Film and TV ‘Un triomphe’, ‘Les Deux Alfred’, ‘True Mothers’ and ‘Beginning’ are the four films
The Cannes Film Festival, which canceled its celebration this year due to the pandemic, announced this Monday that offer a symbolic edition between October 27 and 29 in which project four movies of the official selection and short films in competition.
‘A triumph’, by Emmanuel Courcol, inaugurate this extraordinary program that also includes ‘Les Deux Alfred’, by Bruno Podalyds, ‘True Mothers’, by Naomi Kawase, who participated in the last San Sebastian Festival, and the great winner in the Spanish contest, ‘Beginning’, by Dea Kulumbegashvili. These four films are part of the official selection this year, announced although the festival was not held and that did not have the usual sections of Competition, Out of Competition, A Certain Look, Special Sessions and Midnight Sessions.
In short films, but nevertheless, yes the competition is maintained and the eleven selected, among which are the French ‘Camille sans contact’, by Paul Nouhet, They will be screened on La Croisette and will be eligible for the Palme d’Or. The Cinefundacin will also present its awards, the section dedicated to projects arising from film schools, which include this year the Argentine ‘Muralla china’, by Santiago Barzi, or the French ‘When we go’, by Mitchelle Tamariz, about a trip through the Mexican desert.
For the president of the festival, Pierre Lescure, this special celebration is a way of being present together with the population of that town on the French Côte d’Azur and the professionals of the sector with whom they work every year “hand in hand”. If the health situation allows, the celebration of the 74th edition of the contest It will be held between the next 11 and 22 May 2021.