In the film, a robbery committed against the mob is investigated by a hitman’s boss. Ray Liotta also stars and Andrew Dominik directs. The film is a comic gangster story with an undertone that attacks politicians’ failure to address the economic crisis.
Killing Them Softly is one of the 22 films vying for the festival’s coveted Palme d’Or, to be awarded on Sunday.
Pitt showed off his usual sexy self in a casual beige suit with white shoes, a white belt and white t-shirt. He is growing out his hair again (we’re guessing for a role) and rocked a goatee as well.
The actor told the media his fiancee Angelina Jolie was not in France with him, and the couple has not yet set a date for their wedding. “We have no date, ” Pitt insisted. “We actually, really, truly have no date.”
“She’s not here right now. She’s prepping for a movie that starts pretty soon,” the actor said. Jolie is currently scheduled to begin work on Maleficent, a live-action retelling of the Sleeping Beauty tale through the eyes of the titular villain.