Un Certain Regard

Since 1946 the Festival de Cannes has showcased some of the best of world cinema while facilitating the spectacle of celebrity adoration.


La Begum, Jean Cocteau


Roman Polanski, Francesca Anis, John Finchc. Ralph Gatti 1972

Roman Polanski, Francesca Anis, John Finch
c. Ralph Gatti 1972

According to  policy, “the aim of the Festival is to encourage the development of the art of film making in all its forms, while fostering and maintaining a spirit of collaboration among all film making countries”.

Films that are representative of “auteur cinema with a wide audience appeal” are presented in competition.  Films screened in the program Un Certain Regard typically feature an original aim and aesthetic.  The loan Canadian feature length entry in this years program is ‘Sarah Prefere La Course’, directed by Quebec’s Chloe Robichaud.

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@Chloe_Robichaud’s profile photo

A digitally restored print of Ted Kotcheff’s 1974 film ‘The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz’, adapted from Mordecai Richler’s novel, will be presented in the Cannes Classics program.

Photograph by Fransisco Garcia for Toronto Life

Photograph by Fransisco Garcia for Toronto Life

No doubt our valued client Charlotte Mickie, Executive Vice President of Entertainment One, will be negotiating international sales and acquisitions during the coarse of the festival.  We wish her the best of luck!


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