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The film Sean Penn directed with his real-life leading lady, Charlize Theron, as the star is heading to the Cannes Film Festival. African war drama The Last Face, which also features Spaniard Javier Bardem, will premiere at the festival in May (16), according to The Hollywood Reporter.

In the film, South African native Theron portrays the director of an international aid organisation in Liberia who embarks on a romance with a relief-aid doctor, played by Bardem.

Penn and Theron were dating during the film shoot on location in Africa in 2014, and they were still together at last year’s (15) Cannes Film Festival, where the actress was promoting Mad Max: Fury Road. They called off their engagement weeks later. Mopreoover, It seems like there is a new woman in Sean Penn’s life, as he was recently spotted. An insider revealed that the 55-year-old actor arrived at Chicago Cut Steakhouse with 20-year-old beautiful blonde and they ate near a window with a pretty romantic view, People magazine reports.