Edition 2018 of the international Cannes film festival opens on 8 may with the screening of Todos lo saben (Everybody knows), the new film from the Iranian director Asghar Farhadi. That the organizers of the festival, that at its 71st edition, announced on Thursday.
The Spanish-language film, a psychological thriller, boasts actors such as Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem and Ricardo Darín, and is part of the official selection. It is of 2004, with La mala educacion by Pedro Almodovar, ago that in an opening film in Cannes a different language is spoken than English or French.
Everybody knows it is the eighth feature film, the 45-year-old Iranian boy, who is already twice the Oscar for the best non-English language film captured. That happened in 2011 with A separation and in 2016 with The salesman. In his latest movie, a certain Laura in the centre, a Spanish who with her husband and children in Buenos Aires lives. Their existence is on the slope when Laura, on the occasion of a family celebration to her hometown return.
Fahradi is a fixed value in Cannes. In 2013, won actress Bérénice Bejo the award for best actress for her role in Farhadi’s Le passé. With The salesman , the director won the their screenplay and the award for best male actor (Shahab Hosseini).
Cannes 2018 will take place from 8 to 19 may. Next Thursday, april 12, is the official selection announced.