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An Outstanding Selection of French Films in Cannes!

An Outstanding Selection of French Films in Cannes!

According to Thierry Frémaux, Cannes Film Festival
Director, this past year has been an outstanding year for French
production and the submissions
received  for consideration were of exceptional quality. Five French films
are in competition in the official selection and will have the honor to be presented at the red carpet events, there are also numerous coproductions, films screening out-of-competition and
others in the parallel sections.

Official Selection – In Competition

-“Standing Tall” (La tête haute) – Opening Film

Dir. Emmanuelle Bercot

World Sales:
Elle Driver

World Premiere

– “Dheepan – L’homme qui n-amait plus la guerre

Dir. Jacques Audiard

World Sales: Celluloid Dreams / Wild Bunch

World Premiere

-“The Measure of a Man” (La loi du marché)

Dir. Stéphane Brizé

World Sales :mk2

World Premiere

-“Marguerite & Julien

Dir. Valérie Donzelli

World Sales: Wild Bunch

World Premiere

-“Mon Roi

Dir. Maïwenn

World Sales: StudioCanal

World Premiere

– “Valley of Love

Dir. Guillaume Nicloux

World Sales: Le Pacte

World Premiere

-“Ice and the Sky” (La Glace et le Ciel”

Dir. Luc Jacquet

World Sales: Wild Bunch

World Premiere

Short Film Competition

-“Le Repas dominical” de Céline Devaux – Sacrebleu Productions

-“Sali (Mardi) de Ziya Demirel – oriGine films – Istos Films

-“Ave Maria” de Basil Khalil – Incognito Films – Flying Moon Filmproduktion

Cinefondation

-“Léonardo” de Félix Hazeaux, Thomas Nitsche, Edward Noonan, Franck Pina, Raphaëlle Plantier – MOPA

-“Les Chercheurs” de Aurélien Peilloux – La fémis

Official Selection – Special Screenings

-“Asphalte

Dir. Samuel Benchetrit

World Sales: TF1 International

World Premiere

L’esprit de l’escalier

Dir. Elad Keidan

Israel/ France

World Sales: The Match Factory

World Premiere

-“Don’t Tell Me the Boy Was Mas“(Une histoire de fou)

Dir. Robert Guédiguian

World Sales: mk2

World Premiere

Official Selection – Un Certain Regard

-“I’m a Soldier” (Je suis un Soldat)

Dir. Laurent Larivière

World Sales: Le Pacte

World Premiere

-“Close Protection” (Maryland)

Dir. Alice Winocour

World Sales: Indie Sales

World Premiere


Director’s Fortnight

-“In the Shadow of Women” (L’Ombre des Femmes)

Dir. Philippe Garre
l
World Sales: Wild Bunch

World Premiere

-“Les Cowboys

Dir. Thomas Bidegain

World Sales: Pathé Distribution

World Premiere

-“My Golden Days” (Trois Souvenirs de Ma Jeunesse)

Dir. Arnaud Desplechin

World Sales: Le Pacte

World Premiere

-“Fatima

Dir. Philippe Faucon

World Sales: Pyramide International

World Premiere

Short Films

-“Calme ta joie” de Emmanuel Laskar – Ecce Films

“Pitchoune” Reda Kateb – 31 Juin Films

Critic’s Week

-“The Anarchists” (Les Anarchists) – Opening Film

Dir. Elie Wajeman

World Sales: Wild Bunch

World Premiere

-“The Wakhan Front”  (Ni le Ciel, Ni la Terre)

Dir.Clément Cogitore

World Sales: Indie Sales

World Premiere

-“Les Deux Amis

Dir. Louis Garrel

World Sales: Indie Sales

World Premiere

-“Learn By Heart” (La Vie en Grand)

Dir. Mathieu Vadepied

World Sales: Gaumont

World Premiere

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