Opened the 70-th Cannes film festival
The anniversary show will start with the film “Ghosts of Ismael”.
Moscow. May 17. INTERFAX.RU — on Wednesday evening on the Cote d’azur was launched on the anniversary of the 70th Cannes film festival. The show will open with the film “Ghosts of Ismael” Arnaud Desplechin, which will show out of competition. The picture will present the Director with a film crew and actors Marion Cotillard, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Louis Garrel.
Tape, in which a connoisseur of sensual experiences, Arno Desplechin deftly juggles the emotions of the characters, in a sense, sets the tone for the whole competition program of the forum. Duplechan tells about the filmmaker Ismael 20 years trying to unravel the mystery of the disappearance of his beloved Carlotta. After some time the main character falls in love with Sylvia, but suddenly coming back to him Carlotta.
In the main competition of the festival this year are 18 various works, including two paintings of Russian production: “Dislike” by Andrei Zvyagintsev and “the Meek” documentary by Sergei Loznitsa.
Premiere of “Dislike” will be held on Thursday, may 18, but her trailer in advance of the Arctic has caused debate among moviegoers. In his new film Director, twice awarded in Cannes for his previous works, tells the story of a couple performed by Maryana Spivak and Aleksey Rozin in the midst of a difficult divorce and the disappearance of their 12-year-old son. The film-co-production of Russian, French, Belgian, German companies began even before the official end of filming. All the scenes the filmmakers wanted to shoot in the fall of 2016, but plans interfered with early snow and the filmmakers had to dosemki in April. However, the film in the Cannes competition, keeping the veil of secrecy on the details of the plot.
As for the “Meek”, the film is a free presentation of the novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky, which tells the story of the moneylender, who married a young girl. However, Loznitsa decided to reinterpret the story. The film is set in modern Russia, on the outskirts of a small town. A young woman receives a package that she sent to her husband, who is imprisoned in another city, marked “addressee unknown”. After that, confused and frightened woman goes on a journey to learn the fate of her husband. In the production of the film, but the Russian was also attended by French, German, Lithuanian, Dutch and Ukrainian companies.
A possible winner of the Palme d’or this year is Michael Haneke with the picture of “happy ending” about the migration crisis. The history of the French families living near the camp of migrants, tells Isabelle Huppert and Jean-Louis Trintignant.
For the Palme d’or will fight and Sofia Coppola. Her new film “Fatal temptation” will be shown in Russia in the summer. Costume drama was a remake of the 1971 film with Clint Eastwood about a wounded soldier-the northerner, who found refuge from the southerners in the female boarding school. This time the main male role is played by Colin Farrell, and for the female component of the meet, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten dunst, Elle fanning. Coppola worked hard on the visual component — the audience will see the authentic costumes, the dark, almost Gothic, the interiors and scenic landscapes.
The Duo Farrell Kidman will appear on the screen in another competition film, “the Killing of a sacred deer” Giorgos Lanthimos. The Greek master, already captivating the audience with films “Fang” and “Lobster” (which has already received its share of well-deserved attention in Cannes) made the audience to guess. The Director deliberately did not disclose the details of the plot, keeping the suspense until the film.
In the main program of the competition also means the film about the famous sculptor Rodin. The same was made by the Frenchman Jacques Guyon. The biopic will tell about his work and will affect the relations of Auguste Rodin talented pupil Camille Claudel and mother only child of the sculptor Rose Beuret. Starring — Vincent Lindon (marked in 2015 in Cannes for acting) and Issia Iglen.
Another work of the Frenchman, author of “the Artist” by Michel Hazanavichus — “Young Godard” tells, as the name implies, about the Director Jean-Luc Godard. It is also affected by the amorous sphere, the Director will focus on love Affairs, Jean-Luc Godard (Louis Garrel) and Anna Vyazemskoe (Stacy Martin).
Hesychius compatriot, Francois Ozon, in Cannes will present a picture of “Double lover”. In the new Thriller directed played Marina Waqt and jérémie Renier.
In addition, the festival audience will meet with Director Todd Haynes (known for, among other things, on the film “Carol”), who will introduce the film Wonderstruck — screen adaptation of the novel of Brian Selznick with Julianne Moore and Michelle Williams in the lead roles. And the master of titles for movies, Scottish Lynne Ramsay, the author of the film “something’s wrong with Kevin” presented in Cannes her new job, “You’ve never been here before”. Tape with Joaquin Phoenix was the adaptation of the novel by Jonathan Ames.
The list of contenders for the Palme d’or also includes Asian filmmakers master the Japanese Naomi Kawase (“Hikari”), a Korean inventor Pont Zhong Ho (“Occa” with Tilda Swinton, The Floor, Jake Gyllenhaal).
What film earned Palme d’or will solve jury under the direction of Pedro Almodovar, may 28. With him to assess the competitors will be the German Director Maren Ade, American actors Jessica Chastain and will Smith, Chinese actress fan Bingbing, French actress Agnes Jaoui, South Korean Director Park Chan-Wook, Italian Director Paolo Sorrentino, and the French composer Gabriel Yared.