French cinema refuses its films in competition, but not its money.
In real life, the years go by and no longer look the same. The pandemic has accelerated the world and its uses. Formerly reserved only for theaters, films, for example, are now widely consumed directly by streaming. The pandemic turned everything upside down, but it apparently stopped at the gates of the Cannes Film Festival.
To restore the image of a seventh art put on hold for months, and dust off a red carpet in search of glamor, its organizers have bet on solid values of cinema. There will be beautiful people on the Croisette: Wes Anderson, whose The French Dispatch stars Timothée Chalamet, Nanni Moretti with Tre piani, the latest Leos Carax, Annette, performed by Marion Cotillard and Adam Driver, Flag Day, by Sean Penn, Paul Verhoeven, François Ozon, Jacques Audiard… The general delegate of the festival, Thierry Frémaux, even promises the screening of a great Hollywood blockbuster.
After a year of hiatus, this seventy-fourth
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