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Watch: Ignore the Terrible Voice-Over and Enjoy the Battle of the Sexes in Trailer for Roman Polanski's 'Venus in Fur'

Photo of Nigel M Smith By Nigel M Smith | Indiewire April 4, 2014 at 2:04PM

A year after making its worldwide debut as the Closing Night Film of the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, Roman Polanski's latest stage adaptation following 2011's "Carnage," "Venus in Fur," is set to open stateside. Ahead of its June 20th release and upcoming screenings at the Tribeca Film Festival, Sundance Selects has released the trailer for the sexy two-hander, starring Polanski's wife Emmanuelle Seigner and Mathieu Almaric.
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A year after making its worldwide debut as the Closing Night Film of the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, Roman Polanski's latest stage adaptation following 2011's "Carnage," "Venus in Fur," is set to open stateside. Ahead of its June 20th release and upcoming screenings at the Tribeca Film Festival, Sundance Selects has released the trailer for the sexy two-hander, starring Polanski's wife Emmanuelle Seigner and Mathieu Almaric.

READ MORE: 'Venus in Fur' Director Roman Polanski at Cannes: 'I've lived long enough to know I can direct.'

The film is in French, which probably lead to the company's decision to include a dry voice-over in the trailer that breaks down the set up for those unfamiliar with David Ives' acclaimed play. It's bad, but can't eclipse the force that is Seigner, who looks to be having a ball as an actress who'll do anything to nab a juicy part in a new stage production. Watch below:


This article is related to: Trailers, Roman Polanski, Venus in Fur, Emmanuelle Seigner, Cannes Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival







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