Cannes Film Festival 2022 line-up announced

The 2022 Cannes Film Festival lineup has been announced, including new films from directors David Cronenberg and Claire Denis.

Scheduled for May 17-28, this year’s Cannes Film Festival marks the 75th edition of the event. The line-up was announced today (April 14) by festival director Thierry Fremaux and outgoing president Pierre Lescure.

Cronenberg will launch his new horror film Future Crimes, with Léa Seydoux, Kristen Stewart and Viggo Mortensen. It takes place in the not so distant future where humanity has evolved and is “learning to adapt to its synthetic environment”.

Other films vying for the festival’s top prize include new releases from filmmakers Claire Denis, Kelly Reichardt, Arnaud Desplechin, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, James Gray and Hirokazu Kore-eda.

Top Gun: Maverick and Baz Luhrmann’s biopic Elvis Presley have already been announced for the festival, although they will be played out of competition. George Miller’s first film since Mad Max: Fury Roadtitled Tthree thousand years of nostalgiawill also debut.

At the festival last year, the body horror film by Julia Ducournau Titanium received the Palme d’Or. Other awards include Best Screenplay for Ryusuke Hamaguchi and Takamusa Oe for drive my carwhich won Best International Film at the Oscars.

You can check out the list of films in competition for the Palme d’Or at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival below.

holy spider – Ali Abbassi
The Almond Trees – Valeria Bruni Tedeschi
Future Crimes –David Cronenberg
The stars at noon – Claire Denis
Sibling –Arnaud Desplechin
Tori and Lokita – Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne
close –Lukas Dhont
armageddon time –James Gray
Broker – Hirokazu Kore-eda
Nostalgia – Mario Martone
NMR – Cristian Mungiu
triangle of sadness –Ruben Ostlund
Decisions to leave –Park Chan-Wook
To show up –Kelly Reichardt
Leila’s brothers – Said Rustavi
sky boy – Tarik Saleh
Tchaikovsky’s wife – Kirill Serebrennikov
Hi-Han (Eo) –Jerzy Skolimowski