New Delhi, May 14 UNI | 3 months ago

YRF Entertainment and Stone Angels' Grace of Monaco', starring Nicole Kidman, will be the opening film at Festival de Cannes, which begins today.

The film will be screened Out of Competition in Cannes' Official Selection.

Directed by Olivier Dahan and Produced by Uday Chopra, Pierre-Ange le Pogam and Arash Amel, who also wrote the screenplay, 'Grace of Monaco' releases in France today, the same day as the Cannes opening. 'Grace of Monaco' will release in India on June 13. Uday Chopra, the producer of the film and the son of late Yash Chopra, is in Cannes to attend the screening of 'Grace of Monaco'.

On the brink of stardom, Grace Kelly leaves aside her successful career as a Hollywood actress to marry Prince Rainier of Monaco in 1956.

Six years later, with her marriage hitting full crisis, famed director Alfred Hitchcock offers her the chance to return to Hollywood with a leading role in his next film Marnie.

With France threatening to annex Monaco and political turmoil erupting all around, Grace is at a crossroad: choose the life she thought she always wanted, or embrace the woman she has now become: Her Serene Highness, The Princess of Monaco.

With Nicole Kidman as Grace Kelly and Tim Roth as Prince Rainier, "Grace of Monaco" " which also features Frank Langella, Parker Posey, Jeanne Balibar, Derek Jacobi and Paz Vega, who plays Maria Callas " ensures a glitzy opening to Cannes!

(Posted on 15-05-2014)