Cannes’ Directors’ Fortnight part has unveiled the complete lineup for its 54th version, set to run May 18-27.
This yr’s choice is the third and remaining Directors’ Fortnight underneath the auspices of inventive director Paolo Moretti.
Among the 2022 highlights are Enys Men from Brit director Mark Jenkin, his follow-up to his critically-acclaimed debut Bait; One Fine Morning, the most recent drama from acclaimed French director Mia Hansen-Løve (Things to Come, Bergman Island), Paris Memories by Alice Winocour (Proxima), and Men from Alex Garland (Ex Machina), which can get a particular screening at Directors’ Fortnight this yr.
American director Kelly Reichardt, whose new movie Showing Up will premiere in competitors in official choice on the foremost Cannes Film Festival, shall be honored by Directors Fortnight with its lifetime achievement honor. Reichardt may even give a grasp class session on the occasion this yr.
Also screening within the 2022 Directors’ Fortnight line-up shall be Pamfir, style mash-up from Ukraine director Dmytro Sukholytkyy-Sobchuck; The Super 8 Years, a characteristic compiled from Super 8 materials shot by Annie Ernaux and her son David Ernaux-Briot; Continental Drift (South), a political comedy from Swiss director Lionel Baier; A Male from first-time Columbian director Fabian Hernandez; Ashkal a metaphysical Mid-Eastern crime film from director Youssef Chebbi; and God’s Creators from Anna Rose Holmer and Saela Davis, an Irish drama starring Emma Watson and Paul Mescal.
The Directors’ Fortnight part was arrange by the French Directors Guild in 1969 in response to the 1968 staff’ protests that resulted in Cannes cancelling the primary competition in an act of solidarity with placing staff. The non-competitive part, which is open to most of the people, prides itself on celebrating provocative and ground-breaking administrators. Filmmakers that received their begin, or have been supported by Directors’ Fortnight through the years embrace the likes of George Lucas, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Martin Scorsese, Sofia Coppola, Céline Sciamma, Chloé Zhao and Robert Eggers.
Scarlet, a French-language interval drama from Italian director Pietro Marcello (Martin Eden), would be the opening evening movie for the 54th version of Directors’ Fortnight part. It will kick off the 2022 movie competition sidebar May 18. The Green Perfume from Nicolas Pariser, a thriller described as a combination between “Tin Tin and Hitchcock,” will shut the sidebar May 27.
Here’s the complete 2022 lineup.
Scarlet by Pietro Marcello – Opening Film
1976 by Manuela Martelli
The Water by Elena López Riera
The Dam by Ali Cherri
The Super 8 Years by Annie Ernaux & David Ernaux-Briot
Ashkal by Youssef Chebbi
The Five Devils by Léa Mysius
De Humani Corporis Fabrica by Véréna Paravel & Lucien Castaing-Taylor
Continental Drift (South) by Lionel Baier
Enys Men by Mark Jenkin
Falcon Lake by Charlotte Le Bon
Will-o’-the-Wisp by João Pedro Rodrigues
Funny Pages by Owen Kline
God’s Creatures by Anna Rose Holmer & Saela Davis
Harkis by Philippe Faucon
Men by Alex Garland
The Mountain by Thomas Salvador
Pamfir by Dmytro Sukholytkyy-Sobchuk
The Green Perfume by Nicolas Pariser – Closing Film
Paris Memories by Alice Winocour
Under the Fig Trees by Erige Sehiri
One Fine Morning by Mia Hansen-Løve
A Male by Fabian Hernández