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SCREENINGS                                                                                           Monday 20 may 2019
                                                                                                                                   DAY 7


                                                               Monday 20 May

                                                DIEGO MARADONA (Premiere)
                 FESTIVAL                       United Kingdom, 125’, Documentary.  despair and betrayal, of corruption and   KANAL won the Special Jury Prize at Cannes Film
                                                                               ultimately redemption.
                                                                                                              Festival 1957
                                                Salle Du 60e (Press Screening)
                                                                               LAND OF ASHES (Premiere)
                                                Sales: Altitude Film Sales/Altitude Film   Costa Rica, Argentina, Chile, France, 82’, Drama. 11:15
                                                Entertainment (9 Rue Des États-Unis, 2nd Floor)   Miramar
                 8:30                           +33 4 89 68 50 15              Sales: Totem Films             USA, 89’, Drama.
                                                                                                              SHARE (Premiere)
                                                Section: Day after screenings (Out of
                 PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE (Premiere)  Competition)           (29 Rue Du Commandant André)   Salle Du 60e (Press Screening)
                 France, 120’, Drama.           Director: Asif Kapadia         Section: Critics’ Week (In competition)  Sales: HBO (Home Box Office)
                                                                               Director: Sofía Quirós Ubeda
                 Grand Théâtre Lumière (Ticket Required)  Synopsis: Having never won a major   Casting: Smachleen Gutiérrez, Humberto   Section: Out of Competition (Special
                 Sales: MK2 Films (52 La Croisette)  tournament, ailing football giant SSC Napoli had   Samuels, Kesha Brown, Hortensia Smith  Screening)
                 Section: In competition        criminally underachieved. Their fanatical support   Synopsis: Selva (13) lives in a Caribbean coastal   Director: Pippa Bianco
                 Director: Céline Sciamma       was unequalled in both passion and size. None   town. After the sudden disappearance of her   Synopsis: After a night of partying, high-school
                 Casting: Adèle Haenel, Noémie Merlant,   was more feared. But how they ached for   only motherly figure, Selva is the only one left to   sophomore Mandy discovers that a series of cell-
                 Valeria Golino                 success… On 5th July 1984, Diego Maradona   take care of her grandfather, who doesn’t want   phone videos of her—half-dressed and
                 Synopsis: Brittany, France, 1760. Marianne, a   arrived in Naples for a world-record fee and for   to live anymore. Between mysterious shadows   semiconscious—have gone viral. Struggling to
                 painter, is commissioned to do the wedding   seven years all hell broke loose. The world’s most   and wild games, she debates whether helping   piece together what happened, reeling at how
                 portrait of Héloïse, a young lady who has just left   celebrated football genius and the most   her grandfather achieve his desire, even though   quickly the normalcy of her life has been
                                                                                                              upended, unsure about her friends’ attempts to
                 the convent. .                 dysfunctional city in Europe were a perfect   this might mean going through her last moments   usher her back into their normal social routine,
                 Next screening: 21 May, 09:30, Palais I  match for each other. Maradona was blessed on   of childhood alone.
                                                the field but cursed off it; the charismatic   Next screening: 22 May, 15:30, Lerins 3  and uneasy about her parents’ inclination to take
                 THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF EURÍDICE   Argentine, quickly led Naples to their first-ever           action on her behalf, Mandy has to navigate a
                                                                                                              landscape littered with others’ good intentions
                 GUSMÃO (Premiere)              title. It was the stuff of dreams. But there was a   8:45     and find a way to heal from a wound she can’t
                 Brazil, 145’, Drama.           price… Diego could do as he pleased whilst   AN EASY GIRL (Premiere)  identify.
                 Théâtre Claude Debussy (Press Screening)  performing miracles on the pitch, but when the   France, 92’, Comedy.
                                                magic faded he became almost a prisoner of the
                 Sales: The Match Factory (25 La Croisette)   city. The third film from the Academy Award and   Theatre Croisette  ABOU LEILA (Premiere)
                 +33 6 43 63 46 73              BAFTA-winning team behind Senna and Amy, the   Sales: Wild Bunch   Algeria, France, 140’, Drama.
                 Section: Un Certain Regard     film will be constructed from over 500 hours of   (5 Square Mérimée – 1st floor)  Miramar
                 Director: Aïnouz Karim         never-before-seen footage from Maradona’s   Section: Directors’ Fortnight  Sales: Films Boutique (G3) +04 92 993220
                 Casting: Carol Duarte, Julia Stockler, Fernanda   personal archive and in the style of Senna and   Director: Rebecca Zlotowski  Section: Critics’ Week (In Competition)
                 Montenegro                     Amy, will be a high-end and definitive feature   Casting: Clotilde Coureau, Benoît Magimel,   Director: Amin Sidi-Boumédiène
                 Synopsis: Rio de Janeiro, 1950. Euridice, 18 and   documentary made with the full support of   Zahia Dehar, Mina Farid, Nuno Lopes  Casting: Slimane Benouari, Lyes Salem, Azouz
                 Guida, 20, are two inseparable sisters. They live   Maradona. In a city where the devil would have   Synopsis: Naïma has just turned 16. This   Abdelkader, Fouad Megiraga, Meryem
                 at home, and each has a dream: becoming a   needed bodyguards, Maradona became bigger   summer, she will have to decide what she wants   Medjkane, Hocine Mokhtar, Samir El Hakim
                 renowned pianist, or finding true love.   than God himself. This is the wild and   from life if she doesn’t want to miss out.   Synopsis: Algeria, 1994. With Civil War raging
