The Storms of Jeremy Thomas

by Mark Cousins

Cousins: Viaggi nel Grande Cinema

Italian premiere

genre: doc

(UK / 2021 / 90’)

Legendary film producer Jeremy Thomas drives from England to the Cannes Film Festival with acclaimed filmmaker Mark Cousins. On their intimate, visual five-day road movie through rural France, they remember some of the most acclaimed and controversial films ever made: The Last Emperor, which won nine Oscars; David Cronenberg’s Crash and its Cannes scandal; the masterpiece of sexual obsession, Bad Timing. Thomas introduces us to his remarkable world of movie stars and the journey is intercut with acclaimed actors Tilda Swinton and Debra Winger, who give exclusive insights into the man and his work. The Storms of Jeremy Thomas is a a film school and a passionate call to arms for movies that get to the heart of life.