As the film world descends on the south of France and the Cannes Film Festival kicks off, Our man in Cannes, Séamas McSwiney reports on the line-up for La Quinzaine des Réalisateurs / Directors Fortnight.
Generally speaking, this year’s list of Cannes Competition contenders —announced at an upbeat press conference by Festival Director Thierry Fremaux— is an inspiring smorgasbord of world cinema.
Its cosmopolitan credentials front and centre, the 71st Festival de Cannes opens on May 8th with Todos lo saben (Everybody Knows), a Spanish psychological thriller, directed by an Iranian and produced by a French company and directed by Asghar Farhadi.
Irish filmmaker Imelda O’Reilly has been selected as one of 15 directors whose projects have been considered particularly promising for the Cannes Film Festival's Cinefondation’s Atelier.
Yorgios Lanthimos's Irish production The Killing of a Sacred Deer shares Best Screenplay at the 70th Cannes Film Festival. The Square wins the Palme d'or.
More than 30 Irish Films to screen, sell or advertise at the 70th Cannes Film Festival and Marché du Film, starting May 17th.
The Official Selection for the 70th Cannes Film Festival was announced this morning and includes Irish co-production The Killing of a Sacred Deer.
A big Irish contingent is heading to Cannes this year, with a number of Irish films screening and selling at the Cannes Film Festival's Marché du Film.
Jeff Nichols Loving, which stars Ruth Negga, to play in competition at the 69th Cannes Film Festival, May 11th to 22nd.