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Cannes 2018 Lineup Announced: Godard, Panahi, Spike Lee & Kore-Eda In Competition

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After Netflix’s Ted Sarandos confirmed that the streaming giants wouldn’t be sending any films to the biggest film festival in the world everyone was in speculation as to what would really make it to the final lineup of the 71st Cannes Film Festival. Pierre Lescure and Thierry Fremaux have unveiled the final lineup for next month’s event and it looks really interesting as always. French-New-Wave Aureter Jean-Luc Godard, whose film also features in the festival’s official poster will be in competition with other festival favorites like Spike Lee, Jafar Panahi, Hirokazu Koreeda & Jia Zhang-Ke. Here is the entire lineup:




 

OPENING NIGHT FILM

Everybody Knows by Asghar Farhadi (Duration- 2hr 10 min)

Carolina, a Spanish woman living in Buenos Aires, returns to her hometown outside Madrid with her Argentinian husband and children. However, the trip is upset by unexpected events that bring secrets into the open.

IN COMPETITION

Le Livre D’Image by Jean-Luc Godard (Duration – 1hr 30 Mins)

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Nothing but silence. Nothing but a revolutionary song. A story in five chapters like the five fingers of a hand.

Blackkklansman by Spike Lee (Duration – 2hr 8 Mins)

Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully managed to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan and became the head of the local chapter.

Three Faces by Jafar Panahi (Duration – 1hr 24 Mins)

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About three actresses at different stages of their career.

Cold War by Pawel Pawlikowski
Leto by Kirill Serebrennikov
Lazzaro Felice by Alice Rohrwacher
Under The Silver Lake by David Robert Mitchell
Capernaum by Nadine Labaki
At War by Stephane Brizé
Asako I&II by Ryusuke Hamaguchi
Sorry Angel by Christophe Honoré
Dogman by Matteo Garrone
Girls Of The Sun by Eva Husson
Yomeddine by A.B Shawky
Burning by Lee-Chang Dong
Shoplifters by Kore-Eda Hirokazu
Ash Is Purest White by Jia Zhang-Ke

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Andrew Garfield in David Robert Mitchell’s Under The Silver Lake

UN CERTAIN REGARD

Long Day’s Journey Into Night by Bi Gan
Little Tickles by Andréa Bescond & Eric Métayer
Sofia by Meyem Benm’Barek
Border by Ali Abbasi
Sextape by Antoine Desrosières
The Gentle Indifference Of The World by Adilkhan Yerzhanov
El Angel by Luis Ortega
In My Room by Ulrich Kohler
The Harvesters by Etienne Kallos
My Favorite Fabric by Gaya Jiji
Friend by Wanuri Kahiu
Euphoria by Valeria Golino
Angel Face by Vanessa Filho
Girl by Lukas Dhont
Manto by Nandita Das

Nawazuddin Siddiqui in Nandita Das’s Manto

SPECIAL SCREENINGS

Dead Souls by Wang Bing
10 Years In Thailand by Aditya Assarat, Wisit Sasanatieng, Chulayarnon Sriphol & Apichatpong Weerasethakul
Pope Francis – A Man Of His Word by Wim Wenders
La Traversée by Romain Goupil
To The Four Winds by Michel Toesca
Le Grand Cirque Mystique by Carlos Diegues
The State Against Mandela And The Others by Nicolas Champeaux & Gilles Porte

MIDNIGHT SCREENINGS

Arctic by Joe Penna
The Spy Gone North by Yoon Jong-Bing




 

OUT OF COMPETITION

Le Grand Bain  by Gilles Lellouche
Solo: A Star Wars Story by Ron Howard

 

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