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[PHOTOS] 2019 Cannes Film Festival Opens with Adam Driver Zombie Comedy

CANNES, France (FNN NEWS) — The 78th International Cannes Film Festival opened Tuesday, May 14, 2019 with the premiere of Jim Jarmusch’s zombie movie “The Dead Don’t Die.”

"The Dead Don't Die" cast and crew (l-r): Sarah Driver, Tilda Swinton, Luka Sabbat, Adam Driver, Chloe Sevigny, Selena Gomez, director Jim Jarmusch on the 2019 Cannes Film Festival Opening Night red carpet for the premiere of their film. Photo: Patience Eding/Another Concept Magazine/Florida National News.

“The Dead Don’t Die” cast and crew (l-r): Sarah Driver, Tilda Swinton, Luka Sabbat, Adam Driver, Chloe Sevigny, Selena Gomez, director Jim Jarmusch on the 2019 Cannes Film Festival Opening Night red carpet for the premiere of their film. Photo: Patience Eding/Another Concept Magazine/Florida National News.

It’s the first time a zombie film has opened the Cannes Film Festival. According to the AP, the film, starring Bill Murray, Adam Driver and Tilda Swinton, is “a bloody and droll apocalyptic tale inspired by George Romero.”

"The Dead Don't Die" actor Bill Murray on the Cannes Film Festival red carpet Opening Night. Photo: Patience Eding/Another Concept Magazine/Florida National News.

“The Dead Don’t Die” actor Bill Murray on the Cannes Film Festival red carpet Opening Night. Photo: Patience Eding/Another Concept Magazine/Florida National News.

"The Dead Don't Die" actor Adam Driver on the Cannes Film Festival red carpet Opening Night. Photo: Patience Eding/Another Concept Magazine/Florida National News.

“The Dead Don’t Die” actor Adam Driver on the Cannes Film Festival red carpet Opening Night. Photo: Patience Eding/Another Concept Magazine/Florida National News.

"The Dead Don't Die" director Jim Jarmusch on the 2019 Cannes Film Festival Opening Night red carpet for the premiere of his film. Photo: Patience Eding/Another Concept Magazine/Florida National News.

“The Dead Don’t Die” director Jim Jarmusch on the 2019 Cannes Film Festival Opening Night red carpet for the premiere of his film. Photo: Patience Eding/Another Concept Magazine/Florida National News.

 

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Patience Eding is Publisher of Another Concept Magazine, an international affiliate with Florida National News. She is on location for the 2019 Cannes Film Festival. | social@floridanationalnews.com

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