The biggest film festival is back in full action and here’s every important piece of information about the event. The much awaited red carpet event will take place from May 17 to 28. After three years, the lavish Cannes Film Festival is back in action. In 2020 the event was cancelled due to the widespread pandemic. Later, in 2021 kisses, hugs, and physical contact were forbidden.
What are the festival dates?
Cannes Film Festival will kick start on Tuesday evening for its 75th edition. The festival will run from 17th May to 28th May. Like every year, the prestigious event will be hosted in the resort city of Cannes, on the French Riviera.
Who are the jury members?
Cannes Film Festival in its prestigious jury have, Rebecca Hall (Royaume-Uni / États-Unis),Bollywood star Deepika Padukone (Inde), Noomi Rapace (Suède), Jasmine Trinca (Italie), Asghar Farhadi (Iran), Ladj Ly (France), Jeff Nichols (États-Unis) et Joachim Trier (Norvège). Know more about jury members, here. French actor Vincent Lindon is the Jury President of the 75e Festival de Cannes! Results will be announced on 28th May.
Which films are scheduled to screen this year?
Hosting a lavish event at the Palais Des Festivals et des Congres, the 75th edition will be celebrating Indian Cinema. As India is chosen as the first country of honour. Also, the event will have the biggest upcoming releases of 2023, Grand Prix, Prix Du Jury etc. Some of the best films to win the awards include Bong Joon-Ho’s Parasite, Martin Scorcese’s Taxi Driver, Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction, and many more. In total, 49 movies are set to be screened at the Cannes Film Festival 2022.
Along with this, five Indian movies will be screened as a part of the ‘Goes to Cannes Section’. So, the list includes- Bailadila by Shailendra Sahu, Baghjan by Jaicheng Zxai Dohutia, Follower by Harshad Nalawade, Shivamma by Jai Shankar and Ek Jagah Apni by Ektara Collective. As the country of honour, India celebrates its 75th year of Independence, coinciding with Cannes Film Festival’s 75th anniversary. Cannes will also present a brand new restoration of Indian gem, Satyajit Ray’s movie Pratidwandi.
Here is the full list of stars, acclaimed directors and new talent making their way to the official line-up
Opening night film (out of competition)
Z by Michel Hazanavicius
Armageddon Time by James Gray
Boy From Heaven by Tarik Saleh
Broker by Kore-Eda Hirokazu
Close by Lukas Dhont
Crimes of the Future by David Cronenberg
Decision to Leave by Park Chan-Wook
Eo by Jerzy Skolimowski
Frere et Soeur by Arnaud Desplechin
Holy Spider by Ali Abbasi
Leila’s Brothers by Saeed Roustaee
Les Amandiers by Valeria Bruni Tedeschi
Nostalgia by Mario Martone
Showing Up by Kelly Reichardt
Stars at Noon by Claire Denis
Tchaïkovski’s Wife by Kirill Serebrennikov
Triangle of Sadness by Ruben Östlund
Tori and Lokita by Jean-Pierre et Luc Daradenne
RMN by Cristian Mungiu
Un certain regard
All the People I’ll Never Be by Davy Chou
Beast by Riley Koeugh and Gina Gammell
Burning Days by Emin Alper
Butterfly Vision by Maksim Nakonechnyi
Corsage by Marie Kreutzer
Domingo and the Midst by Ariel Escalante Meza
Godland by Hlynur Palmason
Joyland by Saim Sadiq
Les Pires by Lise Akoka and Romane Gueret
Metronom by Alexandru Belc
Plan 75 by Hayakawa Chie
Rodeo by Lola Quivoron
Sick of Myself by Kristoffer Borgli
The Silent Twins by Agnieszka Smocynska
The Stranger by Thomas M. Wright
All That Breaths by Shaunak Sen
Jerry Lee Lewis: Trouble in Mind by Ethan Coen
The Natural History of Destruction by Sergei Loznitsa
Dodo by Panos H. Koutras
Irma Vep by Olivier Assayas
Nightfall by Marco Bellocchio
Nos Frangins by Rachid Bouchareb
Out of competition
Elvis by Baz Luhrmann
Masquerade by Nicolas Bedos
November by Cédric Jimenez
Three Thousand Years of Longing by George Miller
Top Gun: Maverick by Joseph Kosinski
Hunt by Lee Jung-Jae
Moonage Daydream by Brett Morgen
Smoking Makes You Cough by Quentin Dupieux