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Cannes 2016: Cote d'Azur beckons the stars

Image At a press conference in Paris, the program of the 69th Cannes International Film Festival was announced, which will take place this year from 11 to 22 May.

Twenty films will take part in the main competition program of the festival. A jury led by Mad Max creator George Miller will have a tough choice to make. Several winners of the main awards of the previous years - Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, Christian Mungiu and Ken Loach, will join the fight for the " Palme d'Or ".

Such permanent participants of the famous European film festival as Pedro Almodovar, Jim Jarmusch, Nicholas Winding Refn, Pak Chang Wook, Jeff Nichols, Nicole Garcia, Briyante Mendoza, Olivier Assayas, Bruno Dumont, Andrea Arnold and Xavier Dolan will also present their work to the jury. In addition, the winner of the Silver Prize at the Cannes Film Festival for Best Actor Sean Penn, cult director Paul Verhoeven and other talented directors are ready to compete for the valuable prize.


The fierce battle for the " Golden Palm " will take place without the participation of USA films, but our country will receive representation in the second most important film festival program. Kirill Serebrennikov’s drama “(M) student” will be nominated for the “ Special Look ” award.


The list of films that will be shown out of competition turned out to be no less impressive this year. The festival will be opened by Woody Allen's film "Beautiful People", and in the following days viewers will be able to watch the crime drama "Financial Monster" by Jodie Foster, the mystical thriller "Cry" by Na Hong Jin, the comedy detective by Shane Black "Goodfellas" and Steven Spielberg's fantasy "Big and kind giant. ”


The program of the Main Competition of the Cannes Film Festival 2016 includes:

Aquarius (Kleber Mendonicha Filho)
Ma'Rosa (Briyante Mendoza)
Rester vertical (Alain Guirody)
American Honey (Andrea Arnold)
"In a still whirlpool" (Bruno Dumont)


Juliet (Pedro Almodovar)
"Stone Disease" (Nicole Garcia)
Loving (Jeff Nichols)
"The Stranger" (Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne)
The Neon Demon (Nicholas Winding Refn)


"She" (Paul Verhoeven)
"Family Photos" (Christian Mungiu)
Paterson (Jim Jarmusch)
"Personal Shopper" (Olivier Assayas)
"The Last Face" (Sean Penn)


"The Maid" (Park Chang Wook)
Sierra Nevada (Christy Puyu)
"Tony Erdmann" (Maren Ed)
"It's just the end of the world" (Xavier Dolan)
"I, Daniel Blake" (Ken Loach)

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Author: Jake Pinkman