The Cannes Film Festival is finally kicking off this week and it’s bringing some of the most anticipated films of the year our way. Here are five films that are expected to generate a lot of buzz at this prestigious film festival.
Before hitting the theatres this summer Elvis will have its world premiere in Cannes and give film fans the first taste of Austin Butler in the role of the King of Rock ’n’ Roll.
Top Gun: Maverick
After years in the making Top Gun: Maverick will finally reunite us with captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell and it will have a special screening in Cannes, along with a tribute to Tom Cruise and his career.
After winning the Palme d’Or in 2018 with Shoplifters, Hirokazu Kore-eda is coming back to Cannes with Broker, a film that centers on baby boxes that allow people to anonymously drop off their unwanted children at a safe location.
Crimes of the Future
After an eight-year-long hiatus, David Cronenberg is back with Crimes of the Future, which marks his return to the body horror genre that put him on the map.
Decision to Leave
Acclaimed Oldboy director Park Chan-wook is returning to Cannes with Decision to Leave, the tale of a detective who falls for a mysterious widow, who just happens to be the prime suspect in his latest murder investigation.