Set in the 1930s, the movie follows Bronx-born Bobby Dorfman (Jesse Eisenberg) as he moves to Hollywood, where he falls in love, and then back to New York, where he is swept up in the vibrant world of high society nightclub life.
The movie is set to open the Cannes Film Festival on May 11, making it Allen’s third time opening the prestigious festival, after “Hollywood Ending” in 2002 and “Midnight in Paris” in 2011.
Amazon Studios and Lionsgate will release “Cafe Society” in U.S. theaters on July 15.
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