Cristian Mungiu New Film R.M.N. in Cannes Competition

2022-04-18 00:00:00

Cristian Mungiu’s new feature film R.M.N., was selected for Cannes’s Official Competition of the 75th Cannes Film Festival (17-28 May 2022). Cristian Mungiu has been in Cannes from the very beginning, when his debut feature Temple Film was selected for Quinzaine des Réalisateurs in 2002. This is his 6th selection for Cannes, the 5th for the Official Selection and the 4th for the Competition.  

Metronom, the debut feature by Alexandru Belc, was selected in Un Certain Regard., along with the Croatian minority coproduction Butterfly Vision, directed by Maksym Nakonechnyi. The film is a coproduction between Ukraine, Czech Republic, Croatia and Sweden. 

A total of 17 films were selected, joining the 47 films unveiled on April 14 as well as Elvis and Top Gun: Maverick, which were announced earlier. This brings the total number of films in selection so far to 66 against 83 in last year’s special July edition. 

Among the 17 new titles, seven are French films. 

Full list of titles selected. 

Competition 

Armageddon Time James Gray United States
Boy from Heaven Tarik Saleh Sweden
Broker Hirokazu Kore-eda South Korea
Brother and Sister Arnaud Desplechin France
Close Lukas Dhont Belgium, Netherlands, France
Crimes of the Future David Cronenberg Canada, Greece, France
Decision to Leave Park Chan-wook South Korea
Eo Jerzy Skolimowski Italy, Poland
Forever Young Valeria Bruni Tedeschi France
Holy Spider Ali Abbasi France, Germany, Sweden, Denmark
Leila`s Brothers Saeed Roustayi Iran
Nostalgia Mario Martone Italy
Le otto montagne Charlotte Vandermeersch, Felix van Groeningen Italy, Belgium
Un petit frère Léonor Serraille France
RMN Cristian Mungiu Romania, France
Showing Up Kelly Reichardt United States
The Stars at Noon Claire Denis United States, France
Tchaikovsky`s Wife Kirill Serebrennikov Russia, France
Tori and Lokita Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne Belgium, France
Tourment sur les îles Albert Serra Spain
Triangle of Sadness Ruben Östlund Sweden, United Kingdom, United States, France, Greece

Un Certain Regard

All the People I`ll Never Be Davy Chou France
Beast  Riley Keough, Gina Gammell United States
Le Bleu du caftan Maryam Touzani Morocco
Burning Days Emin Alper Turkey
Butterfly Vision  Maksym Nakonechnyi Croatia, Czech Republic, Sweden, Ukraine
Corsage Marie Kreutzer Austria, France, Germany, Luxembourg
Domingo And The Mist Ariel Escalante Meza Costa Rica, Qatar
Father and Soldier  Mathieu Vadepied France, Senegal
Godland Hlynur Pálmason Denmark, Island, France, Sweden
Harka  Lotfy Nathan Tunisia
Joyland  Saim Sadiq Pakistan
Les Pires  Lise Akoka, Romane Gueret France
Mediterranean Fever Maha Haj Palestine
Metronom  Alexandru Belc Romania
Plan 75  Chie Hayakawa Japan
Plus que jamais Emily Atef Germany, France
Rodéo  Lola Quivoron France
Sick of Myself Kristoffer Borgli Norway
Silent Twins Agnieszka Smoczyńska Poland, United Kingdom, United States
The Stranger Thomas M. Wright Australia

Premieres

Chronique d`une liaison passagère Emmanuel Mouret France
Dodo Panos H. Koutras Greece, France, Belgium
Don Juan Serge Bozon France
Irma Vep (miniseries) Olivier Assayas United States
Nightfall (TV series) Marco Bellocchio Italy
Nos frangins Rachid Bouchareb France
La Nuit du 12 Dominik Moll France

Special Screenings

All That Breathes Shaunak Sen India, United Kingdom, United States
Jerry Lee Lewis: Trouble In Mind Ethan Coen United States
Marcel ! Jasmine Trinca Italy
Mi país imaginario Patricio Guzmán Chile
The Natural History of Destruction Sergei Loznitsa Ukraine
Le Petit Nicolas: Qu`est-ce qu`on attend pour être heureux?  Amandine Fredon, Benjamin Massoubre France
Restos Do Vento Tiago Guedes Portugal
Riposte féministe  Marie Perennès, Simon Depardon France
The Vagabonds  Doroteya Droumeva Germany

Out of competition

Elvis Baz Luhrmann Australia, United States
L`Innocent Louis Garrel France
Mascarade Nicolas Bedos France
Three Thousand Years of Longing George Miller Australia, United States
Top Gun: Maverick Joseph Kosinski United States
Novembre Cédric Jimenez France
Final Cut  Michel Hazanavicius France
Midnight screenings
Smoker`s Cough Quentin Dupieux France
Hunt Lee Jung-jae South Korea
Moonage Daydream Brett Morgen United States
Rebel Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah Belgium

 

Kiril Gjozev 

 

 

 


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