Cannes: 2019 Lineup Includes Terrence Malick, Pedro Almodóvar, Four Films by Women

  • Variety
Cannes: 2019 Lineup Includes Terrence Malick, Pedro Almodóvar, Four Films by Women
The 72nd Cannes Film Festival announced its lineup, boosting the number of female filmmakers in official selection to 13, four of whom will compete for the Palme d’Or. The number of Americans is also up, including Terrence Malick (“A Hidden Life”), Ira Sachs (Isabelle Huppert starrer “Frankie”), and director Jim Jarmusch’s “The Dead Don’t Die,” which was previously announced as the opening night film.

Conspicuously absent from the titles announced during the Paris-based press conference was Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” which is still in editing, according to artistic director Thierry Frémaux, and which he hopes will be completed in time to premiere at Cannes.

Other high-profile films in the lineup include Pedro Almodóvar’s “Pain and Glory,” now playing in Spanish cinemas, and new films from past Palme d’Or winners Ken Loach (“Sorry We Missed You”), who has competed 13 times before, and
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