Cover image: Belgian directors Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne receive the special prize for the 75th anniversary of the Cannes Film Festival, Saturday May 28. VALERY HACHE / AFP Who to succeed Titanium, by Julia Ducourneau? The 75th edition of the Cannes Film Festival ends on Saturday May 28 with the awarding of the Palme d’Or during the closing ceremony which will begin at 8.30 p.m. It will be broadcast on France 2 and Brut, new partners of the Festival . After viewing the twenty-one films in competition, the jury retired in the greatest secrecy. The name of the winner of the Palme d’or will be announced by the president of the jury, Vincent Lindon. At his side, to draw the winners of this edition, are notably the actress and director Rebecca Hall (Vicky Cristina Barcelona), the revelation of Millenium, Noomi Rapace, the directors Asghar Farhadi (Grand Prix 2021 with A hero), Ladj Ly (Les Misérables, Jury Prize 2019) and Joachim Trier (Julie in 12 chapters, Best Actress Prize 2021). Among the 21 films in competition, Tchaikovsky’s Wife, by Kirill Serebrennikov. The coronation of this Russian artist, breaking with the regime, would be an event in itself at the end of a Festival which took place against a backdrop of war in Ukraine and made it a point of honor to offer a large place to this country. During the opening ceremony, President Volodymyr Zelensky, speaking live from kyiv, summoned the spirit of Chaplin and called on the cinema to “not remain silent” in the face of the conflict which is devastating his country. Before the start of the closing ceremony, our journalist Mathieu Macheret will answer your questions about this 75th edition of the first international film festival. What to remember from these ten days? Who are the favourites? Which films have thrilled (or disappointed) critics and festival-goers? Ask him your questions, he will answer you from 7 p.m. To go further: Analysis. The 2022 Cannes Film Festival unveils a very promising selection The interview. Vincent Lindon, president of the jury of the Cannes Film Festival: “I like films that tell a state of the world” The survey. Is the cinema dead or alive, jostled by the platforms and weakened by the Covid? The story. Caprices of stars, schoolboy humor and grandiose parties: at the Cannes Film Festival, the crazy years Canal Les photos. Cannes 2022 seen by photographer Audoin Desforges Editorial. Refound French cinema to save it
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