Annette tells the story of the comedian Henry (Adam Driver) and the internationally famous singer Ann (Marion Cotillard). In the spotlight, they are the perfect couple; happy and glamorous. When their daughter Annette is born, a child with a very special gift, their lives change forever.
Annette opened the Cannes Film Festival where it won the award for Best Director and Best Music.
Adam Driver is a deranged force of nature in Carax’s mind-blowing musical fantasia.
About the filmmaker
Alex Christophe Dupont (b. 1960) is a French film director, critic and author known for his poetic style and unique depictions of love. His first major film was Boy Meets Girl (1984), followed by Les Amants du Pont-Neuf (1991) and Holy Motors (2012). The artist name Leos Carax is an anagram of the filmmaker's real names Alex and the film award, Oscar.