Cannes Movie Competition Pronounces 2020 Lineup

Though the coronavirus outbreak cancelled the 2020 version of the Cannes Movie Competition, Cannes has stillt aken it upon themselves to announce the movies that they had chosen for his or her lineup. Whereas some could view the announcement as pointless, some movies depend on the “Official Choice” badge of honour with a view to increase their distribution. This years picks embrace movies from Wes Anderson, Steve McQueen, Pixar and plenty of extra. 

56 motion pictures had been chosen to be a part of the pageant this yr, and if you break it down you will notice a document variety of girls administrators had been chosen, in addition to a document variety of debut movies. Not like different years, the pageant didn’t break the movies down by classes this yr both, as an alternative opting to checklist all of them collectively. Spike Lee’s new movie Da 5 Bloods isn’t included within the under checklist, as a result of it was set to debut Out of Competitors as a particular presentation, partly as a consequence of the truth that Lee was going to be the chair of the jury. The Netflix movie was set to mark the streaming providers return to the pageant after being banned beforehand. 

Whereas a number of the movies within the under checklist will play at festivals later this yr, so long as they aren’t cancelled sooner or later, a number of the options will wait till subsequent yr to make their debut. The under checklist can be not indicative of the complete line-up, as some movies are all the time introduced at a later date.

The entire checklist of the 56 movies introduced is under. 


ÉTÉ 85 by François Ozon (France) 

ASA GA KURU (True Moms) by Naomi Kawase (Japan) 

LOVERS ROCK by Steve McQueen (United Kingdom) 

MANGROVE by Steve McQueen (United Kingdom) 

DRUK (One other Spherical) by Thomas Vinterberg (Denmark)

ADN (DNA) by Maïwenn (Algeria/France) 

LAST WORDS by Jonathan Nossiter (USA) 


EL OLVIDO QUE SEREMOS (Forgotten we’ll be) by Fernando Trueba (Spain) 

PENINSULA by YEON Sang-Ho (South Korea) 

IN THE DUSK (Au crépuscule) by Sharunas BARTAS (Lituania) 

DES HOMMES (Dwelling Entrance) by Lucas BELVAUX (Belgium) 

THE REAL THING by Kôji Fukada (Japan) 

PASSION SIMPLE by Danielle Arbid (Lebanon) 

A GOOD MAN by Marie Castille Point out-Schaar (France) 

LES CHOSES QU’ON DIT, LES CHOSES QU’ON FAIT by Emmanuel Mouret (France) 

SOUAD by Ayten Amin (Egypt) 

LIMBO by Ben Sharrock (United Kingdom) 

ROUGE (Crimson Soil) by Farid Bentoumi (France) 

SWEAT by Magnus Von Horn (Sweden) 

TEDDY by Ludovic et Zoran Boukherma (France) 

FEBRUARY (Février) by Kamen Kalev (Bulgaria) 

AMMONITE by Francis Lee (United Kingdom) 

UN MÉDECIN DE NUIT by Elie Wajeman (France) 

ENFANT TERRIBLE by Oskar Roehler (Germany) 

NADIA, BUTTERFLY by Pascal Plante (Canada) 

HERE WE ARE by Nir Bergman (Israel)

SEPTET: THE STORY OF HONG KONG by Ann Hui, Johnnie TO, Tsui Hark, Sammo Hung, Yuen Woo-Ping et Patrick Tam

FALLING by Viggo Mortensen (USA) 

PLEASURE by Ninja Thyberg (Sweden) 

SLALOM by Charlène Favier (France) 

CASA DE ANTIGUIDADES (Reminiscence Home) by Joao Paulo Miranda Maria (Brazil)

BROKEN KEYS (Fausse notice) by Jimmy Keyrouz (Lebanon) 

IBRAHIM by Samir Guesmi (France) 

BEGINNING (Au graduation) by Déa Kulumbegashvili (Georgia) 

GAGARINE by Fanny Liatard et Jérémy Trouilh (France) 

16 PRINTEMPS by Suzanne Lindon (France) 

VAURIEN by Peter Dourountzis (France) 

GARÇON CHIFFON by Nicolas Maury (France) 

SI LE VENT TOMBE (Ought to the Wind Fall) by Nora Martirosyan (Armenia) 

JOHN AND THE HOLE by Pascual Sisto (USA)

STRIDING INTO THE WIND (Courir au gré du vent) by WEI Shujun (China) 

THE DEATH OF CINEMA AND MY FATHER TOO (La Mort du cinéma et de mon père aussi) by Dani Rosenberg (Israel) 

EN ROUTE POUR LE MILLIARD (The Billion Street) by Dieudo Hamadi (Democratic Republic of Congo) 

THE TRUFFLE HUNTERS by Michael Dweck et Gregory Kershaw (USA) 

9 JOURS À RAQQA by Xavier de Lauzanne (France)

ANTOINETTE DANS LES CÉVÈNNES by Caroline Vignal (France) 

LES DEUX ALFRED by Bruno Podalydès (France) 

UN TRIOMPHE (The large hit) by Emmanuel Courcol (France) 

L’ORIGINE DU MONDE by Laurent Lafitte (France) 

LE DISCOURS by Laurent Tirard (France) 

AYA TO MAJO (Earwig and the Witch) by Gorô Miyazaki (Japan) 

FLEE by Jonas Poher Rasmussen (Denmark) 

JOSEP by Aurel (France) 

SOUL by Pete Docter (USA) 

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