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Cannes Film Festival 2024: the Olympic flame will take the steps

The Cannes Film Festival begins this Tuesday, May 14. The Olympic flame will also climb the steps, carried by French Paralympic athlete Arnaud Assoumani, on May 21.

The festivities will soon begin on the Croisette. From May 14 to 25, 2024, the Cannes Film Festival will thrill the city of Côte d'Azur under the sign of the seventh art. We learned this Monday at noon that the Olympic flame will also go up the steps. of the Cannes Film Festival. French Paralympic athlete Arnaud Assoumani will walk the red carpet with the torch on May 21. The movie Olympics ! La France des Jeux, documentary by Mickaël Gamrasni, will also be screened in the evening.

This Tuesday, the event is launched. with fanfare with the projection of Secondème act by Quentin Dupieux, present  out of competition, and the presentation of an honorary gold palm to the winner. Meryl Streep. It's French actress Camille Cottin (Ten percent) who is in charge  liven up the opening ceremony.

For around ten days afterwards, the jury presided over the proceedings. by Greta Gerwig (Barbie, Doctor March's Daughters) will discover several feature films in competition and will have to establish, & At the end of the event, a prize list and award the Palme d'Or to the winner. one of them. She will be helped in her decision by other personalities, such as Omar Sy, Eva& ;nbsp;Green, Lily Gladstone or Kore-Eda, members of the jury.

A shower of stars and expected films

Among the selected films include Megalopolis by Francis Ford Coppola,& ;nbsp;Emilia Perez by Jacques Audiard, The Apprentice& nbsp;by Ali Abbasi (on Donald Trump), Marcello Mio by Christophe Honoré, < em>Les shrouds by David Cronenberg or Bird d&#39 ;Andrea Arnold and L'amour ouf by Gilles Lellouche.

Several stars are expected on the red carpet. Wednesday May 15, the world premiere of Furiosa with Anya Taylor-Joy and Chris Hemsworth promises to bring beautiful people back to the Croisette, while Judith Godrèche will also be present to pre  to present his short film, Me too. Selena Gomez (Emilia Perez) is also expected, as is Georges Lucas at the end of the event for receive an honorary prize. The Cannes Film Festival will also welcome, pêle-male, Richard Gere, Kevin Costner, Jacob Elordi, Barry Keoghan, Fran& ;ccedil;ois Civil, Adele Exarchopoulos, Lea Seydoux…

Call à the strike and rumors behind the scenes

The Cannes Film Festival could, however, be troubled. by a call à the strike, launched on May 6 by the collective of cinema workers, "Under the screens, the release".  The objective according to the press release is press release of the collective: denouncing "precariousnessé growing " people who work "short duration" during festivals, and denounce the consequences of the unemployment insurance reform, particularly in terms of unemployment rules. compensation. The collective asks &agrav; This means that they benefit from the status of intermittent workers in the entertainment industry. The Cannes Film Festival said it was open to dialogue.

At the same time, rumors of the existence of a list linked to #MeToo have been stirring behind the scenes for several weeks. The threat of the publication of personalities of the cinema in question is flat, but no related journalistic investigation has been carried out. published or confirmed so far. "If the case of an accused person arises, we will ensure that the case arises. make the right decision on a case-by-case basis,” said Iris Knobloch, president of the Cannes Film Festival.

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
  • Grand 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
  • Miséricorde 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

Critics' Week has been one of the main parallel selections of the Cannes Film Festival since 1962. 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)
  • KEFF Locust (Tawan/France/United 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)
  • The 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 OF 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

Traditionally, the event is held in the last fortnight of May, a privileged period. eacute;e by the organizers. The 77th edition of the Cannes Film Festival is scheduled to begin on Tuesday May 14 and end with the keynote ceremony ;ocirc;ture and the award ceremony on Saturday May 25, 2024.

How to register and obtain accreditations for the Cannes Film Festival ?

If it's the stars who make the news? at the Cannes Film Festival, it is possible for everyone to participate in the Cannes Festival… under certain conditions. Indeed, access to The event is reserved for only one person. primarily to cinema professionals and journalists who must be accredited. But moviegoers aged 18 and up 28-year-olds can also hope to discover films screened on the Croisette thanks to the 'Three Days' Pass. Cannes". We detail how to register and become accredited in detail below:

  • Cinema professionals (administrations, artistic agencies, press officers, actors, film commissions, cinema communication and marketing, distribution, exhibitors, etc.) students in film schools, cultural institutions, musicians, producers, directors, technicians…etc) can become accredited by going to their space staff on the official festival website. You must not forget to attach supporting documents regarding your profession to have access to this information. the event. Click here for more information.
  • Film buffs and educational groups can also request access to the Cannes Film Festival, as part of the “Cannes Cinéphile” program. You must submit a request here, attaching supporting documents depending on your status (school certificates for school groups, identity documents, letter of motivation for cinema students and members of a cultural association,…). Click here for more information.
  • Accreditation "Three days & Canes" allows à moviegoers aged 18 and up 28 years old to participate for three days à join the event, and discover films from the official selection and a dedicated program. To request accreditation, you must provide with your application proof of identity, a photo ID, a cover letter and a cover letter. detailing your professional project (optional). Click here for more information.

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 The 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), the Lebanese director and screenwriter Nadine Labaki (Capharnaüm), the Spanish director Juan Antonio Bayona (The Circle of Snows), Italian actor Pierfrancesco Favino (The Traitor) and finally Japanese director Kore-Eda Hirokazu (A Family Affair).

During the last edition of the Cannes Film Festival, the Palme d'or was won. return to the film Anatomy of a Fall. This feature film, directed by by the French Justine Triet, follows the trial of a writer accused of the murder of her husband. Quickly, it is the life of this couple and their family that is dissected by the magistrates. Since obtaining its Palme d'Or, the film has been a great success at the box office and has won awards. numerous awards: the Oscar for best original screenplay 2024, six C'sars (including Best Film) and two Golden Globes (Best Foreign Film and Best Screenplay). ;nario original).

  • Palme d'or : Anatomy of' a fall by Justine Triet
  • Grand Prize : < em>The Zone of Interest by Jonathan Glazer
  • Jury prize : Dead leaves by Aki Kaurismaki.
  • Male Performance Award :  Koji Yakusho pour Perfect Days 
  • Female Interpretation Award:  Merve Dizdar pour Dried herbs
  • Price of staging: The Passion of Dodin Bouffant by Trần Anh Hùng 
  • Scenario price : Monster
  • Prix de la Cam'or d'60~/strong> : The Golden Butterfly Tree by Pham Thien An
  • Palme d'short film :& nbsp;27 de Flóra Anna Buda
  • Prix Un Certain Regard : How to have sex by Molly Manning Walker
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