Cannes Directors’ Fortnight 2019 to Open With ‘Deerskin,’ Starring Jean Dujardin

IndieWire | 4/4/2019 | Staff
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While the official lineup for the 2019 Cannes Film Festival won’t arrive until after this month, Directors’ Fortnight has announced Quentin Dupieux will bring his seventh feature film “Deerskin” to the prestigious sidebar competition as the opening night selection. “Deerskin,” starring “The Artist” Oscar winner Jean Dujardin and French favorite Adèle Haenel, will world premiere May 15, ahead of the film’s June 19 theatrical release in France.

“Deerskin” is a thriller starring Dujardin as a man who is forced into a life of crime after becoming obsessed with buying a new jacket and losing all of his savings in his attempts to own it. Dujardin has a rich history at the Cannes Film Festival, having won Best Actor at the festival in 2011 for...
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