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LCoppola's return to the Croisette. The official number of the 77e version of the Cannes Film Festival was unveiled this Thursday April 11 by Iris Knobloch and Thierry Frémaux. Nineteen movies are competing for the Palme d'Or, together with Megalopoliswhich marks the comeback of the filmmaker, forty-five years after his coronation for Apocalypse Now and fifty years later Secret dialog.

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Among the nominees for the biggest movie pageant, which takes place from May 14 to 25, are additionally the Russian filmmaker in exile Kirill Serebrennikov, for his adaptation of Limonov by Emmanuel Carrère and even Jacques Audiard along with his musical Emilia Perez.

“The magic of the big screen is intact. More than ever, it is in the cinema that the film meets its story. This is where he built his legend,” greeted Iris Knobloch, president of the Cannes Film Festival at a press convention in Paris, who introduced a 2024 classic according to the earlier version.

This choice was not “easy to make”, whereas American cinema was affected by an extended strike, recalled Thierry Frémaux. This is devoted to the movie critic Michel Ciment. “We will miss him,” he careworn.

Films chosen for the competitors

  • The Apprentice, by Ali Abbasi
  • Destino Motel, by Karim Aïnouz
  • Bird,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, by Miguel Gomes
  • Marcello Mio, by Christophe Honoré
  • Caught by the Tides, by Zhang-Ke Jia
  • All We Imagine As Light, by Payal Kapadia
  • Kinds of Kindness, by Yorgos Lanthimos
  • Love phew, by Gilles Lellouche
  • Rough diamond, by Agathe Riedinger
  • Oh, Canada, by Paul Schrader
  • Limonov, by Kirill Serebrennikov
  • Parthenope, by Paolo Sorrentino
  • The Girl With the Needle, by Magnus van Horn

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Camille Cotin would be the mistress of the opening and shutting ceremonies of the celebrated pageant. The actress revealed by the collection Ten p.c succeeds Chiara Mastroianni.