Cabourg Festival 2022: an enticing program

From June 15 to 19, the 36th Romance Days are back with its competitions, its Swann d’Or and a crowd of previews, including the new Lukas Dhont and Louis Garrel

Diane Kurys will chair the jury responsible for awarding the Grand Prix, which has notably rewarded in previous years The Consequences of Love by Paolo Sorrentino War is declared by Valérie Donzelli, Laurence anyways by Xavier Dolan or even Grand Central by Rebecca Zlotowski. Six films from Brazil, Sweden, Iran, Greece, Spain and Albania will compete there, including Dodo by Panos H. Koutras, just presented out of competition at the Cannes Film Festival

As usual, Cabourg will also give the floor to the public by asking them to award a prize among the 16 feature films selected in its Previews section, again with a lot of competition since Close by Lukas Dhont, just awarded the Grand Prix at Cannes, will rub shoulders with the tasty comedy of Louis Garrel, The Innocentalso acclaimed on the Croisette, Mi Iubita, my loveNoémie Merlant’s exciting first production, The Little Bandthe joyful first film for children by Pierre Salvadori, moving him More than ever by Emily Atef, Gaspard Ulliel’s final appearance on screen alongside Vicky Krieps, A romantic comedy by Thibault Segouin with the duo Golshifteh Farahani-Alex Lutz or two award-winning feature films at Berlin: The novelist of Hong Sang-Soo and Our suns by Carla Simon

This Cabourg 2022 will also give pride of place to music with the section “For the love of music” which will notably host the screening of Christophe… definitelythe documentary on the Beautiful Bizarre co-directed by Ange Leccia and Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, will offer three special screenings (the opportunity in particular to see again on the big screen Caesar and Rosalie) before the Swann d’Or are awarded on June 18, rewarding films, directors, actresses, actors and female and male revelations of the past year. Last year, The things we say, the things we do by Emmanuel Mouret was the most popular film on the charts. And it is he who will close this Cabourg 2022 festival with his new feature film, Chronicle of a temporary liaisonbringing together Sandrine Kiberlain and Vincent Macaigne.

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