MEDIA titles at the Festival
This edition of Cannes will go down in both the MEDIA Programme and Eurimages’ history books since between them, Europe’s two leading film insitutions contributed to the production of 16 feature films selected for screening on the Croisette.
MEDIA is behind 15 films, five of which are in competition: Dogville [+see also:
film profile] by Lars von Trier, Tiresia by Bertrand Bonello, Swimming Pool [+see also:
film profile] by François Ozon, Ce jour-là by Raoul Ruiz and Les égarés by André Téchiné, as well as three screening out of competition: Le temps du loup by Michael Haneke, Les Triplettes de Belleville [+see also:
film profile] by Sylvain Chomet and Qui a tué Bambi? by Gilles Marchand, as well as last night’s opening film, Fanfan la Tulipe [+see also:
film profile] by Gérard Krawczyk.
MEDIA also funded two titles screening in Un Certain Regard: Stormy Weather [+see also:
film profile] by Solveig Anspach and Les Mains Vides by Marc Recha, and four selected for Directors’ Fortnight: Las horas del dia di Jaime Morales, Des Plumes dans la tête by Thomas de Thier, La chose publique by Mathieu Amalric and Les Lionceaux by Claire Doyon.
(Translated from French)
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