The lineup for the 2019 Cannes ACID has been announced. See also the full lineups of the Official Selection, Directors' Fortnight and Critics’ Week.
Blind Spot (Pierre Trividic, Patrick-Mario Bernard): Dominick Brassan has the power to turn invisible, but rarely uses it. Instead he has kept it a shameful secret, hidden even from Viveka, his fiancée. But when his ability to control his gift gets out of hand, his life, friendships and relationships will be forever turned inside out.
Des Hommes (Jean-Robert Viallet, Alice Odiot): Thirty thousand square meters and 2,000 inmates, half of them under 30 years old. The Baumettes jail tells about misery, violence, abandonment, and also hopes. It is a story with its screams and its silences. A concentrate of humanity.
Indianara (Aude Chevalier-Beaumel, Marcello Barbosa): Bigger-than-life revolutionary, Indianara and her group lead a fight for the survival of transgender people in Brazil. She gathers her forces for one last battle against the attacks from her political party and the totalitarian threat to come.
Kongo (Hadrien La Vapeur, Corto Vaclav): In Brazzaville, an invisible world governs the visible world. The apostle Medard struggles to heal the sick victims of bad spells. But his life changes when he is publicly accused of practicing black magic.
Mickey And The Bear (Annabelle Attanasio): Mickey Peck, headstrong teen from Montana, is faced with the responsibility to take care of her opioid- addicted veteran father. When she receives the opportunity to leave her home for good, she must make an impossible decision...
Solo (Artemio Benki): Martín is a young Argentinean piano virtuoso and composer. For four years, he has been a patient of El Borda psychiatric hospital. Music filled up his life. Now he is trying to return to life outside the asylum walls, while working on his new opus, "Enfermaria".
As Happy As Possible (Alain Raoust): Salome gets a summer job in a junkyard somewhere in the country side. Under a western sun, in this place out of the world, her teenage rebellion springs up. From unexpected encounters to shared sorrows, arise promises of a new life.
Take Me Somewhere Nice (Ena Sendijarevic): Alma travels from the Netherlands to Bosnia to visit the father she’s never met. Teaming up with her indifferent cousin and his charming best friend, they embark together on an increasingly unpredictable road trip adventure through the country's scorching heartland.
Vif-Argent (Stéphane Batut): Juste wanders the streets of Paris looking for people only he can see. He collects their last memory before helping them into the afterlife. One day Agathe, a young woman, recognizes him. She belongs to his previous life. She is alive and he is a ghost. How will they manage to love each other and seize this second chance?
ACID TRIP #3: ARGENTINA
Las Vegas (Juan Villegas): By chance, Martin and Laura travel to Villa Gesell at the same time. They are not together anymore but 18 years ago they conceived their son, Pablo, there. Soon, situations as absurd as they are touching will arise from their encounter.
Brief Story From The Green Planet (Santiago Loza): When Tania finds out that her grandma has spent her final years in the caring company of a cute purple alien, she embarks on a journey through small-town Argentina with two close friends to deliver the creature back to its origins.
Sangre Blanca (Barbara Sarasola-Day): Martina and Manuel cross the Bolivian border as drug mules. At a hotel, he dies with the cocaine capsules inside; so she must complete the delivery on her own. There’s only one person she can ask for help, her father, who never recognized her as his daughter.