“Nightmare Alley”, “Tender and Bloody”, “Love is better than life”… We summarize the releases for the week of January 19, 2022.
[Mis à jour le 19 janvier 2022 à 06h00] What films are to be seen at the cinema from Wednesday January 19, 2022? Film noir fans can immerse themselves in Guillermo del Toro’s latest achievement: Nightmare Alley. The master of fantasy brings together Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara and Willem Dafoe in a thriller that follows a man who learns mentalism to rip off New York high society.
Cinephiles can also discover this Wednesday Love is better than life, the 50th film by Claude Lellouch. For the occasion, the filmmaker surrounds himself with many French actors, from Gérard Darmon to Sandrine Bonnaire via Béatrice Dalle. It is also possible to discover the romantic comedy Tender and rare or the British drama The Chief. Other releases for the week of January 19, 2022 include Companions with Agnès Jaoui and Pio Marmaï, The place of another with Sabine Azéma or even Persian Lessons.
All outings of the week
“Nightmare Alley”, last film by Guillermo del Toro
Nightmare Alley, the latest film by Guillermo del Toro, is undoubtedly one of the big cinema releases of this Wednesday, January 19, 2022. The director abandons monsters to study the darkness of the human soul. This thriller follows a mentalist (Bradley Cooper) who decides to rip off New York high society with his talent. His meeting with a mysterious psychiatrist, however, could put his plan in jeopardy. In the casting, this film noir brings together Cate Blanchett, Toni Collette, Rooney Mara and Willem Dafoe.
“Love is better than life”, choral film by Claude Lellouch
For his 50th film, Claude Lellouch offers a new choral film on feelings of love. Love is better than life follows three men who met on their release from prison. Twenty years later, one of them has contracted an incurable illness: his two friends decide to give him one last love affair. This feature film brings together Sandrine Bonnaire, Gérard Darmon, Ary Abittan, Philippe Lellouche, Kev Adams, Elsa Zylberstein, Béatrice Dalle and Clémentine Célarié.
“Tender and bleeding”, romantic comedy in a butcher’s shop
This Wednesday, January 19, 2022, moviegoers will be able to discover a romantic comedy in theaters. Tender and rare is the latest production by Christopher Thompson. Géraldine Pailhas plays an editor-in-chief of a fashion magazine, who inherits the family butcher’s shop on the death of her father. Determined to sell her, her father’s former clerk manages to convince her to fight for this business. While everyone opposes them, these two protagonists will learn to mix and appreciate each other.
“The Chef”, a cook on the verge of burnout
The Chief is a British drama film directed by Philip Barantini. The viewer will discover the daily life of starred chef Andy Jones (Stephen Graham), cornered during the busiest evening of the year. His personal problems, but also the pressure put on him by customers and staff, could lead this gourmet restaurant and its chef to their downfall.