Over a year since its debut at Cannes Matteo Garreno’s gory and glorious anthology of stories enters UK cinemas on the 17th of June.

The film stars John C. Reilly, Salma Hayek, Toby Jones and Vincent Cassel. Our review from Cannes can be found here.

Here’s our chat with the director of Tale of Tales,

From the bitter quest of the Queen of Longtrellis, to two mysterious sisters who provoke the passion of a king, to the King of Highhills obsessed with a giant Flea, these tales are inspired by the fairytales by Giambattista Basile.