Catherine Corsini’s Le Retour added to Cannes Competition line-up Photo: UniFrance
Sean Penn was previously at Cannes with Flag Day in 2021 Photo: Courtesy of Cannes Film Festival
Cannes Premier section has three new titles: Amat Escalante’s Lost In The Night, Valerie Donzelli’s Just The Two Of Us, co-written with Happening director Audrey Diwan; and Lisandro Alonso’s Eureka.
The Out of Competition strand will have the inclusion of Frederic Tellier’s L’Abbé Pierre, about a Second World War resistance fighter. Two new productions join Un Certain Regard: Wei Shujun’s Only The River Flows and closing choice Alex Lutz’s Une Nuit.
Midnight Strand has bows for Robert Rodriguez’s thriller Hypnotic starring Ben Affleck and Kim Tae-gon’s Project Silence.
Further bolstering the Special Screenings line-up are: Mona Achache’s Little Girl Blue, Sahra Mani’s Bread And Roses and Anna Novion’s Le Theoreme de Marguerite.
The festival starts on 15 May.