open the festival new French film “With head held high” with Catherine Deneuve
The organizers of the 68th Cannes Film Festival, which will take place from 13 to 24 May, issued a list of 17 pictures of the main competition. By the end of April, according to RFI, it can be extended up to 20 nominees. Best of all, this time will be presented to the French cinema (four bands), Italy, South-East Asia and North America. French paintings presented 4.
On the awards in the main competition claims Jacques Audiard’s new film with the working title «Dheepan» – a dramatic story of a refugee from Sri Lanka, caught up in the suburbs of Paris. The scenario put “Persian Letters” of Montesquieu.
Stephane Brize present at Cannes film “The law of the market” with Vincent Lindon in the title role. In the main competition was the film Valérie Donzelli “Marguerite and Julien” – a story of love between brother and sister, which in the 70s had planned to stay in François Truffaut. The script is based on the true story of Julien and Marguerite Raval, executed in 1603 for adultery and incest. France Cannes also present a picture of “My King” with Vincent Cassel and Emmanuelle Berco. Withdrew its director and actress Maiwenn Le Besco, received the 2011 Grand Prix at the Cannes jury for the film “The police».
Emmanuel Burke – also director of the film, which on May 13 will be “the opening film” Cannes Film Festival. This new French film about the fate of the troubled teen. The film Berko “With head held high,” played Catherine Deneuve.
The three paintings in the main Cannes competition will be presented to Italy. Nanni Moretti, winner of the “Palme d’Or” 2001 will show a picture of «Mia Madre». Won the 2014 Oscar for best foreign film Paolo Sorrentino present at Cannes film “Youth».
With the painting “Sea of Trees” on the subject of suicide will participate in the main competition American Gus Van Sant. His compatriot Todd Haynes will bring to Cannes film “Karol” – a love story of two women in New York 50-ies. The main characters played by Australian star Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara. Canadian Denis Villeneuve in the thriller «Sicario» talk about the brutal manners of drug traffickers operating on the border of the US and Mexico.
In the main program of the Cannes Film Festival this time also were selected paintings of Chinese director Jia Zhangke, Hirokazu Kore-Japanese Ed , the Grand Prix two years ago, as well as cinematographers Norway, Hungary, Taiwan and Australia. British actress Rachel Weisz starred in two films this year’s contest, including, in the film Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos’ Lobster ».
Out of Competition Cannes Film Festival audience will see the new Woody Allen film« Irrationnal Man », as well as directing Natalie Portman’s debut “A Tale of Love and Darkness,” is based on the best-selling Israeli writer Amos Oz.