While the best of international cinema graces the famed Croisette next week, MUBI will present an impressive selection of 12 films from the festival’s illustrious past — one for every day of this year’s program.
The stacked line-up includes Palme d’Or winner 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days, Cristi Puiu’s Romanian New Wave masterwork The Death of Mr. Lăzărescu, the beloved Amores Perros from none other than this year’s jury president Alejandro González Iñárritu, and career bests from last year’s Cannes heavyweights — Lars von Trier (The House That Jack Built), Nadine Labaki (Capernaum), and Hirokazu Kore-eda (Shoplifters). Plus highlights from Gus Van Sant, the Dardenne brothers and Takashi Miike — and let’s not forget Tommy Lee Jones’ sublime revisionist western, The Homesman.
MUBI’s 2019 Cannes Takeover line-up is as follows:
Antichrist, Lars Von Trier — May 14
Caramel, Nadine Labaki — May 15
Nobody Knows, Hirokazu Kore-eda — May 16
Paranoid Park, Gus Van Sant — May 17
The Kid with a Bike, Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne — May 18
The Homesman, Tommy Lee Jones — May 19
The Death of Mr. Lăzărescu, Cristi Puiu — May 20
Jimmy P: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian, Arnaud Desplechin — May 21
Hara-kiri: Death of a Samurai, Takashi Miike — May 22
Declaration of War, Valerie Donzelli — May 23
Amores Perros, Alejandro González Iñárritu — May 24
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days, Cristian Mungiu — May 25