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Jim Jarmusch's zombie movie 'The Dead Don't Die' to open Cannes

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Dark zombie comedy "The Dead Don't Die", directed by Jim Jarmusch, is the opening film at Film Festival 2019, which begins May 14.

The film features Bill Murray, Chloe Sevigny, and facing off against a horde of the undead, reported Variety.

Jarmusch also wrote the script for the movie, which will be the first film to screen at this year's in competition for the Palme d'Or, the festival's top prize.

The already won the Camera d'Or in 1984 for "Stranger Than Paradise".

"The Dead..." will hit in cinema halls the same day as its screening.

Focus Pictures is releasing the film in the US on June 14.

The star-studded cast also includes Selena Gomez, Steve Buscemi, Rosie Perez, Danny Glover, Iggy Pop, Tom Waits, and

jury will be chaired by Oscar-winning filmmaker

The panel will present at Cannes closing ceremony on May 25. The official selection lineup will be unveiled April 18.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 13:05 IST
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