The Snow Panther: tall cinema

CHRONICLE – The film of this expedition to the Tibetan plateau, directed by Marie Amiguet, is being shown in preview in Cannes.

Beautiful images. A consistent story. Fluid narration. Suspense. A story of friendship. Of danger. Dozens of extras (furry or feathered). Intense fights. A spectacular natural setting. A sublime music (signed Nick Cave) Two “heroes”. Rarely has a documentary offered so many of these ingredients that define a film in the cinema. This is the case of The Snow Leopard, cinematographic escalation accomplished by Marie Amiguet on the plateaus of Tibet with, in its objective, Sylvain Tesson and Vincent Munier, “on the lookout” of a mythical animal. Proof of its aesthetics which is indeed breathtaking (already rare at 5,000 meters above sea level), it will be presented, before its theatrical release in October, in a special screening at the Cannes Film Festival on July 13. The eve of the national holiday: the animal festival!

Under the worried gaze of local nomads who wonder why two friendly boys throw themselves into the mouths of the wolves that inhabit the surroundings, Shard and

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