divided into two parts (Part Two, Run away from me and I will follow you, Hit screens May 18) by Japanese director Koji Fukada – Big-screen reduction of a TV series in ten episodes, adapted from the manga. right sign by Mochiru Hoshisato. Tsuji (Win Morisaki), a humble salesman at a toy company, meets Okio (Kaho Tshimura), a lost stranger who saves him from a car crash at a level intersection. As much as this mysterious woman was incensed with great annoyance, which conceals above all social decline, Tsuji continues to lend her a helping hand.

Directing without effusion by Koji Fukada, the young independent Japanese scene character, operates here in a more classic setting than usual. From one side to the other, the story makes a wonderful reflection of the point of view, which also serves as a reversal of the masculine and feminine poles. Slow zooms, sudden axis changes, graffiti games, and reflections accompany pendulum relationships between characters captured in perpetual intersection. Matthew Macheret

Japanese films by Koji Fukada. With Win Morisaki, Kaho Tsuchimura, Shuhei Ono, Kei Ishibashi (1h49 and 2h04).

‘Freedom Visa’: a beauty pageant for gay refugees

A beauty contest for gay refugees? This is the bet of the gay Syrian journalist Mahmoud Husseinou, who has taken refuge in Berlin since 2014: The organizer of Gay Syria hopes to draw the attention of the international community to the situation of those migrants who cannot live their sexuality freely in their own lives. country. Hussein, 24, a hairdresser who fled Syria and lives in Istanbul, will go through a sad experience. Together with Mahmoud, he is one of the characters in the powerful documentary by Issa Toprak, which was filmed in 2016, the year Mr. Jay World elections took place in Malta.

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