The official seleciton of the 67th Cannes Film Festival (May 14-25) was announced earlier today. Below we list the movies that make up this year’s competition section as well as the films that will be premiering at the ‘Un Certain Regard’ program.
Among the films that will be premiering this year in the Un Certain Regard program we find Panos H. Koutras’ ‘Xenia’. Koutras previously found international acclaim with his debut ‘The Attack of the Giant Moussaka’ – a kind of cult gem, both in Greece and France, with 2004’s ‘Alithini Zoi’, which participated at the Toronto Film Festival and with his last film ‘Strella’, which was an official selection of the 2009 Berlinale’s Panorama section. Read on
Panos H. Koutras’ fourth feature-length film ‘Xenia’ has been selected to participate at the 67th Cannes International Film Festival, which will take place May 14-25. The film will premiere at Cannes in the ‘Un Certain Regard’ program.
Two weeks before the announcement of the official selection for the 67th Cannes Film Festival, we take a look at some of the possible contenders.
The 67th Cannes Film Festival will take place from May 14 to May 25. For ten days, with Spring in full swing, the foundations will be laid for this year’s cinematic activity. Which film will surprise, which will disappoint, which will be the talk of the town? All will be revealed in May at the Côte d’Azur. With Pierre Lescure signed on as the new president, Jane Campion heading the jury which will select this year’s Palme d’Or and ‘Grace of Monaco’ chosen as the film that will kick off this year’s proceedings, the only thing left to find out on April 17th is which films will be shown this year.
Yorgos Lanthimos has just begun filming his first English-language film in Southern Ireland. The townspeople of Kenmare in County Kerry noticed the influx of the film’s crew and actors. With a population of just two thousand, the arrival of the crew and especially its world famous protagonist Colin Farrell was obviously the talk of the town.
Four years have passed since Panos H. Koutras presented ‘Strella’, one of the definitive films of Greek cinema. His new effort ‘Xenia’, a Greek, French and Belgian co-production, is one of the most hotly anticipated films of 2014. And here are its first (almost magical) official images.