Flag Day, directed by Sean Penn is set to premiere at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival.
Scheduled for next month, the festival will be conducted with strict Covid safety measures.
Flag Day is an adaptation of the book by Jennifer Vogel, which portrays the story of a father living a double life as a counterfeiter, bank robber and a conman all the while providing for his daughter. Josh Brolin stars alongside director Sean Penn in the movie. The movie will also star Eddie Marson and Miler Teller alongside Penn’s daughter Dylan.
Into the wild, The Pledge and The Crossing Guard are some of Penn’s previous efforts.
Flag Day is one of the several films that organizers of the Cannes Film Festival recently announced for the 2021 lineup. The festival will run until 17 July starting on 6th of the same month.
Owing to the outbreak of the virus, the film festival was cancelled in 2020 where Spike lee was chosen to be the Jury President who will still hold the position in this year’s festival.