Cannes 2015

Exe_22x30_FDC15_72dpiGeneral delegate Thierry Frémaux and new president Pierre Lescure have announced during the press Conference this morning the new selection of films in competition for the Cannes Film Festival 2015.
Thierry Frémaux indicated that a few more films (possibly French and spanish features) will most likely be added to the selections.
This year’s Festival will once again bring the cream of the crop of actors such as Isabelle Huppert, Matthew McConaughey, Naomi Watts, Harvey Keitel, John C Reilly, Charlize Theron. As well as many top Directors: Moretti, Van Sant, Sorrentino, Haynes Hou Hsia Hsien etc.
For the first time in the history of the Festival de Cannes,  two leading figures will chair the Jury.
Joel and Ethan Coen have accepted the invitation to become the Presidents of the 68th edition of the Festival which will be held from 13th-24th May.
Here is the selection of films:
In competition

Dheepan de Jacques Audiard
La loi du marché de Stéphane Brizé
Marguerite et Julien de Valérie Donzelli

The Tale of tales de Matteo Garrone
Carol de Todd Haynes

The Assassin de Hou Hsiao Hsien
Moutains may depart de Jia Zhang-Ke
Our little sister de Hirokazu Kore-Eda
Mac Beth de Justin Kurzel
The Lobster de Yorgos Lanthimos
Mon roi de Maïwenn
Mia Madre de Nani Moretti
Son of Saul de Laszlo Nemes
Youth de Paolo Sorrentino
Louder than bombs de Joachim Trier
The Sea of trees de Gus Van Sant
Sicario de Denis Villeneuve

Out of competition:

Mad max: Fury road de George Miller
Irrational Man de Woody Allen
Vice Versa de Pete Docter et Ronaldo Del Carmen
Le Petit Prince et moi de Mark Osborne

Special Screening:

Asphalte de Samuel Benchetrit
Oka de Souleymane Cissé
Hayored Lema’ala de Elad Keidan
Panama de Pavle Vuckovic
Amnesia de Barbet Shroder
A tale of love and darkness de Natalie Portman.

By Fab Poller

picture: Ingrid Bergman © David Seymour

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