Cannes, Jan 26: French director Olivier Dahan’s “Grace of Monaco” will open the 67th Festival de Cannes on May 14.
The biopic will be screened in Cannes in the Official Selection category, Out of Competition, said a statement on Cannes official website.
Jointly produced by Pierre-Ange Le Pogam, Uday Chopra (YRF Entertainment) and Arash Amel, the film features Nicole Kidman as the legendary Hollywood actress-turned-princess Grace and Tim Roth as Prince Ranier of Monaco.
Set in the 1950s, “Grace of Monaco” portrays a period in the life of Grace Kelly, who became Princess Grace of Monaco when she married Prince Rainier III in 1956, in what was dubbed “the marriage of the century”.
“Grace of Monaco” is a Stone Angels and YRF Entertainment production, and co-produced by TF1 Films Productions, Gaumont, Lucky Red, OD Shots, Ufilm, in association with Silver Reel – Ufund. It was shot for 16 weeks in Monaco, south of France, Paris, Vintimille, Gand and Bruxelles.