Cannes Film Festival: the stars expected on the red carpet in 2022

FESTIVAL DE CANNES 2022. Which stars will be present on the Croisette from May 17 to 28, 2022? Jurors, films, we summarize everything you need to know about the Cannes Film Festival.

[Mis à jour le 16 mai 2022 à 11h17] The Cannes Film Festival will wake Cannes up tomorrow. This Tuesday, May 17, 2022, the event will begin with the opening ceremony hosted by Virginie Efira and broadcast live on France 2 from 6:55 p.m. From there, many stars will parade on the red carpet of the Croisette, but which ones?

The official selection gives you a first idea of ​​the stars who should be in Cannes: Lea Seydoux, Kristen Stewart and Viggo Mortensen (for the film The crimes of the future), Marion Cotillard and Melvil Poupaud (Sibling), Tom Cruise (Top Gun 2), Tom Hanks (Elvis), Pierre Niney and Isabelle Adjani (Masquerade), Jean Dujardin (November), Gilles Lellouche, Adele Exarchopoulos and Vincent Lacoste (Smoking makes you cough), Anne Hathaway (Armageddon Time), Tilda Swinton and Idris Elba (Three thousand years of longing)…

The jury of the Cannes Film Festival will also bring its share of stars. Vincent Lindon has been appointed president of the festival jury for its 2022 edition. At his side, a group of prestigious actors and directors. Noomi Rapace (Millennium), Asghar Farhadi (prize for best screenplay at Cannes in 2016 for Le Client), Rebecca Hall (Le Prestige), Indian actress Deepika Padukone, Jasmine Trinca (prize for best actress Un certain regard for Fortunata in 2017), Ladj Ly (Jury Prize at Cannes in 2019 for Les Misérables), Jeff Nichols (Grand Prize of the Critics’ Week at Cannes in 2011 for Take Shelter) and finally Joachim Trier (selected at Cannes in 2015 for Back Home , nominated for an Oscar in 2022 for Julie, in 12 chapters). Below, find the complete list of films that are part of the official selection of the Cannes Film Festival 2022.

The Cannes Film Festival lifted the veil on its official selection this Thursday, April 14, 2022. Z (like Z) by Michel Hazanavicius will open the event on May 17, 2022. Among the films that will be screened on the Croisette this year are Top Gun 2 with a tribute to Tom Cruise, but also Elvis by Baz Luhrmann, both out of competition. Among the filmmakers who will try to win the Palme d’Or, we find David Cronenberg, the Dardenne brothers, Claire Denis, Arnaud Desplechin or even James Gray and Park Chan-Wook.

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 presented 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 presented in 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

Cannes Film Festival 2022 Special Screenings and Midnight Screenings

  • 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)

What dates for the Cannes Film Festival 2022?

While the Cannes Film Festival has barely ended, the organizers have already announced the date of the next edition. The dates of the 2022 Cannes Film Festival were announced on Twitter. This will be held from May 17 to 28, 2022, unless postponed due to the evolution of the health situation. The Cannes Film Festival therefore returns to its usual dates, the fortnight generally taking place in May.

If it is the stars who make the news at the Cannes Film Festival, it is possible for everyone to participate in the Cannes Film Festival… under certain conditions. Indeed, access to the event is reserved primarily for film professionals and journalists who must be accredited. But film lovers aged 18 to 28 can also hope to discover films screened on the Croisette thanks to the “Three days in Cannes” pass. We detail how to register and get accredited in detail below:

  • Cinema professionals (administrations, artistic agencies, press officers, actors, film commissions, cinema communication and marketing, distribution, exhibitors, film school students, cultural institutions, musicians, producers, directors, technicians, etc. ) can get accredited by going to their personal space on the official festival website. Do not forget to attach proof of your profession to have access to the event. Click here for more information.
  • Cinephiles and educational groups can also request access to the Cannes Film Festival, as part of the “Cannes Cinéphile” program. It’s necessary submit a request hereby attaching supporting documents according to your status (school certificates for school groups, identity documents, cover letter for film students and members of a cultural association, etc.). Click here for more information.
  • The “Three Days in Cannes” accreditation allows cinephiles aged 18 to 28 to participate in the event for three days, and to discover films from the official selection and a dedicated program. To apply for accreditation, you must provide with your request an identity document, a photo ID, a cover letter and a letter detailing his professional project (optional). Click here for more information.

On April 26, 2022, the Cannes Film Festival lifted the veil on the jury for its 2022 edition. It is chaired by French actor Vincent Lindo and made up of Rebecca Hall, Deepika Padukone, Noomi Rapace, Jasmine Trinca, Asghar Farhadi , Ladj Ly, Jeff Nichols and finally Joachim Trier. They will have the heavy task of judging the films in competition and awarding the various prizes at the Cannes Film Festival this year, including the prestigious Palme d’Or. As for the jury of the Un Certain regard competition, it is chaired by Valeria Golino and composed of Debra Granik, Joanna Kulig, Benjamin Biolay and finally Edgar Ramirez.

The film that won the Palme d’Or at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival is Titanium by French director and screenwriter Julia Ducournau. This is the first time that a woman has won the Palme d’Or alone at the Cannes Film Festival. Jane Campion had previously won the ultimate award for The piano lesson tied with Chen Kaige, who had directed Adieu ma concubine.

  • Palme d’or 2021: Titanium by the Frenchwoman Julia Ducournau
  • Grand Jury Prize 2021: A hero Iranian Asghar Farhadi and Compartment No. 6 by Finn Juho Kuosmanen
  • Jury Prize 2021: Ha’berech (Ahed’s Knee), in French) by the Israeli Nadav Lapid and Memoria by Thai Apichatpong Weerasethakul
  • 2021 Best Actor Award: American Caleb Landry Jones, for his role in Nitram from the Australian by Justin Kurzel
  • 2021 Directing Award: Frenchman Leos Carax, for the film Annette
  • 2021 screenplay prize: Ryūsuke Hamaguchi and Takamasa Oe, for Drive my Car by Ryusuke Hamaguchi
  • 2021 Best Actress Award: Norwegian Renate Reinsve, for her role in Verdens verste menneske (Julie (in 12 chapters)in French) by Joachim Trier
  • 2021 Camera d’Or Prize: Murina by Antoneta Alamat Kusijanovic
  • 2021 Short Film Palme d’Or: tian xia wu ya (All the crows in the world, in French) by Tang Yi. Note that the jury awarded a special mention to Ceu de Agosto (August Skyin French) by Jasmin Tenucci.

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Cannes Film Festival: the stars expected on the red carpet in 2022