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Cannes Film Festival 2024: furious rise of the steps in Cannes

The cast of "Furiosa", a prequel to "Mad Max : Fury Road", has risené the steps of the Cannes Film Festival this Wednesday, May 15, 2024. Anya Taylor-Joy, Chris Hemsworth and Judith Godrèche walked the steps of the Cannes Film Festival this Wednesday, May 15, 2024. the Red carpet.

The essentials

  • The Cannes Film Festival concludes its first day with the screening of first films in comp& ;eacute;tition this Wednesday, May 15.
  • The stars of Furiosa caused a sensation on the Cannes red carpet.  Anya Taylor-Joy, who constantly causes a sensation with her always very sophisticated looks, has put together walks alongside Chris Hemsworth and Georges Miller to present Furiosa, prequel to Mad Max: Fury Road, at the end of the day. Judith Godrèche was also present to present her short filmMe too< /em>.
  • Also on the program this Wednesday, festival-goers were able to discover the secrets of Meryl Streep before discovering ;cover the first films in competition, Diamant Brut by Agathe Riedinger andThe Girl with the needle by Magnus von Horn. The day’s event was held in 2018. without a doubt the climb of the steps of Furiosa by Georges Miller, project at the Grand Théâtre Lumière à 7 p.m. Below, follow the Cannes Film Festival live.


19:30 – What is the second film presented? this Wednesday evening in official competition ?

END OF LIVE. Secondè film presentedé in competition this Wednesday, festival-goers can discover this evening The Girl with the needle. The synopsis sheds more light on the subject of this film by Magnus von Horn: “Copenhagen, 1918. Karoline, a young worker, struggles to survive As she becomes pregnant, she meets Dagmar, a charismatic woman who runs an illegal adoption agency. A strong bond is created between the two women and Karoline accepts the role of nanny. its sides.”

19:15 – How to watch Judith Godr&egraveche's short film on sexual violence ?

This evening, another & The event is on schedule. follow in parallel with the preview of Furiosa. Judith Godr&egraveche presents a preview of her new short film on sexual violence, Me Too , at the Cinéma de la plage after the opening of Un certain regard, in front of the Cannes residents. The screening begins at 9:30 p.m. on Mac&eac; beach. It will then be broadcast on the streaming platform france.tv à from May 25. 

7:00 p.m. – What is the value of Diamond in the Rough, first film presented? in official competition ?

What is Rough diamond worth, first film presented in competition at the Cannes Film Festival this Wednesday afternoon ? The first reports from the press were revealed on social networks. For Olivier Ubertalli of Le Point, it's a "very beautiful first film by Agathe Riedinger, all in contained violence and light& ;quot;, when Megane Choquet, journalist on Allociné, salutes "a transcendental tale & spiritual on the visceral quest for beauty & love story of a woman dreaming of a better reality. thanks to à manufactured television." For the journalist Fabrice Lemercier, "Agathe Riedinger signs an incisive,  touching and very dynamic first feature film about the great hopes of a ’ ;social uplift through reality TV." When Matteu Mastreacci of franceinfo deplores "clumsiness" but salutes "the touching energy that emanates from the "Rough Diamond" from Agathe Riedinger, these non-pro actors, this France of the forgotten, and this respectful empathy that she has for a so-called “bad taste” quot;".

18:30 – What is Judith Godrèche's short film about ?

Judith Godrèche presents her new film, the short film Me Too, Tonight at Cannes. The actress who started the world a second MeToo in French cinema by filing a complaint against Benoît Jacquot and Jacques Doillon last February received numerous testimonies from victims of sexual violence in a mailbox dedicated to this effect. She decided; to give them a voice in this short film, by inviting those who wished to do so (1000 of them came) to participate. gather à Paris to shoot scenes in the company of his daughter, Tess Barthelemy, who dances in white in the middle of the crowd which gradually releases her. little speech.

18:00 – Follow the climb of the Furiosa steps live

A very glamorous red carpet awaits festival-goers this evening. Anya Taylor-Joy, Georges Miller, Chris Hemsworth, they will be there to climb the steps before the preview screening of Furiosa . It is possible to follow the red carpet live by visiting the official YouTube channel of the Cannes Film Festival.

17:30 – What is Furiosa about, event of the evening at the Cannes Film Festival ?

