THE BEASTS

  • Thriller
  • | 2022

Directed by Rodrigo Sorogoyen

STARRING:
Marina Foïs (Sink or swin, The workshop)
Denis Ménochet (Inglourious Bastards, Peter Von Kant)

❤️ WHY WE LOVE IT ❤️

Being hailed among the 10 best-rated films by critics in Cannes, THE BEASTS has become a box office hit in France, with more than 330.000 admissions and 600.000 admissions in Spain. Oscar nominated Rodrigo Sorogoyen (San Sebastian’s awarded MAY GOD SAVE US, Toronto’s and 7 Goya winner THE REALM, Venice’s MOTHER) makes his most international work up to date. Making a Rural Thriller with reminiscences of Boorman or Peckinpah but with a modern twist and a surprising narrative structure, this film will step him from one of the most brilliant Spanish director of his generation to one universally acclaimed. With Ozon’s regular Denis Ménochet and multi Cesar Award nominee Marina Foïs in tour-de-force performances, after watching you will wonder if living in the city might be safer after all.

 

SYNOPSIS

Antoine  and Olga  are a French couple who settled long ago in a village from the interior of Galicia. There they lead a quiet life, grow their vegetables and rehabilitate abandoned houses, although their coexistence with the locals is not as idyllic as they wish. Their refusal to implement a wind farm will accentuate the disagreements with the neighbors, especially with the brothers Xan and Lorenzo, taking coexistence to a situation of no return.

 

 


PRESS

“A terrific psychological thriller” 
Screendaily

“Denis Menochet and Marina Foïs are imperial”
Première

“Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s new masterpiece”
Télérama

“Denis Menochet is a goldsmith of emotion”
Le Monde

“One of the best movies of the summer” 
Le Parisien Week-End

“Disturbing and deeply moving”
Cineuropa

“ The strongest film that I have seen this year ” 
Catherine Deneuve – Liberation

“ Masterful actors bring us into their hypnotic interpretations like virtuoso violinists ” 
Chicago Film Festival Jury 

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