The list of films that will be viewed as part of the Cannes Film Festival expands and there will be more Argentine presence. They had already been announced in the Un Certain Regard section The criminalsby Rodrigo Moreno, with Esteban Bigliardi, and the co-production with Chile settlersby Philip Galvez.
The thing is eurekaFrom Lysander Alonsojoins the Cannes Premiere section, as reported today by the Festival in a press release.
In Eureka, Alonso once again has Vigo Mortensen to tell the story of Murphy, a father looking for his daughter. Set in 1870, it is divided into four episodes in different parts of the world and also stars the French actress Chiara Mastroianni, daughter of Catherine Deneuve and Marcello Mastroianni.
Alonso’s previous film, Ohalso interpreted by Mortensen, he had already participated in the Un certain mirada section in 2014.
That’s not the only news announced, given that Mexican director Amat Escalante will also be present at the Palais des Festivals in May, when he will accompany his new feature film, Lost at Night, also in the Cannes Premiere section. Escalante already presented Blood, the bastards AND Eli at the Festival, with a directing award for the latter title in 2013.
It is announced that lost in the night It is a suspense film, with a screenplay by the Mexican director himself, who was born in Barcelona. For the same section, the festival has announced another film, L’amour et les Forêtsby the French Valérie Donzelli,
More for the Palme d’Or
And the competition for the most important prize, the Palme d’Or, included two more feature films: Black fliesby the French Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire, with Sean Penn, Katherine Waterston, Michael Pitt, Tye Sheridan and… Mike Tyson, and the returnalso gala Catherine Corsini, with Virginie Ledoyen.
The latter film returns to the official selection after being removed after a complaint about irregularities and harassment during filming, according to the newspaper the world.
The festival also added Only the river flowsfrom Chinese Wei Shujun, e one nightby the French Alex Lutz, for the Un Certain Regard section, while the Special Sessions concluded with Blue girlby Mona Achache (French of Moroccan origin), Bread and Rosesfrom Sahra Mani (Afghan) e Le Théorème de Margueriteby Anna Novion (French).
Out of competition it will also be screened L’Abbé Pierre – A life of fightingby the French Frédéric Tellier, and for the midnight sessions Cannes announced the new film by the American Robert Rodriguez, hypnoticAND Silence Projectby South Korean Kim Tae-gon.
The 76th Cannes Film Festival will run from May 16 to 27 with new films by Wes Anderson, Nanni Moretti, Wim Wenders, Ken Loach and Brazilian Karim Aïnouz, among others, competing for the Palme d’Or, and outside will be screened the new Martin Scorsese and the fifth installment of the Indiana Jones saga, interpreted as always by Harrison Ford, plus Elementaryof Pixar.
Out of competition it will also be possible to see the new short film by Pedro Almodóvar, strange way to livethe return to the direction of the Spanish Víctor Erice, Close your eyeswith Ana Torrent and Soledad Villamil, and with music by the Argentinean Federico Jusid.
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