AroView: A magnificent, stylised musical-drama that combines the distinctive talents of French director Leos Carax (HOLY MOTORS) with Ron and Russell Mael of the adventurous American pop band Sparks, who wrote both the screenplay and the music.
Adam Driver gives another excellent lead turn as a confronting stand-up comedian whose wife (Marion Cotillard) is a famous opera singer with a flourishing career. However, the birth of their first child, Annette - played by a wooden marionette puppet - turns their glamourous celebrity life upside down.
A wildly ambitious film destined to gain a cult following along the rest of this director’s consistently groundbreaking oeuvre.
“A forthright and declamatory and crazy spectacle, teetering over the cliff edge of its own nervous breakdown, demanding that we feel its pain, feel its pleasure and take it seriously.” ~Peter Bradshaw, THE GUARDIAN