Waiting for the Palme d’Or

The 72nd edition of the Cannes film festival has almost come to an end, today the last two films in competition will be presented.

It Must Be Heaven by Elia Suleiman starring Gael Garcia Bernal. The best-known Palestinian actor and director in the world (The Time That Remains), tells of exile. A man decides to leave Palestine, in search of paradise. You will find it in New York, Paris, Dubai … all over the world, nothing is different from home …

Sibyl by Justine Triet, with Virginie Efira, Gaspard Ulliel, and Adele Exarchopoulos. A psychoanalyst wants to write a novel but cannot find the right inspiration. As in an existential, Hitchcock-like thriller he ends up being hypnotized by the story of one of his patients. An actress who, on the set, has an affair with her director’s husband …

Tomorrow, the jury presided by Iñarritu will assign the Palm d’Or and the various prizes but in the meantime. The Semaine de la Critique and the Quinzaine des Realisateurs have already awarded their winners. Respectively, the French cartoon I Lost My Body and the comedy (always French) Alice et le maire.

Out of competition

Tribute to Sylvester Stallone

First Blood

I am a filmmaker and a journalist based out of Berlin. I graduated from Vrije Universiteit Brussel. I have a passion for film, music, and Italian cuisine.

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