Cannes Film Festival Announces 2012 Lineup

Cannes 2012The prestigious Cannes Film Festival, which runs May 16 to 26 on the French Riviera, announced its complete lineup at a press conference early Thursday. Joining Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom, previously announced as the Opening Night Film, are the following hotly anticipated films spanning 26 different countries:

 In Competition:

  • Amour (Michael Haneke)
  • The Angels’ Share (Ken Loach)
  • Baad El Mawekeaa (Apres la Bataille) (Yousry Nasrallah)
  • Beyond the Hills (Cristian Mungiu)
  • Cosmopolis (David Cronenberg)
  • Holy Motors (Leos Carax)
  • In Another Country (Sangsoo Hong)
  • In the Fog (Sergei Loznitsa)
  • Jagten (The Hunt) (Thomas Vinterberg)
  • Killing Them Softly (Andrew Dominik)
  • Lawless (John Hillcoat)
  • Like Someone in Love (Abbas Kiarostami)
  • Moonrise Kingdom (Wes Anderson)
  • Mud (Jeff Nichols)
  • On the Road (Walter Salles)
  • The Paperboy (Lee Daniels)
  • Paradies: Liebe (Ulrich Seidl)
  • Post Tenebras Lux (Carlos Reygadas)
  • Reality (Matteo Garrone)
  • Rust & Bone (Jacques Audiard)
  • Taste of Money (Sangsoo Im)
  • Vous n’avez encore rien vu (Alain Resnais)

Un Certain Regard:

  • 7 Dias en la Habana  (B. Del Toro, P. Trapero, J. Medem, E. Suleiman, J.C. Tabio, G. Noe, and L. Cantet)
  • 11.25 The Day He Chose His Own Fate (Koji Wakamatsu)
  • Antiviral (Brandon Cronenberg)
  • Beats of the Southern Wild (Benh Zeitlin)
  • Les Chevaux de Dieu (Nabil Ayouch)
  • Confession of a Child of the Century (Sylvie Verheyde)
  • Despues de Lucia (Michael Franco)
  • Elefante Blanco (Pablo Trapero)
  • Le Grand Soir (Benoit Delepine & Gustave Kervern)
  • Laurence Anyways (Xavier Dolan)
  • Miss Lovely (Ashim Ahluwalia)
  • Mystery (Lou Ye)
  • La Pirogue (Moussa Toure)
  • La Playa (Juan Andrés Arango)
  • Trois Mondes (Catherine Corsini)
  • Student (Darezhan Omirbayev)

Special Screenings:

  • The Central Park Five (Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, & David McMahon)
  • Garbage in the Garden of Eden (Faith Akin)
  • Les Invisibles (Sébastien Lifshitz)
  • Journal de France (Claudine Nougaret)
  • Mekong Hotel (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
  • A Musica Segundo Tom Jobin (Nelson Pereira Dos Santos)
  • Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir (Laurent Bozereau)
  • Villegas (Gonzalo Tobal)

Out of Competition Screenings

  • Ai To Makoto (Takashi Miike)
  • Dracula (Dario Argento)
  • Hemingway & Gellhorn (Philip Kaufman)
  • Io E Te (Bernardo Bertolucci)
  • Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted (Eric Darnell and Tom McGrath)
  • Therese Desqueyroux (Claude Miller)