In his most recent quirky fable, Olivier Godin continues to explore this thin line that separates dream from reality, delving into the surprising daily life of a firefighter (Emery Habwineza) who plays basketball. The tasty dialogues melt in your mouth and his unique way of telling a story is accompanied by a surplus of poetry that makes all the difference. The end result is unlike anything and that is precisely what makes it so charming.

After having revolutionized the time travel film with Beyond the Infinite Two Minutes, the Japanese Junta Yamaguchi pushes his favorite concept even further. This time he traps the patrons of an inn in a time loop that starts over every two minutes! The brilliant concept offers incredible variations that come in humorous, humanistic and romantic ways, while the vitaminized staging multiplies the elaborate sequence shots. An absurd and existential microbudget frenzy that has everything to become the next Groundhog Day.

An undocumented Filipino immigrant attempts to raise her daughter in London and agrees to care for a sick old man for a large sum of money. Starting from a proven premise, filmmaker and screenwriter Paris Zarcilla signs an astonishing first feature film on immigration and colonialism, where buried secrets and nightmares of the past take on a horrifying tangent. A particularly anxiety-provoking feeling of suffocation carried by an unleashed soundtrack guides the production, which is at the service of an exemplary cast dominated by the excellent Max Eigenmann.

Daisy Ridley is so much more than Rey from the latest Star Wars trilogy. Here she finds the best role of her career as an introverted and anxious office worker who is thinking about suicide. Through her internalized and melancholic acting, the actress illuminates this bittersweet tale by Rachel Lambert about loneliness, boredom and alienation, reminding us of the need to connect with others and embrace the beauty that we have. surrounded. A film in the form of a cocoon, where you will want to go and curl up.

Neo-noir thrillers are popular. Somewhere between the True Detective series and Diao Yinan’s thrillers (Wild Goose Lake, Black Coal) is this Taiwanese thriller by Tseng Ying-Ting about a tortured policewoman who sets off on the heels of a serial killer. The climate of tension goes to a crescendo at the bend of a smoothly conducted intrigue whose social ramifications – the victims are migrant workers – illuminate the world of today. The sorority in place easily eclipses the few white threads of the story.