Cannes Film Festival celebrates 50 years of its Directors' Fortnight section in 2018 as the overall festival enjoys its 71st edition. The festival will open with Asghar Farhadi's Everybody Knows, starring Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz.

Christopher Nolan will present 2001: A Space Odyssey on a remastered 70mm print in the Cannes Classics strand.

The festival will run from May 8 to 19.

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