DEERSKIN

Giveaway: audience members at the Dec. 6 screening will receive a free, one-year individual membership to the Alliance Française of Washington, DC

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French disruptor Quentin Dupieux (the man behind killer-tire classic RUBBER) returns to the realm of the malevolent everyday object with this daring and hilarious tale of a troubled man (Jean Dujardin, THE ARTIST) who takes his obsession with his designer deerskin jacket (admittedly, a very nice coat) to murderous extremes. Having just separated from his wife, Georges (Dujardin) decides he needs a new lease on life, and a new jacket, and sets off to buy a vintage deerskin coat, which he gets for 8,000 euros, with a camcorder thrown in. Increasingly impressed with his jacket's majesty — and its excellent advice — Georges resolves to eliminate all other outerwear from the world. Meanwhile, he meets a bartender named Denise (Adèle Haenel, PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE), accidently convinces her he's a filmmaker and enlists her to edit and fund his latest (non-existent) project. She becomes a fan of the jacket too, and none of this is going to end well. Official Selection, 2019 Cannes, Toronto, Vancouver and Chicago film festivals. DIR/SCR Quentin Dupieux; PROD Mathieu Verhaeghe, Thomas Verhaeghe. France, 2019, color, 77 min. In French with English subtitles. NOT RATED

No AFI Member passes accepted.

77 Minutes
Comedy

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