In just a few days, the French Riviera will once again welcome a large number of international filmmakers and industry professionals, as students, journalists and film lovers flock to the Palais Du for another edition of the Cannes Film Festival. For the fourth year in a row, we’ll be on the ground providing you with behind-the-scenes details of all the captivating premieres.
Never avoiding controversy, the festival initially emerged once again as painfully failing to achieve the goal of gender parity in the main competition. However, some late additions have improved female representation. Marquee nicknames like Baz Lurhmann’s Elvis And new efforts by David Cronenberg, Clary Dennis, Mia Hansen Love, George Miller, and Ethan Coen will premiere alongside the much-anticipated debuts of Riley Keough and Lee Jong Jae (squid game), and we’ll track Tomatometer results with the Cannes scorecard.
As with every film festival, some films have already grabbed the attention of movie fans, and we’ve highlighted the most anticipated narrative features coming next week. Read on for our highly anticipated films from the 74th Cannes Film Festival.
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Director: Joseph Kosinski
spit: Tom Cruise, Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Glenn Powell, Lewis Pullman, Ed Harris, Val Kilmer, Jay Ellis
Official summary: After more than 30 years of service as one of the best aviators in the Navy, Pete “Resident” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) was where he belonged, pushing the envelope as a brave test pilot and avoiding a rank advance that would stop him. When he found himself training a detachment of Top Gun graduates for a specialized mission no live pilot had ever seen.
Why do we want to see it: You don’t need to take our word seriously. The reviews are out there, and almost everyone agrees that it’s the best supplement The best Some can ask for it, and some have gone so far as to call it the better entry of the two. Tomris Lovely writes from the new RogerEbert.com The best It is “the breathless, gravitas and logic-defying sequel.” Set to be out of competition next week before its world premiere, the movie is likely to bring a full-scale event after the premiere, with some help with aviation from its co-star pilot Tom Cruise.
Director: Baz Luhrmann
spit: Austin Butler, Tom Hanks, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Dacre Montgomery
Official summary: The film chronicles the life and career of singer and actor Elvis Presley, from his early days as a child to becoming a rock ‘n’ roll and film star and his complex relationship with his business manager, Colonel Tom Parker.
Why do we want to see it: Elvis It is Baz Luhrmann’s first film in nearly 10 years. After several failed attempts at the script for “The King,” Elvis Presley gets his first studio feature that attempts to chronicle the singer’s career and prolific legacy, going back to his humble beginnings under Colonel Tom Parker. (played here by Tom Hanks), who is also credited with accelerating his rise to stardom. Starring newcomer Austin Butler, who people might remember from his first Cannes movie, Once upon a time in HollywoodThe cast is rounded off with the likes of Kelvin Harrison Jr., Olivia DeJonge, and Cody Smit McPhee. The film’s final stills shown at CinemaCon in April and a new trailer are causing quite a stir, in part due to the dazzling visuals. It remains to be seen if the film lives up to the hype.
Director: Hirokazu Kuri Ida
spit: Bae Donna, Song Kang Ho, Lee Ji Eun, Jang Dong Won
Official SummaryThe stories centered on people who mind the boxes that are left for people to hand over their unwanted children anonymously.
Why do we want to see it: Hirokazu Kore-eda is a director who always gets us excited, especially when he’s in Kan’s lineup. On his recent trip to “The Croisette,” Kore-eda gave a tear-jerker family debut, thieves He received the Palme d’Or. This time, the Japanese director is back with another social and political drama, mediator, following a group of fake escorts who take “baby boxes” for abandoned children. Kore-eda developed the project to get an opportunity to work with him parasite South Korean mega star Song Kang-ho re-enacted air doll superstar bye donna (meaning 8).
Director: Claire Dennis
spit: Margaret Qualley, Joe Alwyn, Danny Ramirez, Benny Safdie, John C. Reilly
Official SummaryIn Nicaragua in 1984, a mysterious English businessman and a stubborn American journalist set up a romance where they soon become entangled in a dangerous maze of lies and conspiracies and are forced to try to escape the country.
