Cannes Film Festival

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Cannes Film Festival

Annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries, from around the world add

Category: Movies & TV

Activity starting in 1930.

Countries: United States (26%), France (18%), United Kingdom (10%)

Main connections: Un Certain Regard, Venice Film Festival, Actor

Linked to: LGBT

 

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1930

The Cannes Film Festival has its origins in the late 1930s when Jean Zay, the French Minister of National Education, on the proposal of Philippe Erlanger and with the support of the British and Americans, set up an international cinematographic festival add something


1939

Zoltan Korda - Cannes Film Festival - Of lasting significance, the film was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 1939 Cannes Film Festival and was presented again by the Festival committee in 2002 in retrospective


1946

Founded in 1946, it is one of the most prestigious and publicised film festivals in the world add something

 

Jean Delannoy - Cannes Film Festival - In 1946, his film about a Protestant minister titled "La symphonie pastorale" was awarded the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival

 

Michele Morgan - Cannes Film Festival - The war over, Morgan returned to France and quickly picked up her career with the 1946 film, "La Symphonie Pastorale" by Jean Delannoy, which earned her the "Best Actress" *award at the Cannes Film Festival

 

Bodil Ipsen - Cannes Film Festival - Their second film, "De røde enge" , about the Nazi occupation of Denmark during World War II, received the 1946 Grand Prize at the Cannes Film Festival


1947

In 1947, the festival was held as the "Festival du film de Cannes", where films from sixteen countries were presented add something


1948

The festival was not held in 1948 and 1950 on account of budgetary problems add something


1949

The festival is now held at the "Palais des Festivals", expressly constructed for the occasion, although for its 1949 inaugural the roof was unfinished and blew off during a storm add something

 

Isa Miranda - Cannes Film Festival - In 1949, she starred in René Clément's "The Walls of Malapaga", which won an Academy *award for the most outstanding foreign language film of 1950, and for Miranda, the "Palme d'Or" at the Cannes Film Festival


1951

Although its origins may be attributed in part to the French desire to compete with Autumn's Venice Film Festival, in 1951 Cannes was moved to Spring to avoid a Fall clash add something


1953

John Le Mesurier - Cannes Film Festival - In 1953 he had a role as a bureaucrat in the short film "The Pleasure Garden", which won the "Prix de Fantasie Poetique" at the Cannes Film Festival in 1954

 

Gabriele Ferzetti - Cannes Film Festival - In 1953, Ferzetti starred in Mario Soldati's "La Provinciale", a Cannes Film Festival nominee for best film which saw him play the role of a professor who falls in love with a glamorous star


1954

Leni Riefenstahl - Cannes Film Festival - In 1954, Jean Cocteau insisted on "Tiefland" being shown at the Cannes Film Festival, which he was running that year

 

Leni Riefenstahl - She edited and dubbed what elements were left and "Tiefland" premiered on 11 February 1954 in Stuttgart , however, it was denied entry into the Cannes Film Festival


1955

In 1955, the Golden Palm was created, replacing the "Grand Prix du Festival" which had been given until that year add something

 

Grace Kelly - Cannes Film Festival - Kelly headed the US delegation at the Cannes Film Festival in April 1955

 

Jules Dassin - Cannes Film Festival - In May 1955 he met Melina Mercouri at the Cannes Film Festival


1956

Jacques Cousteau - Cannes Film Festival - Cousteau won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1956 for "The Silent World" co-produced with Louis Malle

 

Albert Lamorisse - Cannes Film Festival - His best known work is the short film "The Red Balloon" , which earned him the "Palme d'Or" Grand Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, and an Oscar for writing the best original screenplay in 1956

 

Jules Dassin - For his 1956 film "Rififi", Dassin earned the Best Director *award at the Cannes Film Festival


1957

Giulietta Masina - Cannes Film Festival - In 1957, she won the Best Actress *award at the Cannes Film Festival for her portrayal of the title role in Fellini's "Nights of Cabiria"


