Cannes Film Fest 2021: Competition (Official Lineup)–24 Features

Cannes: 2021 Lineup includes Films by Sean Baker, Sean Penn and Record Number of Female Directors

The Story of My Wife

Cannes Film Fest announced an official selection with famous auteurs — including Wes Anderson (“The French Dispatch”), Leox Carax (“Annette”), Paul Verhoeven (“Benedetta”), Sean Penn (“Flag Day”), Sean Baker (“Red Rocket”), Asghar Farhadi (“A Hero), and past Palme d’Or winners Jacques Audiard (“Les Olympiades”) and Apichatpong Weerasethakul (“Memoria”) — and many notable female directors, such as Hungarian helmer Ildikó Enyedi (“The Story of My Wife”) and “Raw” director Julia Ducournau (“Titane”).

The lineup consists of 24 competition titles!


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AnnetteCourtesy Amazon


“Ahed’s Knee” OR “Ha’berech,” Nadav Lapid

“Annette,” Leos Carax — OPENING FILM

“Benedetta,” Paul Verhoeven

“Bergman Island,” Mia Hansen-Løve

“Casablanca Beats,” Nabil Ayouch

“Compartment No. 6” OR “Hytti Nro 6,” Juho Kuosmanen

“Drive My Car,” Ryûsuke Hamaguchi

“Everything Went Fine” OR “Tout s’est bien passé,” Francois Ozon

“Flag Day,” Sean Penn

“France,” Bruno Dumont

“The French Dispatch,” Wes Anderson

“A Hero,” Asghar Farhadi

“La fracture,” Catherine Corsini

“Lingui,” Mahamat-Saleh Haroun

“Memoria,” Apichatpong Weerasethakul

“Nitram,” Justin Kurzel

“Paris, 13th District” OR “Les Olympiades,” Jacques Audiard

“Petrov’s Flu,” Kirill Serebrennikov

“Red Rocket,” Sean Baker

“The Restless” OR “Les Intranquilles,” Joachim Lafosse

“The Story of My Wife,” Ildikó Enyedi

“Three Floors” OR “Tre Piani,” Nanni Moretti

“Titane,” Julia Ducournau

“The Worst Person in the World” OR “Julie (en 12 Chapitres),” Joachim Trier

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