U.S. director Jeremy Saulnier used Kickstarter to help fund thriller Blue Ruin which has its world premiere in Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes on Saturday. The story follows a peaceful vagrant whose life is upended by dreadful news which sets him off to his childhood home to carry out an act of revenge. Macon Blair and Homeland’s Amy Hargreaves star. Saulnier directed 2007’s Murder Party and was the DP on this year’s Sundance title I Used To Be Darker. Here’s a clip:

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