52nd edition

Fortnight 1972

Directors’ Fortnight

The Fortnight selection includes Paul Morrissey’s Heat, Morrissey’s earlier, The Chelsea Girl had be selected for Cannes in 1967, but was not shown due to censorship problems. Other names, to become Fortnight regulars, enrich the selection: Ken Loach, les frères Taviani, James Ivory, Werner Herzog and Werner Schroeter.

Feature Film selection

  • World premiere
  • Film in competition for the Œil d'Or Award
  • Film in competition for the Caméra d'Or Award