The Power Rangers, edited from a Japanese TV series, made the sentai genre popular around: five young people gifted with super powers and colourful costumes struggle against vicious aliens.
Created by a bunch of French animefans, France Five appears as a parody but is rather a sincere homage to the sentai genre, every visual and narrative code is fully respected and adapted to French clichés (wine, cheese, bread, the Eiffel tower), with a low budget and a non professional crew, but an impressive energy.
This first episode is still flawed (photography, costumes) but full of ideas and potential. The three next episodes (there should be 5) only go better technically, with impressive special effects, fight choreography and a real dramaturgy.
Definitely a cult movie for all fans of sentai, animes and video games!
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