Jean Dujardin, again. In 2011 we published a blog post by Max Dana: Hollywood’s Golden Age is back with The Artist, and in 2012 da-eYe celebrated French silent movie The Artist after it carried off the top prize at the 2012 Academy awards. So when we heard about Deerskin, we were very excited about it: the French black comedy is written and directed by Quentin Dupieux (‘Rubber‘, ‘Reality‘) and it’s starring Academy Award winner Jean Dujardin (‘The Artist‘), Adèle Haenel (‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire‘, ‘BPM -Beats Per Minute-‘) and Albert Delpy, Caroline Piette, Stéphane Jobert…
The 77 minutes film was scheduled to screen in movie theaters in May but because cinemas are temporarily closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, it is opening online and is available through local theaters’ virtual cinema partnerships. If you watch it online, a portion of your digital ticket sale on streaming views will support theaters.
Summary: Georges (Jean Dujardin) is a recent divorcee who becomes obsessed with a vintage fringed deerskin jacket that begins to exert an uncanny hold on him. Set in a sleepy French alpine village, he falls into the guise of an independent filmmaker and befriends a trusting bartender and aspiring editor Denise (Adèle Haenel) who becomes his collaborator on a movie that will document a surprising new goal he sets himself.
Watch the official trailer below and check this page to stream it at home!