Cannes 2022: Virginie Efira will be the mistress of ceremonies

After having presented Paul Verhoeven’s Benedetta at Cannes 2021, the actress will present the Festival tout court.

The 75th edition of the Cannes Film Festival, which will take place from May 17 to 28, will be broadcast by a new duo made up of Brut and France TV. For this edition, the mistress of the opening and closing ceremonies will be the actress Virginie Efirawho succeeds Doria Tillier.

The first presence in Cannes of the actress in selection took place in 2016, when she appeared in the credits of two films: She by Paul Verhoeven (official competition) and Victoria by Justine Triet (opening Critics’ Week). In 2018, she was in The Great Bath by Gille Lellouche, presented out of competition, and in 2019, she returned to competition to play the title role of Sibyl again signed Justine Triet.

The Cannes Film Festival will unveil its selection on April 14. For now, we know that Top Gun Maverick starring Tom Cruise will be opening, and that Elvis by Baz Luhrmann and Three Thousand Years of Longing by George Miller with Idris Elba and Tilda Swinton will be there.

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