Memento Films has released the first trailer for ’Everybody Knows’, the Asghar Farhadi film that will open the 71st Cannes Film Festival in Competition on May 8.

Starring Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz and Ricardo Darin, and written by Farhadi (The Salesman), the film is a psychological thriller about a woman called Laura (Cruz) who journeys from Buenos Aires with her family to the vineyard where she was born in Spain for her sister’s wedding. Their intended celebrations are disrupted by unexpected events that expose a hidden past.

Memento Films International is handling international sales. The film is already widely sold internationally: Germany and Austria (Prokino), Latin America (Leda Films), Japan (Longride), Benelux (Cineart), China (Hi-Show), Greece (Seven), Hong Kong (Golden Scene), Hungary (Mozinet), Israel (Lev), Poland (Gutek), Czech Republic and Slovakia (Aero Films), Russia and the Baltics (Mauris Films), Scandinavia (Scanbox), Switzerland (Frenetic), Taiwan (Movie Cloud), Turkey (Zeyno Films) and former Yugoslavia (Megacom).

The full Cannes programme is announced on April 12; Everybody Knows will be released by Memento Films Distribution in 350 cinemas in France on May 9.

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