Cinemania: 5 films to see in the festival’s final weekend

The 24th edition of Cinemania is coming to a close, but there are still some gems to take in.

As usual, Montreal’s festival of French films — (almost) all shown with English subtitles — reels in highlights from Cannes and other international fests.

Here are five films to catch before the weekend’s out. Screenings are at the Imperial Cinema, unless otherwise noted.

Le monde est à toi (The World Is Yours, Friday at 8:30 p.m. and Saturday at 6 p.m.). Known for his provocative music videos for Justice, M.I.A., Jay-Z and Kanye West, French director Romain Gavras is ever on the cutting edge, pushing boundaries of taste and reality. His riotous 2009 debut feature imagined a dystopic future in which redheads are hunted down and shot. He will be on hand to introduce his new film, starring Vincent Cassel and Isabelle Adjani in a madcap plot involving Mr. Freezes, gangsters and copious…

Original published: 2018-11-08 23:42:09 Read the full Montreal News here


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