Posted Apr 07 2018

Cannes Has An Opener

Given that two of his previous movies, A Separation and The Salesman, have both picked up the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, Ashgar Farhadi’s latest looks like a safe bet to open this year’s Cannes Film Festival. Everybody Knows sees the Iranian filmmaker move from his native language into Spanish to accommodate his tale and his cast, husband and wife team Penelope Cruz and Javier Badem. The movie will received its world debut (with no prior press screening as per new Cannes rules designed to screw with film critics’ minds!) on the evening of May 8. The full festival line-up will be unveiled to the world this coming Thursday. In the meantime here’s the first trailer for Farhadi’s Opening Night movie -



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