Sunday, November 28

Korean zombies, marijuana trafficking and homeless people from Paris star on the billboard

Scene from the movie 'Mama Maria'.

Scene from the movie ‘Mama Maria’.

Isabelle Huppert as queen of marijuana trafficking leads the billboard this weekend with another French actress, Catherine Frot, in the skin of a “homeless” in the streets of Paris and the zombies of ‘Peninsula’, of the South Korean Yeon Sang-ho.

‘Mama Maria’

Isabelle Huppert, one of the most recognized dramatic actresses in France, winner of a Golden Globe and nominated for an Oscar for ‘Elle’, stars in this comedy of Jean Paul Salome which has just been presented at the BCN Film Fest.

Huppert plays Patience, a wiretapping translator for the narcotics squad who, during an investigation, discovers a trafficker who is the son of the nurse who takes care of his mother. What begins as a cover-up ends with the protagonist becoming head of a marijuana sales network.


After the success of ‘Train to Busan’ Yeon Sang-ho returns to his zombie universe with ‘Peninsula’, a film distinguished last year with the seal of the Cannes film festival, that competed in Sitges and that in South Korea, in the midst of a pandemic, attracted 1.8 million viewers in the first five days.

Four years after a zombie contagion, a mercenary group He enters ground zero on a dangerous mission to recover a lost truck with millionaire loot.

‘Under the stars of Paris’

“Under the stars of Paris” tells the story of Christine (Catherine Frot), a homeless woman, who lives on the street isolated from her family and friends. On a cold winter night he finds himself Suli (Mahamadou Yaffa), an 8-year-old Burkinabe boy who is lost and together they embark on the adventure of looking for his mother in Paris.

The German director but based in France Claus Drexel invites the viewer not to lose faith in humanity with this drama with story touches.

‘Guardians of the Night: Infinity Train’

Despite premiering during the pandemic, this anime adaptation ‘Kimetsu no Yaiba (Demon Slayer)’ has grossed more than $ 370 million in Japan (and has earned more than $ 420 million worldwide), according to data from Box Office Mojo, making it the highest grossing in Japanese history, above ‘Frozen’ and ‘Spirited Away’.

The Selecta Vision distributor brings it to Spain. Directed by Haruo Sotozaki, tell how Tanjiro Kamado and his friends from the Demon Slayer Corps accompany Kyojuro Rengoku, the Flame Hashira, to investigate a series of disappearances within a seemingly infinite train.


Filmin, as a distributor, premieres in cinemas this Danish thriller starring Sidse Babett Knudsen (‘Borgen’) about a seemingly exemplary family that stays afloat thanks to drug money and crime.

The film marks the film debut of director Jeanette Nordahl after extensive experience in television series such as ‘Borgen’ or ‘The money route’. It has gone through the Berlinale and the Gijón Festival.


A man and a woman wake up in a deserted and unknown place, not knowing who they are and why they are there. As the days go by and while they try to get out of that inhospitable placeThey begin to remember some things that they would rather not know.

Luck and fatality, love and heartbreak, fear, hope and pain are themes that this film talks about, starring Nuria Herrero, Juan Blanco and Pep Sellés and that marks the directorial debut of Iñaki Sánchez Arrieta after two decades as assistant director of film and television.


From a ‘collage’ of images taken mainly from YouTube, the Basque director Telmo Esnal in ‘Urtzen’ he presents a very personal essay that delves into consciousness and the sea.

The film won the Greenpeace Lurra Award at the last San Sebastian Festival and is the result of the work that the filmmaker did during confinement around a story by Pablo Azkue, ‘Ur, the giant of the sea’.

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