Annette

Annette

COMING SOON TO CINEMAS30 September 2021
Annette

Academy Award winner Marion Cotillard is an opera singer married to a comedian (Oscar nominee Adam Driver) in this musical written by cult art-pop duo Sparks and directed by Holy Motors' Leos Carax (who won Best Director for this at Cannes 2021). To the couple's surprise, they discover their two-year-old daughter has a remarkable gift.

Best Director, Cannes 2021
2021Rating: R16, Violence, nudity, sex scenes & offensive language140 minsFrance, Mexico, USA
DramaMusical

FIND TIMES & TICKETS

Annette / Reviews

The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail

However sloppy its execution, this is a go-for-broke attempt at breaking and then reassembling the form.

Full review
San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

What at first seems different and brilliant ultimately curdles into a new kind of awful.

Full review
The Washington Post

The Washington Post

A pretentious, arty, occasionally breathtaking, ultimately misbegotten midsummer gift.

Full review
Paste

Paste

Driver's admirable devotion to Annette's stylish ecstasies and ironies can only carry its smattering of ideas so far.

Full review
Vulture

Vulture

A wildly melodramatic rock-opera prone to insane flights of desire, despair, and dorkiness, Annette is gloriously artificial...

Full review
IndieWire

IndieWire

Hovering on the brink of collapse, it’s a delicate dance between genius and fiasco...

Full review
Variety

Variety

This ambitious collaboration between Carax and Sparks drags us under with its downbeat themes and repetitive lyrics.

Full review
The Guardian

The Guardian

It’s a swoon of anxiety and rapture.

Full review
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

The different sensibilities involved rarely mesh together and the songs - mostly thin and unmemorable, more often talky than melodic, with obsessively repetitive lyrics - seldom ignite much feeling.

Full review
BBC

BBC

Annette is sure to be divisive, but it's a curio that demands to be seen. It's not as if you get to watch surreal, avant-garde rock operas very often.

Full review
RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

I don't know what Annette is, except that it's Annette, and that it's unique.

Full review