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The Animal Kingdom (2024)

Opens on March 15

Director: Thomas Cailley Run Time: 128 min. Release Year: 2023

Starring: Adèle Exarchopoulos, Jean Boronat, Paul Kircher, Romain Duris, Tom Mercier

Country: France, Belgium
Language: French with English subtitles

About the film:

World Premiere, 2023 Cannes Film Festival.

In a world hit by a wave of mutations transforming humans into animals, François does everything he can to save his wife. As some of the creatures disappear into a nearby forest, he and their son embark on a quest that will change their lives.

“[An] original and striking work.”

—Leslie Felperin, Hollywood Reporter

About the filmmaker:

After com­plet­ing a film stud­ies degree in the screenwriting depart­ment of La Fémis, Thomas Cail­ley direct­ed the short film Paris Shang­hai (2011). His fea­ture debut Love at First Fight (2014) premiered at the Cannes Direc­tors’ Fort­night in 2014 and won three César Awards, includ­ing Best First Film. The Ani­mal King­dom (2024), pre­sent­ed this year as the open­ing film of Un Cer­tain Regard at the Cannes Film Fes­ti­val, is his sec­ond fea­ture film as director.

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