A few days ago in Paris, announced the list of films nominated by the jury of the 66th Cannes Film Festival. Total consideration was made about 1700 films, but the festival will be showing only 50 of them. In the main competition in Cannes in 2013 will be attended by 19 films, and the program "Un Certain Regard" will include 14 films, among which are the last directorial work Sofia Coppola and James Franco. Cannes Film Festival 2013 starts on the French Riviera on May 15 and as we look forward to this event, I suggest to get acquainted with the list of the most anticipated premier of the Film Forum.
"The Great Gatsby»
Director: Baz Luhrmann
It is this motion picture opens the festival this year. Work Luhrmann with Leonardo DiCaprio in the title role, though it will be shown out of competition, but it certainly will not be deprived of the audience's attention - so much hype around it. The plot to retell senselessly - everybody knows about the vicissitudes of fate of Daisy Buchanan, Jay Gatsby, and their ilk. And for those who who do not know, I strongly recommend that you first read the novel Fitzgerald - and get the pleasure of reading, and expand horizons, and to view the film ready.
Director: James Gray
Drama James Gray tells us is as old as the history of attempts embodiment of the American dream. And how this dream can become a nightmare. The cast of the film is impressive: Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Renner, Marion Cotillard. The latter introduced the director Guillaume Canet. Seeing the charming Frenchwoman, Gray Cane whispered: "Sweetheart you have a wife. It must achieve much in the actor's career. " What was the surprise of the director, when he learned that "cute" girl - is not new to the world of cinema and even the winner of the "Oscar". After watching the best acting work of Marion, at Gray has left no doubt that she should play the main role in "immigrant».
"Only God Forgives»
Director: Nicolas Winding
In 2011, "Drive" with Ryan Gosling brought Refn Palme. This year, the Danish filmmaker has teamed up again with a major Hollywood heartthrob to present on display thriller "Only God Forgives". The film is set in Thailand, showing the "Land of Smiles" with the ugly side - prostitution and gambling.
Director: Sofia Coppola
Job daughter of one of the most famous film directors of our time will open the contest program "Un Certain Regard". In the center of the film - the company of desperate teenagers who for the pleasure and profit in the form of designer clothes and jewelry robbing homes of Hollywood stars.
In addition to the interesting story and excellent directing work, which is famous for Sofia Coppola, the film is still worth a look because of Emma Watson, played a major role in the film. The young actress is trying to get away from the image of Hermione, choosing a troubled teen roles. Prior to that, she played in the drama "Good to be meek».
"Inside Llewyn Davis»
Directed by: Coen brothers
Ethan and Joel Coen have long proven that they can shoot high-quality movies. One of them is destined to become the drama "Inside Llewyn Davis", tells the story of a folk musician who is trying to achieve fame. In addition to the Oscar Isaac, played the role of Lewin, the film also occupied John Goodman, Garrett Hedlund, Justin Timberlake and Carey Mulligan.
"Behind the Candelabra»
Director: Steven Soderbergh
Soderbergh will present to the jury a biographical drama about the personal life of an eccentric pianist and showman Valentino Liberace. The main role in the film played by Michael Douglas, and the role of his lover Scott Thorson moved Matt Damon. The very fact of the presence of these two actors (dressed in luxurious toilets in the spirit of the 70s) is the desire to see this picture.
Incidentally, the name "Behind the Candelabra" was chosen by director by chance - the candelabra on the piano were the trademark of Liberace.
Directed by Jerome Salle
And the last movie from our list, which will also close the festival on May 26 - a political thriller directed by Jerome Salle created on the novel by Caryl Feret. The film is set in apartheid South Africa. Two policemen, who performed the role of Orlando Bloom and Forest Whitaker, investigating the murder of the daughter of a famous athlete.
For Whitaker is not the first Cannes Film Festival - in 1988, the actor was awarded the "Silver Award" for the best role in the Clint Eastwood film "The Birds". But for Orlando participate in such an important event, a novelty - it is still interesting to see him in such a serious and unusual role for him.
And finally, a few interesting facts about the 66th Cannes Film Festival:
- Will head the jury of the main competition is none other than Steven Spielberg.
- The leading film festival will perform Audrey Tautou. She became the third French actress who has received this honor. In the past year it has been a leading Bérénice Bejo, and in 2011 it became Melanie Laurent.
- On the official poster of Cannes 2013 depicts the legendary steam (which is itself like in the movies and in life) - Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward. Let me remind you that last year the face of Cannes was chosen brilliant Marilyn Monroe.