The Grande Dame of Cinema - the Cannes Film Festival is back for its 76th edition from the 16th to 27th of May on the red carpets of la Croisette, bringing together renowned actors and directors, and revealing the talents of tomorrow!
Throughout May on TV5MONDE, enjoy a specially curated selection of hit films selected from previous festivals, plus fascinating behind-the-public-persona profiles of icons of the big screen.
Showcasing six memorable films from Cannes's past
Le jupon rouge [ST]
Thursday 11th May at 9pm*
Paris, 1987. Three women of very different ages and social backgrounds are drawn into the whirlwind of love, its contradictions and torments.
By Geneviève Lefebvre
★ Official selection at the Cannes Film Festival (1987)
Lingui, les liens sacrés [ST]
Sunday 14th May at 9pm*
Amina lives alone with her 15-year-old daughter Maria on the outskirts of N'Djamena, Chad. Her already fragile world collapses the day she discovers that her daughter is pregnant.
★ In competition for the Palme d'Or (2021)
La terre des hommes [ST]
Thursday 18th May at 9pm*
Constance wants to take over her father's farm and save it from bankruptcy. She is soon confronted by with a large operator who wants to buy her land.
By Naël Marandin
★ Cannes Critics' Week (2020)
Film socialisme [ST]
Sunday 21st May at 9pm*
Described as a symphony in three movements: "Such things", "Our Europe" and "Our humanities"
By Jean-Luc Godard
★ Official selection at the Cannes Film Festival (2010)
Jane par Charlotte [ST]
Thursday 25th May at 9pm*
Over time, actress Charlotte Gainsbourg began to look at her mother, Jane Birkin, in a way she never did before, overcoming a shared reserve. Mother and daughter explore their relationship.
By Charlotte Gainsbourg with Jane Birkin
★ Official selection at the Cannes Film Festival (2021)
★ Best Documentary Film Award at the César Awards (2023)
L'amant d'un jour
Sunday 28th May at 9pm*
After being thrown out by her fiancé, Jeanne takes refuge with her father Gilles, a philosophy professor who has recently started living with one of his students, Ariane. As the days go by, the two young women, brought together by age and their love for Gilles, strike up a friendship.
By Philippe Garrel
The "Quinzaine des réalisateurs" (2017)
Plus portraits of Iconic figures from the world of film
Marthe Keller, du mur de Berlin à Hollywood [ST]
Tuesday 2nd May at 12.30 p.m.*
Marthe Keller remembers her childhood in Switzerland, her adolescence in Berlin facing the sinister wall, and the passion she had for Philippe de Broca and the actor Al Pacino.
Le mystère Bardot [ST]
Wednesday 24th May at 9pm*
Who is Brigitte Bardot behind the fame? An extraordinarily photogenic actress, with a tumultuous love life, an absolute sex symbol of the 1950s and 1960s, and an actress who left her mark on her era.
Alain Resnais, l'audacieux [ST]
Wednesday 24th May at 10 p.m.*
Alain Resnais is a genius inventor of forms and one of the fathers of modern cinema. This portrait looks back at the career of a discreet non-conformist.
Live from la Croisette
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