Seven years after “Reality”, Alain Chabat finds Quentin Dupieux for “Incredible but true”. In this comedy, a couple who have just moved into a suburban house make a surprising discovery in the basement.
Incredible but true: a surprise in the basement
The teaser of Incredible but true leaves no doubts that the viewer is in the world of Quentin Dupieux. In a whitish and austere room, two characters have an important announcement to make. Played by Alain Chabat and Léa Drucker, the protagonists don’t really know how to go about it. The man nevertheless ends up finding the necessary courage to start, at the risk of sounding like a madman. But when he reveals the reason for their concern, the image abruptly cuts off.
No need more to raise the expectation of fans of the director of Steak, still prolific and already back, a year after the release of mandibles. According to the film’s official synopsis, Incredible but true tells the story of Alain and Marie. Shortly after his installation in the suburban house, he dreamed of, the couple makes a somewhat surprising discovery in their basement. The real estate agent had warned them…
Benoît Magimel and Anaïs Demoustier complete the cast of this comedy. seven years later Reality, the feature film marks the real reunion between Quentin Dupieux and Alain Chabateven if the actor had recorded cries of pain for At office!
Two common projects for Alain Chabat and Quentin Dupieux
After the shooting of Incredible but true the filmmaker and the actor have chained with Smoking makes you cough. Again, the synopsis promises a monument of absurdity. In this film, a group of vigilantes calling themselves the “tobacco-forces” take a one-week retreat in order to regain their cohesion before returning to save the world.
Quentin Dupieux brought together a mind-blowing cast for this project. Adèle Exarchopoulos, Gilles Lellouche, Vincent Lacoste, Benoît Poelvoorde, Anaïs Demoustier, Oulaya Amamra, Grégoire Ludig, David Marsais, Doria Tillier, Blanche Gardin, Jean-Pascal Zadi or even Anthony Sonigo are announced in the casting alongside Alain Chabat.
Yes, Smoking that makes your cough does not yet have a release date, Incredible but it true is to be discovered from June 15, 2022, in dark rooms. The feature film will be presented before that on February 11 at the Berlinale 2022.