Why do we want to see it: Among the festival’s most important titles, Claire Denis’ next title and (Apparently) The most accessible piece of work is work we can’t wait to try. Although we count her last effort, luxury life,
Director: Agnieszka Smoczynska
spit: Letitia Wright, Tamara Lawrence, Johdi May
Official summary: The frightening story of a completely silent twin sister who only communicates with each other as children. As teenagers, they became obsessed with writing novels, then with teenage boys, and finally with crime.
Why do we want to see it: While we wait for the next Black Panther sequel, we can keep ourselves occupied with a project from its co-star, Leticia Wright, who continues to look for ways to expand herself as a young actress. After a decisively promising performance in Steve McQueen’s, S.mall ax Wright plays the lead with her small ax Series star Tamara Lawrence participated in The silent twins. Retelling the strange story of two mute eclectic twins who refuse to speak to anyone but each other. We were intrigued by an intriguing blend of coming of age and true crime wrapped into a true mystery. However, knowing that topic-specific magazines and short stories will be used in the narrative is a much more exciting aspect to enjoy.
Director: Lee Jong Jae
spit: Lee Jong Jae, Jung Woo Sung
Official summary: In the 1980s, when the military dictatorship is at its zenith, Park Byung-ho (Lee Jong-jae) and Kim Jeong-doo (Jung Woo-sung), two NSA agents, search for a North Korean spy chief in the South as he grows aware of the dark realities of their country.
Why do we want to see it: after success squid game Those who aren’t familiar with Lee Jung-Jae’s amazing talent are all now fortunately bred. Already a household name in Korea and South Asia, the global Netflix phenomenon has caught the attention of new audiences as it is widely talked about squid game A press tour about his love for cinema. We are excited to see him showcase what he picked up after years of working with top South Korean filmmakers.
Director: Jenna Gammell and Riley Keough
spit: Robert Stover, JoJo Babts Whiting, Ladinian Crazy Thunder
Why do we want to see it: Not much is known about the debut of actress Riley Kellogg; However, her choice to feature only a new cast of untrained actors in front of the camera piqued our interest and the Cannes Un Certain Regard selection committee. As the granddaughter of King himself, her addition to the festival alongside co-director Gina Gammell is an exciting option that is sure to make headlines and bring a deception to secure eyes focused on this promising debut.
Director: David Cronenberg
spit: Viggo Mortensen, Lea Seydoux, Kristen Stewart, Scott Speedman
Official summary: Dive deep into a not-too-distant future in which humanity is learning to adapt to its artificial surroundings. This evolution moves humans beyond their natural state and turns into metamorphosis, altering their biological makeup.
Why do we want to see it: David Cronenberg is a unique piece of storytelling of a genre that hasn’t been seen in recent years… Save another crime drama Viggo Mortensen / Cronenberg Eastern Promises. Re-teaming with Viggo for a new story is sure to affect the director’s physical feelings of horror as he assembles an all-star cast for his first movie in nearly ten years; A final comment from the director made us wonder how deep the reaction was. David Cronenberg was recently quoted as saying that he “expects an out” of a bold statement for any film festival, and especially Cannes.
Director: Ali Abbasi
spit: Amir Ibrahimi visited,
Official summary: In Holy Spider, we follow family man Saeed as he embarks on his religious quest – to “purge” the holy Iranian city of Mashhad of immoral and corrupt street prostitutes. After killing several women, he became desperate at the general lack of interest in his divine mission.
Why do we want to see it: Oscar-nominated movie border It was one of the glorious gems of the 2018 awards season. A modern fairy tale with sinister vibes, stunning makeup, and an innovative twist on the fairy tale genre instantly got us involved in just about anything. Ali Abbasi did then. Iranian director’s next effort targets a more holy crusader who attempts to purge the area of prostitution while going to extremes to achieve his goals. Another title designed to absorb sentiment. We only hope that filmmaking can match the film’s lofty theme.
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