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Annette

Original Name: Annette
English Name: Annette
Year: 2020
Run Time: 140 min
Language: English
Type (Colour/ Black & White): Colour
Country: France, Germany, Belgium, Japan, Mexico
Director: Leos Carax
Producer: Adam Driver, Charles Gillibert, Paul Dominique win Vacharasinthu
Cast: Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard, Simon Helberg
Screenplay: Leos Carax, Ron Mael, Russell Mael
Cinematographer: Caroline Champetier
Editor: Nelly Quettier
Sound Designer: Thomas Gauder, Paul Heymans, Maxence Dussere, Katia Boutin, Erwan Kerzanet
Music Composer: Sparks (Ron Mael, Russell Mael)
Costume Designer: Pascaline Chavanne, Ursula Paredes Choto
Production Designer: Florian Sanson
World Sales: MUBI

Festivals:

  • Cannes FF 2021
  • Tallinn Black Nights FF 2021
  • Busan IFF 2021
  • São Paulo IFF 2021
  • Edinburgh IFF 2021

Director’s Selected Filmography:

  • 2014 Gradiva (Short)
  • 2012 Holy Motors
  • 2010 42 One Dream Rush (Short)
  • 2008 Tokyo! (segment "Merde")
  • 2006 My Last Minute (Short)
  • 1999 Pola X
  • 1997/I Sans titre (Short)
  • 1991 The Lovers on the Bridge
  • 1986 Bad Blood
  • 1984 Boy Meets Girl
  • 1980 Strangulation Blues (Short)

Director’s Biography:

Leos Carax

Born in 1960, France, Leos Carax majored in films at the New Sorbonne University. After his first film Boy Meets Girl (1984), won the Youth Award at the 1984 Cannes FF, he became a notable director. He established his position with his second feature, Bad Blood (1986). Then he went on to direct, The Lovers on the Bridge (1991) and Pola X (1999), and advanced to the competition category of the Cannes FF with Holly Motors (2012), receiving high praise. The rock opera Annette, he won the Best Director at the 2021 Cannes FF. Leos Carax is most original, experimental, and novel voice in today’s cinema,

Synopsis:

Los Angeles, today. Henry is a stand-up comedian with a fierce sense of humor who falls in love with Ann, a world-renowned opera singer. In this original musical, Henry and Ann form a passionate and glamorous couple in the spotlight. The birth of their first child, Annette, a mysterious little girl with an exceptional destiny, will turn their lives upside down.