Les Pires: a record score for one of the best films of the year, awarded at Cannes!
Released this week in theaters, the touching dramatic comedy “Les Pires” was very well received by the French press, since its average is 4/5 on AlloCiné.
Les Pires is the first feature film directed by Lise Akoka and Romane Guéret. This original and realistic social film, carried by young non-professional actors with a stunning naturalness, focuses on the backstage of a shoot in a city in the North of France. Rewarded in several festivals, including Cannes and Angoulême, Les Pires has also conquered the French press, since its average is 4/5 (and this for 24 critics).
Les Pires by Lise Akoka and Romane Gueret
With Mallory Wanecque, Timéo Mahaut, Johan Heldenbergh…
What is it about ? A filming will take place quoted Picasso, in Boulogne-Sur-Mer, in the north of France. During the casting, four teenagers, Lily, Ryan, Maylis and Jessy are chosen to play in the film. In the neighborhood, everyone is surprised: why did you only take “the worst”?
WHAT THE PRESS SAY:
According to her :
“An incredible emotional charge, carried by magnificent young actors of authenticity and tenderness.” By Francoise Delbecq 5/5
According to Le Journal du Dimanche:
“Fueled by the energy of its astonishing and perfectly directed young actors, the film is remarkably intelligent, progressing without posturing or imposture by raising ethical questions that concern itself.” By Baptiste Thion 5/5
According to Positive:
“If this interlocking double story intrigues, amuses, and keeps you constantly awake, it never cheats with the viewer.” By Ariane Allard 5/5
According to The Obs:
“These non-professionals impose their chti speaking, their astounding truth, their electric talent, notably Mallory Wanecque, heartbreaking lolita from popular classes, and Timéo Mahaut, cosmic spontaneity.” By Sophie Grassin 4/5
According to La Voix du Nord:
“There are smiles and tears, but above all a great love for the people in this film with multiple levels of reading, Un certain regard prize at Cannes in May.” By Christophe Caron 4/5
According to Paris Match:
“Invigorating, inspiring and highly recommendable.” By Fabrice Leclerc 4/5
According to Les Cahiers du Cinema:
“Far from evading the questions posed by the intrusive principle presiding over its design, Les Pires chooses to take them head on.” By Thierry Meranger 4/4
According to First:
“The two directors embrace the complexity of these questions in a writing full of nuances of the situations as well as of their characters, embodied by neo-actors who burst the screen.” By Thierry Cheze 4/5