Quentin Dupieux’s film, starring Jean Dujardin and Adèle Haenel, is set to open the famous parallel section of the Cannes Film Festival on 15 May.
The 51st Directors’ Fortnight (15-25 May, unspooling as an integral part of the 72nd Cannes Film Festival) will be opened by an arthouse film bristling with utterly off-the-wall humour – and this is undoubtedly a strong message from Paolo Moretti, the parallel section’s new General Delegate. Indeed, the title that he has chosen to kick off his tenure is Deerskin by iconoclastic French director Quentin Dupieux (also known globally in the world of electronic music under the moniker of Mr Oizo).
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