In France on the Cote d’azur started the jubilee, the 70th Cannes film festival. It will open out-of-competition screening of the film “Ghosts of Ismael” Arnaud Desplechin. The show is held from 17 to 28 may. President of the jury of the main competition was the film Director Pedro almodóvar, reports Reuters.

Of the nearly two thousand feature films the festival Committee selected for the main competitions less than fifty paintings. “The mere invitation to participate in the Cannes programs is a high recognition for the Ministers of the tenth Muse,” said the General delegate of the festival Thierry Fremaux (quoted by TASS).

In the main competition Russia presents a film by Andrey Zvyagintsev’s “Dislike”. In the framework of the program “Special view” of the claimed film Kantemir Balagova “Distress”. The production participated “an Example of intonation (Foundation Alexander Sokurov)” and film Studio “Lenfilm”.

The first Cannes film festival held on the Cote d’azur in 1946. Then award Association of filmmakers for best Director was awarded to the Soviet film Director Mikhail Romm, starring in the war film “the Man N217″, and the prize for the best colors got “Stone flower” Alexander Ptushko.

Since the founding of the annual festival was held only twice – in 1948 and 1950 – due to budgetary constraints. Your special anniversary evening, chaired by Isabelle Huppert 70th Cannes forum will meet on Tuesday, may 23.

France started the jubilee, the 70th Cannes film festival 18.05.2017

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