Notre-Dame on Fire

Notre-Dame on Fire

Directed by: Jean-Jacques Annaud

Grade: 7+
A story told from within the violent fire of Notre-Dame de Paris in April 2019.

United Kingdom
United States
French with Eng Subs
Biography, Drama, Thriller

PLOT : This 2022 disaster film is a co-production between France and Italy, and is based on the true events that took place on April 15, 2019, where a violent fire broke out in the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris. Women and men will do everything they can to save the building along with the religious and artistic treasures stored within.

Jean-Jacques Annaud. is a French film director, screenwriter and producer, best known for directing Quest for Fire (1981), The Name of the Rose (1986), The Lover (1992) Seven Years in Tibet (1997) and Wolf Totem (2015). Annaud has received numerous awards for his work, including four César Awards, one David di Donatello Award, and one National Academy of Cinema Award. Notre-Dame on Fire is his most recent work, and his style is strongly reflected in this film as Annaud has said himself, “As a filmmaker, I am only interested in the close-up - where I can dive into a character and see the emotions - or opening the screen as wide as I can to show a spectacle.”

Length 1h 50min
Year 2022

Cast Samuel Labarthe, Jean-Paul Bordes, Mickaël Chirinian,
Distribution Criterion
Production Pathé

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