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11:56 : At the end, “last but not least” as thierry fremeaux sayslike Za zombie movie directed by Michel Hazanavicius, which will be the opening film, with Bérénice Bejo and Romain Duris.

11:54 a.m. : We will also discover a film by Kirill Serebrennikov, a 52-year-old Russian filmmaker who left Russia because of the conflict in Ukraine. Your movie of him? tchaikovsky’s wife which will tell the love story between the composer Piotr Tchaikovsky and his wife Antonina Milioukova.

11:54 a.m. : Among this impressive competition, we will also find the great South Korean director Park Chan-wook with Haeojil Gyeolsim. She won the Grand Prix du Festival in 2004 with older boy.

11:53 a.m. : We will also discover sky boyof the Egyptian Tarik Saleh, who had directed Cairo Confidential.

11:49 a.m. : Cristian Mungiu will also be present with NMR The Romanian filmmaker won the Palme d’Or in 2007 with 4 months, 3 weeks, 2 days.

11:55 : Ruben Ostlund, fourth Palme d’Or, who returns with his new film after Square, entitled : The Triangle of Sadness. “A great blanket mockery of what we’ve become”says Thierry Fremeaux.

11:48 a.m. : Note also the “return” of Hirokazu Kore-eda. He is a regular at Cannes, where he won the Palme d’Or in 2018 for a family affair. He is selected for his new movie, Runner (either baby runner according to sources), with Song Kang-ho in particular (Parasite) and Bae Doona (Cloud Atlas, the host).

11:48 a.m. : It is also the return of the Dardenne brothers with tori and lokita and James Grey, with Armageddon time, who often came to the contest and was also a member of the jury. She will deliver a chronicle of adolescence, with Anne Hattaway and Anthony Hopkins.

11h43 : Also appears in this official competition crimes of the future, by David Cronenberg, with Léa Seydoux, Kristen Stewart and Viggo Mortensen. David Cronenberg received the Festival’s Special Jury Prize in 1996 for Shock.

11h42 : We find there in particular, on the French side, almond trees, by Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi, a film about theater and in particular about director Patrice Chéreau.

11:45 a.m. : Now we come to the official competition, with 18 films in total.

11:45 a.m. : In this category “A certain look”, we find, for example, a film by the Costa Rican Sunday and the Fog, a film by Ariel Escalante Meza, Plan 75of Hayakawa Chie or even Beastby Riley Keough and Fine Gammell.

11:34 a.m. : The Delegate General of the Cannes Film Festival now announces the selection of 15 films in the category “A certain look”. It brings together films by young directors, “radical, experimental cinema, auteur cinema”summarizes.

11:35 : Note also the presence of the film Our brothers, by Rachid Bouchareb, inspired by the Malik Oussekine case, with Reda Kateb, Lyna Khoudri and Raphaël Personnaz.

11h36 : Nicolás Bedos also returns with Masquerade, “A Nice Police Comedy” describes Thierry Frémeaux, with Pierre Niney in particular.

(TIZIANA FABI / AFP)

11:30 a.m. : Cedric Jimenez, director of north ferryalso returns out of competition with November, a film about the November 13 attacks with Jean Dujardin and Anaïs Demoustier.

11:35 : We will also discover, out of competition, the film Top Gun: Maverick, with Tom Cruise. It was originally supposed to be released in the summer of 2020, but the health crisis has hit it hard on several occasions. A great show is expected.

Tom Cruise is expected to arrive on the Croisette on May 18, 2022.

(GLYN KIRK / AFP)

11:34 a.m. : Thierry Frémeaux unfolds the list of films that will be screened out of competition during the festival. That of the Frenchman Quentin Dupieux, smoking makes you coughis in the official competition.

Quentin Dupieux, aka Mr. Oizo, has been taking his turntables around the world for more than 20 years (So Me)(Some)

11:18 : “The composition of the juries will be announced in the coming days”specifies Thierry Frémeaux, indicating that “all this is not over”. The poster will also be released in the coming days.

11:18 : Thierry Frémeaux talks about a short film, room 666shot by Wim Wenders in 1982, in which he interviewed filmmakers with this question: ‘Is cinema a language in the process of loss?’. For the general delegate of the festival, the answer is clear: “Cinema is not dead, language is not dead, everything is always renewed.”

11h13 : This is the last festival for Pierre Lescure, 76, in office since 2014. He will be replaced by Iris Knobloch, a lawyer with an international profile and a long career in cinema.

11h11 : We are in 2020 without a festival, last year in summer, this year we are on our dates but between two laps. Cinema at the center of life and society in the world”, declares in the preamble Pierre Lescure, president of the Cannes Film Festival.

11h09 : Follow the press conference of the official selection of the 75th Cannes Film Festival In our life.

View of the Croisette through a palm leaf, similar to the coveted Palme d'Or. (ALBERTO PIZZOLI / AFP)(ALBERTO PIZZOLI / AFP)

09h27 : Let’s take a look at the news:

A trip dedicated to ecology for Emmanuel Macron in Le Havre, the first great meeting of the two towers in Avignon for Marine Le Pen: the two presidential finalists return to the front in a campaign waged at full speed. “We have never had a president who has shown as much authoritarianism as Emmanuel Macron”denounced the RN candidate, guest on France 2 this morning. follow our live.

• Ukraine announced the resumption of civilian evacuations through nine humanitarian corridors, including from the besieged city of Mariupol, in the southeast of the country, after a one-day suspension. Russia also suffered a major material setback: the cruise Moscowflagship of the Black Sea Fleet, having been “severely damaged” by an ammunition explosion according to Moscow, and by missile attacks according to Ukrainian officials. follow our live.

• The 75th Cannes Film Festival presents its official selection at 11 am. More than 2,000 films have been submitted, twenty of which will compete for the Palme d’Or, following the impressive and divisive crowning of France’s Julia Ducournau in 2021. Following is Thierry Frémaux’s press conference. in this living.

• In the trial for the November 13 attacks, Salah Abdeslam has for the first time stated that his “goal” was to blow himself up in a cafe in the 18th district of Paris, but had given up after looking at the people around him. The interrogation of him will continue this afternoon.

Two Palestinians were killed this morning in a new operation by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank, a week after deadly attacks in the heart of the Tel Aviv metropolis, the Palestinian health ministry said.

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