A record three films by Canadian directors — David Cronenberg, Atom Egoyan and Xavier Dolan — will compete next month for the Palme d’Or.

Ryan Reynolds and Mireille Enos star in Atom Egoyan's The Captive.
Ryan Reynolds and Mireille Enos star in Atom Egoyan’s The Captive.
By: Peter Howell Movie Critic, Published on Thu Apr 17 2014

The maple leaf will be flying high over the palm trees at next month’s Cannes Film Festival (May 14-25).

A record three films by Canadian directors — David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars, Atom Egoyan’s The Captive and Xavier Dolan’s Mommy — will compete against 15 other films for the Palme d’Or at the 67th edition of the annual celebration of cinema on the French Riviera.

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