The animated film Elementary will close the 76th edition of the Cannes Film Festival. The world premiere screening of Pixar’s 27th feature film will be held on May 27 on the Croisette.
Presented out of competition, Elementary is the fourth film from the Disney-affiliated studio to be selected for the event, after Up, Upside Down and Soul.
“As we all emerge from our pandemic cocoon and reunite in theaters […], it’s a joy and an honor to see Pixar back on the Croisette,” Pete Docter said in a statement. Pixar’s creative director.
The film, directed by Peter Sohn, takes place in Element City, a city where inhabitants of fire, water, earth and air live. We follow Flam, a strong and lively young woman, who, in contact with Flack, an amusing and sentimental man, will question her beliefs about the world.
In the original version, Elemental, Leah Lewis and Mamoudou Athie lend their voices to the two main characters.
Elementary hits theaters on June 16.