April 20, 2019

2019 Cannes Film Festival Lineup: Jarmusch's Zombie Comedy Opens

This year's Cannes Film Festival will run from May 14th through May 25th.

With less than a month until commencement, the Cannes Film Festival has announced much of its 2019 lineup.

This year's festival not only has a strong showing for both American and Asian filmmakers, but it also has 13 official selections from female directors, 4 of which are competing in the main category, the highest number since 2011.

Festival veterans Jim Jarmusch, Pedro Almodóvar, Xavier Dolan, and Terrence Malick will be vying for the Palme d'Or, however, world-renowned directors Werner Herzog and Nicolas Winding-Refn will also have screenings of their films, though out of competition.

Without further ado, here is (most) of the 2019 Cannes Film Festival lineup. Keep in mind, though, that some titles will be added in the days leading up to the festival, so be sure to check back for the full list.

'Pain and Glory' (dir. Pedro Almodóvar, 2019)

In Competition

  • “The Dead Don’t Die,” Jim Jarmusch (Opening Night Film)
  • “Pain and Glory,” Pedro Almodovar
  • “The Traitor,” Marco Bellocchio
  • “The Wild Goose Lake,” Diao Yinan
  • “Parasite,” Bong Joon-ho
  • “Young Ahmed,” Jean-Pierre Dardenne & Luc Dardenne
  • “Oh Mercy!,” Arnaud Desplechin
  • “Atlantique,” Mati Diop
  • “Matthias and Maxime,” Xavier Dolan
  • “Little Joe,” Jessica Hausner
  • “Sorry We Missed You,” Ken Loach
  • “Les Miserables,” Ladj Ly
  • “A Hidden Life,” Terrence Malick
  • “Bacurau,” Kleber Mendonça Filho & Juliano Dornelles
  • “The Whistlers,” Corneliu Porumboiu
  • “Frankie,” Ira Sachs
  • “Portrait of a Lady on Fire,” Céline Sciamma
  • “It Must Be Heaven,” Elia Suleiman
  • “Sibyl,” Justine Triet
'Mattias & Maxime' (dir. Xavier Dolan, 2019)

Un Certain Regard

  • “Invisible Life,” Karim Aïnouz
  • “Beanpole,” Kantemir Balagov
  • “The Swallows of Kabul,” Zabou Breitman & Eléa Gobé Mévellec
  • “A Brother’s Life,” Monia Chokri
  • “The Climb,” Michael Covino
  • “Joan of Arc,” Bruno Dumont
  • “A Sun That Never Sets,” Olivier Laxe
  • “Room 212,” Christophe Honoré
  • “Port Authority,” Danielle Lessovitz
  • “Papicha,” Mounia Meddour
  • “Adam,” Maryam Touzani
  • “Zhuo Ren Mi Mi,” Midi Z
  • “Liberte,” Albert Serra
  • “Bull,” Annie Silverstein
  • “Summer of Changsha,” Zu Feng
  • “Evge,” Nariman Aliev
'The Climb' (dir. Michael Covino, 2018)

Out of Competition

  • “The Best Years of Life,” Claude Lelouch
  • “Rocketman,” Dexter Fletcher
  • “Too Old to Die Young” (2 Episodes), Nicolas Winding Refn
  • “Diego Maradona,” Asif Kapadia
  • “Belle Epoque,” Nicolas Bedos
'Too Old to Die Young' (dir. Nicolas Winding-Refn, 2019-)

Special Screenings

  • “Share,” Pippa Bianco
  • “For Sama,” Waad Al Kateab & Edward Watts
  • “Family Romance, LLC,” Werner Herzog
  • “Tommaso,” Abel Ferrar
  • “To Be Alive and Know It,” Alain Cavalier
  • “Que Sea Ley,” Juan Solanas

Midnight Screenings

  • “The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil,” Lee Won-Tae
'Portrait of a Lady on Fire' (dir. Céline Sciamma, 2019)

Again, check back later on for the full lineup.

The 2019 Cannes Film Festival will run from May 14th through May 25th.

Which Cannes 2019 films are you most excited about? Let us know down in the comments.     

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