VIDEO – Nicole Garcia directs Stacy Martin, Benoît Magimel and Pierre Niney and brilliantly interweaves class struggle and movement of the heart. The release is, for the moment, scheduled for January 27.
Nicole Garcia is a pioneer. Long before actress-directors became fashionable, the actress successfully stepped behind the camera. Today she has a work (Favorite Son, Place Vendôme, The Adversary, According to Charlie, A beautiful sunday, Stone disease) and a mastery that allows him to put on the job one of his favorite themes (love, always love) without repeating himself.
Lovers, presented in competition at the Venice Film Festival, is anything but a romantic comedy. Nervous and sensual thriller, it features Stacy Martin and Pierre Niney as a young couple of our time. She is a student in a hotel school, he is a coke dealer in the beautiful districts of Paris. Not really a profession of the future. Unlike Benoît Magimel, Geneva insurer who has succeeded in everything and above all magnificent as a man in love. Nicole Garcia brilliantly interweaves class struggle and movement of the heart. Love is a perfect crime.