Director James Mangold and the cast led by Harrison Ford arrive at the 2023 edition of the Cannes Film Festival to present Indiana Jones and the Quadrant of Destiny; here are all the films scheduled.
A Cannes 2023 the time has finally come for the debut of Indiana Jones and the Quadrant of Destinythe latest chapter in the adventures of the beloved archaeologist played by Harrison Ford.
On the Croisette the film will be presented out of competition, but during the day there will also be room for other highly anticipated titles in all the other sections.
The return of Indy
The attention of the media and cinema enthusiasts on Thursday 18 will focus on the world premiere of Indiana Jones and the Quadrant of Destiny.
After years of waiting and countless indiscretions on the plot and on the protagonists, new details of the Indy adventure directed by James Mangold will finally be discovered.
In addition to Harrison Ford, the cast also includes Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Antonio Banderas, Mads Mikkelsen and Boyd Holbrook.
The films in competition
The first of the titles in the running for the Palme d’Or to be presented during the day will be Jeunesse (Le printemps) directed by Bing Wang. The story is set in Zhili, 150 kilometers from Shanghai, a city totally dedicated to the production of clothing and where people have to sleep inside the factories and live without ever leaving their workplace in order to hope to buy a home , have the money to raise a child or launch your own business.
Sean Penn and Tye Sheridan will then star in the second film in competition, Black Flies directed by Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire.
The two actors play two paramedics who find themselves facing extreme violence and discover new sides of the risks of the job.
The other sections
The Mexican director Amat Escalante will present in the section Cannes Premiere his film Perdidos en la noche which tells the story of Emiliano, a young man who lives in a mining village and is fueled by a deep sense of justice, thus looking for those responsible for the disappearance of his mother, an activist who defended the local inhabitants from an international company.
The first of the proposals of In some perspective is Simple Comme Sylvain directed by Monia Chokri which follows the story of a philosophy professor in Montreal, who has been in a relationship with Xavier for ten years. Her life changes when she meets Sylvain, a carpenter who has to fix up their country house.
Rodrigo Moreno instead directed Los Delincuentes, in which two modest bank employees decide to commit a crime in an attempt to change their lives.
The third project is conceived by Stéphanie Di Giusto and is entitled Rosalie. The story is set in France in 1870 and tells the story of a “bearded woman” who does not want to become a freak and gets married, but having to hide her secret from her husband.
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The other proposals of the day
Critics’ Week she will then propose Inshallah a boy, directed by Amjad Al Rasheed and set in contemporary Jordan, where a woman must struggle to obtain her inheritance after the death of her husband.
The Fortnight of Filmmakers will propose three titles. The first of the proposals is Déserts directed by Faouzi Bensaidi which is described as a mix of comedy and road movie, with western overtones, as it follows two mercenaries trying to carry out a complicated mission.
The Sweet East by Sean Price Williams features a high school student, Lilian, who runs away during a school trip and has a series of encounters that bring her into contact with various aspects of contemporary society. In the cast, in addition to the protagonist Talia Ryder, there are also Jacob Elordi, Simon Rex and Ayo Edebiri. The latest title proposed is A prince by director Pierre Creton, which follows a young man studying to be a gardener through the perspective of various characters.