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The Festival De Cannes Reveals Its Official Selection

April 13, 2017

 

The most elegant film festival is on its way. This year it celebrates its 70th anniversary, therefore Cannes are going to build up a special cinematographic fiesta to honour the occasion. With Monica Bellucci as Mistress of Ceremonies and Pedro Almodóvar as the President of the Jury, the Festival de Cannes will kick off on Wednesday 17 May and last till 28 May.

 

Today the Official Selection was revealed to the public. In the category of Competition the following films will stand before the Jury pre-featured by the Opening film LES FANTÔMES D’ISMAËL  (Ismael's Ghosts) by Arnaud DESPLECHIN:

 

AUS DEM NICHTS (In The Fade) by Fatih AKIN

THE MEYEROWITZ STORIES by Noah BAUMBACH

OKJA by Joon-Ho BONG

120 BATTEMENTS PAR MINUTE by Robin CAMPILLO

THE BEGUILED by Sofia COPPOLA

RODIN by Jacques DOILLON

HAPPY END by Michael HANEKE

WONDERSTRUCK by Todd HAYNES

LE REDOUTABLE by Michel HAZANAVICIUS

GEU-HU (The Day After) by Sangsoo HONG

HIKARI (Radiance) by Naomi KAWASE

THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER by Yorgos LANTHIMOS

A GENTLE CREATURE by Sergei LOZNITSA

JUPITER’S MOON by Kornél MUNDRUCZÓ

L’AMANT DOUBLE by François OZON

YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE by Lynne RAMSAY

GOOD TIME by Benny SAFDIE and Josh SAFDIE

NELYUBOV (Loveless) by Andrey ZVYAGINTSEV

 

You can check the whole programme of the Festival here.

 

In addition, the Festival organizers have announced that the Festival will also hold special screenings of two new episodes of Twin Peaks and the whole second season of Top Of The Lake: China Girl, as both directors - David Lynch and Jane Campion - are the former winners of the Palme d'Or.

 

Source: www.festival-cannes.com

 

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