COLORS OF FIRE FILM. After Goodbye up there, a new adaptation of a novel by Pierre Lemaître is released in cinemas this Wednesday, November 9, 2022. We recap what you need to remember.
[Mis à jour le 9 novembre 2022 à 11h09] After Albert Dupontel, Clovis Cornillac’s turn to go behind the camera to adapt a novel by Pierre Lemaître. The film “Colors of Fire” is one of the major cinema releases for this Wednesday, November 9, 2022. If this is the sequel to the story ofgoodbye up there (César for best director 2018) and the adaptation of the second novel in Pierre Lemaître’s trilogy, the relationship between the two films ends there. Director, characters, cast, everything has changed! Only the character of Madeleine Péricourt, sister of Edouard Péricourt, played by Emilie Dequenne in the first film, appears in this sequel. The actress is here replaced by Léa Drucker. goodbye up there and colors of fire can therefore be seen independently, and it is not necessary to have seen the first to discover the second in theaters.
Let us remember all the same that, in Albert Dupontel’s film, Madeleine Péricourt is the daughter of Marcel Péricourt (Niels Arestrup) and the sister of Edouard Péricourt, the broken mouth of the First World Warwho commits suicide at the end ofgoodbye up there. In the first film, Madeleine married Lieutenant Pradelle (Laurent Laffite), who makes a fortune by making it look like he is burying French soldiers who died for France with dignity, while he has empty coffins buried to enrich himself. His scheming is foiled by Edouard and Albert Maillard, a former soldier (played by Albert Dupontel). He dies accidentally, buried alive. colors of fire begins seven years after this intrigue, when Madeleine Péricourt finds herself at the head of her father’s fortune following his death.
Synopsis – Madeleine Péricourt inherits all the fortune of her late father, Marcel Péricourt. But this situation turns out to be more difficult than expected, especially when her young son is injured and finds himself handicapped. She will have to confront this world of men in a France prey to doubts. She mistrusts the people around her, between Gustave Joubert, an unscrupulous banker, and her uncle, both trying to recover the head of this powerful empire. For this they do not hesitate to use all possible means to bring down the heiress. The latter will fight to face the events…