2022 Cannes Lineup for Movie Pageant Unveiled – The Hollywood Reporter

The Seventy fifth Cannes Worldwide Movie Pageant has unveiled the official lineup for its 2022 version at a press convention in Paris.

Cannes competition president Pierre Lescure and normal delegate/inventive director Thierry Frémaux shared the competitors, Un Sure Regard and out of competitors titles for the Seventy fifth version of the occasion, which runs Might 17-28, at a press convention in Paris Thursday morning. You may try the total line up on the backside of this publish.

In competitors, Canadian auteur David Cronenberg will return to Cannes with Crimes of the Future, starring Léa Seydoux, Kristen Stewart and Viggo Mortensen. Border director Ali Abbasi will current Holy Spider in competitors, and Claire Denis returns to the Croisette with The Stars at Midday, starring Margaret Qualley.

Z, a zombie comedy from French director Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist) will open this 12 months’s Cannes competition in an out-of-competition slot on Might 17.

Cannes common James Grey is again in competitors along with his newest, Armageddon Time, a coming-of-age story about rising up in Queens within the Nineteen Eighties, starring Anne Hathaway, Anthony Hopkins and Succession star Jeremy Robust.

Japan’s 2018 Palme d’Or winner Hirokazu Kore-eda (Shoplifters) is returning to Cannes after a detour to Venice along with his earlier function, the French-language drama The Reality (2019). The 59-year-old Japanese auteur will compete in Cannes’ essential competitors with Dealer, a Korean-language movie that includes an A-list lineup of Korean stars: Track Kang-ho (Parasite), Bae Doona (The Host), Gang Dong-won and Lee Ji-eun.

South Korean grasp Park Chan-wook returns to competitors with the thriller thriller Determination to Go away, that includes Park Hae-il and Chinese language actress Tang Wei (Lust, Warning). Particulars of the movie stay scarce, however the story is claimed to revolve round a detective who falls for a mysterious widow after she turns into the prime suspect in his newest homicide investigation. Park has beforehand gained Cannes’ Grand Prix (2004 for Oldboy) and Jury Prize (2009 for Thirst), however he has but to take residence the highest prize.

Swedish Palme d’Or winner Ruben Östlund (The Sq.) returns to Cannes’ competitors along with his newest social satire, Triangle of Disappointment. Additionally again in competitors are two-time Palme d’Or winners Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne (Rosetta, L’enfant) with Tori and Lokita. Fellow Belgian director Lukas Dhont, who had his breakthrough with the transgender drama Woman (2018), will make his Cannes competitors debut with Shut.

Acclaimed American director Kelly Reichardt (Sure Girls) will current Displaying Up within the Cannes competitors, alongside Nostalgia from Italian director Mario Martone and RMN by Romanian auteur Cristian Mungiu.

Different competitors titles embrace Frere et Soeur from director Arnaud Desplechin, Leila’s Brothers by Saeed Roustaee, Tarik Saleh’s Boy From Heaven, Les Amandiers from Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, and Tchaïkovski’s Spouse from Russian filmmaker Kirill Serebrennikov.

(Rock’n’) Rolling out the crimson carpet for David Bowie and Jerry Lee Lewis docs

Frémaux confirmed 47 movies on this 12 months’s official choice, together with Midnight Screening slots for Jung-Jae Lee’s Hunt, Smoking Makes You Cough from French director Quentin Dupieux, and the David Bowie documentary Moonage Daydream by Brett Morgen.

Ethan Coen’s Jerry Lee Lewis: Hassle in Thoughts, a documentary on the legendary rock n roll star, and director’s first solo effort with out brother Joel, will get a particular screening at Cannes 2022, as will Shaunak Sen’s All That Breathes, and The Pure Historical past of Destruction from Ukraine director Sergei Loznitsa (Dombass).

Olivier Assayas’ Irma Vep, Novembre from Cédric Jimenez, Marco Bellocchio’s Dusk, Panos H. Kourtras’ Dodo, and Nicolas Bedos’ Masquerade additionally made the 2022 lower, within the Cannes Premieres part, an out-of-competition sidebar. Additionally getting the crimson carpet therapy within the Cannes Premieres part is French-Algerian director Rachid Bouchareb, a two-time Palme d’Or nominee, who returns with Nos Frangins.

Un Sure Regard part with Riley Keough’s directorial debut

Among the many first-time filmmakers making their Cannes debut this 12 months are Chie Hayakawa with Plan 75,  Lise Akoka and Romane Gueret with Lles Pires, Saim Sadiq with Joyland, Lola Quivoron with Rodeo, Maksim Nakaonechnyi with Butterfly Imaginative and prescient, and Alexandru Belc with Metronom, all of which is able to display in Cannes’ Un Sure Regard part.

American actress Riley Keough (Max Max: Fury Street) will current her directorial debut, Beast, which she co-directed with Gina Gammell, within the sidebar this 12 months.

Additionally in Un Sure Regard shall be Burning Days by Emin Alper, The Silent Twins from Polish director Agnieszka Smocynska, Domingo and the Midst by Ariel Escalante Meza, Kristoffer Borgli’s Sick of Myself, Davy Chou’s All of the individuals I’ll by no means be, The Stranger by Thomas M. Wright, Godland by Hlynur Palmason, and Corsage from director Marie Kreutzer.

