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Cannes Film Festival 2022: films to see on the beach, on the sidelines of the official selection


The Truman Show, The Godfather, ET, The Pact of the Wolves... The open-air cinema on the Macé beach, opposite the Majestic, offers a program of great classics and a world preview of the comedy La Cour des miracles.

On the sidelines of the Cannes festival, a selection offers the public both a delicious return to the past and an incursion into the future.

Great classics, world premieres, action, big shows, humour... the Cinéma de la plage program promises great moments of the seventh art.

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Every evening at 9.30 p.m., opposite the Majestic, the Macé beach, with free access, is transformed for the duration of the event, from May 17 to 28, into an open-air cinema.

This year, Peter Weir's cult film

The Truman Show,

which inspired the 75th edition for its poster


kicks off the festivities.

"Before its release in French theaters on June 15, rediscover this great science fiction film announcing the change of century, with a dantesque Jim Carrey"

points out a press release from the Festival.

Among the other screenings, the 1980s comedy

This Is Spinal Tap (Spinal Tap)


the first film by Rob Reiner (

Stand by me


When Harry met Sally...)

which will be present on the Cannes beach, is also being shown. honor.

The film featuring a fictional heavy metal band

"has had a huge influence on comedies of the last thirty years,"

in the filmmaker's own words.

On the occasion of its 20th anniversary,

Le Pacte des loups

by Christophe Gans, in its long version restored in 4K, follows suit.

Another prestigious anniversary, that of the fiftieth anniversary of the mythical


of Coppola, released in 1972, will plunge festival-goers with delight into the workings of one of the greatest families of the American mafia, the Corleones.

In addition to films from the past, the public will be able to attend the world premiere of the comedy

La Cour des miracles,

signed by directors Carine May and Hakim Zouhan, scheduled for release in theaters next September.

A film about the "first green school" in the Parisian suburbs, with Rachida Brakni, Anaïde Rozam and Gilbert Melki.

“A sweet, delicate and generous comedy”

, according to the festival.

To honor the talent and memory of Christophe, the unforgettable author of


who died in 2020, the intimate documentary

Christophe... definitively

by Ange Leccia and Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster is also presented in preview.

The evening will continue with a giant karaoke hosted by columnist, actress and disc jockey Aline Afanoukoé.

Finally, the event salutes the actors Gérard Philipe, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth and Jean-Paul Belmondo, who left on September 6, 2021, with the broadcast of the popular success of the 1950s

Fanfan la tulipe

and the earthy

Un Singe respectively.

in winter


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The complete program:

The Truman Show

by Peter Weir, Tuesday May 17

This Is Spinal Tap (Spinal Tap)

by Rob Reiner, Wednesday, May 18

Le Pacte des loups (Brotherhood of the Wolf)

by Christophe Gans, Thursday 19 May


by Régis Wargnier, Friday 20 May

The Godfather

by Francis Ford Coppola, Saturday May 21

A Monkey in Winter

by Henri Verneuil, Sunday May 22

The Court of Miracles

by Carine May and Hakim Zouhani, Monday May 23

Strictly Ballroom (Ballroom Dancing)

by Baz Luhrmann, Tuesday May 24

Christophe… Definitely

by Ange Leccia and Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Wednesday May 25

ET the Extraterrestrial

by Steven Spielberg, Thursday May 26

Fanfan la tulipe

by Christian-Jaque, Friday 27 May

The Last Picture Show

by Peter Bogdanovich, Saturday May 28

Source: lefigaro

All news articles on 2022-05-14

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