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Selena Gomez’s Cannes Winner ‘Emilia Pérez’ Gets Netflix Release Date

Selena Gomez’s Cannes Winner ‘Emilia Pérez’ Gets Netflix Release Date

Selena Gomez and Zoe Saldaña win at Cannes Film Festival Emilia Perez has set a streaming premiere date on Netflix.

The crime comedy competed at the 77th annual Cannes Film Festival in southern France in May. Screening as an in-competition title, Emilia Perez director Jacques Audiard received the Jury Prize in Cannes.

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Additionally, Gomez, Saldaña, Karla Sofía Gascón and Adriana Paz jointly won the Cannes award for Best Actress.

According to When to stream, Emilia Perez will premiere on Netflix on November 13. The film will also have a limited theatrical release, but the dates for when it will play in theaters have not yet been set. In the past, Netflix has released its films in theaters in limited quantities to qualify for Oscar consideration.

What is the movie “Emilia Pérez” about?

Billed as a crime musical, the official description from the Cannes Film Festival Emilia Perez we read: “Overqualified and underestimated, Rita is a big-firm lawyer who is more interested in exonerating criminals than bringing them to justice.

“One day, she gets an unexpected chance to get out of this situation when the leader of the Manitas cartel hires her to help him get out of the business and fulfill a plan he has been secretly preparing for years: to become the woman he always wanted to be.”

Zoe Saldaña stars as Rita in Emilia Perezwhile Karla Sofía Gascón plays the titular character. Edgar Ramirez also stars as Gustavo in the film while Selena Gomez plays Jessi.

Rotten tomatoes review critics Emilia Perez in Cannes gave the film a “fresh” rating of 86% based on 37 reviews.

According to Variety, Gomez openly cried when Emilia Perez received a 9-minute standing ovation in Cannes when the film premiered on May 18.

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