A warm welcome for “Sauvages”, a new animated film from Valaisan Claude Barras – rts.ch

A warm welcome for “Sauvages”, a new animated film from Valaisan Claude Barras – rts.ch
A warm welcome for “Sauvages”, a new animated film from Valaisan Claude Barras – rts.ch

“The Apprentice” by Ali Abbasi:

After “Border” and “Nights of Mashhad”, the Danish director of Iranian origin looks at the young years of Donald Trump, building a real estate empire in the 1970s and 80s.

“Motel Destino” by Karim Aïnouz:

On display with “The Queen’s Game”, in competition last year at Cannes, the Brazilian went to the Nordeste to shoot a “sex comedy” centered on desire.

“Bird” by Andrea Arnold:

Double news for the British filmmaker. Renowned for dynamiting social films, she will receive the Carrosse d’or, crowning each year in Cannes a director who demonstrates audacity and innovation. And Andrea Arnold will present her new opus carried by the duo Barry Keoghan and Franz Rogowski.

“Emilia Perez” by Jacques Audiard:

Palme d’Or in 2015, the Frenchman returns with a film at the crossroads of thriller and musical comedy against the backdrop of drug trafficking in Mexico, with a five-star cast led by Selena Gomez and Zoe Saldaña.

“Anora” by Sean Baker:

A figure in independent cinema, the American director of “The Florida Project” follows the journey of a sex worker between New York and Las Vegas.

“Megalopolis” by Francis Ford Coppola:

Epithets are lacking for this film, perhaps the most anticipated in the competition, with a budget of 100 million dollars, around the destruction and reconstruction of a megalopolis. With Adam Driver.

“The Shrouds” by David Cronenberg:

The king of visceral gore imagines a system allowing the living to connect to their deceased in a film about the loss of loved ones, with Vincent Cassel and Diane Kruger.

“The Substance” by Coralie Fargeat:

The Frenchwoman who directed the aptly named “Revenge” in 2018 orchestrates the return to the forefront of Demi Moore for an unapologetic gory film, with a lot of blood on the screen, we are promised.

“Grand Tour” by Miguel Gomes:

The Portuguese, director of “Tabou” in 2012, imagines a British civil servant settled in Burma in 1917, leaving his fiancée to go on a “grand tour” of Asia.

“Marcello Mio” by Christophe Honoré:

Marcello Mastroianni (disappeared in 1996, whose 100th birth anniversary is being celebrated this year) evoked through his daughter Chiara, alongside his mother Catherine Deneuve and his relatives, Benjamin Biolay and Melvil Poupaud.

“Caught By The Tides” by Jia Zhang-Ke:

The Chinese master delivers a unique film epic that spans all his films and twenty-five years of history of a country in the midst of change, with his muse and wife in the city, Zhao Tao.

“All We Imagine As Light” by Payal Kapadia:

The director films the desires of two women in India, including a nurse from Bombay entangled in an arranged marriage.

“Kind of Kindness” by Yorgos Lanthimos:

The Greek director reunites with his favorite actress Emma Stone, crowned with a second Oscar for “Poor Creatures”. She plays a woman who does not return quite the same from a disappearance at sea.

“L’amour ouf” by Gilles Lellouche:

After the success of “Grand bain”, presented out of competition, the French actor tells the epic love story of an unsinkable couple who meet at high school, played by François Civil and Adèle Exarchopoulos.

“Rough Diamond” by Agathe Riedinger:

The Frenchwoman’s first film, about the dreams and utopias of a teenager under the dusty sun of Fréjus (south of France), lost in the twists and turns of social networks.

“Oh Canada” by Paul Schrader:

Uma Thurman and Richard Gere at the heart of a film adapted from a book by Russell Banks. A famous Canadian documentary filmmaker, condemned by illness, grants a final interview to one of his former students, to finally tell the whole truth about what his life was like. A confession filmed before the eyes of his last wife.

“Limonov, the Ballad of Eddie” by Kirill Serebrennikov:

After “Tchaikovsky’s Wife”, the Russian filmmaker in exile is interested in the Russian writer and political dissident Edouard Limonov, played by Ben Whishaw in an adaptation of the novel by Emmanuel Carrère.

“Parthenope” by Paolo Sorrentino:

The director of “La Grande Belleza” films the impossible loves of a young woman with Naples as a setting, “a city that bewitches, enchants, screams, laughs and can hurt us”, according to the synopsis.

“The Girl With The Needle” by Magnus Von Horn:

A period film about the story of Dagmar Overbye who murdered dozens of infants in Copenhagen in the 1910s and was sentenced to life in prison. By the Swedish director of “Sweat” (2020).

“Three kilometers to the end of the world” by Emmanuel Parvu:

Adi, 17, spends the summer in his native village nestled in the Danube Delta. One evening, he is violently attacked in the street. The next day, his world is completely turned upside down. His parents no longer look at him as they used to and the apparent tranquility of the village begins to crumble.

“The most precious of goods” by Michel Hazanavicius:

A first attempt at animated cinema for the very eclectic director of “The Artist”. Adapted from a play by Jean-Claude Grumberg, the film evokes the memory of the Shoah and the fate of a Jewish child who miraculously escapes deportation to the Nazi extermination camp of Auschwitz.

“The seeds of the wild fig tree” by Mohammad Rasoulof:

We don’t know exactly the plot of this film. Made in secret and without authorization from the Iranian authorities, the film could address themes linked to the repression of the Iranian regime and the fight for freedom.

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