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Natalie Portman and Julianne Moore, together in the new Todd Haynes
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Natalie Portman and Julianne Moore, together in the new Todd Haynes

The paths of Julianne Moore Y Todd Haynes they crossed paths in 1995, when they both premiered Safe, and their collaboration lasted in the years following Far from the sky Y Wonderstruck. The museum of wonders. Apparently the actress and the acclaimed filmmaker understand each other perfectly, because media like IndieWire pick up today that they will work together again in May December, a new film whose project the director of Carol will present his latest work at the Cannes market, in parallel with the screening of his latest work: The Velvet Underground.Apple has already acquired the distribution rights for this documentary dedicated to the band of the same name, but it remains to be seen ...
Mexican cinema will participate with five films at the Cannes Festival
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Mexican cinema will participate with five films at the Cannes Festival

Mexican producer and screenwriter Julio Chavezmontes said Thursday that he is proud of the five Mexican productions that will be at the Cannes film festival -three of them with their participation- and assured that the mexican cinema deserves more investment."We Mexicans have reason to be very proud of our industry", the founder of Piano, the first Mexican production house to arrive at the Cannes Film Festival with three films, told Efe.Look at this: Jodie Foster will receive the Palme d'Or of Honor at the Cannes Film Festival"This shows that we have one of the best industry in the world and that it is a worthwhile investment for the country, it shows that we can participate in important dialogues and be members of a common world"the scriptwriter pointed out.The films with which Piano w...
With "Fire night" Tatiana Huezo competes in A Certain Look at Cannes
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With "Fire night" Tatiana Huezo competes in A Certain Look at Cannes

The Mexican director Tatiana Huezo will compete with "Fire night" on A Certain Look at the Cannes Film Festival, an official section that this year focuses its focus on younger and auteur cinema.The general delegate of the event, Thierry Frémaux, pointed out at a press conference that in this section Romanian director Teodora Mihai will also be present with "La Civil", a film co-produced by Mexican filmmaker Michel Franco.Eighteen films, six of them debut operas, will be screened at Una Cierta Mirada, which in 2020, like the event, could not be held due to the pandemic and which this year returns to the Croisette from July 6 to 17. !function(f,b,e,v,n,t,s) {if(f.fbq)return;n=f.fbq=function(){n.callMethod? n.callMethod.apply(n,arguments):n.queue.push(arguments)}; if(!f._fbq)f._fbq=n;n.push=...
Only four female directors will compete at Cannes 2021
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Only four female directors will compete at Cannes 2021

As the Hollywood Grands Prix experience earthquakes of all kinds, the return of Cannes 2021 it has taken place, according to the custom of the festival, in the old way. Or, if you prefer, "old". Something that has been noted both in the reading of the selected films (slow and calm, instead of a machine-gunning of names)… and in the female presence in said selection.Julia Ducournau (Titanium), Mia Hansen-Løve (Bergman Island), Catherine Corsini (The divide) e Ildikó Enyedi (The Story of My Wife) are the only filmmakers who have entered the Official Section of the festival, and who, therefore, will compete for the Golden palm this summer. Given that this section covers a total of 23 films, film...
Cannes 2021: All the films we will see at the festival
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Cannes 2021: All the films we will see at the festival

Pierre Lescure, festival president, and Thierry Frémaux, general delegate of the same, they have announced today (in the middle of speeches that seem to be endless) which will be the films of the Official Selection of Cannes 2021. In other words, the films that will mark the return of the most important film competition in the world after its forced suspension in 2020. With Spike Lee as president of the jury, Cannes 2021 will open on July 6th with the projection of Annette, the musical movie of Leo Carax and the avant-garde pop duo Sparks. Likewise, the festival's programming will include films that (such as Blessed, from Paul Verhoeven, Y The French Chronicle, from Wes Anderson) They should ha...
Cannes Film Festival will present Jodie Foster to receive the Palme d’Or of Honor
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Cannes Film Festival will present Jodie Foster to receive the Palme d’Or of Honor

Foster took in 2011 as director, out of competition, "El Castor" ("The Beaver"), with Mel Gibson, and in 2016 "Money Monster", starring George Clooney and Julia Roberts. As an interpreter, his first film in Cannes was in 1975 "Alicia no longer lives here" ("Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore"), by Martin Scorsese. A year later he doubled with "Bugsy Malone", by Alan Parker, and with "Taxi Driver", again by Scorsese, which won the Palme d'Or.."The Silence of the Lambs", screened in 2018 on the city beach during that year's edition, and "Be natural: the untold story of Alice Guy-Blaché", also included in that year in the classics section, have also marked their presence at the festival. !function(f,b,e,v,n,t,s) {if(f.fbq)return;n=f.fbq=function(){n.callMethod? n.callMethod.apply(n,arguments):n....
Jodie Foster, Palme d’Or of Honor at the Cannes Film Festival
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Jodie Foster, Palme d’Or of Honor at the Cannes Film Festival

The actress and director will be the star of the Festival's opening gala, on July 6 Jodie Foster, and Cannes 2016.ALBERTO PIZZOLIThe American actress and filmmaker Jodie Foster will receive the Palme d'Or of Honor at the 74th edition of the Cannes Film Festival, which will be held between July 6 and 17. The Festival organizers have explained the tribute as the result of "a brilliant artistic career, a unique personality and a discreet but firm commitment to the great issues of our time. " Foster thus joins a palmars they entered in recent years Jane Fonda, Jean-Paul Belmondo y Agns Varda. The actress, winner of two Oscars, will be honored at the Festival's opening gala, in which the president of the jury, Spike Lee, will be one of her hosts. "Jodie Foster's aura embodies modernity, the r...
Cinema: the Cannes Film Festival refines its selection
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Cinema: the Cannes Film Festival refines its selection

The date is not yet official but it seems it is around June 3 that the general delegate of the Cannes Film Festival, Thierry Frémaux, and its president Pierre Lescure will unveil the list of films presented on the Croisette this year. After a blank year in 2020 and due to the rebound of the pandemic at the start of the year, the festival will exceptionally be held this year in July (July 6 to 17) instead of May.Covid-19: the Cannes Film Festival postponed to JulyThis announcement, which usually comes a month before the start of the event, would have been postponed by a week, the American specialist magazine said on Friday. Variety. The reason for this change of date would, according to him, be the abundance of films submitted this year to the selection committee which co...
‘Benedetta’: first trailer for Paul Verhoeven’s lesbian drama
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‘Benedetta’: first trailer for Paul Verhoeven’s lesbian drama

One of the most anticipated films in recent years by world cinephilia has just joined the 2021 Cannes Film Festival program. Blessed, the return of Paul Verhoeven after It, will compete for the Palme d'Or in the next edition of the French competition, which is scheduled to take place from July 6 to 17.Coinciding with the announcement of the participation of Benedetta in Cannes 2021, Pathé has released the first trailer for the film starring Virginie efira like the 17th century nun Benedetta Carlini, who lived in the Italy of the Counter-Reformation shaken by fiery erotic visions and had sexual relations with other women. You can see it below.Belgian Virginie Effira, one of the biggest stars of ...