13 April 2017

Cannes announces line up, includes films by Ramsay and Redgrave

The Cannes Film Festival has announced the full line up for its 70th edition, which is taking place 17 – 28 May.

Amongst the films screening in official competition is the latest from WFTV Award winner Lynne Ramsay You Were Never Really Here, which she has written and directed. Ramsay is one of three women directors screening in the main competition, alongside Sofia Coppola (The Beguiled) and Naomi Kawase (Radiance).

Included in the Special Screenings line-up is the directorial debut from acclaimed actress and 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award winner Vanessa Redgrave, Sea Sorrow.

In the Cinéfondation short film selection, for the sixth consecutive year an NFTS student production has been selected. Wild Horses is written and directed by Rory Alexander Stewart, produced by Rebecca Smith and shot by Samira Oberberg.

To view the full line-up, click here.