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Cannes Film Festival Announces 2020 Lineup

This yr’s version of the Cannes Film Festival was sadly canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, however the competition has launched the names of the 56 movies it could have screened in order that these motion pictures can nonetheless be branded as 2020 Cannes Official Selections once they play at different festivals and open in theaters later this yr.

A document 2,067 function movies have been up for consideration for the 2020 Cannes Film Festival — which was initially scheduled to happen May 12-23 — up considerably from final yr’s 1,845 movies. As Indiewire stories, “Included in the 56 films that will receive the Cannes 2020 label are 15 feature debuts (26.7 percent of the selection) and 13 films directed by women, two more than in 2019. There were 532 films directed by women submitted for consideration this year, down from 575 in 2019.”

The choices embody Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch (one in every of solely two American movies in the principle competitors), Pixar’s Soul and two episodes of Steve McQueen’s TV sequence Small Axe. You can take a look at the whole listing under.

THE FAITHFUL

THE FRENCH DISPATCH by Wes Anderson (USA)
SUMMER 85 by François Ozon (France)
ASA GA KURU by Naomi Kawase (Japan)
LOVERS ROCK by Steve McQueen (England)
MANGROVE by Steve McQueen (England)
DRUK by Thomas Vinterberg (Denmark)
DNA by Maïwenn (Algeria/France)
LAST WORDS by Jonathan Nossiter (USA)
HEAVEN: TO THE LAND OF HAPPINESS by Im Sang-Soo (Korea)
EL OLVIDO QUE SEREMOS by Fernando Trueba (Spain)
PENINSULA by Yeon Sang-Ho (Korea)
IN THE DUSK by Sharunas BARTAS (Lithuania)
DES HOMMES by Lucas BELVAUX (Belgium)
THE REAL THING by Kôji Fukada (Japan)

NEW VENUES

PASSION SIMPLE by Danielle Arbid – (Lebanon)
A GOOD MAN by Marie Castille Mention-Schaar (France)
THE THINGS YOU SAY, THE THINGS YOU DO by Emmanuel Mouret (France)
SOUAD by Ayten Amin (Egypt)
LIMBO by Ben Sharrock (England)
ROUGE by Farid Bentoumi (France)
SWEAT by Magnus Von Horn (Sweden)
TEDDY by Ludovic and Zoran Boukherma (France)
FEBRUARY by Kamen Kalev (Bulgaria)
AMMONITE by Francis Lee (England)
A NIGHT DOCTOR by Elie Wajeman (France)
ENFANT TERRIBLE by Oskar Roehler (Germany)
NADIA, BUTTERFLY by Pascal Plante (Canada)
HERE WE ARE by Nir Bergman (Israel)

A SKETCHES FILM

SEPTET: THE STORY OF HONG KONG by Ann Hui, Johnnie TO, Tsui Hark, Sammo Hung, Yuen Woo-Ping and Patrick Tam (Hong Kong)

THE FIRST MOVIES

FALLING by Viggo Mortensen (USA)
PLEASURE by Ninja Thyberg (Sweden)
SLALOM by Charlène Favier (France)
CASA DE ANTIGUIDADES by Joao Paulo Miranda Maria (Brazil)
BROKEN KEYS by Jimmy Keyrouz (Lebanon)
IBRAHIM by Samir Guesmi (France)
BEGINNING by Déa Kulumbegashvili (Georgia)
GAGARINE by Fanny Liatard and Jérémy Trouilh (France)
16 SPRING by Suzanne Lindon (France)
VAURIEN by Peter Dourountzis (France)
GARÇON CHIFFON by Nicolas Maury (France)
SI LE VENT TOMBE by Nora Martirosyan (Armenia)
JOHN AND THE HOLE by Pascual Sisto (USA)
INTO THE WIND by Shujun Wei (China)
THE DEATH OF CINEMA AND MY FATHER TOO by Dani Rosenberg (Israel)

Three DOCUMENTARIES

ON THE ROUTE FOR THE BILLION by Dieudo Hamadi (Democratic Republic of the Congo) – 1h30
THE TRUFFLE HUNTERS by Michael Dweck and Gregory Kershaw (USA) – 1h24
9 DAYS AT RAQQA by Xavier de Lauzanne (France) – 1h30

5 COMEDIES

ANTOINETTE IN THE CÉVÈNNES by Caroline Vignal (France) – 1h35
LES DEUX ALFRED by Bruno Podalydès (France) – 1h30
UN TRIOMPHE by Emmanuel Courcol (France) – 1h40
THE ORIGIN OF THE WORLD by Laurent Lafitte ( France) – 1st movie
THE SPEECH by Laurent Tirard (France) – 1h27

four ANIMATED MOVIES

AYA TO MAJO by Gorô Miyazaki (Japan) – 1h22
FLEE by Jonas Poher Rasmussen (Denmark) – 1h30
JOSEP by Aurel (France) – 1h20 – 1st movie
SOUL by Pete Docter (USA) – 1h30

CANNES CRITICS’ WEEK 2020

Features

AFTER LOVE by Aleem Kahn
BEASTS by Naël Marandin
GOLD FOR DOGS by Anna Cazenave Cambet
SKIES OF LEBANON by Chloé Mazlo
THE SWARM by Just Philippot

Shorts

“August 22, This Year” by Graham Foy
“Towards Evening” by Teymur Hajiyev
“Dustin” by Naïla Guiguet
“Forastera” by Lucia Aleñar Iglesias
“Good Thanks, You?” by Molly Manning Walker
“Humongous” by Aya Kawazoe
“Maalbeek” by Ismaël Joffroy Chandoutis
“Marlon Brando” by Vincent Tilanus
“Menarca” by Lillah Hallah
“White Goldfish” by Jan and Raf Roosens

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picture:(From L) Cannes Film Festival’s director Thierry Fremaux (C) and President Pierre Lescure (R) reveal the 73rd Cannes Film Festival Official Selection, in Paris, on June 3, 2020. (Photo by Serge ARNAL / STARFACE / AFP)STARFACE/AFP through Getty Images

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