AZURO is a French movie directed by Matthieu Rozé
It’s an adaptation of a Marguerite Duras’ novel « The Little Horses of Tarquinia ».
This choral film stars great French actors such as Valerie Donzelli (Declaration of War),Yannick Choirat, Thomas Scimeca and Florence Loiret-Caille (The Bureau TV series) and also wonderful European actors such as Portuguese star Nuno Lopes (White Lines Netflix series) and Italian actress Maya Sansa.
The pitch: A group of close friends is on their annual vacation on the Mediterranean coast. Everything has the familiar feeling of past years until a seductive stranger arrives on his boat and mingles with the group. Their boring daily routine gives way to a love adventure which challenges the group‘s relationships.
This film was shot during Summer 2020 on the Blue Coast just south-west of Marseille, which is one of the most wild and beautiful spots of the Mediterranean French coast. Not only it is entertaining, funny and sensual, but it also benefits from Marguerite Duras’ subtle dialogues There is a real suspense with an unexpected twist at the end.