Cannes Directors’ Fortnight 2019 Lineup Includes ‘The Lighthouse,’ ‘Zombi Child’ & More

Following the first batches of Cannes Film Festival lineup announcements, the slate has now been unveiled for the sidebar Directors’ Fortnight. Once again a stellar-looking lineup, it includes Robert EggersThe Witch follow-up The Lighthouse, starring Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson, Bertrand Bonello’s Zombi Child, plus new films from Takashi Miike, Lav Diaz, Bas Devo, and Rebecca Zlotowski (pictured above).

There’s also two Sundance films we’ve already reviewed: Wounds and Give Me Liberty. Premiering as a Special Screening is Luca Guadagnino’s new short The Staggering Girl starring Julianne Moore, Mia Goth, KiKi Layne, Alba Rohrwacher, Marthe Keller, and Kyle MacLachlan. See the lineup below, along with the Acid slate.

Directors’ Fortnight Lineup

Feature Films

Deerskin (Quentin Dupieux) – Opening Film

Yves (Benoît Forgeard) – Closing

Alice and the Mayor (Nicolas Pariser)

And Then We Danced (Levan Akin)

The Halt (Lav Diaz)

Dogs Don’t Wear Pants (Jukka-Pekka Valkeapää
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