1959

In 1959, the "Marché du Film" was founded, giving the festival a commercial character and facilitating exchanges between sellers and buyers in the film industry add something

 

Alain Resnais - Cannes Film Festival - The film was shown at the 1959 Cannes Film Festival, alongside Truffaut's "Les Quatre Cents Coups", and its success became associated with the emerging movement of the New Wave


1962

In 1962, the International Critics' Week was born, created by the French Union of Film Critics as the first parallel section of the Cannes Film Festival add something

 

Harold Lloyd - The first film was premiered at the 1962 Cannes Film Festival, where Lloyd was feted as a major rediscovery


1964

Zev Braun - Cannes Film Festival - In 1964, his production of "Goldstein" won the Prix de la Nouvelle Critique at the Cannes Film Festival


1965

In 1965, an hommage was paid to Jean Cocteau after his death, and he was named Honorary President for life add something

 

Pierre Schoendoerffer - Cannes Film Festival - His first success was in 1965 with his Cannes Film Festival Best Screenplay winning "The 317th Platoon"


1966

Anouk Aimee - Cannes Film Festival - Primarily due to the excellent acting by its stars, Aimée and Jean-Louis Trintignant, the film became an international success, winning both the Grand Prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 1966 and an Oscar

 

Terry Southern - Cannes Film Festival - Southern attended the Cannes Film Festival in the spring of 1966, where he met Andy Warhol and Gerard Malanga, and he remained in touch with Malanga for many years

 

Alain Resnais - Both men denied that the film was "about" Spain, but when it was entered for the official competition at the Cannes Film Festival in 1966, an objection from the Spanish government caused it to be withdrawn and it was shown out of competition


1967

Anouk Aimee - She won the 1967 Golden Globe *award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama and the *award for Best Actress at the 1980 Cannes Film Festival


1968

The 1968 festival was halted on May 19th add something


1969

In 1969, the SRF, led by Pierre-Henri Deleau created the Directors' Fortnight, a new non-competitive section that programs a selection of films from around the world, distinguished by the independent judgment displayed in the choice of films add something

 

Elith Pio - Cannes Film Festival - Pio's last film, "The Man Who Thought Life" starring John Price, was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1969


1970

During the 1970s, important changes occurred in the Festival add something


1972

In 1972, Robert Favre Le Bret was named the new President, and Maurice Bessy the Managing Director add something


1973

Jacques Brel - Cannes Film Festival - He directed two films, one of which, "Le Far West", was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1973

 

Ingrid Bergman - She was the President of the Jury at the 1973 Cannes Film Festival


1975

Lea Massari - Cannes Film Festival - She was member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1975


1976

Ettore Scola - Cannes Film Festival - In 1976 he won the Prix de la mise en scène at Cannes Film Festival for "Brutti, sporchi e cattivi"


1977

Fernando Rey - Rey won Best Actor *award at 1977 Cannes Film Festival by his performance in "Elisa, vida mía"


1978

In 1978, Gilles Jacob assumed the President position, introducing the Caméra d'Or award and the Un Certain Regard section add something


1980

Francisco Rabal - Cannes Film Festival - In the 1980s, Rabal starred in "Los santos inocentes", winning the *award as Best Actor in Cannes Film Festival, in "El Disputado Voto del Señor Cayo" and in the TV series "Juncal"


1981

Isabelle Adjani - Cannes Film Festival - Adjani was given a double Cannes Film Festival Best Actress *award in 1981 and a Berlin Film Festival Best Actress *award in 1989

 

Ugo Tognazzi - Cannes Film Festival - In 1981 he won the Best Male Actor *award at the Cannes Film Festival for "La tragedia di un uomo ridicolo", directed by Bernardo Bertolucci

 

Isabelle Adjani - In 1981, Adjani received the Cannes Film Festival's best actress *award for the Merchant Ivory film "Quartet" based on the novel by Jean Rhys, and for the horror film "Possession"


1983

Palais des Festivals et des Congrès - In 1983, a new, much bigger Palais des Festivals et des Congrès was built to host the Festival add something

 

