The Cannes Film Festival Reveals Lineup

The Cannes Film Festival Reveals Lineup


In what seems to be our favorite directors are back at the French resort, the 77th edition of the Cannes Film Festival has unveiled its line-up, the festival will bring “Godfather” series Director Francis ford Coppola with a highly anticipated film, “Magalopolis” starring Adam Driver, “Mad Max” series Director George Miller “Furiosa” starring Anya Taylor-Joy. “Star War” series director George Lucas who will be received an honorary Palme d’Or. And

High profile films are also selected, Yorgos Lanthimos’ “Kinds of Kindness” in which Lanthimos reunites with the “Poor Things” star Emma Stone and Willem Dafoe.  Paul Schrader’s “Oh, Canada” with Richard Gere, based on a novel by the late Russell Banks (“Affliction”). Jacques Audiard’s musical melodrama “Emilia Perez” starring Zoe Saldana and Selena Gomez.  Italian Auteur Paolo Sorrentino’s “Parthenope” with Gary Oldman. Canadian Helmer David Cronenberg’s “The Shrouds” starring Vincent Cassel and Diane Kruger. And don’t forget Kevin Costner’s passion project, and his western epic, “Horizon, an American Saga.”

The Festival director Thierry Frémaux expected to add more films in competition as well, “We may add, because right now we’re not at the usual number of 21 of 22 films in competition,” he said. “It’s in the reflections that we will be having in the days to come.” A couple movies were widely expected to turn up in competition : Audrey Diwan’s erotic drama “Emmanuelle” starring Merlant and Naomi Watts, and Mike Leigh’s “Hard Truths.”

The 77th edition runs May 15-25, check out the full lineup below.

Opening Night Film

“Second Act,” Quentin Dupieux


“All We Imagine as Light,” Payal Kapadia

“Anora,” Sean Baker

“The Apprentice,” Ali Abbasi

“Bird,” Andrea Arnold

“Caught by the Tides” (“Feng Liu Yi Dai”), Jia Zhang-Ke

“Emilia Perez,” Jacques Audiard

“The Girl With the Needle,” Magnus von Horn

“Grand Tour,” Miguel Gomes

“Kinds of Kindness,” Yorgos Lanthimos

“L’Amour Ouf,” Gilles Lellouche

“Limonov: The Ballad,” Kirill Serebrennikov

“Marcello Mio,” Christophe Honoré

“Megalopolis,” Francis Ford Coppola

“Motel Destino,” Karim Aïnouz

“Oh, Canada,” Paul Schrader

“Parthenope,” Paolo Sorrentino

“The Shrouds,” David Cronenberg

“The Substance,” Coralie Fargeat

“Wild Diamond” (“Diamant Brut”), Agathe Riedinger


“Armand,” Halfdan Ullman Tondel

“Black Dog” (“Gou Zhen”), Guan Hu

“The Damned” (Les Damnes”), Roberto Minervini

“L’Histoire de Souleymane,” Boris Lojkine

“Le Royaume,” Julien Colonna

“My Sunshine” (“Boku No Ohisama”), Hiroshi Okuyama

“Norah,” Tawfik Alzaidi

“On Becoming a Guinea Fowl,” Rungano Nyoni

“Santosh,” Sandhya Suri

“September Says,” Ariane Labed

“The Shameless,” Konstantin Bojanov

“Viet and Nam,” Truong Minh Quy

“The Village Next to Paradise,” Mo Harawe

“Vingt Dieux!,” Louise Courvoisier

“Who Let the Dog Bite?” (“Le Proces du Chien”), Lætitia Dosch


“Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga,” George Miller

“Horizon, an American Saga,” Kevin Costner

“Rumours,” Evan Johnson, Galen Johnson, Guy Maddin

“She’s Got No Name,” Chan Peter Ho-Sun


“C’est Pas Moi,” Leos Carax

“Everybody Loves Touda,” Nabil Ayouch

“Le Roman de Jim,” Arnaud Larrieu and Jean-Marie Larrieu

“The Matching Bang” (“En Fanfare”), Emmanuel Courcol

“Miséricorde,” Alain Guiraudie

“Rendez-Vous Avec Pol Pot,” Rithy Panh


“The Balconettes” (“Les Femmes au Balcon”), Noémie Merlant

“I, the Executioner,” Seung Wan Ryoo

“The Surfer,” Lorcan Finnegan

“Twilight of the Warrior Walled In,” Soi Cheang


“Apprendre,” Claire Simon

“The Beauty of Gaza” (“La Belle de Gaza”), Yolande Zauberman

“Ernest Cole, Lost and Found,” Raoul Peck

“The Invasion,” Sergei Loznitsa

“Le Fil,” Daniel Auteuil

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