Cannes 2022, Day 4: Idris Elba and Tilda Swinton, accomplices on the red carpet
Cannes 2022, Day 4: George Miller and his team climb the steps for Three thousand years waiting for you
Cannes 2022, Day 4: Three thousand years waiting for you is screened out of competition
Cannes 2022: Director George Miller
Cannes 2022, Day 4: Three thousand years waiting for you recounts the encounter between a lonely woman and a genius capable of granting wishes
Cannes 2022, Day 4: Idris Elba
Cannes 2022, Day 4: Tilda Swinton is a regular at the Cannes Film Festival
Cannes 2022, Day 4: Idris Elba plays a Djinn in George Miller’s film
The Luther actor was all smiles on the Three Thousand Years Waiting for You red carpet.
At the time of writing these lines, we do not yet know how it will be received. Three thousand years waiting for youthe new film from the director of Mad Max: Fury Road, george miller. But if there’s one who looked confident, and excited to present it to the audience at the 75th Cannes Film Festival tonight, that’s fine. Idris Elbaradiant throughout the climb of the steps, whether he poses with the filmmaker or with his partner Tilda Swinton.
He embodies in the film a Djinn, able to grant three wishes from Alithea, who presents himself in the trailer as “a solitary creature by nature”. When he suddenly appears in her hotel room in Istanbul, she asks him to tell her about his life as a genius, before submitting her wish…
If this project was until now presented as a “little movie” at the antipodes of Fury Roadand its breathtaking action scenes, its trailer rich in intriguing plans suggests that this work will still be full of life. We’ll talk about it very soon…
In France, Three thousand years waiting for you will be released in theaters on August 24.