Top 200 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2023: #184. Sophie Letourneur’s Voyages en Italie
Voyages en Italie
For her fifth feature film, Sophie Letourneur returns in front of the camera and behind for the Arte France Cinéma and CNC supported Voyages en Italie. The compact, Rotterdam-selected title finds a French couple (with Philippe Katerine) looking for a relationship hack. The programming team are calling this a zany rom-com. This was shot in early 2022. Her last film in 2019’s Enormous with Marina Foïs (also a Rotterdam selection) won the prestigious Prix Jean-Vigo award.
Gist: Sophie decides to head off with Jean-Philippe, just the two of them, in order to save their relationship, which has been engulfed by family life. But where should they go? They head off to Sicily.
Release Date/Prediction: A Rotterdam showcase plus a March 2023 domestic release.