Being one of our most anticipated of the year and, I may add, a near-lock for this year’s Cannes, it’s safe to assume we’ll bring the occasional update on Rust & Bone, the next film from Jacques Audiard (A Prophet). And we now have what’s, up to this point, our most conclusive item — right up above, a first look at Marion Cotillard can be taken for all of its moodily-lighted glory, thanks to CinemaTeaser (via ThePlaylist).
Going along with this is a full plot synopsis, wherein we learn that Audiard and his co-writer, Thomas Bidegain, have condensed Craig Davidson‘s omnibus novel of the same title into one story (centering on Cotillard‘s character). Read on for more, with the typical inconsistencies of translation here to enhance the experience:
It starts in the north. Ali ends up with Sam, age 5, on the arms. His son, he barely knows. Homeless, penniless and friendless, Ali finds refuge with her sister in Antibes. There is much better that she’s hosting in the garage of his house, she takes care of the little and it’s nice. Following a fight in a nightclub, his fate crosses that of Stephanie. He brings her back to her and leaves her phone. He is poor and she is beautiful and confident. She is a princess. All the objects. Stephanie is a trainer of killer whales at Marineland. It will take the show turns into a nightmare for a phone call in the night’s meet again When Ali is found, the princess is packed in a wheelchair: she lost her legs and a lot of illusions. He will simply help, without compassion, without mercy. She will revive.
Well, I’m in. Maybe all of “this” isn’t a whole lot, but what else do we need by now? With Matthias Schoenaerts (Bullhead) also starring, Rust & Bone will hit later this year from Sony Pictures Classics.
How about you? Is Rust & Bone on your cinematic radar?
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