The official poster of the 69th Cannes Film Festival, which runs from 11 to 22 May under the chairmanship of Australian director George Miller, was designed from photograms of the film Contempt by Jean-Luc Godard.
- By Olivier Le Creurer
- Published 03/21/2016 | 2:11 p.m.
© Lagency / Taste (Paris) / Contempt © 1963 StudioCanal – Compagnia Cinematografica Champion SPA
cinema substitutes for our gaze a world which accords with our wishes
They continue: “ Everything is here steps, the sea, the. horizon : the rise of a man towards his dream, in the heat of a Mediterranean light that turns to gold a vision that recalls the quote that opens Contempt. “cinema substitutes for our gaze a world that accords with our desires “
on the eve of its 70th anniversary, choosing to appear as the emblem of this film and both palimpsest manifesto, the Festival explains renew its founding commitment.” pay tribute to the creators, celebrating the history of cinema and welcome new ways of looking at the world. Reflecting a rise of ascension as steps towards the infinite horizon of a projection screen. “
Hervé Chigioni and graphic designer Gilles Frappier designed this poster for the 69th Festival Cannes. The visual identity was created in 2016 by Philippe Savoir (Filifox).