Thursday, April 18, 2013

Cannes Film Festival 2013 Program Announced


Here it is, fresh off this mornings press conference - on first look, it looks quite strong!

First reactions of interest include

  • a prediction that the "golden palm" Cannes Film festival top prize will be hashed out between Soderberg, Sorrentino and Refn ("Drive" director, in the Cannes Festival Program with another movie starring Ryan Gosling)
  • the observation that only one woman director is part of roster (after last year's zero women)<.li>

Opening night film: The Great Gatsby, dir Baz Luhrmann
Closing night film: Zulu, dir Jérôme Salle

In competition

Jury chair: Steven Spielberg
  • Only God Forgives, dir Nicolas Winding Refn
  • Borgman, dir Alex Can Warmerdam
  • La Grande Bellezza, dir Paulo Sorrentino 
  • Behind the Candelabra, dir Steven Soderbergh
  • La Venus a la Fourrure, dir Roman Polanski
  • Nebraska, dir Alexander Payne
  • Jeune et Jolie, dir François Ozon
  • La Vie d'Adele, dir Abdellatif Kechiche
  • Wara No Tate, dir Takashi Miike
  • Soshite Chichi Ni Naru, dir Kore-Eda Hirokazu
  • Tian Zhu Ding, dir Jia Zhangke
  • Grisgris, dir Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
  • The Immigrant, dir James Gray
  • Heli, dir Amat Escalante 
  • Le Passe, dir Asghar Farhadi
  • Michael Kohlhaas, dir Arnaud Despallieres
  • Inside Llewyn Davis, dir Ethan and Joel Coen
  • Un Chateau en Italie, dir Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi

Un Certain Regard

Jury chair: Thomas Vinterberg
  • The Bling Ring, dir Sofia Coppola
  • L'INCONNU DU LA, dir Alain GUIRAUDIE
  • BENDS, dir Flora LAU
  • L'IMAGE MANQUANTE, dir Rithy PANH
  • LA JAULA DE ORO, dir Diego QUEMADA-DIEZ
  • ANONYMOUS, dir Mohammad RASOULOF
  • SARAH PRÉFÈRE LA COURSE, dir Chloé ROBICHAUD
  • GRAND CENTRAL, dir Rebecca Zlotowski
  • FRUITVALE STATIO, dir Ryan COOGLER
  • LES SALAUDS, dir Claire DENIS
  • NORTE, HANGGANAN NG KASAYSAYAN, dir Lav DIAZ
  • AS I LAY DYING, dir James FRANCO
  • MIELE, dir Valeria GOLINO
  • OMAR, dir Hany ABU-ASSAD
  • DEATH MARCH, dir Adolfo ALIX JR

Cinefondation

Jury chair: Jane Campion

Special screenings

  • Weekend of a Champion, dir Roman Polanski 
  • Seduced and Abandoned, dir James Toback
  • Otdat Konci, dir Taisia Igumentseva
  • Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight, dir Stephen Frears
  • Stop the Pounding Heart, dir Robero Minervini

Midnight screenings

MONSOON SHOOTOUT, dir Amit KUMAR
BLIND DETECTIVE, dir Johnnie TO

Homage to Jerry Lewis

MAX ROSE, dir Daniel NOAH

Out of Competiton 

  • ALL IS LOST by J.C CHANDOR
  • BLOOD TIES by Guillaume CANET

[source: The Guardian]

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