the Dardenne brothers, David Cronenberg, Claire Denis… The 18 films in competition were unveiled

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12:03 : End of this promising selection in which the films of David Cronenberg, James Gray and the Dardenne brothers are among the 18 in the official competition. Russian filmmaker Kirill Serebrennikov, who left his country, will also take part in this competition.

12:11 p.m : Last but not least, “last but not least” as Thierry Fremeaux saysZ (like Z), a zombie film directed by Michel Hazanavicius which will be the opening film starring Bérénice Bejo and Romain Duris. Here’s the teaser:

11:58 : We will also discover a film by Kirill Serebrennikov, a 52-year-old Russian filmmaker who left Russia because of the conflict in Ukraine. his movie? Tchaikovsky’s wife which will tell the love story between composer Piotr Tchaikovsky and his wife Antonina Milioukova.

11:54 : Among this shock competition we also find the great South Korean director Park Chan-wook Haeojil Gyeolsim. In 2004 he won the Grand Prix du Festival old boy.

11:53 : We will also discover boy from heavenby Egyptian Tarik Saleh, who directed Cairo confidential.

11:49 : Cristian Mungiu will also be present NMR. The Romanian filmmaker won the Palme d’Or in 2007 4 months, 3 weeks, 2 days.

11:55 a.m : Ruben Ostlund, fourth Palme d’Or, returning with his new film afterwards The square, justified : The Triangle of Sadness. “A great general mockery of what we have become”says Thierry Fremeaux.

11:48 : Also note Hirokazu Kore-eda’s “Come Back”. He is a regular at Cannes, where he won the Palme d’Or in 2018 A family affair. He is chosen for his new film, estate agents (From where baby broker according to the sources), especially with Song Kang-ho (parasite) and Bae Doona (Cloud Atlas, The Host).

11:48 : It also includes the return of the Dardenne brothers Tori and Lokita and James Gray, with Armageddon period, who often came to the competition and was also a member of the jury. He will chronicle youth with Anne Hattaway and Anthony Hopkins.

11:43 a.m : Also included in this official competition crimes of the future, by David Cronenberg, starring Lea Seydoux, Kristen Stewart and Viggo Mortensen. In 1996, David Cronenberg received the Festival’s Special Jury Prize for crash.

11:42 : We find there in particular on the French side almond trees, by Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi, a film about theater and in particular about director Patrice Chéreau.

11:45 a.m : Now we come to the official competition with a total of 18 films.

11:45 a.m : In this category “Un Certain respect” we find, for example, a film by the Costa Rican Domingo and la Niebla, a film by Ariel Escalante Meza, card 75by Hayakawa Chie or even animalby Riley Keough and Fina Gammell.

11:34 a.m : The General Delegate of the Cannes Film Festival announces the selection of 15 films in the Un Certain Respect category. It brings together films by young directors “Radical, experimental cinema, auteur cinema”he summarizes.

11:35 a.m : Also note the presence of the film our brothers, by Rachid Bouchareb, inspired by the Malik Oussekine affair, with Reda Kateb, Lyna Khoudri and Raphaël Personnaz.

11:36 : Nicolas Bedos also returns masquerade, “a police comedy from Nice”, describes Thierry Frémeaux, especially Pierre Niney.

(TIZIANA FABI / AFP)

11:30 a.m. : Cédric Jimenez, director of north ferryalso returns out of competition November, a film about the November 13 attacks, starring Jean Dujardin and Anaïs Demoustier.

11:35 a.m : We will also discover the film out of competition Top Gun: Maverick, with Tom Cruise. It was originally scheduled for release in summer 2020 but has been hit hard by the health crisis on multiple occasions. Expect a great show.

Tom Cruise is expected on the Croisette on May 18, 2022.

(GLYN KIRK / AFP)

11:34 a.m : Thierry Frémeaux presents the list of films screened out of competition during the festival. That of the French Quentin Dupieux, Smoking makes you coughis in the official competition.

Quentin Dupieux, aka Mr. Oizo, has been bringing his turntables around the world for over 20 years (So Me)(So ​​I)

11:18 am : “The composition of the juries will be announced in the coming days”specifies Thierry Frémeaux and points this out “It’s not over yet”. The poster will also be unveiled in the coming days.

11:18 am : Thierry Frémeaux talks about a short film Room 666shot by Wim Wenders in 1982, in which he interviewed filmmakers with this question: “Is cinema a language in the process of disappearing?”. For the general delegate of the festival, the answer is clear: “Cinema is not dead, language is not dead, everything is always renewed.”

11:13 a.m : This will be the last festival for Pierre Lescure, 76, in office since 2014. He is replaced by Iris Knobloch, a lawyer with an international profile and a long career in cinema.

11:11 a.m : We found ourselves without a festival in 2020, last summer, but this year we’re between two rounds on our dates. cinema at the heart of world life and society”, explains in the preamble Pierre Lescure, President of the Cannes Film Festival.

11:09 a.m : Follow the press conference of the official selection of the 75th Cannes Film Festival in our live stream.

View of the Croisette through a palm leaf, similar to the coveted Palme d'Or.  (ALBERTO PIZZOLI / AFP)(ALBERTO PIZZOLI / AFP)

09:27 : Let’s take a look at the news:

A trip dedicated to ecology for Emmanuel Macron in Le Havre, the first major meeting of the between-two towers in Avignon for Marine Le Pen: the two presidential finalists return to the front in an election campaign in full swing. “We have never had a president who has shown as much authoritarianism as Emmanuel Macron”, denounced the candidate of the RN invited to France 2 this morning. Follow our life.

• Ukraine announced the resumption of evacuations of civilians along nine humanitarian corridors, including from the besieged city of Mariupol in the south-east of the country, after a day of suspension. Russia also suffered a major material setback: the cruiser MoscowFlagship of the Black Sea Fleet “badly damaged” by a munitions explosion to Moscow and by rocket attacks to Ukrainian officials. Follow our life.

• The 75th Cannes Film Festival announces its official selection at 11am. More than 2,000 films have been submitted, twenty of which can compete for the Palme d’Or in 2021 following the breathtaking and divisive coronation of French filmmaker Julia Ducournau. Thierry Frémaux’s press conference can be followed in this live broadcast.

• At the November 13 attacks trial, Salah Abdeslam stated for the first time that his “Goal” was about to blow himself up in a café in Paris’ 18th arrondissement, but gave up after looking at the people around him. His questioning will continue this afternoon.

Two Palestinians were killed this morning in a new operation by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank, a week after deadly attacks in the heart of metropolitan Tel Aviv, the Palestinian Health Ministry said.

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