Dirk Bogarde - In 1983, he received a Special *award for service to the Cinema at the Cannes Festival and in 1984, he served as President of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival


1984

In 1984, Pierre Viot replaced Robert Favre Le Bret as President of the Festival add something

 

Deborah Kerr - Cannes Film Festival - In 1984, she was *awarded a Cannes Film Festival Tribute

 

Dirk Bogarde - In 1984, Bogarde served as president of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival


1987

Emily Lloyd - Cannes Film Festival - "Wish You Were Here" was a success at the 1987 Cannes Film Festival and Lloyd was celebrated as new and fresh talent


1988

Ettore Scola - In 1988 he was a member of the jury at the 1988 Cannes Film Festival


1990

Edy Williams - Cannes Film Festival - Since the 1990s, she has traditionally appeared at both the Academy *awards and the Cannes Film Festival in revealing and flamboyant outfits

 

Sherilyn Fenn - Cannes Film Festival - The film won the Golden Palm *award at the 1990 Cannes Film Festival

 

Barry Gifford - Cannes Film Festival - The movie won the Palme d'Or, the highest honor, at the Cannes Film Festival in 1990


1992

Terry Southern - In 1992 he collaborated with Joseph McGrath on a screenplay "Starlets" , which satirized the Cannes Film Festival


1993

Allison Anders - Cannes Film Festival - It premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 1993, and saw wide release in 1994

 

Abbas Kiarostami - Cannes Film Festival - Kiarostami has been a jury member at numerous film festivals, most notably the Cannes Film Festival in 1993, 2002 and 2005


1995

Lolo Ferrari - Cannes Film Festival - In an effort to promote herself, she went with her husband to the Cannes Film Festival in the summer of 1995


1996

Lolo Ferrari - She caused a sensation at the 1996 Cannes Film Festival with the presentation of the movie during a remake of the boxing match in "Camping Cosmos" between the European champion and the former opponent of Cassius Clay


1997

Youssef Chahine - Cannes Film Festival - In 1997, 46 years and 5 invitations later, his work was acknowledged at the Cannes Film Festival with a lifetime achievement *award on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the festival


1998

Theodoros Angelopoulos - Cannes Film Festival - Angelopoulos won numerous *awards, including the Palme d'Or at the 51st edition of the Cannes Film Festival in 1998 for "Eternity and a Day"

 

Theodoros Angelopoulos - In 1998 his film, "Eternity and a Day", went on to win the prestigious Palme d'Or at the 51st edition of the Cannes Film Festival, and his films have been shown at the most important film festivals around the world


1999

Amos Gitai - Cannes Film Festival - Between 1999 and 2011 seven of his films were entered in the Cannes Film Festival for the Golden Palm *award as well as the Venice Film Festival for the Golden Lion *award

 

Zakir Hussain (musician) - Cannes Film Festival - He composed, performed and acted as Indian music advisor for the Malayalam film Vanaprastham, a 1999 Cannes Film Festival entry which was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the AFI Los Angeles International Film Festival in 1999, and won *awards at 2000 Istanbul International Film Festival , 2000 Bombay International Film Festival , and 2000 National Film *awards


2000

The Cinéfondation was completed in 2000 with "La Résidence" and in 2005 "L'Atelier" add something

 

The Festival's current President, Gilles Jacob, was appointed in 2000, and in 2002 the Festival officially adopted the name "Festival de Cannes" add something

 

Jessica Pare - Cannes Film Festival - The comedic satire closed the 2000 Cannes Film Festival with mixed reviews from critics

 

Euzhan Palcy - In 2000, she received the honor of having Martinique's first high school dedicated to film study named after her and was presented with the Sojourner Truth Award at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival

 

Vicca - The film "Ritual", which she starred in, won the 2000 Hot d'Or as Best American Movie at the Cannes Film Festival


2001

Naomi Watts - Cannes Film Festival - The film premiered at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival and received a large number of *awards and nominations, including the Best Actress distinction for Watts from the National Society of Film Critics and the American Film Institute

 

