It will still have to wait before you see resound again the logo of Netflix in the auditorium of the palais of the Cannes film Festival. According to Variety , the platform SVOD will not film in or out of competition at the cru 2019 of the event, which will take place from 14 to 25 may next. For the second year in a row, after the burst of the edition 2017, where Netflix had entered into competition. Okja and The Meyerowitz Stories .
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The firm of Los Gatos and the Cannes film festival have not yet found the compromise that would allow Netflix to bring online to its subscribers and its productions, while the spreading in the room. The physical distribution is the condition imposed by the operators to allow the presence of a work in the competition. But Netflix believes that with the chronology of the media in French, such a request is impossible.
according To the weekly specialized, platform and Thierry Frémaux, the artistic director of the festival, have multiplied the contacts and met, for the last time, last week in Los Angeles. But in addition to the lack of consensus, both parties have stumbled on another hurdle: none of the movies Netflix approached would not have been ready in time for the month of may. Or The King of David Michod with Timothée Chalamet, who slips into the Henry V of Shakespeare, or The Laundromat directed by Steven Soderbergh with Meryl Streep, or the new tragedy of the brothers Safdie, very noticed on the Croisette in 2017 with Good Time . Especially, the editing of The Irishman of Martin Scorsese, that hankered after the more Thierry Frémaux and that brings together Robert de Niro and Al Palcino, has been delayed because of its special effects.
This dive in the mafia would probably be completed in time to be presented at the Venice film Festival in September, note Variety . Martin Scorsese will no longer have to hope to walk in the footsteps of Roma , which had allowed Netflix to break into the lagoon. The childhood memories of Alfonso Cuaron won the golden lion before knowing the success that we know the Oscar-2019 with three statuettes.