Cannes Film Festival 2022

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1976 (Country: Chile; Year: 2022; Director: Manuela Martelli; Writer: Manuela Martelli, Alejandra Moffat; Stars: Aline Küppenheim, Alejandro Goic)
A woman cares for a young man who has been branded a political extremist.
Ashkal (Year: 2022; Director: Youssef Chebbi; Writer: Youssef Chebbi)
In the Gardens of Carthage, a district of Tunis initiated by the former Regime which construction stopped at the beginning of the Revolution, two cops, Fatma and Batal, find a burnt body in one of the lots. As construction slowly resumes, they start looking into this mysterious case.
Continental Drift (South) (Country: Switzerland, France; Year: 2022; Director: Lionel Baier; Writer: Lionel Baier, Julien Bouissoux, Laurent Larivière; Stars: Isabelle Carré, Théodore Pellerin, Ursina Lardi, Ivan Georgiev, Tom Villa, Daphne Scoccia, Mario Opinato, Indri Qyteza Shiroka, Adama Diop, Sebastiano Tinè, Maria Isabella Piana, Rosalinda Musumeci, Giuseppe Lo Piccolo, Massimo Cagnina, Nicolò Prestigiacomo)
Nathalie Adler is on a mission for the EU in Sicily. She organizes the next visit of Macron and Merkel to a migrant camp. Their presence has a high symbolic value to show that everything is under control. But who still wants to believe in this European family on the verge of a nervous breakdown? Probably not Albert, Nathalie's son, an NGO activist who arrives without warning.
The Dam (Le Barage) (Country: Serbia, Germany, Sudan, France; Year: 2022; Director: Ali Cherri; Writer: Bertrand Bonello, Ali Cherri, Geoffroy Grison; Stars: Maher El Khair)
Sudan, near the Merowe dam. Maher works in a traditional brickyard fed by the waters of the Nile. Every evening, he secretly wanders off into the desert to build a mysterious construction made of mud. While the Sudanese people rise to claim their freedom, his creation starts to take a life of its own.
De Humani Corporis Fabrica (Country: France; Year: 2022; Director: Lucien Castaing-Taylor, Verena Paravel)
Five centuries ago, anatomist André Vésale opened up the human body to science for the first time in history. Today, De Humani Corporis Fabrica opens the human body to the cinema.
Enys Men (Country: UK; Year: 2022; Director: Mark Jenkin; Writer: Mark Jenkin; Stars: John Woodvine, Edward Rowe, Mary Woodvine, Morgan Val Baker, Isaac Woodvine, Callum Mitchell, Dion Star)
A volunteer observing a rare wild flower finds the different worlds that have inhabited the island where she is beginning to collide.
Falcon Lake (Country: Canada; Year: 2022; Director: Charlotte Le Bon; Writer: Karim Boucherka, François Choquet, Charlotte Le Bon; Stars: Monia Chokri, Jeff Roop, Karine Gonthier-Hyndman, Joseph Engel, Sara Montpetit, Pierre-Luc Lafontaine, Anthony Therrien, Thomas Laperriere, Arthur Igual)
A young teenager falls in love with an older girl while on holiday.
The Five Devils (Country: France; Year: 2022; Director: Léa Mysius; Writer: Paul Guilhaume, Léa Mysius; Stars: Adèle Exarchopoulos, Daphne Patakia, Noée Abita, Patrick Bouchitey, Moustapha Mbengue, Sally Dramé, Swala Emati)
Eight-year-old Vicky possesses a special power: a hyperacute sense of smell. She spends her days exploring this gift, and lives happily with her mother Joanne, a swimming teacher whom she adores exclusively - to the despair of her firefighter father. When her mysterious aunt Julia suddenly reappears in their lives, secrets from their past resurface both violently and magically.
Funny Pages (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Owen Kline; Writer: Owen Kline; Stars: Daniel Zolghadri, Matthew Maher, Miles Emanuel, Josh Pais, Fred Hechinger, Maria Dizzia, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Andy Milonakis, Gabriel Rush, Kevin Dotcom Brown, Booch O'Connell, Shane Fleming, Michael Townsend Wright, Lawrence S. O'Connell)
Coming-of-age story of a teenage cartoonist who rejects the comforts of his suburban life in a misguided quest for soul.
God’s Creatures (Country: Ireland, UK, US; Year: 2022; Director: Saela Davis, Anna Rose Holmer; Writer: Fodhla Cronin O'Reilly, Shane Crowley, Shane Crowley; Stars: Emily Watson, Aisling Franciosi, Paul Mescal, Isabelle Connolly, Toni O'Rourke, Marion O'Dwyer, Brendan McCormack, Steve Gunn, Sarah Kinlen, Declan Conlon, John Burke)
A mother is torn between protecting her beloved son and her own sense of right and wrong.
