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David Lynch to premiere first two episodes of Twin Peaks at Cannes Film Festival

Sofia Coppola, Noah Baumbach, Yorgos Lanthimos, and Todd Haynes also have new films

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    David Lynch is bringing Twin Peaks back to the Cannes Film Festival.

    Twenty-five years after he first debuted 1992’s Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me to unfavorable reviews, the acclaimed Oscar-nominated filmmaker returns to the legendary French film festival with the highly anticipated reboot for Showtime.

    This morning, Cannes announced the full lineup for its 2017 installment, which is set to take place from May 17-28th, and it was confirmed that two episodes of the series will premiere as part of the festival’s 70th anniversary events.

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    Other highlights of the lineup include new films by Sofia Coppola (The Beguiled), Noah Baumbach (The Meyerowitz Stories), Todd Haynes (Wonderstruck), Michael Haneke (Happy End), Bong Joon-ho (Okja), and Yorgos Lanthimos (The Killing of a Sacred Deer). What’s more, back-to-back Oscar-winning director Alejandro G. Iñárritu also returns with a new VR project titled, Carne y arena.

    Consult the full lineup below and try to remember that you’ll see Twin Peaks on Sunday, May 21 via Showtime.

    Official Selection for the 70th Cannes International Film Festival

    Opening Night Film

    Ismael’s Ghosts, dir: Arnaud Desplechin (Out of Competition)

    70th Anniversary Events

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    Top of the Lake: China Girl, dirs: Jane Campion & Ariel Kleiman

    24 Frames, dir: Abbas Kiarostami

    Twin Peaks, dir: David Lynch

    Come Swim, dir: Kristen Stewart

    VIRTUAL REALITY INSTALLATION

    Carne Y Arena (Virtually Present, Physically Invisible), dir: Alejandro G Inarritu

    SPECIAL SCREENINGS

    An Inconvenient Sequel, dirs: Ronni Cohen & Jon Shenk

    12 Jours, dir: Raymond Depardon

    They, dir: Anahita Ghazinizadeh

    Keul-Le-Eo-Ui-Ka-Me-La (Clair’s Camera), dir: Hong Sangsoo

    Promised Land, dir: Eugene Jarecki

    Napalm, dir: Claude Lanzmann

    Demons In Paradise, dir: Jude Ratman

    Sea Sorrow, dir: Vanessa Redgrave

    MIDNIGHT SCREENINGS

    AK-Nyeo (The Villainess), dir: Jung Byung-gil

    Bulhandang (The Merciless), dir: Byun Sung-hyun

    Prayer Before Dawn, dir: Jean-Stephane Sauvaire

    OUT OF COMPETITION

    Mugen Non Junin, (Blade Of The Immortal), dir: Takashi Miike

    How To Talk To Girls At Parties, dir: John Cameron Mitchell

    Visages, Villages, dir: Agnes Varda & JR

    UN CERTAIN REGARD

    Barbara, dir: Mathieu Amalric (Opening Film)

    La Novia Del Desierto (The Desert Bride), dirs: Cecilia Atan & Valeria Pivato

    Tesnota (Closeness), dir: Kantemir Balagov

    Aala Kaf Ifrit (Beauty And The Dogs), dir: Kaouther Ben Hania

    L’Atélier, dir: Laurent Cantet

    Fortunata (Lucky), dir: Sergio Castellitto

    Las Hijas De Abril (April’s Daughter), dir: Michel Franco

    Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha (Before We Vanish), dir: Kiyoshi Kurosawa

    Lerd (Dregs), dir: Mohammad Rasoulof

    En Attendant Les Hirondelles (The Nature of Time), dir: Karim Moussaoui

    Apres La Guerre (After The War), dir: Annarita Zambrano

    Wind River, dir: Taylor Sheridan

    Jeune Femme, dir: Leonor Serraille

    Western, dir: Valeska Grisebach

    Posoki (Directions), dir: Stephan Komandarev

    Out, dir: Gyorgy Kristof

    COMPETITION

    Loveless, dir: Andrey Zvyagintsev

    Good Time, dirs: Benny and Josh Safdie

    You Were Never Really Here, dir: Lynne Ramsay

    L’Amant Double, dir: Francois Ozon

    Jupiter’s Moon, dir: Kornel Mundruczo

    The Killing Of A Sacred Deer, dir: Yorgos Lanthimos

    The Day After, dir: Hang Sangsoo

    Redoubtable, dir: Michel Hazanavicius

    Wonderstruck, dir: Todd Haynes

    Happy End, dir: Michael Haneke

    Rodin, dir: Jacques Doillon

    The Beguiled, dir: Sofia Coppola

    In the Fade, dir: Fatih Akin

    he Meyerowitz Stories, dir: Noah Baumbach

    Okja, dir: Bong Joon-ho

    120 Battements Par Minute, dir: Robin Campillo

    Hikari (Radiance), dir: Naomi Kawase

    A Gentle Creature, dir: Sergei Loznitsa

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