The official poster of the 75th Cannes Film Festival has been released in honor of "The Truman Show", Peter Weir's popular film.
"Truman Show," first released in 1998, features Jim Carrey as a man whose whole life has been the subject of a 24-hour reality show. The poster depicts a climax of the Film in which Truman escapes from the stage and realizes that the sky he sees is actually a painted wall with a staircase leading to the exit.
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In the image seen on the poster, Truman is touching a wall that shows the large 75 in white, which reflects the anniversary date. Holding a festival. The festival's official statement explains why the poster was designed:
"The Truman Show" by Peter Weir and Andrew Nicole (1998) is a modern reflection of Plato's Cave, and this scene The influencer encourages viewers to not only experience the boundary between reality and fantasy, but also to reflect on the power of the imagination, between deception and catharsis. As Truman escapes the lie, the festival, with its famous red carpet, presents the truth of the artists to the audience when they enter the cinema.
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This year, 18 films are set to be screened at the Cannes Film Festival, including films by directors such as James Gray, David Cronenberg, Park Chan Wook, Kelly Richard and Claire Danny. . Outside of the competition, the Festival will also feature blockbusters such as Open Lorman's "Elvis," George Miller's "Three Thousand Years of Regret," and "Top Gun: Maverick." The Festival is set to open with the zombie comedy "The Final Cut" directed by Michel Hazanavisius.
The Cannes Film Festival runs from May 17 to 28 in the French Riviera.