Cannes Film Festival 2022: D-Day, Virginie Efira (almost) unveils her dress, La Croisette is bustling…

The big movie stars are getting ready to climb the steps of the Cannes Film Festival. Vincent Lindon will officiate as president of the jury, Virginie Efira will be mistress of ceremonies, Tom Cruise is expected on La Croisette, Kylie Minogue will sing on the Magnum beach, Diam’s will screen her documentary and the list of films presented has been unveiled. Everything you need to know about the 75th edition of the long-awaited event of the seventh art…

The countdown begins. Soon, the launch of the most glamorous rendezvous in France! The 75and edition of the Cannes Film Festivalwhich will be held from May 17 to 28 2022, is about to roll out its red carpet, its grand vintage of films and its panoply of national and international stars. The poster for this new edition of the Cannes Film Festival, inspired by the film The Truman Show, was deployed on May 15 on the façade of the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès in Cannes. Everything is almost ready to welcome cinema giants and other film lovers on the Croisette. “Tuesday will also be a big day for carpet laying. so here we are, we are coming to the end, for us, after three weeks of editing“, rejoiced José Will, head of the exhibition department at the Palais des Festivals, with AFPTV.

Virginie Efira: her dress for the opening of the ceremony

Virginie Efira, who is the mistress of ceremonies this year, has obviously already chosen her outfit for the opening of the festival. “I I’ll be in a Saint Laurent dress. It’s structured, not too much frills. It’s very French, even if the creator is Belgian. Anthony Vaccarello and I, we were also in the same school in Brussels“, indicated the actress of 45 years to the Sunday newspaper.

Get ready this year Kylie Minogue comes to ignite the Croisette! The star is the new face of the Magnum Beach in Cannes, during the festival. On occasion, singer and DJ Peggy Gou remix the cult title Can’t Get You Out Of My Head.

I am glad to announce my partnership with Magnum and dance music icon Peggy Gou to release a remixed version of “Can’t Get You Out Of My Head” – which will make its world debut at Cannes on May 19! I can’t wait for you all to hear it“, announced the 53-year-old singer on her Instagram account.

On Thursday May 19 in Cannes, Kylie Minogue and Peggy Gou will perform this new version of the cult songon Magnum Beach.

Diam’s is making a comeback in the media. After ten years of absence, the former rapper leaves his documentary Hello co-directed with Houda Benyamina and Anne Cissé, screened in world premiere and in special screening at the Cannes Film Festival.

She talks about fame, psychiatry, the quest for meaning and her conversion to Islam. She takes us in the footsteps of Diam’s and reveals in this intimate and modest story the secrets of her story.“, said the production company BrutX in a press release. But if the documentary will be presented at the Cannes festival, the singer will not go to the Croisetteaccording to information from Bernard Montiel in Do not touch My TV.

The Cannes Film Festival reiterates its support for Ukraine. After having disinvited the personalities linked to the government of Vladimir Putin, the organizers decided to denying accreditation to Russian journalists from outlets in agreement with the invasion in Ukraineaccording to HollywoodReporter. The presence of some Russian media was authorized within the Cannes festival, but only if these do not support the policy of Vladimir Putin.

The name of the president of the jury has already been announced… This is Vincent Lindon. A regular at the Cannes Film Festival, the 62-year-old actor has already received the Best Actor Award there for his performance in The law of the market by Stéphane Brizé, in 2015.It is an immense honor, and a very great pride to see me entrusted, in the midst of the tumult of the multiple events that we are going through in the world, the splendid and heavy task of presiding over this jury“, he said in a statement after the announcement.

The jury, chaired by Vincent Lindon, is made up of French Ladj Lythe English Rebecca Hallthe Swedish Noomi Rapacethe American Jeff Nicholsthe Norwegian Joachim Trierthe Italian Jasmine Trincathe Iranian Asghar Farhadi and the Indian Deepika Padukone.

It is Virginie Efira which will present the opening and closing ceremonies of the Cannes film festival and thus succeeds Doria Tillier. “A solar presence for celebrate cinema“, commented the organizers in a press release. Last year, she went to the Croisette for her role in the film Benedettaby Paul Verhoeven.

The Un Certain Regard jury is chaired by the Italian actress Valeria Golinothe Polish actress Joanna Kuligthe Venezuelan actor Edgar Ramirezthe American director Debra Granik and the French singer and actor Benjamin Biolay.

This year it is Rossy de Palma who chairs the jury of the Camera d’or, taking over from Mélanie Thierry. As for the jurors, it is the general manager of Arri France, Natasza Chroscickidirector of photography Jean-Claude Larrieufrom the journalist Olivier Pelissonactors Lucien Jean Baptiste and Samuel LeBihan and the director Eleanor Weber.

What is the poster for the Cannes Film Festival 2022?

This year, Cannes Film Festival poster pays homage to Truman Show, by Peter Weir. “Like the unforgettable Truman embodied by Jim Carrey who brushes his horizon with his fingertips, the Cannes Film Festival takes note of the extremity of a world to apprehend it anew. Climate crisis, humanitarian disasters, armed conflicts: there are many reasons for concern“, we read in the press release published by the organizers.

