After the Cannes Film Festival poster and tribute to Agnès Varda, it's now the turn of the Official Selection to be unveiled. From Belgium, Canada, France or Senegal, a total of 15 French films will be presented in the cinemas of Cannes from the 47 films / works in the selection.
Édouard Baer will be the opening master of the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival, which will take place from 14th - 25th May 2019. The French actor will take on this role for the 4th time. Released Thursday 18h April here are the names of the films present in the Official Selection.
Un certain regard (16 films)
Beginner filmmakers or experimental films, they are competing for the Palme Un Certain Regard. The jury will be chaired by Nadine Labaki, Lebanese film director, screenwriter and actress. Several feature films also hope to win the Caméra d'Or rewarding the best first film. There are four French and one Canadian filmmakers.
Vida Invisivel - Karim Aïnouz (Brazil)
Dylda - Kantemir Balagov (Russia)
Les Hirondelles de Kaboul - Zabou Breitman et Eléa Gobbé Mévellec (France)
La Femme de mon frère – Monia Chokri (Canada) (Also selected for the Caméra d'Or)
The Climb – Michael Covino (US) (Also selected for the Caméra d'Or)
Jeanne – Bruno Dumont (France)
O Que Arde (Viendra le feu) – Oliver Laxe (Spain)
Chambre 212 – Christophe Honoré (France)
Port Authority - Danielle Lessovitz (US) (Also selected for the Caméra d'Or)
Papicha - Mounia Meddour (Algeria - France)
Adam - Maryam Touzani (Morocco)
Zhuo Ren Mi Mi - Midi Z (Taïwan)
Liberté - Albert Serra (Spain)
Bull - Annie Silverstein (US) (Also selected for the Caméra d'Or)
Liu Zu Tian - Zu Feng (China) (Also selected for the Caméra d'Or)
Evge - Nariman Aliev (Ukraine) (Also selected for the Caméra d'Or)
Hors compétition (5 films)
Séances de minuit (1 film)
Séances spéciales (6 films)
The oldest Film Market turns 60
Today market leader, the Cannes Film Market continues to grow. It will welcome 7600 participants from more than 100 different nationalities in 2019, more than a 20% increase compared to the 2018 edition.