It Must Be Heaven
First screened in October 2019
Director: Elia Suleiman. Cast: Elia Suleiman, Grégoire Colin, Gael García Bernal, Grégoire Colin, Ali Suliman, Sofian El Fani, Kengo Saito, Yumi Narita, Matthieu Samaille, Vincent Maraval, Alain Dahan, Kwasi Songui, Gabrielle Mankiewicz. Screenplay: Elia Suleiman.

Twitter Capsule: Suleiman's vignettes have more whimsy than real insight, and he over-showcases himself. Still, tender and sweet.

VOR:   Suleiman retains a distinctive and beloved sensibility—one that now attracts major world stars—even if earlier outings took more risks.

Photo © 2019 Rectangle Productions/Nazira Films/Pallas Film/Possibles Media/
Zeyno Film/Doha Film Institute/Wild Bunch/Abbout Productions

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

Cannes Film Festival: Special Jury Prize; FIPRESCI Prize

Permalink Home 2019 (wp) Unreleased (us) ABC Blog E-Mail