Léa Seydoux is France in the trailer for Bruno Dumont’s new film

The film will be in official selection at the Cannes Film Festival these days and will hit theaters at the end of the summer.

The director of Little Quinquin and indescribable My Loute is in the official selection at Cannes this year with France, a modern adaptation of Charles Péguy (his novel On this semi-clear morning, published posthumously in 1952), which puts Léa Seydoux in the shoes of a journalist star of television. The trailer has just been unveiled:

Facing her, we will find Benjamin Biolay in the skin of her husband and Blanche Gardin as a long-toothed TV producer, obsessed with audience ratings and fame.

France de Meurs is the star host of one of the main 24-hour news channels which does not hesitate to stage herself, whether in theaters of war abroad or even against President Macron. Popular and influential, France will question everything following a traffic accident …

France hits theaters on August 25, 2021.

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