The films competing at the Cannes Film Festival

AFP , Thursday 11 Apr 2024

The Cannes Film Festival returns from May 14 to 25, bringing a host of film stars and celebrated filmmakers to France's Cote d'Azur

Red Carpet at 76th Cannes Film Festival in May 2023 (Photo: AFP)

Here is a list of the 19 films competing for the top prize, the Palme d'Or, as well as a selection of other movies premiering out of competition.


In competition


- "The Apprentice" by Ali Abbasi

- "Motel Destino" by Karim Ainouz

- "Bird" by Andrea Arnold

- "Emilia Perez" by Jacques Audiard

- "Anora" by Sean Baker

- "Megalopolis" by Francis Ford Coppola

- "The Shrouds" by David Cronenberg

- "The Substance" by Coralie Fargeat

- "Grand Tour" by Miguel Gomes

- "Marcello Mio" by Christophe Honore

- "Caught By The Tides" by Jia Zhang-Ke

- "All We Imagine As Light" by Payal Kapadia

- "Kinds of Kindness" by Yorgos Lanthimos

- "L'Amour Ouf" (lit. "Crazy Love") by Gilles Lellouche

- "Wild Diamond" by Agathe Riedinger

- "Oh Canada" by Paul Schrader

- "Liminov: The Ballad of Eddie" by Kirill Serebrennikov

- "Parthenope" by Paolo Sorrentino

- "The Girl With The Needle" by Magnus von Horn


Out of competition


These films will have their premiere at Cannes but are not competing for the Palme d'Or:

- "Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga" by George Miller

- "Horizon, An American Saga" by Kevin Costner

- "A Second Act" by Quentin Dupieux

- "She's Got No Name" by Peter Ho-Sun Chan

- "Rumours" by Evan Johnson, Galen Johnson and Guy Maddin

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