Cannes 2011 Line-Up Announced

Almodovar, Malick, Von Trier & more...

Cannes 2011 Line-Up Announced

by Helen O'Hara |
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The official selection for the 2011 Cannes Film Festival has been announced, and it looks like a strong line-up for the world's most famous film festival.

Stand out names include the opener, Woody Allen's Midnight In Paris, Lynne Ramsay's We Need to Talk About Kevin**,**** **Gus Van Sant's Restless, and Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life.

In the ever-so-slightly less worthy camp -- sorry guys -- there's also Rob Marshall's Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides to look forward to, as well as Jodie Foster's The Beaver, which is bound get people talking.

As with almost all things Cannes, may we point you in the direction of the ultimate authority in all things film festivals-related, Damon "Damo" Wise, whose first blog you can check out here, you lucky things.

So check out Damo's blog for more details, but in the meantime, here's the whole list, midnight screenings and all, for you to peruse and dissect.

**Opening film: **

Woody Allen - Midnight in Paris

Main competition:

Pedro Almodóvar - La Piel que Habito

Bertrand Bonello - L'Apollonide: Souvenirs de la Maison Close

Alain Cavalier -** Pater**

Joseph Cedar - Hearat Shulayim

Nuri Bilge Ceylan - Bir Zamanlar Anadolu'da

Jean-Pierre et Luc Dardenne - Le Gamin au Vélo

Aki Kaurismäki - Le Havre

Naomi Kawase - Hanezu No Tsuki

Julia Leigh - Sleeping Beauty

Maïwenn Le Besco - Polisse

Terrence Malick - The Tree of Life

Radu Mihaileanu - La Source des Femmes (The Source)

Takashi Miike - Ichemei (Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai)

Nanni Moretti - Habemus Papam

Lynne Ramsay - We Need to Talk About Kevin

Markus Schleinzer - Michael

Paolo Sorrentino - This Must be the Place

Lars Von Trier - Melancholia

Nicolas Winding Refn - Drive

Un certain regard

Opening film:

Gus Van Sant - Restless

Bakur Bakuradze - The Hunter

Andreas Dresen - Halt auf Freier Strecke

Bruno Dumont -** Hors Satan**

Sean Durkin - Martha Marcy May Marlene

Robert Guédiguian - Les Neiges du Kilimandjaro

Oliver Hermanus - Skoonheid

Sangsoo Hong - The Day He Arrives

Cristián Jiménez - Bonsái

Eric Khoo - Tatsumi

Ki-duk Kim - Arirang

Nadine Labaki - Et Maintenant On Va Ou?

Catalin Mitulescu - Loverboy

Hong-jin Na - Yellow Sea

Gerardo Naranjo - Miss Bala

Juliana Rojas, Marco Dutra - Trabalhar Cansa

Pierre Schoeller - L'exercice de L'etat

Ivan Sen - Toomelah

Joachim Trier - Oslo, August 31


Out of competition:**

Xavier Durringer - La Conquête

Jodie Foster - The Beaver

Michel Hazanavicius - The Artist

Rob Marshall - Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides


Midnight screenings**:

Peter Ho-Sun Chan - Wu Xia

Everardo Gout - Dias de Gracia

Special screenings:

Frederikke Aspöck - Labrador

Rithy Panh - Le Maître des Forges de L'enfer

Michael Radford - Michel Petrucciani

Christian Rouaud - Tous au Larzac

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