Alpe d’huez 2018 – Franck Dubosc, Dany Boon, Sophie Marceau, Jean Dujardin… the festival peaks Gala

Entertainment 15 January, 2018


Kick-off Tuesday, the 21st edition of the festival of the Alpe d’huez which will run until January 21. Programming is as diverse as it is ambitious, the heavy weight of the comédie française presented out of competition, and a bevy of stars quite impressive. Ask for the program !

Last year, we had left the festival of the Alpe d’huez on the eve of its 20th anniversary. A cape symbolic of the past in the good mood with the laugh of Omar Sy, and a blow of heart for the film The ascent. It was feared that the alarm is somewhat difficult for the festival that gives pride of place to the comedy, but yet they attack very strong in its third decade of existence. Far from resting on their laurels, the organizers, Frédéric Cassoly and Clement Lemoine have gone to great lengths and put together a program of high volume

They have convinced Franck Dubosc, a regular at the festival of the Alpe d’huez, taking on the role of jury president. Surrounded by Audrey Dana, Reem Kherici, Arnaud Ducret and Christopher Lambert, it will have to decide between a selection of six films : As the boys of Julien Hallard with Vanessa Guide and Max Boublil, The final Robin Sykes with Thierry Lhermitte and Rayane Bensetti, The blanket of Philippe Mechelen and Julien Hervé with Kad Merad and Malik Bentalha, Dropped by Eloïse Lang with Miou-Miou, Camille Cottin and Camille Chamoux, I’m going to better of Jean-Pierre Améris, with Eric Elmosnino and Ary Abittan and finally A neighbor who is so perfect, and with Sophie Marceau and also Pierre Richard.

Out-of-competition, the festival of the Alpe d’huez hosts of the faithful in the appointment. Dany Boon first of all, who will be presenting the opening of his new film The ch’tite family, with Valérie Bonneton, Laurence Arné, Line Renaud. The president of the jury, Franck Dubosc, to which Jérôme Commandeur address his encouragement, will have its evening, ” the meeting of the president “, during which it will reveal its first film as a director, everyone standing up, with Alexandra Lamy and Elsa Zylberstein. The Tuche 3 will have the honors of a special session in the presence of Jean-Paul Rouve, Isabelle Nanty and the director Olivier Baroux. The festival of the Alpe d’huez will end with the wonderful new film by Laurent Tirard The return of the hero, with Jean Dujardin and Mélanie Laurent.

Throughout the week, the four young talents called “shots of projector” will experience the festival on the social networks. The organizers have also planned a few happenings, if the weather allows, including a football match played on the snow by the team of the film As the boys, Vanessa Guide, Max Boublil and all the girls footballers who accompany them. Other surprises are announced, especially for the closing ceremony…

Franck Dubosc, Sophie Marceau

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