Climax blew away critics and audiences here and was swiftly acquired by A24 for domestic. This is Noé’s first film to be selected in the Fortnight which is actually billed as non-competitive, though its sponsors regularly present awards.
The Argentine filmmaker who works mostly in English and French is no stranger to the Croisette, having appeared in competition with both his shocking breakthrough Irreversible in 2002 and fever dream Enter The Void in 2009. More recently, his 2015 sex-fueled Love had a Midnight berth. As with all of his films, Wild Bunch is handling international sales.