Thirteen years to go from web series to successful feature film

Thirteen years to go from web series to successful feature film

Thirteen years to go from web series to successful feature film

From the first images of the film, the tone is set with the on-screen appearances of YouTubers McFly and Carlito as nuclear power plant technicians. This sequence opens The visitor of the future by François Descraques in a joyful delirium that spreads in this French science fiction comedy. The stakes of the film: nothing less than the end of the world which must be stopped by a band of space-time travelers charged with stopping the course of tragic events.

“Florent Dorin, who embodies the Visitor, and I have each dedicated thirteen years of our life to Visitor from the futureexplains to François Descraques 20 minutes. He was 24 in 2009 when he directed the first of four seasons of a web series that will rack up 45 million views before being released in comics, novels and board games. “That’s how I managed to put the film together,” she proudly shows.

In the spirit of “Kaamelot”

“In fact, we have grown and so have our budgets, acknowledges François Descraques. At first it was really crazy between friends, then we started working more seriously to write and design the film. “Arnaud Ducret and Enya Baroux have joined the beautiful team in the role of an elected official who must sign a disastrous contract and his ecological daughter. “We tried to make a film that appealed to fans of the series and the general public. It is not a fifth season. It’s like you’ve adapted a series written by someone else. The result is a winner: adventure, science fiction, gags and a delightful game with space-time. The viewer follows the Visitor and his gang, chased by a brigade of villains, in various universes where we particularly appreciate a cave full of resourceful children.

“The success of the feature film Kaamelot it helped us a lot, François Descraques insists, because exhibitors realized that there was room for films like ours in their theaters. With its compelling special effects, its rope dialogue and a cute eco-friendly message, the film brings adhesion. “I am proud to be part of this dynamic, says François Descraques. Our bet is that people will see the film in theaters regardless of whether they know the series or not. ” The visitor of the future it’s one of those popular entertainment ideal for bringing large numbers of spectators indoors. It offers great moments of laughter and cinema.

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