Tom Cruise, expected at the Cannes Film Festival 2022

Tom Cruise will be present on the Croisette, on May 18, to attend the screening of Top Gun: Maverick, which hits theaters on May 25 in France. A tribute will also be returned to the immense star of the seventh art.

the Cannes Film Festival will pay him an exceptional tribute for his entire career. During this special day, Tom Cruise will engage in the exercise of a conversation with the journalist Didier Allouch in the afternoon and will climb the steps the same evening on the occasion of the screening of Top Gun: Maverick, directed by Joseph Kosinsky“, we learn on the official website of the event.

When is the Cannes Film Festival?

This year, the 75and edition of the Cannes Film Festival will take place from May 17 to 28, 2022.

What films are presented at the Cannes Film Festival 2022?

Films in competition:

  • holy spider by Ali Abbasi
  • The Almond Trees by Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi
  • The crimes of the future by David Cronenberg
  • Tori and Lokita by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne
  • Stars at noon by Claire Denis
  • Brother and sister by Arnaud Desplechin
  • Close by Lukas Dhont
  • Armageddon Time by James Gray
  • broker by Hirokazu Kore-Eda
  • Nostalgia by Mario Martone
  • nmr by Cristian Mungiu
  • The triangle of sadness by Ruben Ostlund
  • Decision to leave by Park Chan-Wook
  • Showing-up by Kelly Reichardt
  • Leila’s brothers by Saeed Roustaee
  • Boy from Heaven by Tarik Saleh
  • Tchaikovsky’s wife by Kirill Serebrennikov
  • Eo by Jerzy Skolimowski
  • The Otto Mountain by Charlotte Vandermeersch, Felix Van Groeningen
  • A little brother by Leonor Serraille
  • Torment on the Islands by Albert Serra

Films out of competition:

  • Top Gun 2: Maverick by Joseph Kosinsky
  • Elvis by Baz Luhrmann
  • November by Cedric Jimenez
  • Three thousand years of longing (Three thousand years waiting for you) by George Miller
  • Masquerade by Nicolas Bedos
  • the innocent by Louis Garrel

Films from the Un Certain Regard selection:

  • The worst by Lisa Akoka and Romane Gueret
  • metronom by Alexandru Belc
  • Back to Seoul by Davy Chou
  • Sick of myself by Kristoffer Borgli
  • Domingo y la niebla (Domingo and the Mist) by Ariel Escalante Meza
  • Map 75 by Chie Hayakawa
  • Beast by Riley Keough and Gina Gammell
  • Bodice by Marie Kreutzer
  • butterfly vision by Maksim Nakonechnyi
  • Godland from Hlynur Palmason
  • Rodeo by Lola Quivoron
  • joyland by Saim Sadiq
  • The Stranger by Thomas Wright
  • Silent Twins by Agnieszka Smocynska
  • More than ever by Emily Atef
  • Mediterranean Fever by Maha Haj
  • The blue of the Caftan by Maryam Touzani
  • Harka by Lotfy Nathan

Cannes Premiere selection:

  • Our brothers by Rachid Bouchareb
  • Esterno Notte (Nightfall) by Marco Bellocchio
  • Dodo by Panos H. Koutras
  • Irma Vep by Olivier Assayas
  • Don Juan by Serge Bozon
  • The night of 12 by Dominik Moll
  • Chronicle of a temporary liaison by Emmanuel Mouret

Special screenings and midnight screenings of the Cannes Film Festival 2022:

  • All that breathes by Shaunak Sen
  • The Natural History of destruction by Sergei Loznitsa
  • Jerry Lee Lewis: Trouble in Mind by Ethan Coen
  • mi pais imaginario by Patricio Guzmán Chile
  • The wanderers by Doroteya Drumeva
  • Women’s response by Marie Perennes, Simon Depardon
  • Restaurants in Vento by Tiago Guedes
  • Little Nicolas: what are we waiting for to be happy? by Amandine Fredon, Benjamin Massoubre France
  • Hunt by Lee Jung-Jae (midnight session)
  • Moonage Daydream by Brett Morgen (midnight session)
  • Smoking makes you cough by Quentin Dupieux (midnight screening)
  • rebel by Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah (midnight screening)

For the 61st edition of Critics’ Week, which takes place May 18-26, eleven films were selected, seven of which are in competition. The jury is chaired by Tunisian filmmaker Kaouther Ben Hania, and made up of Franco-Greek director Ariane Labed, South Korean journalist Huh Moon-Yung, Icelandic director Benedikt Erlingsson, and Belgian cinematographer Benoît Debie.

In competition

  • aftersun by Charlotte Wells
  • Alma Viva by Cristele Alves Meira
  • Dalva by Emmanuelle Nicot
  • The Jauría by Andrés Ramirez Pulido
  • Our ceremonies by Simon Rieth
  • Tasavor (Imagine) by Ali Behrad
  • Metsurin tarina (The Woodcutter Story) by Mikko Myllylahti

Special screenings

  • When You Finish Saving The World by Jesse Eisenberg (opening film)
  • Drop of gold by Clement Cogitore
  • Everybody loves Joan by Celine Devaux
  • Da-eum-so-hee by Jung July (closing film)

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Cannes Film Festival 2022: D-Day, Virginie Efira (almost) unveils her dress, La Croisette is bustling…