Dir. Leos Carax, 2020, France, Belgium, Germany, 140 min, DCP, color
Music by Sparks
With Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard, Simon Helberg
Sélection Officielle du Festival de Cannes 2021
Leos Carax‘s first English-language film is an rock opera written by pop duo Sparks, starring Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard.
Annette is the story of a stand-up comedian (Driver) and his opera singer wife (Cotillard) who find their lives unexpectedly upended when they welcome their first child.
“Annette masters its own paradoxes. It’s a highly cerebral, formally complex film about unbridled emotion. A work of art propelled by a skepticism about where art comes from and why we value it the way we do.” – A.O. Scott, New York Times