Terrence Malick, Pedro Almodovar, Bong Joon-ho Headed To 2019 Cannes Film Festival Selections

The Playlist | 4/18/2019 | Gregory Ellwood
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The selections for the 72nd Festival de Cannes were announced in Paris early Wednesday morning and, as expected, it promised a star-studded affair. New films from Pedro Almodovar, Xavier Dolan, Terrence Malick, Bong Joon-ho, Ira Sachs and Ken Loach, will premiere in competition. The out-of-competition selections include Dexter Fletcher’s Elton John biopic “Rocketman” and two episodes of Nicolas Winding-Refn‘s upcoming series “Too Old To Die Young.”

During the press conference, Cannes creative director Thierry Fremaux said “romanticism and politics” are evident in this year’s selections. He noted, “You will see female filmmakers, first movies, painters, female painters, cops, zombies, judges, migrants.” He also added that this year’s festival will include 13 female directors across all categories.

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