may 01, 2016
Latest drama from Oscar-winning director of A Separation completes the official selection, while revenge thriller starring Mel Gibson added to midnight screenings.
A new drama from Asghar Farhadi, whose film A Separation won the foreign language Oscar in 2012, completes this year’s official Cannes competition. The Salesman also tells of a couple splitting up; in this case actors whose relationship falls apart as they tour with a production of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman.
Blood Father, a revenge thriller starring Mel Gibson as a former convict trying to steer his teenage daughter away from the company of drug dealers, will be a midnight screening. The film is directed by Jean-François Richet, whose two-part biopic of French gangster Jacques Mesrine was well-received.