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Festival de Cannes
The 75th edition of the next Cannes Film Festival will take place May 17 to 28, 2022
The Official Poster 2022 © Paramount Pictures Corporation - Jim Carrey, The Truman Show by Peter Weir / Graphics © Hartland Villa
Steps on the way to revelation. A poetic celebration of the elusive and the free. An ascent to overlook the past and move towards the promise of renewal.
The unforgettable Truman, played by Jim Carrey, who skims the horizon of the Cannes Film Festival with his fingertips.
Virginie Efira will be the mistress of the opening and closing ceremonies of the 75th edition of the festival.
Tom Cruise's presence is confirmed, for the first time in 30 years on the Croisette. He will present the new Top Gun.
Official Selection 2022
On Thursday 14 April at 11am, Pierre Lescure, President of the Cannes Festival and Thierry Frémaux, General Delegate presented the films of the Official Selection of the 75th edition of the Cannes Festival.
Vincent Lindon will be the president of the jury.
He will be joined by four men and four women.
The other members of the jury, which will have to draw up its prize list after seeing the 21 films in competition, will be the British Rebecca Hall, the Indian Deepika Padukone, the Swedish Noomi Rapace, the Italian Jasmine Trinca, the Iranian Asghar Farhadi, the American Jeff Nichols, the Norwegian Joachim Trier and the French Ladj Ly.
The Cannes Film Festival, a professional event in the heart of the capital of cinema
The Cannes Film Festival has been celebrating the cinema for over 70 years. The French Association Française du Festival International du Film has managed to keep pace and retain the essentials: a passion for the cinema, discovery of new talents, the enthusiasm of festival-goers and professionals from all over the world.
Cannes, capital of cinema: not-to-be-missed places and activities
Find Delphine’s selection – she’s an expert in the destination and shares her knowledge of what to see and do in Cannes, the city of cinema.
Don’t forget to ask for a guided tour of the city with René-Pierre, cinema greeter.
The first International Film Festival opened on 20 September 1946 after an interrupted attempt in 1939. The atmosphere was light-hearted after the years of war and movie stars couldn’t wait to discover the region’s charms. In 1954, a young American actress, Grace Kelly, came to the Côte d'Azur with Cary Grant to shoot a film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. She participated in the International Film Festival the following year and met Prince Rainier of Monaco. They were married on 22 April 1956, the day before the Festival opened. In 1955, when the Palme d'Or made its debut, it also marked the birth of a French star and the symbol of a liberated, natural woman - Brigitte Bardot.
The history of Cannes and the cinema continues to be written year by year. The tourist office team will share it with you during guided tours and will advise you in line with your wishes.
The complete tourist office offer for discovering Cannes-Cinema.