PARIS – The Cannes Film Festival is opening with a

first_img PARIS – The Cannes Film Festival is opening with a Spanish-language film — a psychological thriller starring Penelope Cruz — the first time since 2004 that the star-studded event is kicking off with a movie that’s not in English or French.Organizers announced Thursday that “Everybody Knows,” by Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, will open the May 8-19 festival.The film follows family intrigues and the moral dilemmas of a woman whose life is turned upside down when she leaves Argentina for Spain. In addition to Cruz, it stars Spanish actor Javier Bardem and Argentinian actor Ricardo Darin.Farhadi won best foreign film Oscars for “A Separation” and “The Salesman.”Cate Blanchett is leading the jury of this year’s festival, which comes as the industry is under upheaval over revelations of sexual misconduct. by The Associated Press Posted Apr 5, 2018 3:10 am PDT Last Updated Apr 5, 2018 at 4:00 am PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email ‘Everybody Knows’ with Penelope Cruz to open Cannes festivallast_img

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