George Miller’S Three Thousand Years of Longing joins Elvis, High Gun 2 

Out of competitors, Three Thousand Years Of Longing from Mad Max director George Miller, which stars Idris Elba and Tilda Swinton, may have a primary crimson carpet slot.

As beforehand unveiled, Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis, starring Austin Butler because the king of rock and roll, Olivia DeJonge as Priscilla Presley, and Tom Hanks as music supervisor Colonel Tom Parker, may have its world premiere on the 2022 Cannes competition. Produced by Bazmark and The Jackal Group, Elvis shall be launched in North America on June 24 and in the remainder of the world from June 22.

High Gun: Maverick, the long-delayed sequel to the 1986 Tom Cruise actioner, may even display as a part of Cannes’ Seventy fifth-anniversary version, bowing on the Croisette on Might 18. Each Tom Cruise and Tom Hanks will attend their respective premieres. Cannes has mentioned it’ll host a “particular tribute to Tom Cruise and his profession” on the High Gun 2 screening. The hotly-anticipated sequel, from Paramount and Skydance, has turn out to be one thing of a logo of the disruption wrought upon the movie business in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. The High Gun: Maverick launch was pushed again a number of occasions, from its preliminary deliberate bow on July 12, 2019 to June 26, 2020, then to December 23, 2022, to July 2, 2021, November 19, 2021, and eventually to its present North American launch Might 27 this 12 months after rolling out internationally earlier that week.

Each Elvis and High Gun 2 are main will get for Cannes, which is framing this 12 months’s competition as a celebratory return to cinema after two years of COVID restrictions and cinema shutdowns amid lockdowns. The competition can be eager to re-establish its place because the go-to platform for tentpole and awards-season releases after dropping floor prior to now two years to Venice, which hosted such Oscar winners as Denis Villeneuve’s Dune and Jane Campion’s The Energy of the Canine.

Lescure, who shall be stepping down as Cannes president after this 12 months’s occasion, to get replaced by Iris Knobloch as Cannes’ first-ever feminine president, famous how related the austere competition stays. He pointed to Cannes’ latest settlement with social media big TikTok which shall be an  official accomplice this 12 months, an alliance prone to burnish the manufacturers of each organizations.

“It will be loopy to disregard this implies of communication,” Lescure famous.

Cannes is seeking to faucet into TikTok’s billion-strong person base by supplying unique backstage content material in addition to expertise interviews and, sure, crimson carpet glamour. For TikTok, Cannes offers a repute enhance because the platform appears to be like to place itself as a content material creator.

Frémaux mentioned this 12 months’s Cannes competitors jury shall be confirmed within the coming days. He added that Cannes shall be including a handful of extra movies to its official choice subsequent week.

Right here is the total official line-up of the 2022 Cannes Movie Pageant, which runs Might 17-28.


Z by Michel Hazanavicius


Armageddon Time by James Grey

Boy From Heaven by Tarik Saleh

Dealer by Kore-Eda Hirokazu

Shut by Lukas Dhont

Crimes of the Future by David Cronenberg

Determination to Go away by Park Chan-Wook

Eo by Jerzy Skolimowski

Frere et Soeur by Arnaud Desplechin

Holy Spider by Ali Abbasi

Leila’s Brothers by Saeed Roustaee

Les Amandiers by Valeria Bruni Tedeschi

Nostalgia by Mario Martone

Displaying Up by Kelly Reichardt

Stars at Midday by Claire Denis

Tchaïkovski’s Spouse by Kirill Serebrennikov

Triangle of Disappointment by Ruben Östlund

Tori and Lokita by Jean-Pierre et Luc Daradenne

RMN by Cristian Mungiu


All of the Folks I’ll By no means Be by Davy Chou

Beast by Riley Koeugh and Gina Gammell

Burning Days by Emin Alper

Butterfly Imaginative and prescient by Maksim Nakonechnyi

Corsage by Marie Kreutzer

Domingo and the Midst by Ariel Escalante Meza

Godland by Hlynur Palmason

Joyland  by Saim Sadiq

Les Pires by Lise Akoka and Romane Gueret

Metronom by Alexandru Belc

Plan 75 by Hayakawa Chie 

Rodeo by Lola Quivoron

Sick of Myself by Kristoffer Borgli

The Silent Twins by Agnieszka Smocynska

The Stranger by Thomas M. Wright


All That Breaths by Shaunak Sen

Jerry Lee Lewis: Hassle in Thoughts by Ethan Coen

The Pure Historical past of Destruction by Sergei Loznitsa


Dodo by Panos H. Koutras

Irma Vep by Olivier Assayas

Dusk by Marco Bellocchio

Nos Frangins by Rachid Bouchareb


Elvis by Baz Luhrmann

Masquerade by Nicolas Bedos

November by Cédric Jimenez

Three Thousand Years of Longing by George Miller

High Gun: Maverick by Joseph Kosinski


Hunt by Lee Jung-Jae

Moonage Daydream by Brett Morgen

Smoking Makes You Cough by Quentin Dupieux

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