Claire Denis

Cannes 2022 Adds Competition Titles, Special Screenings: See the Full Lineup

Click here to read the full article. Updated, April 21: The Cannes Film Festival has added competition titles and additional screenings in the Midnight, Un Certain Regard, and Out of Competition sections. They are: Competition “The Eight Mountains,” Charlotte Vandermeersch, Felix Van Groeningen “Un Petit Frère,” Leonor Serraille “Tourment Sur Les Iles,” Albert Serra Cannes Premiere “Don Juan,” Serge Bozon “La Nuit du 12,” Dominik Moll “Chronicle of a Temporary Affair,” Emmanuel Mouret Midnight Screenings “Rebel,” Adil Arbi, Bilall Fallah Un Certain Regard “More Than Ever,” Emily Atef “Mediterranean Fever,” Maha Haj “The Blue Caftan,” Maryam Touzani Out of Competition “L’Innocent,” Louis Garrel Special Screenings “Mi Pais Imaginario,” Patricio Guzmán “The Vagabonds,” Doroteya Droumeva “Riposte Feministe,” Marie Perennes, Simon Depardon “Restos do...
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Cannes: David Cronenberg, Claire Denis and George Miller Join ‘Elvis’ and ‘Top Gun’ in 2022 Lineup

Click here to read the full article. During the pandemic, no major film festival was all shook up more than Cannes, forced to cancel the 2019 event and shifting dates to mid-summer for an overstocked comeback event the following year. Now, this all-important showcase for global art cinema looks to be finding its feet again, thanks to a diverse lineup that includes everything from Baz Luhrmann’s “Elvis” to the directorial debut of his granddaughter, Riley Keough, whose “Beast” (co-directed by Gina Gammell) is set on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Sounding optimistic at the press conference on the Champs-Élysées in Paris,...
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IFFBoston announces 2022 line-up, featuring films by Claire Denis and others

After two full years away from in-person events, the Independent Film Festival Boston (also best known around these parts as IFFBoston) is finally back with a brand-new and live edition of the festival. Even better, they’ve got an absolutely fan-fucking-tastic line-up full of local premieres, world premieres, and festival hits from around the country. Want to see the new Peter Strickland or Claire Denis before all of your cool Gauloises-smoking pals? How about witnessing the metal-as-hell Dio: Dreamers Never Die or Piggy? Or maybe you really like Ron Howard’s doc career (no judgment here!). Well, there’ll be something for everyone, playing at either the Brattle, the Coolidge, the Somerville, or WBUR’s CitySpace at the end of the month.

Claire Denis Says Berlinale Winner ‘Fire’ Was Almost Her Last Film Amid ‘Stars at Noon’ Delays

Click here to read the full article. Claire Denis has spent over 10 years dreaming of adapting “The Stars at Noon,” but didn’t believe it could happen. In 2020, A24 announced the 1984-set thriller would star Robert Pattinson and Margaret Qualley, marking a reunion between Denis and Pattinson after her ambitious outer space drama “High Life.” Yet after Pattinson exited “Stars” due to production delays on “The Batman” amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Denis was seemingly back at square one. Enter her latest film, “Fire.” “I thought maybe ‘The Stars at Noon’ would never exist, so maybe this is my last film,” Denis told...

Juliette Binoche, Claire Denis and Jacques Audiard Join New York’s French Rendez-Vous Festival

Click here to read the full article. After going virtual in 2021, the Rendez-Vous With French Cinema Festival is returning as an in-person event at the Lincoln Center in New York with a bevy of heavy hitters, including Claire Denis, Juliette Binoche, Jacques Audiard, Arnaud Desplechin and Mathieu Amalric. Kicking off with the North American premiere of Denis’ Berlinale Silver Bear winning movie “Fire” (also called “Both Sides of the Blade”) on March 3, the festival’s roster is curated by Film at Lincoln Center, which is also co-organizing the event with Unifrance, the French film advocacy org. Besides “Fire,” starring Binoche and...