Cinema 2017 Cannes Film Festival - the official selection
2017-05-04 17:52:16 TV5MONDE

The Festival's Artistic Director, Thierry Frémaux, and the president, Pierre Lescure, announced on Thursday 13th April the 49 films, from 29 different countries, in Official Selection in Cannes this year. Eighteen films are in competition (vying for the Palme d'Or). Amongst the other categories of films presented, fifteen are in the running for Un Certain Regard, and three are in the Out of Competition category.


Official poster Cannes Film Festival 2017

In Competition

French cinema is honoured in this 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival with four French directors in competition: Jacques Doillon, Robin Campillo, Michel Hazanavicius and François Ozon.

Aus Dem Nichts (In The Fade), by Fatih Akin
The Meyrowitz Stories, by Noah Baumbach
Okja, from Bong Joon-Ho
120 beats per minute, by Robin Campillo
The Beguiled, by Sofia Coppola
Rodin, directed by Jacques Doillon
Happy End, by Michael Haneke
Wonderstruck, by Todd Haynes
The Dreaded, by Michel Hazanavicius
Geu-Hu (The Day After), by Hong Sangsoo
Hikari (Radiance), by Naomi Kawase
The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Yorgos Lanthimos
A Gentle Creature, by Sergei Loznitsa
Jupiter's Moon, by Kornel Mandruczo
The double lover, by François Ozon
You Were Never Really Here, by Lynne Ramsay
Good Time, the Safdie brothers
Loveless, by Andrey Zvyagintsev

Un certain regard category

This award recognises original and bold films, usually made by as yet unknown filmmakers.

Barbara, directed by Mathieu Amalric (opening film)
La novia del desierto (The fiancée of the desert), by Cecilia Atan and Valeria Pivato
Tesnota (Narrowness), by Kantemir Balagov
Aala Kaf Ifrit (The Beauty and the Pack), by Kaouther Ben Hania
The workshop, by Laurent Cantet
Fortunata, by Sergio Castellito
Las Hijas de Abril (The Girls of April), by Michel Franco
Western, from Valeska Grisebach
Posoki (Directions), by Stephane Komandarev
Out, by Gyorgy Kristof
Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha (Before We Vanish), Kurosawa Kiyoshi
Pending the swallows, by Karim Moussaoui
Lerd, by Mohammad Rasoulof
Young Woman, by Léonor Serraille
Wind River, by Taylor Sheridan
After the war, by Annarita Zambrano

Out of competition

Mugen Non Jûnin, by Takashi Miike
How to talk to Girls at Parties, by John Cameron Mitchell
Visages, by Agnès Varda and JR

For more information, visit the official website of the Cannes Film Festival

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