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According to Variety magazine, The Dead Don't Die, the American director's upcoming film, will open the 72nd edition of the French festival on May 14.

On May 14, Tilda Swinton, Bill Murray, Adam Driver and Chloë Sevigny will fight zombies at the opening of the 72nd Cannes Film Festival. The Dead Don't Die, Jim Jarmusch's new comedy, icon of American independent cinema, will be the starter film festival. The official announcement of the final programming of this Cannes edition will not be announced until the 18th of this month, but the developers have just released the opening information.

Zombies and Jim Jarmusch may seem like a strange combination, but one should remember that in 2013 the director signed Only the Lovers Survive, an idiosyncratic vampire movie with Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston that is completely Jarmusch.

The Dead Don't Die trailer, which deals with a zombie attack in the small and quiet town of Centerville and also has recurring names in the director's work such as Steve Buscemi, Iggy Pop or Tom Waits, as well as Danny Glover, Selena Gomez, Chloe Sevigny, or Rosie Perez left last day 1. Judging from these images, it has a far less serious tone than Only Lovers Survive. The director's 13th feature film has been described as a humorous and sometimes scary subversion of the genre. & Nbsp;

Jarmusch was the winner of the Cannes Golden Chamber, not best first film award in 1984 for Stranger than Paradise, a beacon for the new American independent cinema, and its cinema - “elegant rock'n'roll cinema” According to the statement Cannes programmers have been distinguished at Croisette: Golden Palm for the 1993 short film Coffee and Cigarettes, and 2005 Grand Prix, Broken Flowers.

This year's edition of the Cannes Festival, which runs from May 14-25, will feature Mexican Alejandro González Iñárritu as chairman of the jury. John Carpenter will be honored as the career prize winner of Le Carrosse d'Or. Films such as Once Upon a Time in Quentin Tarantino's Hollywood, Steven Soderbergh's The Laundromat, or Bong Joon-ho's Parasite are expected in the competition.

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