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These directors Penalized to Be Selected in Cannes

Like The Iranian Jafar Panahi or the Russian Kirill Serebrennikov, filmmakers whose film is competing at the prestigious Festival, are banned from leaving their nation or retaliated upon their recurrence.


Since 1978, several foreign filmmakers have yet to be able to exhibit their movies in Cannes.

1. 2018, Jafar Panahi and Kirill Serebrennikov prevented

Despite The official requirements of the Festival from the authorities of their respective countries, Jafar Panahi, the Iranian dissident of 3 Dentistry, as well as also the Russian Kirill Serebrennikov , of Leto - convicted of embezzlement of public subsidies -, didn't have the permission to visit Cannes, where their afdah free movies are in competition.


2. 2017, Mohammad Rasoulof tracked

Last Year, Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof won the Un Certain Regard Award for his movie Un homme entière . Five weeks later, he's his passport eliminated at the Tehran airport and can be under police surveillance. The Iranian electricity doesn't forgive his really critical films.


3. 2006, Lou Ye sanctioned

Chinese Filmmaker Lou Ye has chosen to show his film, Summer Palace , at the Festival with no approval of the country's authorities. The penalty is implacable: it is prohibited filming for five years by censorship. His afadh movie was about the events in Tiananmen Square inhabited by students in the spring of 1989 along with the bloody crackdown which followed.


 4. 1982, Yilmaz Güney exiled

It Is in prison which the Turkish filmmaker of all dissident Kurdish origin turns out a massive part of Yol, consent. Güney managed to escape refuge in France where he stopped editing his movie, which won the Palme d'Or, tied with quitting, Costa-Gavras. He died of cancer two years later without being able to return to Turkey.


 5. 1978, Andrzej Wajda gagged

Gilles Jacob, then overall delegate of this Festival, visit Warsaw to Find The Marble Man, of the Polish director, already distinguished by a special Jury Prize in Cannes in 1957. Refusal of the authorities. Never head Jacob handles to Regain the reels and requires them from Poland to transparency censorship. The film is presented In Cannes without its own director.