This is the Festival's main event, and where you will find all the glamour and glory. Films in this section are referred to as being 'in competition' and compete for a variety of awards. The Holy Grail is of course the Palme d'Or (Golden Palm) for best picture, one of the most prestigious awards a film can receive anywhere.
The official selection for the 2019 festival has not been announced yet. Check back in late-April or choose another year above.
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