Nathalie Portman, Martin Scorsese, Romain Duris, Quentin Tarentino, Cécile de France, or even The Weeknd… La Croisette is hosting an unprecedented parade of stars for this 2023 vintage, we present you the highlights of the Festival so you don’t miss a thing.
To find you there, we present the films and highlights of the 76e edition of the Cannes Film Festival.
The high m of cinema begins with the opening ceremony, orchestrated by the actress Chiara Mastroiannithe daughter of Catherine Deneuve. This ceremony will be punctuated by the awarding of the Palme d’or d’honneur to the actor Michael Douglas For “ his brilliant career as well as his commitment to cinema ». The screening of the opening film will follow Jeanne DuBarry clified out of competition. Focusing on the courtesan of King Louis XV, the feature film directed by Maïween features Johnny Depp in the role of the monarch. A controversial film due to the domestic violence trial against Johnny Depp by Amber Heard.
The screening of the films in competition starts with the latest feature film by Catherine Corsini, The return, temporarily withdrawn from the official selection due to suspicions of harment on the set, and the deprivation of part of the subsidies. Wang Bing’s movies Youth, Monster by Kore-Eda Hirokazu as well as Back Flies by Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire with Sean Penn will also be broadcast.
In the parallel categories, the animal kingdom by Thomas Cailley with Romain Duris And Adèle Exarchopoulos in the main roles is in the Un certain regard category. It will also be an opportunity to watch the short film by the Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar Strange way of life camped by the actor Pedro Pascal. We can also see The meaning of the partyfilm released in 2017 and directed by the duo Eric Toledano – Olivier Nakache ranked in the Beach Cinema selection.
There Fortnight of filmmakers also opens on May 17, with the presentation of the Carrosse d’or to Malian director Souleymane Cissé. This demanding award has already been awarded to the biggest names in cinema such as Martin Scorsese in 2017 or Agnes Varda in 2010. The ceremony will be followed by the screening of the opening film by Cédric Khan, The Goldman trial which looks back on the highly publicized case of Pierre Goldman in the 1970s.
May 18 will be marked by the long-awaited screening of the last Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny with Harrison Ford previewed on the Croisette. In addition to the Hollywood star, we can also see on the red carpet the Spanish actress Ester Expósito, noticed in the Netflix series Elite. She plays in the movie Pers in the night by Amat Escalante ranked in the Cannes Première selection. Director Stéphanie Di Giusto will present her latest film, Rosaliecarried by Benjamin BiolayNadia Tereszkiewicz and Juliet Armanet. The feature film is competing in the Un certain regard category.
Several films appearing in the parallel selections will be screened with a fine panel of stars: The new boyin the Un certain regard selection with the American actress Cate Blanchett, Eureka ranked at Cannes Première which includes in its cast the mistress of ceremonies Chiara Mostroianni as well as the French film Flowhich looks back on the tragic fate of the navigator Florence Arthaud in the Beach Cinema selection. The film Omar the strawberry by Elias Belkeddar with Reda Kateb and Benoît Magimel will be screened in the Midnight Screening out of competition.
It will also be an opportunity to watch the films in official competition, such as The zone of interest with the German actress Sandra Hüller as well as Olfa’s daughters by Tunisian director Kaouther Ben Hania. Director Nuri Bilge Ceylan, already awarded several times at Cannes, will present his new feature film Dry Herbs.
American director Martin Scorsese will walk the red carpet accompanied by his two favorite actors Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio to present his latest film Killers of the flower moon . The actresses Nathalie Portman and Julianne Moore will also be in the spotlight for the feature film by Todd Haynes, May december.
The Cannes Film Festival will pay tribute to the filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard disappeared last year, who won the Palme d’Or in 2018 for The picture book. The film Godard by Godard directed by Florence Platarets, which paints a faithful portrait of the filmmaker, will be followed by the screening of a new short film entitled phoney wars. Both films will be presented in the Cannes Clic category.
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May 21 will see Marion Cotillard walk the red carpet for Little Girl Blue clified in Special Sessions as well as the father of his children Guillaume Canet For Acid, film clified out of competition. Belgian actress Cecile of France will also present Bonnard, Pierre and Martha in the Cannes Première and Léa Drucker selection for march express by Jérémie Périn, clified in Cinéma de la plage. In addition, Michel Gondry will present The solution book in the parallel selection of the Quinzaine des cinéastes, with the actors Pierre Niney And Blanche Gardin.
In the official competition, these are the films of Justine Triet Anatomy of a fall with Sandra Hüller in the lead role as well as Fire Brand with headlining Jude LawMichelle Williams and Alicia Vikandre which will be screened.
Jessica Hausner will present her latest film Club Zero with in particular the actress Elsa Zylberstein seen in Simone: the journey of the century. Finnish filmmaker Aki Kaurismäki will unveil his 19e movie titled Dead leaves. For his part, the Canadian composer Howard Shore, awarded three times at the Oscars for the soundtracks of Lord of the Rings will give a master cl at the Palais des Festivals according to Clic Radio. Stars Lily-Rose Depp and The Weeknd will also hit the red carpet to present their highly anticipated new series produced by HBO, The Idol .
A panel of stars as large as the cast ofAsteroid City will hit the red carpet on May 23. Last nugget of Wes Andersonthis dramatic comedy screened at 7 p.m. at the Grand Théâtre Lumière includes Tom Hanks, Scarlett Johansson, Jason Schwartzman, Margot Robbie, Jeffrey Wright…
Room 999, ranked in the Cannes Clic selection, poses the question of the future of cinema to its greatest directors. This documentary includes among others Wim Wenders, Monia Chokri, the president of the jury Ruben Ostlund or Alice Winocourt. For his part, filmmaker Nanni Moretti will present He sol dell‘futurehis ninth film in the official selection.
Tran Anh Hunh will unveil her new film, The pion of Dodin Bouffant with Juliette Binoche And Benoit Magimel, which is competing for the Palme d’Or. Finally, Virginie Efiraawarded the César for best actress love and forests directed by Valérie Donzelli, clified in the Cannes Première parallel selection.
Another day but the same actress, Virginie Efira returns for another film, Nothing to lose by Delphine Deloget selected in the Un certain regard category. She plays there alongside Félix Lefebvre, revealed to the general public in Summer 85 . The films of filmmakers Wim Wenders and Catherine Breillat, respectively Perfect daysAnd Last summer ranked in the official selection will also be screened. For his part, the director Quentin Tarantino will present a surprise movie » at 55e edition of the Quinzaine des Cinéastes according to FranceInfo.
On this penultimate day of competition, it will be time to see the latest films in the running. the chimeraby the Italian director Alice Rohrwacher with the actors Isabella Rossellini and Alba Rohrwahler will be screened. American filmmaker Ken Loach will reveal The old oaka film that could make him the first triple-awarded director in the history of the Cannes Film Festival.
The film out of competition by Frédéric Tellier, Abbé Pierre – A Life of Fighting looks back at the story of the founder of Emmaüs with actors Benjamin Laverhne, Emmanuelle Bercot and Michel Vuillermoz. Alex Lutz and Karin Viard close the Un certain regard selection with A night.
The 76e edition of the Cannes Film Festival will end with the award ceremony during the closing ceremony. Disney’s latest movie and Pixar, Elementary will also be unveiled after the ceremony with the French voices of Adèle Exarchopoulos and Vincent Lacoste.