The movie is based on the life of Celine Dion aline It was a Monday night premiere at Le Grand Rex cinema in Paris after its launch was repeatedly postponed due to the pandemic.
The film was screened in the presence of director, co-writer, and lead actress Valerie Lemercier, as well as other cast from the film, including Kiebakers Sylvain Marcel, Antoine Vizina, and Danielle Fishud.
“It went very well,” said Valerie Lemercier, joining them Newspaper A few minutes into the show, she confirmed that it ended with a standing ovation.
“The audience was very attentive. They laughed a lot but there was a lot of silence and a little emotion too. It was really beautiful.”
The French actress and director said she was very happy to be able to share this moment with the many Quebec film actors who were in Paris for the event.
“I was very moved to have Antoine Vizzena with us because he had not seen the film yet, unlike Sylvain (Marcel) and Danielle (Fishaud) who saw it at the Cannes Film Festival. [en juillet dernier]and tightened. I can’t wait to hug them. These actors are so great. This is my sixth movie and I have never seen actors who are so passionate, good, and generous as they are. This is my new family. “
aline It recounts the life of Alain Dio (played by Valerie Lemercier) and her encounter with music producer Guy-Claude Amar, characters inspired by the Quebec singer and her husband René Angelil.
“It’s a romantic comedy, if I may say so. In fact, it talks above all about the love between Rene Angelil and Celine Dion, and thus the love between Aline and Guy-Claude, which appears in this film. It’s not a parody, it’s anything but beautiful,” he explained In an interview on LCN, translator Jay-Claude, Sylvain Marcel.
The announcement of this project sparked curiosity on both sides of the Atlantic, with many people saying they were skeptical of the idea.
“There was a message from the great directors who laughed and cried while watching the movie. It’s a great movie, it’s a ‘I feel happy’ movie. People will love it, it’s really a great cry of love that Valerie Le Mercier gave to Celine Dion,” the Quebec representative insisted a few minutes before the premiere. The film was already shown last July in an out of competition category at the Cannes Film Festival. It will be released on November 26 in cinemas in Quebec.
– In collaboration with Maxime Demers
aline First shown in Cinemania
After it was shown in Paris on Monday evening, the film was shown aline He will also have a big premiere with a red carpet in Montreal, on November 23, at the Théâtre Maisonneuve on the Place des Arts. French actress and director Valérie Le Mercier will travel to Quebec for this festive evening organized by the Cinemania Film Festival. One of the most anticipated autumn films in France, aline The poster should take place on November 10 at Hexagon Theaters. The feature film will be shown in Quebec two weeks later, on November 26. 27NS The Cinemania edition will run November 2-14 in theaters, in Montreal, and November 2-21 online, and can be accessed across Canada.
“Total coffee aficionado. Travel buff. Music ninja. Bacon nerd. Beeraholic.”