TORI ET LOKITA (TORI AND LOKITA) directed by JEAN-PIERRE & LUC DARDENNE
NOSTALGIA directed by MARIO MARTONE
LEILA’S BROTHERS directed by SAEED ROUSTAEE
A long and absorbing Tehran clan drama, played out in a series of mistakes. An unexpectedly rich experience, says Deadline.
STARS AT NOON directed by CLAIRE DENIS – verdict: set in Latin America, a misfire for a revered director.
ELVIS directed by BAZ LUHRMANN received a 10-minute standing ovation.
“No review would ever mean the most to us than the woman who was married to Elvis Presley,” said Luhrmann at the Cannes press conference.
After showing the film to Priscilla Presley, he received a note from her in which she said, “‘I just wasn’t ready for that. Every breath about Austin [Butler], every move, the spirit of the person, the humanity’” recalled Luhrmann, “‘If my husband were here today he’d look him in the eye and say ‘How dare you? You are me.’”
Luhrmann emphasised that the entire Presley clan including Lisa Marie and Riley Keough was over the moon for the film. “The greatest review I got from them in my life; now there’s something they can look to that is the truth of the humanity of the man.
It’s really about America in the fifties, sixties and seventies. Elvis was at the center of pop culture in all three decades — the good, the bad and the ugly,” said Luhrmann.
(L-R) Olivia DeJonge, Jerry Schilling, Tom Hanks, Austin Butler, Baz Luhrmann, Priscilla Presley, Alton Mason and Natasha Bassett..
THE VAGABONDS directed by DOROTEYA DROUMEVA
DODO directed by PANOS H. KOUTRAS
Un Certain Regard
DOMINGO Y LA NIEBLA (DOMINGO AND THE MIST) directed by ARIEL ESCALANTE MEZA
MEDITERRANEAN FEVER directed by MAHA HAJ
BACHENNYA METELYKA (BUTTERFLY VISION) directed by MAKSIM NAKONECHNYI
Maksym Nakonechnyi says being here is like being in a “parallel universe.” The director’s film Butterfly Vision, about a young female soldier who returns home after being held captive for months only to discover she is pregnant after being raped by her warden, is playing in Un Certain Regard.
It was while editing the documentary Invisible Battalion, which documented female Ukrainian soldiers, when he got his inspiration for Butterfly Vision. “The experiences of the female soldier impressed me a lot,” he says. “Their optics, their approach to the war and what’s happening to their role in the war was so impressive.”
Being an independent filmmaker in the circumstances of war with no access to financing is impossible, he says.
Quinzaine des Réalisateurs
A MONTAGNE (THE MOUNTAIN) dudrected by THOMAS SALVADOR
UN VARÓN (A MALE) directed by FABIÁN HERNÁNDEZ
FOGO-FÁTUO (FEU FOLLET / WILL-O’-THE-WISP) directed by JOÃO PEDRO RODRIGUES
SHORTS PROGRAMME 1 (AS TIME PASSES / POTEMKINISTII / ARIBADA / STAGING DEATH / THE SPIRAL)
ASHKAL directed by YOUSSEF CHEBBI
FUNNY PAGES directed by OWEN KLINE
Semaine de la critique
LA JAURÍA directed by ANDRÉS RAMÍREZ PULIDO
DA-EUM-SO-HEE (NEXT SOHEE) directed by JUNG JULY
Prizes of the Jury
French Touch Prize of the Jury
Aftersun, dir: Charlotte Wells
Screen Scotland backed Aftersun has won the French Touch Prize of the Jury at #Cannes2022
The debut feature from Scottish Director Charlotte Wells has caused quite the buzz at this year’s
@Festival_Cannes , says Screen Scotland on Twitter.
Louis Roederer Foundation Rising Star Award
Zelda Samson for Love According To Dalva
Leitz Cine Discovery Prize for Short Film
Ice Merchants, dir: João Gonzalez
Gan Foundation Award for Distribution
The Woodcutter Story, dir: Mikko Myllylahti
Andrés Ramírez Pulido, director/writer of La Jauria
Canal+ Award for Short Film
On Xerxes’ Throne, dir: Evi Kalogiropoulou
Red Carpet Protest No. 3