Quentin Dupieux’s ‘Deerskin‘ takes the phrase “the clothes make the man” a bit too literal when a middle-aged, recently divorced man finds himself at the brink of his very own midlife-crisis. Paying an extravagant amount of money for a vintage fringed deerskin jacket, Georges (Academy Award winner Jean Dujardin – The Artist) discovers a newfound masculinity, while the “oh deer”-moments start piling up.
Georges comically becomes obsessed with his new “killer style” that begins to exert an uncanny hold on him. Set in a sleepy French alpine village, he falls into the guise of an independent filmmaker and befriends a trusting bartender and aspiring editor (Adèle Haenel – Portrait of a Lady on Fire) who becomes his collaborator on a movie that will document a surprising new goal he sets himself.
Dupieux, who’s quirky film ‘Rubber‘ is about a rampaging…
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