- 1h 17min
- Directed by: Quentin Dupieux
- Written by: Quentin Dupieux
- Cast: Jean Dujardin, Adèle Haenel, Albert Delpy
Georges (Dujardin) flees his marriage and buys the ridiculous titular deerskin jacket, aiming to be the only jacket-wearer on the planet. Dujardin reins in his sometimes unsubtle style to great effect, and Haenel is wonderful as his credulous collaborator Denise. It could do with more substance, but it’s 77 darkly comic minutes well spent.
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Deerskin9 Oct 2019
LFF 2019: Jean Dujardin is well cast in a bonkers black comedy
Following on from Peter Strickland's marvellously mad In Fabric, another garment sets in motion a series of unfortunate events. This time, however, there's nothing truly sinister or supernatural about the item of clothing in question – a deerskin jacket…
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