CINEMA – The fifth of the franchise Asterix it’s finally in theaters theater. Directed by Guillaume Canet, Asterix and Obelix: The Middle Kingdom is one of the most awaited films of the beginning of 2023, both by the world of cinema and by the audience.
So as you can see in the video at the top of the article, HuffPost went this Wednesday, February 1 in front of a cinema in the 13th arrondissement of Paris to discover the public’s opinion of this new film that brings together a galaxy of actors.
” The mood is heavy »
For this new adventure, the Gauls find themselves pushed to China. Using magic potions and slaps, they will help Princess Fu Yi (Julie Chen) save the Empress from the hands of Deng Tsin Quin (Bun Hay Mean), a prince who has ordered a coup.
While reviews from a large majority of the film’s press aren’t all that positive, for audiences it’s a bit more mixed. ” In real life he is funny (…) There are many people, actors and singers “explains a spectator. Indeed, the film is full of guests such as Zlatan IbrahimovicBigflo and Oli, Angèle or even McFly and Carlito.
An XXL casting, which a spectator condemns on the contrary. ” I have the impression that there are many great actors and personalities, they play well but we see them in very small parts. “. He continues: “SheIt’s still Guillaume Canet and Gilles Lellouche, so it’s good, but I wouldn’t rank it among the best “.
Gilles Lellouche saves the deal?
All the more so that in the ranking of the best Asterix films, that of Alain Chabat, Asterix and Obelix: Mission Cleopatra (2002), is quite high. For a spectator who says to himself ” big fan from the 2002 film, “ the mood is heavy ” in Asterix and Obelix: The Middle Kingdom. “ I did not understand the film, hesitated elsewhere “, he continues.
It should be noted that in live action films, this is the first time audiences have seen an actor other than Gérard Depardieu in Obélix. To secure the position, Gilles Lellouche was chosen. According to another viewer, “cis the character that bothered me the most. Gérard Depardieu was still very present before and to get to his wrist, you have to go there anyway. But he (Gilles Lellouche) still manages to be funny and remains a lovable character. »
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