All about the Cannes Film Festival – 2018: nominees, winners, guests

The stars of cinema and show business, as a rule, prepare for the Cannes Film Festival in a few months. This year was no exception. Already, many celebrities publish in microblogging photos from beauty salons and designer boutiques. Especially women. Anyway, every star, whether an actress, singer, television presenter or blogger, dreams to win colleagues and journalists on the red carpet of the event.

In 2018, the Cannes Film Festival will be the 71st, and as the official poster of the event, Jean-Luc Godard’s film “Mad Pierrot” of 1965, featuring Jean-Paul Belmondo and Anna Karina, was chosen as the poster’s poster.

All about the Cannes Film Festival - 2018: nominees, winners, guestsOfficial poster of the 71st Cannes Film Festival

It is already known that the jury of the main competition will be led by an Australian actress Cate Blanchett. She will also be made up of celebrities such as the Hollywood actress Kristen Stewart, French actress Lea Sedu, Chinese actor Chang Chen, African singer Hadia Nin, Hollywood director Ava Duverney, French director Robert Gedigian, Canadian director Deni Villeneuve and even our Russian director Andrey Zvyagintsev, which last year, we recall, received a jury prize for the film “Dislike.”

Will open the Cannes Film Festival in 2018 the film of the Iranian director Asgar Farhadi “Everyone knows.” And in the main competition selected 20 films from different countries. Our country will be represented by a picture Kirill Serebrennikov “Summer”, telling about the young Victor Tsoe and rock culture of the early 80’s. The main role in the film was played by a little-known Korean actor Theo Yu. Also in the project took part the soloist of the group “Beasts” Roman Bilyk, who played rock musician Mike Naumenko, and actress Irina Staryshenbaum. “Summer” will be released on a wide screen in Russia on June 7, so for now it remains for us to watch the footage from the filming.

All about the Cannes Film Festival - 2018: nominees, winners, guests

painting “Summer” by Kirill Serebrennikov is represented in the main competition of the 71st Cannes Film Festival

Traditionally, the event will feature a “Special View” competition, which will be chaired by the American actor Benicio Del Toro, as well as the “Short Film Competition”, which will be evaluated by the French director Bertrand Bonello, and the “Golden Camera” with the responsible Ursula Mayer, the Franco-Swiss director.

Among the innovations of the Cannes Festival – 2018 it is worth noting only a ban on selfie on the carpet. So online broadcasts of celebrities in Instagram and Facebook should not wait. But maybe this is for the best. Finally, the celebrities will look at professional photographers, not in their smartphones, and communicate with journalists and event guests, not with subscribers.


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