Cannes: Directors’ Fortnight Includes Robert Pattinson Pic ‘The Lighthouse’, Takashi Miike, Netflix Film ‘Wounds’ & Luca Guadagnino Short

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Cannes: Directors’ Fortnight Includes Robert Pattinson Pic ‘The Lighthouse’, Takashi Miike, Netflix Film ‘Wounds’ & Luca Guadagnino Short
The prestigious Directors’ Fortnight, which runs parallel to the Cannes Film Festival, has revealed an intriguing lineup which includes Robert Eggers’ (The Witch) Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe drama The Lighthouse, Takashi Miike’s latest feature and Netflix film Wounds, whose inclusion is sure to raise eyebrows due to the ongoing dispute between the streamer and the Cannes Film Festival proper. Scroll down for the lineup in full.

This is the first year at the helm for the section’s new artistic director Paolo Moretti and in keeping with the strand’s history his first lineup is largely made up of emerging directors. The strand will open with French comedy Deerskin, starring Jean Dujardin (The Artist) and Adèle Haenel (Bpm), and it will award its Carrosse d’Or career award to U.S. filmmaker John Carpenter.

There will be special screenings of Robert Rodriguez’s Red 11 and Luca Guadagnino’s starry 35-minute short,
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