75th Cannes Film Festival: what are the most anticipated previews

the Cannes film festival will celebrate in 2022 its 75th edition between May 17 and 28. Attention will not only be on the arrival of the stars on the opening day of the event, which has one of the best red carpets in the world, but there are also high expectations for the most anticipated releases for movie buffs.

In addition to the 18 productions that will compete for the Palme d’Or, the highest honor bestowed at the ceremony, many are still waiting for certain films to debut on the big screen. In particular for the biographical film of the American singer Elvis Presley and for the return of Top Gun: Maverick.

The great premieres of the Cannes Film Festival 2022

the 75th Cannes Film Festival has as one of its main attractions to the movie Elviswhich bears the signature of Australian producer Baz Luhrmann, who has already shown his talent with his hits Romeo and Juliet there Red Mill, among others. movie stars Austin Butler, tom hank there Olivia De Jongewho interpret Elvis PresleyPriscilla Presley and the musical director Tom Parkerrespectively.

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the biopic looks back on the life and work of the historic American singer, plagued by an exhausting relationship with his manager, Parker. So, he covers from his beginnings, through the process of becoming a true music star, to the height of his fame.

Baz Luhrmann, director and producer of the movie ‘Elvis’, with actor Austin Butler, who plays Elvis. PhotoREUTERS/Maria Alejandra CardonaFor: Reuters

“History dives into the complex dynamic between Presley and Parker spanning more than 20 years, from Presley’s rise to unprecedented stardom, against the backdrop of America’s changing cultural landscape and loss of innocence.

They also revealed that the character of Priscilla Presley will have a prominent place in the production, which will be officially released on June 22, while the US premiere will take place two days later. At the center of this journey is one of the most important and influential people in Elvis’ life, Priscilla Presley.

The preview of “Top Gun: Maverick”, one of those expected at the Cannes Film Festival 2022

At the same time, the other great premiere of the festival concerns Top Gun: Maverick, the sequel to the hit Superior gun (1986). How could it be otherwise? Tom Cruise returns to grab the lead role in the film, which is slated to premiere in May 25 in France and for the 27th of the same month in North America.

Tom Cruise as Captain Pete "maverick" Mitchell in a scene from "Top Gun: Maverick".  (Photo: AP/Paramount Pictures)
Tom Cruise as Captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell in a scene from “Top Gun: Maverick.” (Photo: AP/Paramount Pictures)

“After more than 30 years of service as one of the Navy’s finest airmen, Pete ‘Maverick’ Mitchel is where he always wanted to be, pushing the boundaries as a fearless test pilot and dodging range within reach who wouldn’t let him fly by putting him on the ground as he forms a detachment of graduates of Superior gun For a specialized mission, Maverick meets Lt. Bradley Bradshaw, the son of his late friend “Goose”, reads the synopsis of the film.

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As the organization of the Cannes film festivalthe screening of this production will be accompanied by a special tribute for Cruise, for his vast and successful career on the big screen.

Other premieres at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival

  • Dodoby Panos H. Koutras.
  • Exterior Nightby Marco Bellocchio.
  • Irma Vepby Olivier Assayas.
  • Our brothersby Rachid Bouchareb.
  • Don Juanby Serge Bonzon.
  • The night of 12by Dominic Moll.
  • Diary of a passing affairby Emmanuel Mouret.
  • final cutby Michael Hazanvicius.
  • Jerry Lee Lewis: Trouble in Mindby Ethan Coen.
  • Three thousand years of nostalgiaby George Miller.
  • Lunar Reverieby Brett Morgan.

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