The last 11 May, in the idyllic setting of Cannes,it was presented the 69th edition of the International Film Festival. Twelve intense days between movies, interviews, parties, screenings but also catwalks of beautiful dresses on the Croisette.
The opening ceremony was inaugurated with the screening of the Woody Allen movie called Café Society included in the official section "out of competition".
The film's selection is extremely varied: 20 films from Europe, Asia and America, and the closing ceremony will be held on May 22 in which the winners of the Palme d'Or will be announced and also the ones of the other sections.
Some of the most expected films of this 69th edition are: Julieta of Pedro Almodovar, The last face of Sean Penn, Loving by Jeff Nichols, Ma'Rosa by Brillante Mendosa, Sieranevada of Cristi Puiu and many others.
Further these films in competition at the Cannes Film Festival, there is another section called "un Certain Regard", created to give visibility to particularly original movies and that from 1998 awards a prize to the best film of the section.
The films in competition and those in the section "Un certain regard" are part of the official Selection of the Cannes Film Festival.
Added to these there are the films of the “Quinzaine des Réalisateurs” ( "the two weeks of films directors"), the films of International Critics' Week and the short film competition. All films presented in the various sections partecipate to the assignment for the Best First Opera, Best Documentary and for the Best Feature Film to thematic LGBT.
The President of the jury for the movies in competition will be George Miller, while Valeria Golino, Kirsten Dunst and Vanessa Paradis are the three great actresses who compose the jury, along with Donald Sutherland, Lazlo Nemes, Mads Mikkelsen and Arnaud Desplechin, and will crown the film won the Palme d'Or.
We have just to wait until the closing ceremony on May 22 to find out who will be to tighten the most aspired award of the film world.