Pierre Lescure and Thierry Fremaux, President and General Manager of the Cannes , revealed at a press conference on Thursday the films that will compete in May next on the Croisette.
Among the movies vying for the Golden Palm, displaying works by regulars from the Croisette, the award-winning filmmakers but also newcomers.
Toni Erdmann of the German Maren Ade: a father visiting his daughter based abroad without warning. He thinks she has lost her sense of humor and decided the cause by multiplying the pranks.
Julieta of the Spanish Pedro Almodovar, with Emma Suárez and Adriana Ugarte, tells the story of a woman whose daughter disappears for a decade. Julieta is filmed in two periods of his life, 30 and 50.
American Honey of the UK’s Andrea Arnold, with Shia LaBeouf. The director of “Red Road” and “Fish Tank” (Jury Prize at Cannes in 2006 and 2009), it tells the story of a young man who joined the sales team of a magazine and found a life of drunkenness and sex.
The unknown girl brothers Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, with Adèle Haenel and Olivier Gourmet. The new film Belgian filmmakers, already twice winners of the Palme d’Or, focuses on a young doctor who feels guilty for not having opened his door to a girl found dead.
Personal Shopper the French Olivier Assayas with Kristen Stewart, is happening in the world of fashion. Maureen, a young American in Paris makes his living as “personal shopper” to a celebrity. It also communicates with spirits …
Just the end of the world the Canadian director Xavier Dolan, with Marion Cotillard, Vincent Cassel, Lea Seydoux, Nathalie Baye Gaspard Ulliel is a family drama adapted from a play by Jean-Luc Lagarce.
Paterson Jim Jarmusch with Adam Driver bus driver in Paterson, New Jersey, occasional poet, and Iranian Golshifteh Farahani.
vertical Stay the French Alain Guiraudie. The director of Stranger by the Lake follows the wanderings of a lack of inspiration in filmmaker and paternity evil through France.
Aquarius Brazilian Kleber Mendonça Filho, Sonia Braga tells the story of Clara, a music critic for retirement. She lives in the building “Aquarius” and has the power to travel through time.
Mal Stone of the French Nicole Garcia, Marion Cotillard and Louis Garrel, is adapting the novel of the Italian Milena Agus (2006) , about a woman who seeks absolute love after the Second World war.
I, Daniel Blake Ken Loach. New social chronicle of Columbia 79 years in the suburbs of Newcastle Daniel Blake, a carpenter, must seek employment although he suffers from heart problems. He will meet Rachel, a single mother.
My Rosa Brillante Mendoza’s new film this Filipino filmmaker whose many works were shown in competition at Cannes ( Serbis 2008 and Kinatay Prix staged in 2009).
Bachelor’s ( “Bachelor”) by Romanian Cristian Mungiu. New family drama from the director of “4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days”, Palme d’Or 2007.
Loving Jeff Nichols, with his actor fetish Michael Shannon. US director of Mud (in competition at Cannes in 2012) tells the story of a mixed couple confronted with racism in Virginia in the 50
the handmaiden South Korean Park Chan-Wook, Grand prize at Cannes in 2004 for Old Boy. Story of an heiress, a crook and a young servant in Korea and Japan 1930
the Last Face Sean Penn, Charlize Theron, Javier Bardem and Adèle Exarchopoulos, is a romance background humanitarian: a doctor who works in Africa, falls in love with a colleague.
Sieranevada Romanian Cristi Puiu operates resentments of family ties. Located primarily in Bucharest, the film shows a brilliant neurologist who goes to his mother to attend a commemoration in honor of his deceased father.
It Dutch Paul Verhoeven ( Robocop, Basic Instinct ) with Isabelle Huppert, Virginie and Laurent Laffite Efira. Adapted from the novel “Oh …” Philippe Djian, it tells the story of a businesswoman who sees his life changed when she was attacked in her home by a stranger.
The Neon Demon the Danish Nicolas Winding Refn ( Drive ), with Elle Fanning and Keanu Reeves. A girl travels to Los Angeles to become a model and becomes the object of desire of women obsessed with beauty.
My loute Bruno Dumont: a burlesque thriller on the northern beaches in the vein of P’tit Quinquin, Fabrice Luchini, Juliette Binoche and Valeria Bruni Tedeschi.