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  • Writer's pictureJameson Farn

Cinéma de la Plage Cannes 2022

It’s all about to begin, the 75th Cannes Film Festival!

In addition to all the screenings, events, and conferences of the official selection taking place at

the Palais du Festival, as with tradition, each evening at 9:30 pm, at the beach along the

Croisette across from the Majestic hotel is an open-air cinema experience.

This year, the films and dates are as follows:

Tues 17 May: The Truman Show directed by Peter Weir.

Wed 18 May: This is Spinal Tap directed by Rob Reiner. Rob will be present at the screening.

Thurs 19 May: Le Pacte des Loups (Brotherhood of the Wolf) by Christophe Gans.

Fri 20 May: Est-Ouest by Régis Wargnier. A French film nominated for Best International

Feature at the Oscars 22 years ago.

Sat 21 May: The 50th-anniversary screening of The Godfather by Francis Ford Coppola.

Sun 22 May: Un singe en hiver (A monkey in winter) - French film directed by Henri Verneuil.

Mon 23 May: La cour des Miracles (Save our school) - French film directed by Hakim Zouhani

and Carine May. The directors and actors will all be present at the screening.

Tues 24 May: A screening of the Australian classic movie Strictly Ballroom by Baz Luhrmann.

Baz's upcoming film 'Elvis' is taking part out of competition at Cannes this year; his past films

include Moulin Rouge & Romeo + Juliet. Baz will be present at the Strictly Ballroom screening

on Tuesday.

Wed 25 May: Christophe...définitement (Christophe..definitely) directed by Ange Leccia &

Dominique Gonzales-Foerster.

Thu 26 May: The 40th-anniversary screening of E.T the Extra-Terrestrial, directed by Stephen


Fri 27 May: Fanfan la tulipe, a French film from the 1950's directed by Christian-Jaque.

Sat 28 May: The Last Picture Show directed by Peter Bogdanovich.

Be sure to arrive early for the best seats!


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