Incredible but true: First preview for Quentin Dupieux’s new film with Léa Drucker and Alain Chabat

“We’re afraid you’ll think we’re crazy if we tell you the story.”

As the Berlinale 2022 opens today with the screening of peter von kant of François Ozon, the rest of the selection begins to stir. In particular the new film of Quentin Dupieuxwhich will be screened in Berlin February 11 during the Special Gala. Entitled Incredible but true and shot in 2020, the feature film has remained a mystery since the announcement of its shooting. True to form, Dupieux had revealed practically nothing about his next film, except the cast: Alain Chabatwhich he had previously directed in Realitywould be the headliner alongside Lea Drucker, Benoit Magimel and Anais Demoustier. While waiting for the first screening of the director’s ninth feature, Screen International just released a teaser of the film. And as usual, it’s hard to explain.

Incredible but true: Quentin Dupieux is already shooting his next film, with Alain Chabat and Anaïs Demoustier

Return of Quentin Dupieux to the cinema after mandibles, Incredible but true will be a comedy whose plot will revolve around Alain and Marie, a couple moving into a pavilion. A hatch located in the cellar will upset their existence. The film is dated June 15, 2022 in France.

Note that Dupieux will direct Anaïs Demoustier a third time in her next film Smoking makes you cough, shot between September and October last year. His pitch: to recreate cohesion in the vigilante commando, the “tobacco-strengths”, which is falling apart, their leader offers them to meet for a one-week retreat, before returning to save the world. Alain Chabat will also be in the cast, as well as the Palmashow duo, Grégoire Ludig and David Marsais.

Smoking makes you cough: Quentin Dupieux finds Anaïs Demoustier for his new film

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