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Cannes Film Festival 2011: Film Lineup: THE TREE OF LIFE

Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Midnight in Paris

The Film Lineup for the 2011 Cannes Film Festival (Competition, Un Certain Regard, Out of Competition) has been announced. The 64th Annual Cannes Film Festival (le Festival de Cannes), “founded in 1946, is one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious film festivals. The private festival is held annually (usually in May) at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, in the resort town of Cannes, in the south of France…The President of the Jury is American actor Robert De Niro.” One of the surprises for the 2011 Cannes Film Festival is that “Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris opens the festival on May 11. The film’s all-star cast of Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Carla Bruni, Marion Cotillard, Kathy Bates, Gad Elmaleh, Léa Seydoux and Adrien Brody are expected to attend the Croisette to launch the festival. The film is being screened out of competition. Although the juries have not yet been finalized, the Presidents for the juries have previously been announced. Robert De Niro will head the Feature Films jury, Michel Gondry will preside over the Short Film and Cinéfondation juries, Emir Kusturica will lead the Un Certain Regard jury and Bong Joon-ho heads the Camera d’Or jury. This year’s Cannes Film Festival will be held from May 11, 2011 to May 22, 2011. The full listing of the Opening Film, Competition, Un Certain Regard, Out of Competition, Midnight Screenings, and Special Screenings for the 2011 Cannes Film Festival is below.

OPENING FILM
Midnight in Paris, Woody Allen

COMPETITION
L’apollonide – Souvenirs de la maison close (House of Tolerance), Bertrand Bonello
Bir Zamanlar Anadolu’da (Once Upon a Time in Anatolia), Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Drive, Nicolas Winding Refn
Le Gamin au Vélo (The Kid With a Bike), Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne
Hanezu no Tsuki, Naomi Kawase
Hearat Shulayim (Footnote), Josef Cedar
Ichimei (Hara-kiri: Death of a Samurai), Takashi Miike
Le Havre, Aki Kaurismaki
Melancholia
, Lars von Trier
Michael
, Markus Schleinzer
Pater, Alain Cavalier
Polisse, Maiwenn
La Piel Que Habito (The Skin That I Inhabit), Pedro Almodovar
Sleeping Beauty, Julia Leigh
La Source des femmes (The Source), Radu Mihaileanu
This Must Be the Place, Paolo Sorrentino
The Tree of Life, Terrence Malick
We Have a Pope, Nanni Moretti
We Need to Talk About Kevin, Lynne Ramsay

UN CERTAIN REGARD
Arirang, Kim Ki-duk
Bonsai, Cristian Jimenez
The Day He Arrives, Hong Sang-soo
Et maintenant on va ou?, Nadine Labaki
Halt auf freier Strecke, Andreas Dresen
Hors Satan, Bruno Dumont
The Hunter, Bakur Bakuradze
Les Neiges du Kilimandjaro, Robert Guediguian
L’exercisce de l’etat (The Minister), Pierre Schoeller
Loverboy, Catalin Mitulescu
Martha Marcy May Marlene, Sean Durkin
Miss Bala, Gerardo Naranjo
Restless, Gus Van Sant
Oslo, August 31st, Joachim Trier
Skoonheid, Oliver Hermanus
Tatsumi, Eric Khoo
Trabalhar cansa (Hard Labour), Juliana Rojas, Marco Dutra
Toomelah, Ivan Sen
The Yellow Sea, Na Hong-jin

OUT OF COMPETITION
The Beaver, Jodie Foster
The Artist, Michel Hazanavicius
The Conquest, Xavier Durringer
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Rob Marshall

MIDNIGHT SCREENINGS
Wu Xia, Peter Chan Ho-sun
Dias de gracia (Days of Grace), Everardo Gout

SPECIAL SCREENINGS
Labrador, Frederikke Aspock
Le maitre des forges de l’enfer, Rithy Panh
Michel Petrucciani, Michael Radford
Tous au Larzac, Christian Rouaud

Source: Chinokino

 

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