Le Flambeau, Dune, Titane, Aline, Julie (in 12 chapters): the series and films to see in May on CANAL + – News Séries

In May, CANAL + will do what fans of the series like with the long-awaited return of MAAAARC de la Flamme, to Le Flambeau! Viewers will be able to (re) discover Dune or Fast & Furious 9, not to mention a selection from Cannes 2021.


Titanium – Monday 16 May

Sensation of 2021 that allows its director Julia Ducournau to win the prestigious Palme d’Or at the 74th Cannes Film Festival, Titane arrives this May 16 on CANAL +. A unique physical and sensory experience, the film portrays Alexia (Agathe Rousselle), a 30-year-old forced to live with a titanium implant in her skull after a car accident when she was a child.

Suffering from a post-traumatic syndrome that gives her homicidal impulses, she meets Vincent (Vincent Lindon), a firefighter who believes Alexia is her son Adrien, who has been missing for 10 years. Together they will break down all the barriers of normality and rebuild each other, giving birth to a love as strong as it is singular.

Dune – Friday 20 May

Dune, a new adaptation of Frank Herbert’s deemed unsuitable novel, has been transformed into a show of unprecedented size thanks to the talent of Denis Villeneuve. A huge success in the cinema, breaking all box office records, the feature immerses us in the history of the people of the Atreides, and more particularly in that of their new messiah, Paul, played by Timothée Chalamet.

To preserve the future of his family, this brilliant boy will have to invest the most dangerous planet in the universe to recover the most precious resource in the world: the spice, which prolongs human life. A sublime and intense odyssey, to be rediscovered on CANAL +.

Aline – Friday May 27th

Crowned with César 2022 as best actress, Valérie Lemercier becomes Aline in this fiction produced by her and freely inspired by the life of Céline Dion. From her childhood in Quebec to meeting her and her incredible love affair with music producer Guy-Claude (reminiscent of René Angélil), Aline invites us to follow her impressive journey.

On the program: a festival of dresses and wigs, a parade of cult songs, hilarious scenes and exciting sequences … In short, a high-flying film that also relies on the interpretations of Sylvain Marcel and Danielle Fichaud, true revelations!

Il Flambeau – from Monday 23 May

MAAAAAAAARCO! The many fans of La Flamme eagerly awaited his return, the bachelor played by Jonathan Cohen dresses up for a new adventure that is likely to surprise more than one … him first! He leaves the villa and the 13 women who wish to seduce him, this time our airline pilot is pushed to Chupacabra in Le Flambeau.

On this desert island, Marc is surrounded by former contenders and new candidates. Manipulations, alliances, betrayals, physical discomforts and struggles to survive: the 9 episodes will show us all the colors and above all they will cause us great laughs.

All worn by Jérôme Commandeur, Laura Felpin, Gérard Darmon, Kad Merad or Mister V, but also Géraldine Nakache, Ana Girardot, Adèle Exarchopoulos and Pierre Niney. “Is that what we call the multiverse ?!”


The Responder – from Monday 9 May

Written by Tony Schumacher, a former police officer, The Responder is in line with the greatest black thrillers while still showing true modernity. Realistic, compelling and focused on the psychology of its main characters, the 5 episodes of the series are illuminated by the talent of Martin Freeman and Adelayo Adedayo.

She shines as this charismatic, tough, but also vulnerable cop as she bursts onto the screen as a tightrope new recruit.

Clean – News in the CANAL + PREMIÈRE rooms – Wednesday 11 May

Clean: this is the nickname of this garbage man looking for redemption after a past too heavy to bear. Promising to watch over Dianda, a girl who reminds him of her deceased son, he will see his criminal impulses resurface when he is in danger. A thriller with Adrien Brody unreleased in theaters, to be discovered only on CANAL +.

Fast & Furious 9 – Wednesday 25 May

Fasten Your Seat Belts: Justin Lin returns behind the wheel of Fast & Furious in the ninth installment of the franchise. Released in theaters in the summer of 2021, the feature opens with Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel) leading a quiet life with his family. But the rest is short-lived as a new opponent brings out the ghosts of his past: Jakob (John Cena), who is none other than his brother!

Julie (in 12 chapters) – Thursday May 26th

The film favorite of late 2021, presented in official competition at the Cannes Film Festival 2021 and after winning the award for female interpretation to its main actress Renate Reinsve, Julie (in 12 chapters) arrives this May 26 on CANAL +. Directed by Joachim Trier, the film closes the Oslo trilogy imagined by the director with Nouvelle Donne and Oslo, 31 August. A nugget to see urgently!

Promising Young Woman – Tuesday 31st May

With a fun, bubbly, yet disturbing and heartwarming Carey Mulligan, Promising Young Woman has more than one ace up its sleeve. Unclassifiable because it oscillates between romantic comedy, thriller and sometimes even horror, the Emerald Fennell feature film tells how Cassie, a young woman with a bright future, leads a double life as soon as night falls….


FALL FOR WINGS: from 01/05
GRANDMA SITTER: from 01/05
TAURUS: from 02/05
MY ZOE: from 05/05
GIRLS5EVA 2: US time from 06/05
LES KASSOS 6: in full from 09/05
FARMERS 3: now USA from 05/10
NIGHT: from 10/05
DRIVE MY CAR: from 16/05 (Cannes 2021)
HALO: Ongoing at US time (final episode 05/16)
EVERYTHING GOES WELL: from 17/05 (Cannes 2021)
FLAG DAY: from 18/05 (Cannes 2021)
TEDDY: from 18/05
OLG: from 19/05
BLOOD ORANGE: from 23/05
THE DIVIDE: from 24/05 (Cannes 2021)
THIS IS US 6: ongoing at US time (final episode 25/05)
ROOM N ° 6: from 27/05 (Cannes 2021)

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