Written by Grace Arena
July 19, 2021
Madman Wins at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival
Cannes 2021 has come to a close, and we are excited that to celebrate Madman’s 25th birthday (*sob* they grow up so fast), we’ve picked up a big bag of presents from this year’s incredible line-up.
From this year’s Cannes Competition selection, we’re delighted to be bringing Australia and New Zealand audiences four films, which each won an award at Saturday’s closing ceremony:
- NITRAM (WINNER – Best Actor – Caleb Landry Jones)
- THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD (WINNER – Best Actress – Renate Reinsve)
- ANNETTE (WINNER – Best Director – Leos Carax, and WINNER – Cannes Soundtrack Award)
- MEMORIA (WINNER – Jury Prize)
Additionally, from the Un Certain Regard section of the festival we will be releasing GREAT FREEDOM (WINNER – Jury Prize), the thrilling LAMB (WINNER – Prize of Originality) and LA TRAVIATA, MY BROTHERS AND I. Plus from the Directors’ Fortnight section BETWEEN TWO WORLDS.
We have also snagged the closing night film – OSS 117: FROM AFRICA WITH LOVE, look out for an Australian release date soon. You can catch the opening night film, ANNETTE, on the big screen at The Melbourne International Film Festival (August 5-22), and in cinemas across the country from August 26.
Starring Caleb Landry Jones, Judy Davis, Essie Davis, Anthony LaPaglia. A film by Justin Kurzel.Watch Trailer
The Worst Person in the World
Starring Renate Reinsve, Anders Danielsen Lie, Maria Grazia Di Meo & Herbert Nordrum. A film by Joachim Trier.
Starring Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard & Simon Helberg. A film by Leos Carax. Story & Music by SparksIn Cinemas August 26
Starring Tilda Swinton, Elkin Díaz, Jeanne Balibar, Juan Pablo Urrego, Agnes Brekke and Daniel Giménez Cacho. A film by Apichatpong Weerasethakul.See it at MIFF
Starring Franz Rogowski, Georg Friedrich, Anton von Lucke, Thomas Prenn. A film by Sebastian Meise.
See it at MIFF
Starring Noomi Rapace, Ingvar Sigurdsson, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Hilmir Snær Guðnason. A film by Valdimar Jóhannsson.See it at MIFF
La Traviata, My Brothers And I
Starring Maël Rouin Berrandou, Judith Chemla & Dali Benssalah. A film by Yohan Manca.
Between Two Worlds
Starring Hélène Lambert, Louise Pociecka, Steve Papagiannis, Aude Ruyter. A film by Emmanuel Carrère.
Where is Anne Frank
Starring Emily Carey, Ruby Stokes & Nell Barlow. A film by Ari Foleman.
A documentary by Andrea Arnold.See it at MIFF
The Velvet Queen
A documentary by Marie Amiguet.
OSS 117: With Africa With Love
Starring Jean Dujardin, Pierre Niney, Melodie Casta, Natacha Lindinger. A film by Nicolas Bedos.
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