Photo Credit: FameFlynet Pictures; Kristen Stewart
“Personal Shopper” is a new French suspense drama film written and directed by Olivier Assayas, so if you find Kristen Stewart‘s mumbling through lines annoying in English, just wait until you hear her in French! We’re just kidding—the film is actually in English, but just directed by a French guy.
This is Kristen’s second film with Assayas, following her widely acclaimed performance in 2014’s “Clouds of Sils Maria.” Here’s a clip of Kristen working her on-screen mojo:
The film had its world premiere at the festival earlier today, where it’s competing for the Palme d’Or, the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival. Also starting Sigrid Bouaziz and Nora Von Waldstatten, the film’s plot “Revolves around a ghost story that takes place in the fashion underworld of Paris” (IMDb).
At highly critical audience at Cannes apparently wasn’t too impressed as they apparently showered Kristen with boos:
Stewart’s latest collaboration with French director Olivier Assayas heard the boos at the end of the film’s press screening and received mixed reviews from critics.
Stewart still dazzled at a Cannes press conference on Tuesday, and one journalist told Assayas that the boos were probably due to his movie’s ambiguous ending.
“It happens every once and a while where people just don’t get the ending,” Assayas replied. “It’s very clear to me.”
During another light exchange with Stewart, Assayas said, “When you come to Cannes, you’re prepared for anything really. You just go with the flow.”
Stewart added laughing, “Everyone did not boo. Let’s be clear.” [Read more]