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Cannes Film Festival 2022, all Italians in competition (and not only)

On Tuesday May 17th the curtain rose 75th Edition of Cannes Film Festival, an unmissable event for world cinema that, as usual, rewards the best films produced by directors and actors from all over the world. Italy is often among the top candidates for Desired Palme d’Or And this year is no exception: Bel Paese artists and distinguished performers compete for the award and also stand out among the members of the festival’s prestigious jury.

Cannes Film Festival 2022, Italian stars and films in competition

To be accepted into the competition in Cannes Film Festival It requires a roundabout path and is by no means obvious: i 47 films in competition In this year’s edition, they return from a selection that began with more than 2,000 titles. Which makes the participation of the stars and artists of our house a source of great pride as usual.

the festival Directed by Thierry Frémaux It welcomes films ranging from completely different genres, from action films to drama films. It is precisely engraved at the end nostalgiaAnd The director’s last movie Mario Marton The one who sees the actor as the protagonist Pier Francesco Favino. Nostalgia is an adaptation of Ermanno Ría’s novel and tells the story of Phyllis (Played by Favino) who, after forty years of absence, returns to the Rione Sanità in Naples, where he was born and where the past is attached violently back to the surface.

On the one hand, if Martone is the most popular among those contenders, on the other hand, another Italian name is ready to conquer Croisette: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi Compete with the movie (in French) les amandersin which the actor stars in, among others Louis Garrelformer partner of director and today Happily married to Letitia Casta.

But Your Excellencies the Italians Cannes Film Festival 2022 They don’t end there. Among the actors, you stand out Luca Marinelli and Alessandro Borghiwhich we recently enjoyed in the movie in a row Diabolic And in the TV series demons. This time, your favorite stage actors and actors are heroes the eight mountainsa film based on the homonymous book by Paolo Cognetti and directed by Charlotte Vandermerch and Felix van Groningen.

The movie is not in the race but will have a dedicated space outer nightWritten and directed by Marco Bellocchio It takes place in 1978, when war broke out between the state and the Red Brigades in Italy. In this scenario, Aldo Moro played a key role, the star of the movie he played Fabrizio GivoniHe was kidnapped and held for more than fifty days and then finally killed by his kidnappers.

Cannes Film Festival 2022, Yasmine Trinca in the jury

As usual, the jury Cannes Film Festival It welcomes big names in cinema from different countries of the world. This year headed by the French representative Vincent LyndonSurrounded by Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, American director Jeff Nichols, actresses Deepika Padukone (India) and Nomi Rapas (Sweden) and again by French director Ludge Lee, English actress and director Rebecca Hall and Norwegian director Joachim Trier.

Representing Italy on the prestigious jury was 2022Rather, it is The wonderful Jasmine Trinca, the actress is among the audience’s most beloved in Bill Pesey (and beyond). For her, this version of the festival acquires a more important value because of its version Official debut as a director: His first feature film Marcel! It will be presented in the section Session specials.

Cannes 2022, the festival program

The Cannes Film Festival 2022 opens its doors Tuesday 17 MayThen continue with a program rich in offers and events Until May 28. Expect many guests on Croisette, as well as, of course, the movie heroes in competition including stars of Anthony Hopkins’ caliber, American actress Anna HathawayAnd Kristen StewartMarion Cotillard and Tom Cruise.

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