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2022 Cannes Film Festival's Official Selection Lineup Ready

The official poster 2022 © Paramount Pictures Corporation – Jim Carrey, The Truman Show de Peter Weir / Graphic Design © Hartland Villa

“The world cinema landscape is starting to get back in shape and this year marks a return to a quasi normality,” has stated Thierry Frémaux, the artistic director of Cannes Film Festival while announcing its Official Selection. More than 2200 movies submitted this year have been a challenge to narrow them down to 18 of the Official Selection and other categories that the Jury and spectators will see during the 75th edition of the Festival on May 17-28.

This year the Festival is opened by a new Michel Hazanvicius' out of competition film Final Cut (Z (Comme Z)) and it will also screen such awaited features as Elvis by an Australian filmmaker Baz Luhrmann and Top Gun: Maverick by Joseph Kosinski paying a special tribute to Tom Cruise for his career.

The Official Selection includes the following features:

  • Armageddon Time, James Gray (U.S.)

  • Boy From Heaven, Tarik Saleh (Sweden)

  • Broker, Kore-eda Hirokazu (Japan)

  • Brother and Sister (Frère et Sœur), Arnaud Desplechin (France)

  • Close, Lucas Dhont (Belgium)

  • Crimes of the Future, David Cronenberg (Canada)

  • Decision to Leave (Haeojil Gyeolsim), Park Chan-Wook (S. Korea)

  • Eo (Hi-Han), Jerzy Skolimowski (Poland)

  • Forever Young (Les Amandiers), Valeria Bruni Tedeschi (France)

  • Holy Spider, Ali Abbasi (Iran)

  • Leila’s Brothers, Saeed Roustaee (Iran)

  • Nostalgia, Mario Martone (Italy)

  • RMN, Cristian Mungiu (Romania)

  • Showing Up, Kelly Reichardt (U.S.)

  • Stars at Noon, Claire Denis (France)

  • Tchaïkovski’s Wife, Kirill Serebrennikov (Russia)

  • Tori and Lokita, Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne (Belgium)

  • Triangle of Sadness, Ruben Östlund (Sweden)

See the full list of all selections here.

So who's going to win the Palm d'Or this year?


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