                 Next screening: 21 May, 18:00, Salle Du 60e  unforgettable story of God-given talent, glory,   Next screening: 21 May, 22:30, Arcades 1  for years in the north of the country, each day
                                                                                                              continues to bring its share of death and horror.
                                                                               10:45                          Police officers S. and Lotfi, two childhood friends,
                                                                                                              travel through the desert looking for Abou Leila,
                                                                               TOMMASO (Premiere)             a dangerous terrorist on the run. In the
                                                                               Italy, 115’, Drama.            immensity of the Sahara, their quest seems
                                                                               Salle Buñuel                   absurd, but Lofti has only one priority: to keep S.
                                                                               Sales: The Match Factory (25 La Croisette)   as far from the capital as possible, knowing his
                                                                               +33 6 43 63 46 73              friend is too fragile to face more bloodshed. But
                                                                               Section: Out of Competition (Special   the deeper they get into the desert, the more
                                                                               Screening)                     they are confronted with their own trauma and
                                                                               Director: Ferrara Abel         violence.
                                                                               Casting: Willem Dafoe, Anna Ferrara, Cristina   Next screening: 21 May, 08:15, Miramar
                                                                               Synopsis: The story of an American artist living  11:30
                                                                               in Rome with his young European wife Nikki and   A HIDDEN LIFE (Premiere)
                                                                               their three-year-old daughter, Dee Dee. A work   USA, Germany, 173’, Drama.
                                                                               concerning imagination.        Grand Théâtre Lumière (Ticket Required)
                                                                               11:00                          Sales: Mister Smith Entertainment
                                                                                                              (Rond Point Dubois D’Angers)
                                                                               THEY LOVED LIFE (Premiere)     Section: In competition
                                                                               Poland, 94’, Drama.            Director: Terrence Malick
                                                                               Salle Buñuel                   Casting: August Diehl, Valerie Pachner, Michael
                                                                               Sales: Cannes Classics         Nyqvist, Jürgen Prochnow, Martin Wuttke,
                                                                               Section: Cannes Classics       Maria Simon, Franz Rogowski,  Matthias
                                                                               Director: Andrzej Wajda        Schoenaerts
                                                                               Casting: Teresa Izewska, Tadeuz Janczar,   Synopsis: Based on real events, A Hidden Life is
                                                                               Wienczyslaw Glínski, Teresa Berezowska  the story of an unsung hero, Franz Jägerstätter,
                                                                               Synopsis: Presented by Malavida. Scanned,   who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War
                                                                               calibrated and restored in 4K under the artistic   II. When the Austrian peasant farmer is faced
                                                                               supervision of Andrzej Wajda and Jerzy Wójcik,   with the threat of execution for treason, it is his
                                                                               second DOP, and regular collaborator of Wajda   unwavering faith and his love for his wife, Fani,
                                                                               (Ashes and Diamonds) and one of the greatest   and children that keeps his spirit alive.
                                                                               Polish DOPs. Technical supervision: Waldermar
                                                                               Makula. 4k Scan from the original negative,   ADAM (Premiere)
                                                                               image and sound. Producted by Studio Filmowe   Morocco, 98’, Drama.
                                                                               Kadr with the participation of Filmoteka   Théâtre Claude Debussy (Press Screening)
                                                                               Narodowa. French distribution: Malavida.
                                                                               International Sales: Studio Filmowe Kadr.   Sales: Films Boutique (G3) +04 92 993220
                                                                               September, 1944. Day 56 after the Warsaw’s   Section: Un Certain Regard
                                                                               uprising against the Nazis. The third Platoon of   Director: Maryam Touzani
                                                                               the Resistance is down to 43 heroic men and   Casting: Lubna Azabal, Nisrine Erradi, Douae
                                                                               women. After a day of fighting, some of the   Belkhaouda, Aziz Hattab, Hasnaa Tamtaoui
                                                                               survivors make an attempt to leave through the   Synopsis: Abla runs a modest local bakery from
                                                                               city’s underground sewers. They all have a story,   her home in Casablanca where she lives alone
                                                                               are afraid of dying and they all want to live.  with her eight-year-old daughter Warda. Their

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