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Cannes 2020 : The Paris region well represented in the selection
Tuesday 9 June 2020
The Cannes Film Festival is adapting to the health crisis we are going through and offers an exceptional official selection, free of sections as usual, but with 56 films that will benefit from the "Cannes 2020" label when they are released in theatres.
Between the official selection and the parallel selections, Film Paris Region has more particularly accompanied 6 films that you will be able to discover during this 73rd edition:
LES DEUX ALFRED - Bruno Podalydès
The film received Paris Region's Support Fund.
Casting : Bruno Podalydès, Denis Podalydes, Sandrine Kimberlain
LES CHOSES QU'ON DIT, LES CHOSES QU'ON FAIT - Emmanuel Mouret production Moby Dick Films
the film received Paris Region's Support Fund and received a specific bonus from the Paris region for its ecoproduction.
Casting : Camélia Jordana, Niels Schneider, Vincent Macaigne
GAGARINE - Fanny Liatard, Jérémy Trouilh
the production team made the audacious bet to film in the old disused city "Gagarine" in Ivry-sur-Seine. A "risky" shoot accompanied by Film Paris Region, which made the link between the production and Grand Paris Aménagement and helped the production in its search for alternative locations.
The film received Paris Region's Support Fund and received a specific bonus from the Paris region forits ecoproduction.
Casting : Lyna Khoudri, Alseni Bathily, Jamil McCraven, Finnegan Oldfield, Farida Rahouadj
UN TRIOMPHE (The Big Hit) - Emmanuel Courcol
the film received Paris Region's Support Fund.
Casting : Kad Merad, Marina Hands, Laurent Stocker
GARCON CHIFFON - Nicolas Maury
Film Paris Region, worked with the production director and then one of the scouting agents from the very beginning of the preparation of this first feature film. The team was offered a wide variety of locations: apartments, town hall, theatre etc.
Casting : Nathalie Baye, Nicolas Maury, Arnaud Valois
Semaine de la Critique Cannes 2020
SOUS LE CIEL D'ALICE - Chloé Mazlo
Shot partly in the Transpalux studios at Bry-sur-Marne in the Paris region, the film benefited from the expertise of Film Paris Region for most of its location research, and was also connected with several institutions including the confederation of university presidents and the "Pôle Lycée" from te Paris Region.
Casting : Alba Rohrwacher, Wajdi Mouawad
4 other fictions also benefited from the Region's support fund, distributed among the different labels created for this 73rd exceptional edition:
- Passion simple, production : Les Films Pelléas
- Un médecin de nuit, production : Artizan Films
- Seize Printemps, production : Avenue B Productions
Un triomphe (The Big Hit), production : Agat Films & Cie
and 1 documentary :
- Neuf Jours à Raqqa, production : Aloest Films
The region also supported Ilan Klipper's documentary film Les Funambules, (Les Films du Bal production), presented at ACID.
Finally, congratulations to João Paulo Miranda Maria and Déa Kulumbegashvili for the nomination of their film in the Official Selection. Both directors took advantage of the Cinéfondation's residence to write their films: Casa de Antiguidades and Au commencement.