“As for Inglourious Basterds , it will be there, twenty-five years after the Palme d’or, Pulp Fiction , with a finished film, screened in 35mm and in the presence of his troop of actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Margot Robbie, Brad Pitt.” It was expected as one of the delicacies cinéphilique of this 72nd edition of the Cannes film festival. The film of Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood will be well presented on the Croisette, as announced by Thierry Frémaux, general delegate of the event, in a press release issued Thursday morning.
“His film is a declaration of love for the Hollywood of her childhood, a visit to rock in the year 1969 and an ode to cinema as a whole, he said. It is also a work that exceeds our expectations and proves the maturity of the artist. This is why, in addition to Quentin and his team for days and nights past the timeline, the Festival special thanks to the teams of Sony Pictures, who have made all this possible.”
The organizers have also announced the addition of the film Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo , the second part of the trilogy of Abdellatif Kechiche in the competition. “I saw the movie last Thursday, still in editing, and even in full mount! But it will be done, in a announced duration of 4 hours by the director. And shown in the end of the festival, so that the DCP can be delivered in the time”, said Thierry Frémaux. The filmmaker, awarded the Palme d’or for The Life of Adèle in 2013, could come to stand for a second trophy on the Croisette.
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Among the announcements of the organizers, it should also be noted the projection of the medium-length Lux Aeterna Gaspar Noé with Béatrice Dalle and Charlotte Gainsbourg in session until midnight. Two new movies added to the selection un Certain Regard, whose jury includes Marina Foïs and Lukas Dhont, will be chaired by Nadine Labaki. It is The famous invasion of bears in sicily of Lorenzo Mattotti and Odnazhdy v Trubchevske of Larissa Sadilova.