Annette movie review: Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard in bizarre yet unforgettable musical conceived by Sparks

4/5 starsDescribing Annette as “a film about a singing puppet” might be considered unnecessarily reductive, but it also tells you exactly what you need to know about Leos Carax’s bizarre and fiercely uncompromising musical, which opened this year’s Cannes Film Festival.Conceived by the wonderfully warped minds of eccentric Californian pop duo Sparks, Annette is a visually astounding, aurally provocative spectacle likely to confound and frustrate as many as it delights. It is a romance, a…

Annette movie review: Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard in bizarre yet unforgettable musical conceived by Sparks
4/5 starsDescribing Annette as “a film about a singing puppet” might be considered unnecessarily reductive, but it also tells you exactly what you need to know about Leos Carax’s bizarre and fiercely uncompromising musical, which opened this year’s Cannes Film Festival.Conceived by the wonderfully warped minds of eccentric Californian pop duo Sparks, Annette is a visually astounding, aurally provocative spectacle likely to confound and frustrate as many as it delights. It is a romance, a…