The Cannes Film Festival on Thursday added a raft of movies to its lineup ahead of next month’s 75th edition, including three films in the main Competition lineup.
The news comes after festival head Thierry Frémaux last week unveiled the event’s 75th anniversary lineup in Paris.
The new Competition titles include two from women directors — Le Otto Montagne from Charlotte Vandermeersch and Felix Van Groeningen, and Un Petit Frère from Léonor Serraille — giving the lineup a record five women helmers in this year’s field competing for the Palme d’Or.
Here are the new titles:
New to Competition:
LE OTTO MONTAGNE
Charlotte Vandermeersch, Felix Van Groeningen
UN PETIT FRÈRE
TOURMENT SUR LES ÎLES
Added to Cannes Premiere section:
LA NUIT DU 12
CHRONIQUE D’UNE LIAISON PASSAGÈRE
A new addition in the Midnight Screening strand is:
Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah
Un Certain Regard additions are:
PLUS QUE JAMAIS
LE BLEU DU CAFTAN
Tunisia (1st film)
Out of Competition additions are:
Special Screenings additions comprise:
MI PAIS IMAGINARIO
Germany (1st film)
Marie Perennès, Simon Depardon
France (Documentary – 1st film)
RESTOS DO VENTO
LE PETIT NICOLAS QU’EST-CE QU’ON ATTEND POUR ÊTRE HEUREUX?
Amandine Fredon, Benjamin Massoubre
France (Animation – 1st film)
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