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Top 100 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2022: #35. Bertrand Bonello’s Coma

Top 100 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2022: #35. Bertrand Bonello’s Coma


It’ll likely be known as the “interim” project between regularly funded features 2019’s Zombi Child and the forthcoming La Bête, Bertrand Bonello (we did get a glimpse of Bonello in Ducournau’s Titane) conceived a micro-budgeted project about online behaviors, content consumption from the perspective/POV of a young female protagonist. Coma would have been shot in late in 2021 with the participation of actress Julia Faure.

Gist: This looks at the psyche of young girls, the discussions they have between them when consuming internet/youtube content from influencers, to discussing the abstract to relevant notions and banalities we find on online spaces.

Release Date/Prediction: Cannes Film Festival’s Directors’ Fortnight feels like the perfect home for this project.

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist and critic at (founded in 2000). Eric is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson's This Teacher (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022 he served as a New Flesh Comp for Best First Feature at the 2022 Fantasia Intl. Film Festival. Current top films for 2022 include Tár (Todd Field), All That Breathes (Shaunak Sen), Aftersun (Charlotte Wells).

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