Festival de Cannes will be held form May 13-24. It is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries, from around the world. Founded in 1946, it is one of the most prestigious and publicised film festivals in the world.
Un Certain Regard is run at the salle Debussy, parallel to the opposition for the Palme d'Or. This area was presented in 1978 by Gilles Jacob. Every year, it shows a score of movies with different sorts of dreams and styles; "unique and diverse" works which look for international recognition.
Mendoza and his team shot the film in Tacloban last September 2014 and finished the post production in January 2015.
In the history of Cannes, Mendoza got his Best Director Award for the film Kinatay in 2009, beating Quentin Tarantino and Ang Lee.
Taklub is a story about Tacloban during the aftermath of super-typhoon Yolanda, international name 'Haiyan'.
As it premieres in CANNES, the world will be able to see a different perspective of telling the story about the tragedy.
Brillante Mendoza made Taklub as a tribute to Yolanda survivors. During the pre-production stage he asked his staff to consider the film as a help for the people of Tacloban.
Sacrificing comfort, the team has successfully shot the film for ten consecutive days. Thanks for the help of Tacloban City administration office.
Taklub' s inclusion to this years Festival de Cannes is a great recognition for Filipino talent. It is also a great chance to showcase how resilient Filipinos are.
Congratulations for a wonderful film. This is triumph for our country.
Taklub is co-produced by the national government’s Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in cooperation with the Presidential Communications Operations Office–Philippine Information Agency (PCOO-PIA).
Here's a complete list of Festival de Cannes official selection:
LA TÊTE HAUTE
Out of Competition
|Jacques AUDIARD||DHEEPAN (TEMPORARY TITLE)||1h49|
LA LOI DU MARCHÉ
(THE MEASURE OF A MAN )
MARGUERITE ET JULIEN
(MARGUERITE AND JULIEN)
|Matteo GARRONE||IL RACCONTO DEI RACCONTI|
(TALE OF TALES)
|HOU Hsiao Hsien||NIE YINNIANG|
|JIA Zhang-Ke||SHAN HE GU REN|
(MOUNTAINS MAY DEPART)
|KORE-EDA Hirokazu ||UMIMACHI DIARY|
(OUR LITTLE SISTER)
|Yorgos LANTHIMOS||THE LOBSTER||1h58|
(SON OF SAUL)
|Guillaume NICLOUX||VALLEY OF LOVE||1h40|
|Joachim TRIER||LOUDER THAN BOMBS||1h45|
|Gus VAN SANT|
THE SEA OF TREES
UN CERTAIN REGARD
|Grímur HÁKONARSON||HRÚTAR |
|KUROSAWA Kiyoshi||KISHIBE NO TABI|
(JOURNEY TO THE SHORE)
|Laurent LARIVIÈRE||JE SUIS UN SOLDAT(I AM A SOLDIER)|
|Dalibor MATANIC||ZVIZDAN |
(THE HIGH SUN)
|Roberto MINERVINI||THE OTHER SIDE||1h30|
|Radu MUNTEAN||UN ETAJ MAI JOS|
(ONE FLOOR BELOW)
|David PABLOS||LAS ELEGIDAS|
(THE CHOSEN ONES)
|José Luis RUGELES GRACIA||ALIAS MARIA||1h30|
|Gurvinder SINGH||CHAUTHI KOOT|
(THE FOURTH DIRECTION)
RAK TI KHON KAEN
(CEMETERY OF SPLENDOUR)
OUT OF COMPETITION
|Woody ALLEN||IRRATIONAL MAN||1h36|
|Pete DOCTER||INSIDE OUT||1h34|
|George MILLER||MAD MAX : FURY ROAD||2h00|
|Mark OSBORNE||THE LITTLE PRINCE||1h48|
|HONG Won-Chan||O PISEU|
UNE HISTOIRE DE FOU
(DON'T TELL ME THE BOY WAS MAD)
|Elad KEIDAN||HAYORED LEMA'ALA|
|Natalie PORTMAN||SIPUR AL AHAVA VE CHOSHECH|
(A TALE OF LOVE AND DARKNESS)