Festival-goers can preview the film Furiosa by Georges Miller before its theatrical release next week in France. This action feature film looks back on the youth of the character played in the film. by Charlize Theron, who finds herself in the hands of a horde of bikers led by the warlord Dementus. While traveling through the Wasteland, they come across the Citadel presided over by Immortan Joe, the big bad guy from Mad Max: Fury Road. As the two tyrants war for dominance, Furiosa must find a way home.

17:03 – Here we go &amp ;eacute;was: the meeting with Meryl Streep &at; Canes

Meryl Streep gave an exceptional masterclass this Wednesday, May 15, just a few hours after receiving an honorary Palme d’Or rewarding his entire filmography. The American actress looked back on the highlights of her career with the humor we know. Below, find the report of this meeting with the actress with three Oscars.

16:20 – Prevented to parade & Cannes, Magnus von Horn takes his revenge four years later

We could almost say that tonight's screening of Pigen Med Nalen (The girl with the needle) is revenge for Magnus von Horn. In 2020, the Danish director was due to make the world premiere of his feature film Sweat, &agrav; Cannes. But due to the global pandemic, the event was postponed. canceled, even though it received the Cannes Label. Upon its release nevertheless, this feature film was hailed by many. by criticism. The screening of his new film, the free adaptation of the story of Dagmar Overbye, is indeed here. today, from 10:30 p.m.

3:45 p.m. – Who is Agathe Riedinger, who presents her first film à Cannes

Agathe Riedinger is currently presenting Diamant Brut, in official competition of the Cannes Film Festival. At only 39 years old, and for her first feature film, the French director presents this film which denounces the behind the scenes of the world of television ;the reality. As she was able to explain to France Inter, it was “a &eacute; huge shock” to discover that she had been selected in competition for the Cannes Film Festival. She acquired a passion for reality TV a long time ago, passionate about the workings of Marseille. This curiosity gives a first short film, Trained at Decorative Arts in Paris, when she begins writing her first short film , I’wait for Jupiter, before giving this feature film today presented to festival-goers.

15:19 – Follow the climb of the Diamant brut steps

< p>Festival-goers can discover the rise of the first film in the official competition, Diamant Brut. The stars are currently walking the red carpet, you can also follow it from home and live by simply connecting to the official Youtube channel of the Cannes Film Festival, or click on the video. o below.

15:04 – What is Diamant Brut about, first film presented in this video? in official competition ?

Diamant Brut, the first film by French director Agathe Riedinger, is also the first film presented in the in official competition at the Cannes Film Festival this Wednesday. A behind-the-scenes drama on reality TV, the synopsis of the film is as follows: “Liane, 19 years old, reckless and incandescent, lives with her mother and little sister under the dusty sun of Fréjus. Obsessed with the beauty of life and the need to become someone, she sees in reality TV the possibility to be loved. Destiny finally seems to smile on her when she auditions for Miracle Island.”

2:30 p.m. – The program of the Cin&eac;ma de la Plage

This evening, Cannes residents will be able to discover the short film Me Too by Judith Godrè with their feet in the sand. Every year, the Cannes Film Festival screens several films, often great classics or gems that have already been released. exits but &agrav; discover, & night falls on Macé beach. This year is no exception, and since festival-goers have already experienced could (re)see Trainspotting Tuesday evening, and will be able to see Me Too and Silex and the City this Wednesday, My Way this Thursday, After Hours Friday, Transmitzvah Saturday, Indigènes Sunday, Tales from Earthsea and Porco Rosso Monday May 20, Exiles Tuesday May 21, Slocum and I Wednesday May 22, Operation CondorThursday May 23, Nueve Reinas Friday May 24 and Phantom of the Paradise Saturday May 25. All films are screened at home. from 9:30 p.m.

14:09 – Meryl Streep reveals her secrets in an exceptional masterclass

After receiving an honorary palme d’gold last night, Meryl Streep leaves à meeting a few lucky festival-goers. From 2:30 p.m., the American actress is on show. the honor of a masterclass where she looks back on the highlights of her career and her job. The report of this meeting with the public will be à find it at the end of the day on Linternaute.

1:30 p.m. – When to see Furiosa in France ?

From 7 p.m. this evening, festival-goers who have successfully completed get a ticket and you will be able to preview the film Furiosa. If you don't have this chance, know that the wait won't be very long since Georges Miller's film is released the following week in French cinemas! The youth of Imperator Furiosa before her meeting with Max is ’ discover in cinemas next Wednesday, May 22, 2024.

