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With only hours ago before the official selection for the Main Competition is announced, we’ve narrowed our final predictions to the following titles that we’re crystal-balling as the films that will be included on Thierry Fremaux’s highly anticipated list. Despite an obvious drought of Asian auteurs (we’re thinking the rumored frontrunner Takashi Miike won’t be included in tomorrow’s list) who’s to say there won’t be some definite surprises, like Jia Zhang-ke’s A Touch of Sin last year.
Several hopefuls appear not to be ready in time, including Malick, Hsou-hsien, Cristi Puiu, and Innarritu, to name a few. But there does appear to be a high quantity of exciting titles from some of cinema’s leading auteurs. We’re still a bit tentative about whether Xavier Dolan’s latest, Mommy, will get a main competition slot—instead, we’re predicting another surprise, »
- IONCINEMA.com Contributing Writers
Director: Mike Leigh
Writer: Mike Leigh
Producer: Georgina Lowe
U.S. Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics
As he has proven on several occasions before, Timothy Spall is a great fit for period pieces and he just so happens to be a perfect fit for any role Mike Leigh deems fit. Leigh discovered the person in water colors and working alongside trusted visual adviser in cinematographer Dick Pope, we can expect this to look just as good as Topsy-Turvy.
Gist: This is a look at the life of British artist J.M.W Turner (Timothy Spall).
Release Date: Still await confirmation on the playdate – most likely hits will be fall release from Sony Pictures Classics. A festival playdate is either Cannes or Venice.
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- Eric Lavallee
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