Cannes Film Festival 2018 Lineup Updated: Lars von Trier’s ‘The House That Jack Built’, Terry Gilliam’s ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’ & More Additions

It’s almost time for the 71st Cannes Film Festival, and the lineup has just been updated with some very intriguing additions.

While artistic director Thierry Fremaux and festival president Pierre Lescure revealed details of the upcoming festival during a press conference last week, the livestream from the Champs-Elysees came just one day after Netflix withdrew five films that were scheduled to be screened.

With festival organizers altering rules to make films produced for streaming services ineligible for competition, we now know which films will be replacing those original submissions. According to Deadline, Lars von Trier’s “The House That Jack Built”, starring Uma Thurman and Matt Dillon, “Whitney”, Kevin Macdonald’s documentary on the late Whitney Houston, Terry Gilliam’s long-awaited “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote”, and “Fahrenheit 451” by Ramin Bahrani, starring Michael B. Jordan, have all been added.

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It’s worth noting that “Fahrenheit 451” is an HBO production. The question of whether movies produced for Netflix and other streaming services should compete alongside theatrical films at Cannes generated controversy last year when festival organizers allowed Netflix to enter two of its films — “Okja” and “The Meyerowitz Stories” — into competition.

The famed fest is set to take place between May 8 and May 19 this year, with Spike Lee’s “BlacKkKlansman” and Jafar Panahi’s “Three Faces” among the competition lineup. It will open with Asghar Farhadi’s Spanish-language film “Everybody Knows”, starring Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem. Terry Gilliam’s “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” will close the festival.

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This year’s updated lineup is as follows:

“Everybody Knows” by Asghar Farhadi
“At War” by Stephane Brize
“Dogman” by Matteo Garrone
“Le Livre d’image” by Jean-Luc Godard
“Asako I & II” by Ryusuke Hamaguchi
“Sorry Angel” by Christophe Honore
“Girls of the Sun” by Eva Husson
“Ash is Purest White” by Jia Zhangke
“Shoplifters” by Hirokazu Kore-eda
“Burning” by Lee Chang-dong
“Capernaum” by Nadine Labaki
“BlacKkKlansman” by Spike Lee
“Under the Silver Lake” by David Robert Mitchell
“Three Faces” by Jafar Panahi
“Cold War” by Pawel Pawlikowski
“Happy as Lazzaro” by Alice Rohrwacher
“Yomeddine” by A.B. Shawky
“Summer” by Kiril Serebrennikov
“Un Couteau Dans Le Cœur (Knife + Heart)” by Yann Gonzalez
“Ayka” by Kazakh Sergey Dvortsevoy
“Ahlat Agaci (The Wild Pear Tree / Le Poirier sauvage)”, by Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Out of Competition
“Solo: A Star Wars Story”, Ron Howard
“Le Grand Bain”, Gilles Lellouche
“The House That Jack Built”, Lars von Trier

Un Certain Regard
“Border” by Ali Abbasi
“Sofia” by Benm’ Barek
“Little Tickles” by Andrea Bescond and Eric Metayer
“Long Day’s Journey Into Night” by Bi Gan
“Manto” by Nandita Das
“Sextape” by Antoine Desrosieres
“Girl” by Lukas Dhont
“Angel Face” by Vanessa Filho
“Euphoria” by Valeria Golino
“Friend” by Wanuri Kahiu
“My Favorite Fabric” by Gaya Jiji
“The Harvesters” by Etienne Kallos
“In My Room” by Ulrich Kohler
“El Angel” by Luis Ortega
“The Gentle Indifference of the World” by Adilkhan Yerzhanov
“Muere, Monstruo, Muere (Meurs, Monstre, Meurs)” by Alejandro Fadel
“Chuva E Cantoria Na Aldeia Dos Mortos (The Dead And The Others / Les Morts Et Les Autres)” by João Salaviza and Renée Nader Messora
“Donbass” by Sergey Loznitsa

Midnight Screenings
“Gongjak (The Spy Gone North)”, Yoon Jong-Bing
“Arctic”, Joe Penna
“Whitney”, Kevin MacDonald
“Fahrenheit 451”, Rahmin Bahrani

Special Screenings
“Pope Francis – A Man of His Word”, Wim Wenders
“The State Against Mandela and the Others”, Nicolas Champeaux and Gilles Porte
“La Traversee”, Romain Goupil
“To the Four Winds”, Michel Toesca
“Les Ames Mortes (Dead Souls)”, Wang Bing
“O Grande Circo Mistico (Le Grand Cirque Mystique)”, Carlo Diegues
“10 Years in Thailand”, Aditya Assarat, Wisit Sasanatieng, Chulayarnon Sriphol and Apichatpong Weerasethakul
“The Man Who Killed Don Quixote”, Terry Gilliam

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