The Green Perfume (Country: France; Year: 2022; Director: Nicolas Pariser; Writer: Nicolas Pariser; Stars: Sandrine Kiberlain, Vincent Lacoste, Léonie Simaga, Rüdiger Vogler, Jenna Thiam, Arieh Worthalter, Pascal Rénéric, Thomas Chabrol, Lucie Gallo, Olivier Broche, Vincent Brousseau, Claïna Clavaron, Simon Guélat, Isabelle Bats, Etienne Beurier)
Drama following the death by poisoning of an actor during a performance.
Les Harkis (Country: France; Year: 2022; Director: Philippe Faucon; Stars: Omar Boulakirba, Vincent Choirat, Yannick Choirat, Théo Cholbi, Pierre Lottin, Mohamed El Amine Mouffok, Amine Zorgane)
At the end of the 1950s, beginning of the 1960s, the war in Algeria continued. Salah, Kaddour and other destitute young Algerians join the French army as harkis.
Men (Country: UK; Year: 2022; Director: Alex Garland; Writer: Alex Garland; Stars: Jessie Buckley, Rory Kinnear, Gayle Rankin, Paapa Essiedu)
In the aftermath of a personal tragedy, a woman retreats alone to the beautiful English countryside, hoping to have found a place to heal. But someone or something from the surrounding woods appears to be stalking her.
The Mountain (La Montagne) (Country: France; Year: 2022; Director: Thomas Salvador; Writer: Naïla Guiguet, Thomas Salvador; Stars: Thomas Salvador, Louise Bourgoin, Thomas Agathocleous, Martine Chevallier, Hassan Jouhari, Catherine Lefroid, Andranic Manet, Laurent Poitrenaux)
A man on a business trip decides to give everything up for a life on the mountains.
One Fine Morning (Country: France; Year: 2022; Director: Mia Hansen-Løve; Writer: Mia Hansen-Løve; Stars: Léa Seydoux, Melvil Poupaud, Nicole Garcia, Pascal Greggory, Kester Lovelace, Ema Zampa)
A woman who is raising her daughter alone and looking after her dad, who has a degenerative disease, embarks on a passionate affair.
Pamfir (Country: Ukraine; Year: 2022; Director: Dmytro Sukholytkyy-Sobchuk; Writer: Dmytro Sukholytkyy-Sobchuk)
Pamfir wants to be a decent family man but challenged by the circumstances he is forced to give up honest breadwinning to help his family.
Paris Memories (Country: France; Year: 2022; Director: Alice Winocour; Writer: Jean-Stéphane Bron, Marcia Romano, Alice Winocour; Stars: Virginie Efira, Benoît Magimel, Maya Sansa, Grégoire Colin, Nastya Golubeva Carax, Amadou Mbow, Ema Zampa, Souleymane Touré, Jean Pierre Horcholle, Clarisse Makundul)
A woman caught up in a Paris terror attack and three months on she tries to piece together her memory.
Scarlet (Country: France, Italy, Germany; Year: 2022; Director: Pietro Marcello; Writer: Alexander Grin, Pietro Marcello, Maurizio Braucci; Stars: Louis Garrel, Noémie Lvovsky, Yolande Moreau, Ernst Umhauer, François Négret, Juliette Jouan, Natascha Wiese, Raphaël Thiéry)
Period drama.
The Super 8 Years (Les Années Super 8) (Country: France; Year: 2022; Director: Annie Ernaux, David Ernaux-Briot; Writer: Annie Ernaux)
A trip to the Seventies via family video shot at the time.
Under the Fig Trees (Country: Tunisia, Switzerland, France, Qatar; Year: 2021; Director: Erige Sehiri; Writer: Peggy Hamann, Ghalya Lacroix, Erige Sehiri)
Among the trees, young women and men working the summer harvest develop new feelings, flirt, try to understand each other, find – and flee – deeper connections.
Un Varon (Country: Colombia; Year: 2022; Director: Fabian Hernández; Writer: Fabian Hernández)
Carlos lives in a youth shelter in Bogota. Its Christmas and Carlos longs to spend the day with his mother and sister, who are lost in the spiral of urban violence. As he leaves the shelter, Carlos is confronted with the rigor of the streets in his neighborhood, where the law of the strongest, the alfa 'macho', rules. As he seeks for a family reunion, Carlos must show he can be one of them.
The Water (Year: 2022; Director: Elena López Riera)
It is summer in a small village in south-eastern Spain. A storm threatens to cause the river that runs through it to overflow again. A popular old belief claims that some women are predestined to disappear with each new flood, because they have the “water inside”. A band of young people is trying to overcome the weariness of a summer in the village that smells of death by smoking, dancing, and lusting after each other. In this electric atmosphere that precedes the storm, Ana and José live a love affair until the storm bursts.
Will-o’-the-Wisp (Fogo-Fatuo) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2022; Director: Ramiro Rodrigues; Writer: Ramiro Rodrigues; Stars: Bella Bittar, Ana Vitória Prudente, Alexandre Cruz, Tomás Saraiva)
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