Two Russian tapes entered program “Cinéfondation»
The organizers of the 68th Cannes Film Festival, which will take place from 13 to 24 May, announced its official program, said in a statement online film festival.
open the festival this year, the French film actress and director Emmanuel Berko “With head held high» (La Tête Haute) featuring Catherine Deneuve. Berko presented in Cannes as an actress: the main program of the festival included the painting “My King” director and actress Maiwenn Le Besco with Vincent Cassel and Emmanuelle Berco.
In addition to this tape to the main program this year includes 16 films directors from 10 countries. For the “Palme d’Or” will fight “Sea of Trees” Gus Van Sant with Matthew McConaughey and Naomi Watts, “Carol” Todd Haynes Cate Blanchett, “Macbeth” Justin Kurzel with Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard, «Dheepan» Jacques Audiard, ” mercenary “Denis Villeneuve and” Youth “by Paolo Sorrentino.
14 films also compete for the second highest award of the festival -” Un Certain Regard “. 9 more pictures are stated in the program of short films. 18 films were selected for the program “Cinéfondation» (Cinefondation). This program will be attended by two Russian tape: the painting “The Return Erkin” Mary Gus’kova and the film “14 steps” Maxim Shavkina.
Outside competition at the Cannes Film Festival will show his new film by Woody Allen “Irrational Man.” In addition, will be submitted to the directorial debut of actress Natalie Portman, “The Tale of Love and Darkness,” is based on the best-selling Israeli writer Amos Oz.
The jury headed by renowned American directors Joel and Ethan Coen (for the first time – just two people on one Chair). Brothers took “Palme d’Or” in Cannes in 1991.