Little Joe stars Emily Beecham, Ben Whishaw, Kerry Fox and Lindsay Duncan. Written by Jessica Hausner and Géraldine Bajard and directed by Jessica Hausner and is a UK-Austrian-German coproduction.
The film will have its World Premiere at the festival in Main Competition in May.
It is Hausner’s first English language film and marks her return to Cannes after her previous films Lovely Rita, Hotel and Amour Fou (which all played in Un Certain Regard). Hausner has previously been a Cannes Jury Member for Un Certain Regard and the Cinéfondation.