the films by David Cronenberg, James Gray and Claire Denis among the 18 films in competition

The President of the Cannes Film Festival, Pierre Lescure, and his Delegate General, Thierry Frémaux, presented the Official Selection of the 75th Cannes International Film Festival on Thursday. Ellei remains consistent with a mix of regular directors including David Cronenberg, James Gray, the Dardenne brothers or even Ruben Ostlund and the presence of newcomers,

A total of 18 films have been announced for the most renowned film competition in the world, including that of Valeria Bruni Tedeschi French side, with almond trees, a film about the theater around the director Patrice Chéreau. The Dardenne brothers are back in a Franco-Belgian co-production Tori and Lokita, about two African immigrants arriving in France. Arnaud Desplechin will be present Siblingswhich takes up her family theme in unison with christmas story, starring Marion Cotillard, Melvil Poupaud. Claire Denis is in the running stars at noona thriller set in the business world of South America.

Also in the race for the Palme d’Or: David Cronenberg, James Gray the Dardenne brothers or even Ruben Ostlund. David Cronenberg will present The crimes of the future with an enticing poster that brings together Viggo Mortensen, Léa Seydoux and Kristen Stewart. The Dardenne Brothers return to Cannes Tori and Lokita. James Grey is supplied with Armageddon period a chronicle of youth, with Anne Hattaway and Anthony Hopkins. Ruben Ostlund, after noticed that a lot The square, will climb the stairs with me The Triangle of Sadness. “A great general mockery of what we have become”sums up Thierry Frémaux.

We will also find the great South Korean director Park Chan-wook Haeojil Gyeolsim (Il won the Grand Prix du Festival 2004 old boy) or Romanian Cristian Mungiu, present with NMR (Golden Palm 2007 with 4 months, 3 weeks, 2 days).

Léa Seydoux and Viggo Mortensen present

The Russian filmmaker Kirill Serebrennikov, who has left his country and now lives in Berlin, is entering the official competition with a historical film about the composer Tchaikovsky: Tchaikovsky’s wife. The Director, in competition for the third time (Leto, Petrov fever)She is also a director and will help open the Festival d’Avignon in July a fantastic short story by Anton Chekhov, The Black Monk.

Films out of competition are always an opportunity to discover the latest films from important directors. This year, Top Gun: Maverick by Joseph Kosinski will see the presence of Tom Cruise on the red carpet, to which Thierry Frémaux paid sincere tribute. The biopic elvisby Baz Luhrmann, centering on the tumultuous relationship between Elvis Presley and his manager Colonel Parker, played by Tom Hanks, will undoubtedly be a big moment.

Cédrix Jimenez then returns out of competition north ferry With November on the investigations into the attacks of November 13. Nicolas Bedos will come to present a “nice detective comedy” masquerade, With Pierre Niney, Isabelle Adjani, and Francois Cluzet. The director of crazy maxGeorge Miller will also be featured 3000 years are waiting for youabout a human history: ambitious.

Ethan Coen presents a documentary about rocker Jerry Lee Lewis and Brett Morgen another about David Bowie. Thierry Frémaux revealed that in the last years of his life he had asked him to become a member of the Cannes jury, which unfortunately was not possible.

Z (like Z)a film on the set of a zombie film, directed by Michel Hazanavicius and starring Bérénice Bejo and Romain Duris, opens the festival.

In the Cannes Première selection, we note a film about the death of Malik Oussekine: Our brothers from Rachid Bouchareb.

“The composition of the juries will be announced in the coming days”Thierry Frémaux specified and indicated this “It’s not all over yet”, some films to complete this official selection next week. The poster will also be unveiled in the coming days.


The 18 films in competition for the Palme d’Or at the 75th Cannes Film Festival:

– “Crimes of the Future” by David Cronenberg

– “Holy Spider” by Ali Abbasi

– “Triangle of Sadness” by Ruben Ostlund

– “Broker” by Hirokazu Kore-eda

– “Decision to Leave” by Park Chan-Wook

– “Emerge” by Kelly Reichardt

– “Boy from Heaven” by Tarik Saleh

– “Tchaikovsky’s wife” by Kirill Serebrennikov

– “The Almond Trees” by Valeria Bruni Tedeschi

– “Tori and Lokita” by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne

– “Armageddon Time” by James Gray

– “Nostalgia” by Mario Martone

– “Stars at Noon” by Claire Denis

– “Close” by Lukas Dhont

– “Brother and Sister” by Arnaud Desplechin

-“RMN”, by Cristian Mungiu

– “Leila’s Brothers” by Saeed Roustaee

-“Hi-han”, by Jerzy Skolimowski

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