Men: the new Alex Garland will be presented in Cannes before its French release

The director of Ex_Machina plunges Jessie Buckley into a waking nightmare.

After a film directly released on Netflix with us (Annihilation) and an excellent series on Silicon Valley developers (Devs), Alex Garland will be back in French theaters on June 8 with Men. And that’s not all. The new feature film by the English filmmaker has been selected by Cannes festivalwhere it will be presented in a special screening at the Directors’ Fortnight.

In Men, Garland this time abandons pure SF to sign a horror film in the form of a feminist tale in which Jessie Buckley, gone green in the countryside, finds herself confronted with toxic masculinity, embodied by Rory Kinnear. The trailer gives a glimpse of this trip of anguish in the line of Midsommar Where The Witch :

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