Céline Sciamma: ‘I would love for someone to make this film into an anime’

The use of objects in the film is part of that change of time, literalising memory as tactile souvenirs. With the girls they learned the job on the set which is basically learning how to walk again. Except for the pancake scene, but even then there’s a recipe! I’m not really doing screenwriting for other people anymore but it’s something I would love to do again if it was animation. That’s when you love cinema, with everything in it from the costumes to the music is a small revolution. There’s…

Petite Maman

Out wandering in the woods, Nelly meets her double (played by Gabrielle Sanz, Joséphine’s twin). Share this Share this Céline Sciamma puts a time-loop spin on the classic coming-of-age tale with this gentle family fairy tale.“One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman,” wrote French philosopher Simone de Beauvoir in 1949. Her grandmother has just died, and her mother (Nina Meurisse) is elsewhere – emotionally, at first, then geographically, departing under the cover of night to parse her sorrow unseen. Though it may read, on paper, as an unsettling…

Martin Scorsese and Jonah Hill will team on a Jerry Garcia biopic

Published 18 Nov 2021 Share this Martin Scorsese and Jonah Hill will team on a Jerry Garcia biopic The portrait of the Grateful Dead frontman will be Scorsese’s next directing gig after Killers of the Flower Moon. The most curious prospect will be Hill’s performance as Garcia, presumably a more dialed-back showing than we’re used to from the often tetchy, high-energy actor. It’s a logical choice for Scorsese, whose body of work has constantly focused on the titans of the golden-oldie era beyond the Dead in specific, from the Rolling…