MUBI, the theatrical distributor and global curated film streaming service
has announced that it has acquired all rights for Leos Carax’s Annette for the UK and Ireland, and will release
the film in cinemas on 3 September 2021.
Directed by Leos Carax (Holy Motors) Annette will open
this year’s Cannes Film Festival and stars Adam Driver (House of Gucci, Marriage Story, Paterson) and Marion Cotillard (Inception, Macbeth, La Vie en Rose), along with Simon Helberg ( The Big Bang Theory) and Belgian singer-songwriter Angèle in her
acting debut. The screenplay is written by Ron Mael and Russell Mael of Sparks,
and the film also features songs from Sparks and music producer Marius de
Vries (La La Land, Bohemian Rhapsody, Moulin Rouge).
Set in contemporary Los Angeles, Annette stars Henry (Adam Driver)
as a stand-up comedian with a fierce sense of humor who falls in love with
Ann (Marion Cotillard), a world-renowned opera singer. Under the spotlight,
they form a passionate and glamorous couple. With the birth of their first
child, Annette, a mysterious little girl with an exceptional destiny, their
lives are turned upside down.