Alpe d’huez 2018 – Franck Dubosc ready “to give the price for the money” – Gala

Entertainment 17 January, 2018


Tuesday evening started the 21st festival of comedy of Alpe d’huez under the chairmanship of Franck Dubosc. In his opening speech, the actor and director has set the tone : not serious refrain.

“I am very happy that this is me this year. Before, there was Dany Boon, Omar Sy… It was not bad. This year we are going to do necessarily better “. Franck Dubosc in the text. The one who has been chosen to preside over the jury of the 21st edition of the festival of the Alpe d’huez gave an opening speech in this style, so characteristic, and which made its success : immodest and presumptuous. The 2nd degree of course, but that immediately set the tone for this new edition of the annual rendezvous of the comedy.

To the side of Sandrine Quétier, the master of ceremonies for this evening of opening, Franck Dubosc said : “These are not the best that will win, we will be very corruptible, I tell you immediately. We are ready to give the award to any who has money and beautiful roles we offer.” But as he could not continue his speech on the mode of the joke, the actor (and director – he will present Thursday night, out of competition, his first film behind the camera, everyone standing) has stated that’with the jury, they were there for fun and then was made the defender of the comedy, a genre so often criticized in France as it attracts millions of spectators in cinemas each yeare. ” It is very difficult to make people laugh and choose to make people laugh it is courageous because we know we will sometimes criticize violently, was entrusted to Franck Dubosc. We are crying all of the same things, but we do not laugh all of the same things “. He then welcomed his jury on stage, Audrey Dana and Reem Kherici, “we are the quota women” joked the first one, Arnaud Ducret, and the mega star Christopher Lambert, which is the first coming to the festival of the Alpe d’huez but who shared his emotion, and his happiness to be there.

The competition then began, with the projection of Which does not say a word, the second short film of Stéphane de Groodt, who had commented to the Alpe d’huez with his first, Palace of accuracy. And then Dany Boon, another regular at the event (” I was present at the first festival when it was screened in the open air, there was little world “, is it amused), is mounted on stage to present The Ch’tite family his new film, and in which it pays a vibrant tribute to Johnny Hallyday. He was surrounded by his actors, Valérie Bonneton, Laurence Arné and Guy Lecluyse, who have had a thought for their accomplice Line Renaud who was not able to come to the festival because of a sprain to the foot, explained Dany Boon.

Start with a bang before the serious business begins this Wednesday with the start of the competition.

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