The selected film will screen in the official competition category.
The festival’s director Thierry Frémaux revealed the Official Selection at a press conference at the UGC Normandie Theatre in Paris alongside incoming festival president Iris Knobloch.
The 76th edition of the festival will run May 16-27.
The films include Clube Zero by Jessica Hausner, Monster by Hirokazu Kore-eda, May December by Todd Haynes, and The Old Oak by Ken Loach.
Maiwenn’s Jeanne du Barry, starring the director opposite Johnny Depp, will open the festival on May 16.
Swedish filmmaker Ruben Östlund will preside over the jury that will vote on the festival’s top prizes in the international competition.
Front Row is the distributor of the four films in the MENA region.