A year after playing in competition at the Cannes Film Festival, François Ozon’s “Young & Beautiful” is finally nearing a stateside unveiling courtesy of Sundance Selects. The company just released its first trailer for the film ahead its April 25th release.
Gorgeous newcomer Marine Vacht headlines the film as a 17-year-old teenager who takes up prostitution for fun. Given the premise, it’s no surprise the film courted controversy in Cannes when Ozon told The Hollywood Reporter “it’s a fantasy of many women to do prostitution.”
Watch the trailer below. And check back on Indiewire the week of the film’s release for our new interview with the filmmaker, in which he addresses those remarks.