1:00 p.m. – À what time are the steps up this Wednesday ?

Even if you are not present on the Croisette, it is possible to follow at any time. distance the climbs of the steps of the Cannes Film Festival. The event’s Youtube channel broadcasts them live every day. For this Wednesday, May 15, it is possible to follow the red carpet of Rough Diamond à 3:16 p.m., that of Furiosa à 6 p.m., and that of Pigen Med Nalen (The girl with the needle) by Magnus von Horn &amp ;agrave; 9:45 p.m.


The jury for the next Cannes Film Festival is made up of: of five women and four men, all multi-awarded during their careers. Greta Gerwig, director of Barbie and Daughters of Doctor March, was é chosen as president of the 2024 jury. She will be helped, in her choice of winners and the Palme d'Or, by the&# 39;French actor Omar Sy (Intouchables), French actress Eva Green ( Casino Royale,), Turkish screenwriter Ebru Ceylan (Winter Sleep), actress am& Indian Lily Gladstone (Killers of the Flower Moon), Lebanese director and screenwriter Nadine Labaki (Capharnaüm), Spanish director Juan Antonio Bayona (The Circle of Snows), l& #39;Italian actor Pierfrancesco Favino (The traitor) and finally the Japanese director Kore-Eda Hirokazu ( A family affair).

Opening film

The Second Act of Quentin Dupieux (out of competition)

Feature films in competition

  • The Apprentice by Ali Abbasi
  • Motel Destino by Karim Aïnouz
  • Bird by Andrea Arnold
  • Emilia Perez by Jacques Audiard
  • Anora by Sean Baker
  • Megalopolis by Francis Ford Coppola
  • The Shrouds by David Cronenberg
  • The Substance by Coralie Fargeat
  • Great tour of Miguel Gomes
  • Marcello Mio by Christophe Honoré
  • Feng Liu yi Dai by Jia Zhang-ke (Caught by the tides)
  • All we imagine as Light by Payal Kapadia
  • Kinds of Kindness by Yórgos Lánthimos
  • L'amour ouf by Gilles Lellouche
  • Rough Diamond by Agathe Riedinger (1st film)
  • Oh Canada by Paul Schrader
  • Limonov – The Ballad by Kirill Serebrennikov
  • Parthenope by Paolo Sorrentino
  • Pigen Med Nålen by Magnus Von horn (The girl with the needle)
  • The most precious of Michel Hazanavicius' goods
  • Three kilometers to the end of the world, by Emanuel Parvu
  • The seed of the sacred fig, by Mohammad Rasoulof

A certain look

  • Norah de Tawfik Alzaidi
  • The Shameless by Konstantin Bojanov
  • The Kingdom of Julien Colonna (1st film)
  • Twenty gods! by Louise Courvoisier (1st film)
  • Le Procès du Chien (Who let the dog bite ?) by Laetitia Dosch (1st film)
  • Gou zhen (Black dog) by Guan Hu
  • The Village next to Paradise by Mo Harawe (1st film)
  • September says by Ariane Labed (1st film)
  • The story of Souleymane by Boris Lojkine
  • The Damned by Roberto Minervini
  • On becoming a Guinea Fowl by Rungano Nyoni
  • Boku no Ohisama (My Sunshine) by Hiroshi Okuyama
  • Santosh by Sandhya Suri
  • Viet and Nam by Truong Minh quý
  • Armand by Halfdan Ullmann Tøndel (1st film)
  • When the light breaks, Runar Runarsson, opening film
  • Flow, Gints Zilbalodis
  • Niki, Céline Sallette (1st film)

Out of competition

  • She's got no Name by Chan Peter Ho-sun
  • Horizon, an American Saga by Kevin Costner
  • Rumors of Evan Johnson, Galen Johnson and Guy Maddin
  • Furiosa: a Mad Max saga by George Miller
  • The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre De La Patellière and Matthieu Delaporte

Midnight sessions

  • Twilight of the Warrior walled in by Soi Cheang
  • The Surfer by Lorcan Finnegan
  • Women on the Balcony by Noémie Merlant
  • I, the Executioner by Ryoo Seung wan

