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‘Annette’ Debuts First Clip and Images Ahead of Cannes Premiere

It’s another year, which means that the beloved Cannes Film Festival is going to make its return, starting on Tuesday, July 6th and running through to Saturday, July 17th.

Of course, a plethora of films are scheduled to be premiering at the much-anticipated festival, but one that has caught a lot of people’s eye has been Leos Carax‘s Annette, which stars Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard, Rila Fukushima, Simon Helberg, and The Sparks Brothers who also serve as screenwriters on the project.

Curious about the film? Well, lucky for you, a new clip from the film has been released as well as a handful of new images that are sure to get you excited to see the new film from the director of Holy Motors.

Here is the official synopsis for Annette:

“Los Angeles, today. Henry (Adam Driver) is a stand-up comedian with a fierce sense of humor who falls in love with Ann (Marion Cotillard), a world-renowned opera singer. Under the spotlight, they form a passionate and glamorous couple. With the birth of their first child, Annette, a mysterious little girl with an exceptional destiny, their lives are turned upside down. A film by visionary director Leos Carax (Holy Motors), with story & music by Ron & Russell Mael of Sparks, this original musical is a journey of love, passion & fame.”

Check out the first clip from the film as well as the new promotional images below:


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Written by Caillou Pettis

Caillou Pettis is a professional film critic and has been writing about film for several years across various different publications. Ever since the age of nine, film and the art of filmmaking have been his number one passion. When hes

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