Selma Blair - Cannes Film Festival - The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on May 12, 2001


2002

Michele Mercier - In 2002 at the Cannes Film Festival she presented her second book of memoirs


2003

Jean-Claude Brisseau - Cannes Film Festival - At the Cannes Film Festival, he was awarded the France Culture Award in 2003 for "Secret Things"; in 1988 he was awarded the Special Award for the Youth

 

Bijou Phillips - Cannes Film Festival - Later, Phillips starred in the thriller feature "Octane", which was released at the Cannes Film Festival in 2003; in the film, she appeared opposite Mischa Barton

 

Denys Arcand - Cannes Film Festival - Released in 2003, the film won Arcand the Best Screenplay *award at the Cannes Film Festival, was nominated for a Golden Globe *award as Best Foreign Language Film and won the Academy *award for Best Foreign Language Film

 

Zhang Ziyi - Cannes Film Festival - She signed on to film an "avant-garde" drama, "Purple Butterfly" , which competed in the 2003 Cannes Film Festival

 

Tilda Swinton - Cannes Film Festival - Swinton has appeared in the British films "The Statement" and "Young Adam" , and sat on the jury of the 2004 Cannes Film Festival

 

Aishwarya Rai - In 2003 she became the first Indian actress to be a jury member at the Cannes Film Festival


2004

Irma P. Hall - Cannes Film Festival - She won a special Jury Prize at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival and an Image *award for her performance


2005

Jonathan Rhys Meyers - Cannes Film Festival - In 2005, Rhys Meyers starred in Woody Allen's film "Match Point", for which he received a Chopard Trophy at the Cannes Film Festival

 

Jaime King - Cannes Film Festival - The film was screened at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival in-competition and won the Technical Grand Prize for the film's "visual shaping

 

Abbas Kiarostami - He was the president of the Caméra d'Or Jury in Cannes Film Festival 2005

 

Jessica Alba - In 2005, Alba offered her acting talents for free, to raise money for AIDS charity Amfar at the Cannes Film Festival


2006

Chloe Sevigny - Cannes Film Festival - Shortly after "3 Needles", Sevigny played the lead character in the experimental indie-film "Lying" with Jena Malone and Leelee Sobieski, playing a pathological liar who gathers three female acquaintances for a weekend at her upstate New York country house; the film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2006

 

Leelee Sobieski - Cannes Film Festival - The film premiered at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival and had a limited release in the United States in 2008

 

Preity Zinta - Between 2006 and 2008 Zinta made three consecutive appearances at the Cannes Film Festival

 

Sarah Michelle Gellar - Cannes Film Festival - "Southland Tales" opened at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2006 and was released in the U.S. in November 2007


2007

Hitoshi Matsumoto - Cannes Film Festival - He directed, produced, and starred in the 2007 movie "Big Man Japan", which was shown at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival in the Directors' Fortnight section

 

Samantha Morton - Cannes Film Festival - She played the blonde icon Marilyn Monroe in the drama-comedy feature film "Mister Lonely", which was first screened in 2007 at the Cannes Film Festival

 

Sarah Polley - Cannes Film Festival - She served as a member of the 2007 Cannes Film Festival jury

 

Kiranjit Ahluwalia - Cannes Film Festival - The story was fictionalized in the film "Provoked", which was screened at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival

 

Jane Fonda - In 2007, Fonda was *awarded an Honorary Palme d'Or by Cannes Film Festival President Gilles Jacob for career achievement

 

Orhan Pamuk - Cannes Film Festival - In May 2007, Pamuk was among the jury members at the Cannes Film Festival headed by British director Stephen Frears

 

Ian Curtis - The film had its debut at the Cannes Film Festival on 17 May 2007 to great acclaim, taking three *awards at the Directors' Fortnight


2008

Raica Oliveira - !Cannes Film Festival - Oliveira appeared at the Cannes Film Festival in 2008

 

Richie Havens - Cannes Film Festival - Havens was invited to perform at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival Opening Ceremony

 