Cannes premiere

  • Everybody loves Touda by Nabil Ayouch
  • C'est pas Moi by Leos Carax                                                                 
  • In Fanfare by Emmanuel Courcol
  • Mercy by Alain Guiraudie
  • Le Roman de Jim by Arnaud Larrieu and Jean-Marie Larrieu
  • Rendezvous with Pol Pot by Rithy Panh
  • Live, die, be reborn by Gaël Morel
  • Maria, by Jessica Palud

Special Sessions

  • The Thread of Daniel Auteuil
  • Ernest Cole, photographer of Raoul Peck
  • The Invasion of Sergei Loznitsa
  • Learn from Claire Simon
  • La Belle de Gaza by Yolande Zauberman
  • Spectators of Arnaud Desplechin
  • Nasty by Tudor Giurgiu
  • Lula by Oliver Stone
  • An unfinished film by Lou Ye

Since 1962, Critics' Week has been one of the main parallel selections of the Cannes Film Festival. She aimed à to bring out talents and generally focuses on the first or second films of new directors.

In competition

  • Babe of Marcelo Caetano (Brazil-France-Netherlands)
  • Blue Sun Palace by Constance Tsang (ÉUnited States)
  • Julie Keeps Quiet by Leonardo Van Djil (Belgium-Sweden)
  • Locust of KEFF (Taïwan/France/ÉUnited States)
  • The Pampa by Antoine Chevrollier (France)
  • The Brink of Dreams (Rafaat einy Il sama) by Nadia Riyadh & Ayman El Amir (Egypt-France-Denmark-Qatar-Saudi Arabia)
  • Simon de la Montaña de Frederico Luis (Argentina – Chile – Uruguay)

In special sessions

  • The Ghosts of Jonathan Millet (France-Germany-Belgium)
  • The Sea in the distance by Saïd Hamich Benlarbi (France-Morocco-Belgium-Qatar)
  • The Queens of Drama by Alexis Langlois (France-Belgium)

The Filmmakers' Fortnight, formerly the Directors' Fortnight, is also a parallel selection of the Cannes Film Festival. Organized since 1968 by the Société of film directors (SRF), it also aims to get out of the festival framework with little-known directors from different backgrounds.

  • My life my face by Sophie Fillières (opening film)
  • Plastic Guns by Jean-Christophe Meurisse (closing film)
  • In his image of Thierry de Peretti
  • Christmas Eve in Miller's Point by Tyler Taormina
  • Desert of Namibia (Namibia no sabaku) by Yôko Yamanaka
  • East of Noon (Sharq 12) by Hala Elkoussy
  • Eat The Night by Caroline Poggi & Jonathan Vinel
  • Eephus by Carson Lund – first feature film
  • Gazer by Ryan J. Sloan – first feature film
  • The Prisoner of Bordeaux by Patricia Mazuy
  • Savanna And The Mountain (A savana e a montanha) by Paulo Carneiro
  • Sister Midnight by Karan Kandhari
  • Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed (Algo viejo, algo nuevo, algo prestado) by Hernán Rosselli
  • The Falling Sky (A queda do céu/La Chute du ciel) by Eryk Rocha & Gabriela Carneiro da Cunha
  • The Hyperboreans (Los hiperbóreos) by Cristóbal León & Joaquín Cociña
  • September without waiting (The Other Way Around/Volveréis) by Jonás Trueba
  • To A Land Unknown by Mahdi Fleifel
  • A Universal Language by Matthew Rankin
  • Special session: STORIES FROM AMERICA: FOOD, FAMILY AND PHILOSOPHY by Chantal Akerman

Short films:

  • After the Sun by Rayane Mcirdi
  • Extremely Short (Totemo mijikai) by Kōji Yamamura
  • Immaculata by Kim Lêa Sakkal
  • Les Météos d'Antoine (Antoine, Élise and Léandre) by Jules Follet
  • Mulberry Fields (Một lần dang dở) by Nguyễn Trung Nghĩa
  • Our Own Shadow (Nuestra sombra) by Agustina Sánchez Gavier
  • The Moving Garden (O jardim em movimento) by Inês Lima
  • Very Gentle Work by Nate Lavey
  • When The Land Runs Away (Quando a terra foge/When the earth disappears) by Frederico Lobo
  • Ghost Cat Anzu (Bakeneko Anzu-chan/Anzu, cat-ghostôme) by Yôko Kuno & Nobuhiro Yamashita
  • Good One by India Donaldson – first feature film
  • Mongrel (白衣蒼狗) by Chiang Wei Liang & You Qiao Yin – first feature film
Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116