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French Trailer Watch: Audiard's 'Rust & Bone' Stars Cotillard and Schoenaerts

Thompson on Hollywood By Maggie Lange | Thompson on Hollywood April 11, 2012 at 2:37PM

The trailer from Jacques Audiard's ("A Prophet") upcoming film "Rust & Bone" starring Marion Cotillard and Matthias Schoenaerts ("Bullhead") reveals a darkly subtle tone.
Marion Cotillard

The gorgeous international trailer for "A Prophet" director Jacques Audiard's "Rust & Bone", co-starring Marion Cotillard ("Inception") and Matthias Schoenaerts ("Bullhead"), reveals a moody, dark, subtle tone. (If you want a translation of this trailer, which is sans subtitles, The Playlist posts a rough translation of the voiceover.)

Based on short stories from Canadian author Craig Davidson, "Rust & Bone" features Cotillard as a killer whale trainer at an amusement park who gets involved in a relationship with a homeless fighter (Schoenaerts).

Sony Picture Classics will distribute the film in the US, but no premiere date has been selected yet: we're expecting Audiard's film to be included in the Cannes announcement on April 19, as it opens in France on May 17.

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This article is related to: Trailers, Jacques Audiard, Marion Cotillard, Foreign

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.