Cannes unveils 'highly political' 2019 festival lineup

Credit: France 24- Published on April 18, 2019
Veteran directors Ken Loach and Terrence Malick head the line-up of a "highly political" Cannes film festival next month, its director Thierry Fremaux said Thursday.
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Published on April 18, 2019 -  00:57
Zombies To Headline Cannes Film Festival, But No Tarantino
PARIS (Reuters) - Bill Murray fighting off zombies and an Elton John biopic tracking the singer’s early days will be among the highlights at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, though Quentin Tarantino’s hotly-anticipated latest outing looked set to miss out. Cannes Film festival general delegate Thierry Fremaux and Cannes Film festival president Pierre Lescure attend a news conference to announce the official selection for the 72nd Cannes International Film Festival in Paris, France, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes Unveiling the line-up for the 72nd edition of the cinema showcase, festival director Thierry Fremaux described the selection as a “romantic and political” mix highlighting a colorful array of characters, from the walking dead to painters and migrants.

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