Of the big events that lacked a confirmation of being postponed was actually the Festival de Cannes.
The event would take place between the 12th and the 23rd of May in France, and for many one of the most traditional film festivals in the world, but which still treated the coronavirus outbreak as a fleeting threat.
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According to Deadline, the organization now works with dates for the end of June and the beginning of July for the festival to take place.
Last year, the winner of the Palme d’Or was the film Parasite which won the Oscar for Best Film, Best Director for Bong Joon Ho , Best Foreign Film and several others.
Other films that had a long career during the year and premiered at the Festival were Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (Sony Pictures), Pain & Glory (Universal Pictures), Spain’s bet for the category of Best Foreign Film and which earned a nomination for Best Actor for Antonio Bandeiras, and Les Miserables (Diamond Films), France’s bet for the Oscar for Best Foreign Film.
Check out our coverage of the 2019 edition here.