Mandibles

Director: Quentin Dupieux Run Time: 77 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2020

Starring: Adèle Exarchopoulos, Bruno Lochet, David Marsais, Grégoire Ludig, India Hair

Country: France, Belgium
Language: French

About the film:

The latest comedy from French absurdist Quentin Dupieux premiered out of competition at the Venice Film Festival.

When simple-minded friends Jean-Gab and Manu find a giant fly trapped in the boot of a car, they decide to train it in the hope of making a ton of cash.

About the filmmaker:

Quentin Dupieux is a Paris-born electronic musician, DJ, and film director who also serves as writer, editor, composer and cinematographer. Along with several music videos and short films, he has crafted surreal features in his signature style, beginning with his 2007 feature debut, Steak, and followed by the absurdist horror Rubber (2010) and the comedy Wrong (2012). Further director credits include Wrong Cops (2013), Reality (2014), Keep an Eye Out (2018), and Deerskin (2019).

“Dupieux stands so far out in left field that he’s become a genre unto himself”

– Jordan Mintzer for The Hollywood Reporter

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