Catherine Deneuve shines at the Cannes Film Festival

He cannes film festival announced its closing film on Wednesday -“Elemental”, an animated film by Pixar- and presented the poster for its 76th edition, illuminated by the figure of the French actress Catherine Deneuve.

The black and white poster of the great event of the cinema on the Côte d’Azur, which this year will take place from May 16 to 27, shows Deneuve near the beach of Sain-Tropez, during the filming of the film “Love is a strange game”, by Alain Cavalier, released in 1968.

“For 60 years, the greatest French star has never stopped filming, reinventing himself, experimenting, daring to play roles outside his usual register or [actuar en] first works”, highlighted the organizers of the Festival.

Deneuve has a long history with Cannes. She was vice president of the jury in 1994, along with Clint Eastwood, and received a Palme d’Honneur in 2005, three years before a special award for her career as a whole.

As for the closing film, “Elemental”, it will be shown in world preview on May 27, out of competition, before its theatrical release on June 16 in the United States.

The story, by director Peter Sohn, tells of the friendship between an “intrepid and vivacious girl, with a strong character” and “a sentimental, funny and good-natured boy”, in Elemental City, where fire, water, and earth coexist. and the air.

The 76th edition of Cannes has yet to announce the composition of the jury, which will be chaired by the Swede Ruben Östlund, Palme d’Or 2022 with his film “The Triangle of Sadness”