Emmanuelle Bercot’s ‘La Tete haute’ to open Cannes Film Festival


London: With ‘La Tete haute’ being the movie to open the 68th edition of the Cannes Film Festival on May 13, Emmnuelle Bercot becomes the first female director to open the film festival.

The movie depicts the story of a juvenile delinquent and his journey from childhood to adulthood, as a children’s judge and social worker try to save him form the torment waves the cruel world hurled at him. The movie stars Catherine Deneuve, Benoit Magimel, Sara Forestier and Rod Paradot.

“The main agenda is to start the Festival with something bold and moving”, said Thierry Fremaux, Event Director.