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Cannes Film Festival official selections revealed in lineup

 
The official list of films that will be featured in the 2013 ‘Canned Film Festival’ has been released, showing this year’s eclectic group of filmmakers and broad range of cinematic titles.
 
Opening the ceremonies this year is “The Great Gatsby” directed by Baz Luhrmann, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan and Tobey Maguire. Notable inclusions for this year’s event are Joel Coen and Ethan Coen’s 1960’s folk-music title “Inside Llewyn Davis”, the 1920’s dramatic picture “The Immigrant” from James Gray, and the revenge thriller “Only God Forgives” from Nicolas Winding Refn’. These select films are heavy contenders for the Palme d’Or award.
 
Steven Spielberg will preside over the jury for this year’s awards, which will feature Steven Soderbergh’s HBO film “Behind the Candelabra” and Roman Polanski’s “Venus in Fur”. Polanski’s film, which was adapted from an Off Broadway play, stars Emmanuelle Seigner and Mathieu Amalric. “Only God Forgives” features Ryan Gosling, who plays a notorious British gangster within Bangkok’s criminal scene. Francois Ozon’s “Jeune et jolie,” and Abdellatif Kechiche’s “La Vie d’Adele,” have also been confirmed for the event.
 
The Un Certain Regard selection has been quickly becoming a fan favorite, will open with Sofia Coppola’s story “The Bling Ring,” based on a string of high-profile thefts in Hollywood will open the session. Other highlights include Rebecca Zlotowski’s “Grand Central,” starring Tahar Rahim and Lea Seydoux and James Franco’s “As I Lay Dying”. Also be sure to look out for Claire Denis’ “The Bastards”; and “Fruitvale,” from Ryan Coogler.
 
The festival will open on May 15, 2013 and is set to close May 26, 2012 with Jerome Salle’s thriller “Zulu.”
 
Cannes-Film-Festival-20132013 CANNES FILM FESTIVAL LINEUP

  • OPENER: “The Great Gatsby” (Baz Luhrmann)

COMPETITION

  • “Behind the Candelabra” (Steven Soderbergh)
  • “Borgman” (Alex van Warmerdam)
  • “The Great Beauty” (Paolo Sorrentino)
  • “Grisgris” (Mahamet Saleh-Haroun)
  • “Heli” (Amat Escalante)
  • “The Immigrant” (James Gray)
  • “Inside Llewyn Davis” (Joel and Ethan Coen)
  • “Jeune et jolie” (Francois Ozon)
  • “Jimmy P.” (Arnaud Desplechin)
  • “La Vie d’Adele” (Abdellatif Kechiche)
  • “Like Father Like Son” (Hirokazu Kore-eda)
  • “Michael Kohlhaas” (Arnaud Despallieres)
  • “Nebraska” (Alexander Payne)
  • “Only God Forgives” (Nicolas Winding Refn)
  • “The Past” (Asghar Farhadi)
  • “Straw Shield” (Takashi Miike)
  • “Tian zhu ding” (Jia Zhangke)
  • “Un chateau en Italie” (Valeria Bruni Tedeschi)
  • “Venus in Fur” (Roman Polanski)

OUT OF COMPETITION

  • “All Is Lost” (J.C. Chandor)
  • “Blood Ties” (Guillaume Canet)

UN CERTAIN REGARD

  • OPENER: “The Bling Ring” (Sofia Coppola)

 

  • “Anonymous” (Mohammad Rasoulof)
  • “The Bastards” (Claire Denis)
  • “Bends” (Flora Lau)
  • “Death March” (Adolfo Alix Jr.)
  • “Fruitvale” (Ryan Coogler)
  • “Grand Central” (Rebecca Zlotowski)
  • “La Jaula de Oro” (Diego Quemada-Diez)
  • “L’image manquante” (Rithy Panh)
  • “L’inconnu du lac” (Alain Guiraudie)
  • “Miele” (Valeria Golino)
  • “Norte, hangganan ng kasaysayan” (Lav Diaz)
  • “Omar” (Hany Abu-Assad)
  • “Sarah prefere la course” (Chloe Robichaud)

MIDNIGHT SCREENINGS

  • “Blind Detective” (Johnnie To)
  • “Monsoon Shootout” (Amit Kumar)

SPECIAL SCREENINGS

  • “Bombay Talkies” (Anurag Kashyap, Dibakar Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar, Karan Johar)
  • “Max Rose” (Daniel Noah)
  • “Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight” (Stephen Frears)
  • “Otdat konci” (Taisia Igumentseva)
  • “Stop the Pounding Heart” (Roberto Minervini)
  • “Week End of a Champion” (Roman Polanski)

CLOSER

  • “Zulu” (Jerome Salle)