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CANNES 2018 Funding / Europe

A record 20 Eurimages-supported films in Cannes

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- The upcoming 71st Cannes Film Festival is set to welcome films funded by Eurimages in all of its sections

A record 20 Eurimages-supported films in Cannes
Happy as Lazzaro by Alice Rohrwacher

The 71st Cannes Film Festival (8-19 May) has included no less than 20 films supported by Eurimages.

Seven of them are selected in the official competition: Everybody Knows [+see also:
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 by Asghar Farhadi (a co-production between Spain, France and Italy which will open the festival on Tuesday 8 May), Dogman [+see also:
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interview: Matteo Garrone
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by Matteo Garrone (Italy/France), Girls Of The Sun [+see also:
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interview: Eva Husson
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by Eva Husson (France/Belgium/Georgia), Cold War [+see also:
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Q&A: Pawel Pawlikowski
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 by Pawel Pawlikowski (Poland/France/United Kingdom), Happy as Lazzaro [+see also:
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interview: Alice Rohrwacher
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 by Alice Rohrwacher (Italy/France/Switzerland/Germany), Ayka [+see also:
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interview: Sergey Dvortsevoy
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by Sergey Dvortsevoy (Germany/Russia/Kazakhstan/Poland) and The Wild Pear Tree [+see also:
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by Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Turkey/France/Bulgaria/Germany).

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Lars von Trier’s The House That Jack Built [+see also:
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interview: Lars von Trier
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(Denmark/Sweden/Germany/France) will be screened Out of Competition while the animation film Another Day of Life [+see also:
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interview: Raul de la Fuente
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(Poland/Spain/Belgium/Germany) by Raul de la Fuente and Damian Nenow has been selected for the Special Screenings section.

Four films are selected in Un Certain Regard section: Border [+see also:
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interview: Ali Abbasi
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by Ali Abbasi (Sweden/Denmark), My Favourite Fabric [+see also:
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by Jiji Gaya (France/Germany/Turkey), The Harvesters [+see also:
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interview: Etienne Kallos
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by Etienne Kallos (France/South Africa/Poland/Greece) and Donbass [+see also:
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interview: Sergei Loznitsa
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by Sergei Loznitsa (Germany/Ukraine/France/Romania/Netherlands).

Three films have been selected for the Directors’ Fortnight: Samouni Road [+see also:
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interview: Stefano Savona
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by Stefano Savona (France/Italy), The Load [+see also:
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interview: Ognjen Glavonić
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by Ognjen Glavonic (Serbia/France/Croatia), and Petra [+see also:
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interview: Jaime Rosales
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by Jaime Rosales (Spain/France/Denmark); and other three have been selected for Critics’ Week: Chris the Swiss [+see also:
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interview: Anja Kofmel
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by Anja Kofmel (Switzerland/Croatia/Germany/Finland), Fugue [+see also:
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interview: Agnieszka Smoczyńska
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by Agnieszka Smoczyńska (Poland/Czech Republic/Sweden) and Woman at War [+see also:
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interview: Benedikt Erlingsson
interview: Benedikt Erlingsson
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by Benedikt Erlingsson (Iceland/France/Ukraine).

Finally, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote [+see also:
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interview: Terry Gilliam
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by Terry Gilliam (Spain/Belgium/Portugal) (for which Eurimages support is frozen pending the outcome of a Court decision) will close the festival on Saturday 19 May.

During the period of the Festival and Film Market, the Eurimages team will welcome film industry professionals to the Fund’s stand, Pavilion 108 of the International Village.

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