Cannes 2022 International Film Festival

  • Interviews

Golden Globes Around The World Podcast: Chie Hayakawa

As the Hollywood Foreign Press Association joined the world in celebrating the recent 75th annual Cannes Film Festival, there was one movie that stood out for many. So much so, that HFPA Japanese member Itsuko Harai excitedly suggested we talk to Plan 75 writer, director, and cinematographer, Chie Hayakawa about her feature film debut and she became the only filmmaker who took part in an episode of the Golden Globes Around the World podcast during the festival.
  • Festivals

Golden Globes Around The World Podcast : Wrapping Cannes 2022

In case you were living in a cave with no internet (and the lack of internet does feature prominently in this podcast), you might have missed the return of the in-person Cannes Film Festival with all the pomp and pageantry one would expect from the preeminent European festival that celebrates both the world’s filmmaking elite, from Tom Cruise to David Cronenberg, to foreign indie directors who took home big prizes again this year. Check out the list of winners and more coverage on www.
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The Closing of the 75th Cannes Film Festival: the Palme d’Or Goes to Ruben Östlund’s “Triangle of Sadness”

After the big blow of Titane last year, all predictions were possible for the Palme d'Or this year. On the Croisette, tongues were starting to loosen between a young director who questions masculinity (Close), a thriller that confirms the South Korean wave (Decision to Leave), or the film by the Dardenne brothers which could obtain a historic treble with Tori and Lokita.
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Vintage Cannes: 2012 – Ray Liotta Killing Them Softly

After many great performances -  his spectacular tour de force in Goodfellas, among many  - Ray Liotta finally landed on the Croisette, with the cast and director of Killing Them Softly, in competition in 2012: Brad Pitt, Richard Jenkins, Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn, James Gandolfini, Andrew Dominik. Three years later he would go back to Cannes, but this time for the MIPTV, the international market for TV and streamer content, with the miniseries Texas Rising.
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Cannes for the First Time: Conversation with the New Voices of Cannes

After announcing their sponsorship of The American Pavilion, the center of business and hospitality for the American film community at this year’s 75th Cannes Film Festival, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) launched its first panel on May 23rd: “Cannes First Time: Conversation” with the new voices of Cannes. Moderated by HFPA member and award-winning journalist KJ Matthews, the panel featured three new talents talking about their first time on the Croisette as filmmakers.