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Le Flambeau, Dune, Titane, Aline, Julie (in 12 chapters): the series and films to watch in May on CANAL+ – News Séries

In May, CANAL+ is doing what series fans like with the long-awaited return of MAAAARC de la Flamme, in Le Flambeau! Moviegoers will be able to (re)discover Dune or Fast & Furious 9, not to mention a Cannes 2021 selection.

THE UNAVOIDABLE

Titanium – Monday, May 16

Sensation of 2021 allowing its director Julia Ducournau to win the prestigious Palme d’or at the 74th Cannes Film Festival, Titane arrives this May 16 on CANAL +. A unique physical and sensory experience, the film portrays Alexia (Agathe Rousselle), a thirty-year-old forced to live with a titanium implant in her skull after a road accident when she was a child.

Suffering from a post-traumatic syndrome giving her murderous impulses, she crosses paths with Vincent (Vincent Lindon), a firefighter convinced that Alexia is his son Adrien, who has been missing for 10 years. Together, they will break down all the barriers of normality and rebuild themselves by giving birth to a love that is as strong as it is singular.

Dune – Friday, May 20

A new adaptation of Frank Herbert’s reputedly unsuitable novel, Dune has been transformed into a show of unprecedented scale thanks to the talent of Denis Villeneuve. A huge success at the cinema breaking all box office records, the feature film immerses us in the history of the Atreides people, and more particularly in that of their new messiah, Paul, played by Timothée Chalamet.

To preserve the future of his family, this brilliant boy will have to invest the most dangerous planet in the universe to recover the most precious resource in the world: the spice, which prolongs human life. A sublime and intense odyssey, to rediscover on CANAL+.

Aline – Friday, May 27

Crowned with the César 2022 for Best Actress, Valérie Lemercier becomes Aline in this fiction produced by her and freely inspired by the life of Céline Dion. From her childhood in Quebec to her meeting and her incredible love story with music producer Guy-Claude (who is reminiscent of René Angélil), Aline invites us to follow her impressive journey.

On the program: a festival of outfits and wigs, a parade of cult songs, hilarious scenes and emotional sequences… In short, a high-flying film which also relies on the interpretations of Sylvain Marcel and Danielle Fichaud, true revelations !

The Flambeau – from Monday 23 May

MAAAAAAARC! The many fans of La Flamme were impatiently awaiting his return, the bachelor played by Jonathan Cohen is putting on his costume for a new adventure that is likely to surprise more than one… him first! Exit the villa and the 13 women wishing to seduce him, our airline pilot is this time propelled to Chupacabra in Le Flambeau.

On this desert island, Marc is surrounded by former contenders and new candidates. Manipulations, alliances, betrayals, physical hardships and struggle to survive: the 9 episodes will make us see all the colors and above all cause us big fits of laughter.

All worn by Jérôme Commandeur, Laura Felpin, Gérard Darmon, Kad Merad or Mister V, but also Géraldine Nakache, Ana Girardot, Adèle Exarchopoulos and Pierre Niney. “Is that what we call the multiverse?!”

HIGHLIGHTS

The Responder – from Monday 9 May

Written by Tony Schumacher, a former police officer, The Responder is in line with the greatest black thrillers while showing true modernity. Realistic, thrilling and centered on the psychology of its main characters, the 5 episodes of the series are illuminated by the talent of Martin Freeman and Adelayo Adedayo.

He shines in the role of this charismatic policeman, tough, but also vulnerable, while she bursts the screen as a new recruit on the razor’s edge.

Clean – New in theaters CANAL+ PREMIÈRE – Wednesday May 11

Clean: this is the nickname of this garbage collector in search of redemption after a past that is too heavy to bear. Promising to watch over Dianda, a young girl reminding him of his deceased child, he will see his criminal impulses resurface when she finds herself in danger. A thriller with Adrien Brody unpublished in theaters, to discover only on CANAL +.

Fast & Furious 9 – Wednesday, May 25

Fasten your seatbelts: Justin Lin makes his comeback at the wheel of Fast & Furious in the 9th opus of the franchise. Released in cinemas in the summer of 2021, the feature film opens with Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel) leading a quiet life with his family. But the rest is short-lived since a new adversary brings out the ghosts of his past: Jakob (John Cena), who is none other than his brother!

Julie (in 12 chapters) – Thursday, May 26

Cinematographic favorite of the end of 2021, presented in official competition at the Cannes Film Festival 2021 and having won the prize for female interpretation to its main actress Renate Reinsve, Julie (in 12 chapters) arrives this May 26 on CANAL +. Directed by Joachim Trier, the film closes the Oslo trilogy imagined by the filmmaker with Nouvelle Donne and Oslo, 31 August. A nugget to see urgently!

Promising Young Woman – Tuesday, May 31

With a funny, bubbly, but also disturbing and moving Carey Mulligan, Promising Young Woman has more than one trick up her sleeve. Unclassifiable because oscillating between romantic comedy, thriller and sometimes even horror, Emerald Fennell’s feature film describes how Cassie, a young woman with a bright future, leads a double life as soon as night falls….

ALL THE OTHER MAY RELEASES ON MYCANAL:

FALL FOR ALI: from 01/05
GRANNY-SITTER: from 01/05
BULL: from 02/05
THE MAN IN THE CELLAR: from 03/05
MY ZOE: from 05/05
THE SENSE OF FAMILY: from 06/05
GIRLS5EVA 2: US time from 06/05
PORTUGAL OPERATION: from 08/05
LES KASSOS 6: in full from 09/05
BREEDERS 3: US time from 05/10
NIGHTWATCHER: from 10/05
A STORY OF LOVE AND DESIRE: from 12/05
JUNGLE CRUISE: from 13/05
DRIVE MY CAR: from 05/16 (Cannes 2021)
HALO: Ongoing at US time (final episode 05/16)
EVERYTHING WENT WELL: from 05/17 (Cannes 2021)
FLAG DAY: from 05/18 (Cannes 2021)
TEDDY: from 18/05
OLG: from 05/19
BLOOD ORANGES: from 23/05
THE DIVIDE: from 05/24 (Cannes 2021)
THIS IS US 6: in progress at US time (final episode on 05/25)
COMPARTMENT N°6: from 05/27 (Cannes 2021)

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