Walter Salles - Cannes Film Festival - He was nominated for the Golden Palm and Sandra Corveloni won the best actress *award for her role in this film in Cannes Film Festival in 2008

 

Natalie Portman - Cannes Film Festival - In May 2008, Portman served as the youngest member of the 61st Annual Cannes Film Festival jury, and in 2009, she starred opposite Tobey Maguire and Jake Gyllenhaal in the drama film "Brothers", a remake of the 2004 Danish film of the same name

 

Jada Pinkett Smith - Cannes Film Festival - Starring Paz Vega and Idris Elba, it debuted at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2008

 

Natalie Portman - In May 2008, she served as the youngest member of the 61st Annual Cannes Film Festival jury

 

Samantha Morton - "Synecdoche, New York" opened at the Cannes Film Festival on 23 May 2008


2009

Vanessa Redgrave - !Cannes Film Festival - She had small roles in "Eva", a Romanian drama film that premiered at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival as well as in Julian Schnabel's Palestinian drama, "Miral" that was screened at the 67th Venice International Film Festival and played the role of Winnie the Giant Tortoise in the 2010 environmental animated film "Animals United"

 

Christoph Waltz - Cannes Film Festival - He received international acclaim for his portrayal of SS-Standartenführer Hans Landa in the 2009 film "Inglourious Basterds", for which he won the Best Actor *award at the Cannes Film Festival and the BAFTA, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild *award and Academy *award for Best Supporting Actor in 2009

 

JC Mac - Mac attended the Cannes Film Festival in 2009 to help promote three films that he was starring in showing there, including the multi *award winning "45" and "Left Holding Baby" and the political thriller "31 North 62 East"

 

Isabelle Huppert - Cannes Film Festival - Isabelle Huppert was the President of the Jury at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival, from 13 May to 24 May 2009


2010

Jafar Panahi - Cannes Film Festival - He was named a member of the jury at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival, but because of his imprisonment he could not attend, and his chair was symbolically kept empty

 

Michelle Williams (actress) - Cannes Film Festival - Shown at 2010's Sundance Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival and BFI London Film Festival, the movie was a hit among critics

 

Kirsten Dunst - Tribeca Film Festival - Since 2010, Dunst's work has included directing the short film "Bastard" which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2010, and was later featured at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival

 

Kate Beckinsale - Cannes Film Festival - In May 2010, Beckinsale sat on the nine-member 2010 Cannes Film Festival jury, chaired by director Tim Burton

 

Naomi Watts - Her next movie, the Woody Allen comedy "You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger", opened at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival on 15 May 2010

 

Naomi Watts - She starred in the film "Fair Game", which opened at the Cannes Film Festival in 2010, and was later released in the United States on 5 November 2010


2012

Wes Anderson - Cannes Film Festival - Anderson's critically acclaimed "Moonrise Kingdom" opened the Cannes Film Festival 2012

 

Diane Kruger - In 2012, she was named as a member of the Jury for the Main Competition at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival

 

Abbas Kiarostami - Kiarostami's next, "Like Someone in Love", set and shot in Japan, received mixed reviews and even some pans upon its premiere at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival

 

Roland Joffe - The film will be showcased at the 65th annual Cannes International Film Festival in May 2012


2013

The 2013 Cannes Film Festival will take place from May 15 to May 26, 2013 add something


2014

On 1 July 2014, co-founder and former head of French pay-TV operator Canal Plus Pierre Lescure is scheduled to take over as president of the festival add something


2015

It began on the 13th and will end on 24 May 2015 add something


2016

The 2016 Cannes Film Festival took place between 11 and 22 May 2016 add something


2017

In 2017, The Festival de Cannes will celebrate its 70th anniversary edition from May 17 to 28 add something

 

The 2017 Cannes Film Festival, its 70th anniversary, took place between 17 and 29 May 2017 add something


2018

The enforcement of theatrical screening in 2018 resulted in Netflix being banned add something

 

The 2018 Cannes Film Festival took place between 8 and 19 May 2018 add something

 

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