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Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2010-04-15

The countdown for the 63rd Cannes Film Festival, to take place from May 12 to 23, kicked off at a posh Parisian hotel on Thursday with the announcement of the feature-length films that will vie for the coveted “Palme d’or” prize.

Every spring, the sun-dappled French Riviera city of Cannes draws throngs of international movie industry professionals, journalists, and unapologetic star gazers to the most glamorous and prestigious of all film festivals. The countdown for this year’s edition, to take place from May 12 to 23, kicked off at a posh Parisian hotel on Thursday with the announcement of the feature-length films that will vie for the coveted “Palme d’or” (Golden Palm) prize. Here’s the list:

 

“Tournée” (dir: Mathieu Amalric)
“Des Hommes et des Dieux” (“Of Gods and Men”, dir: Xavier Beauvois)
“Hors la Loi” (“Outside the Law”, dir: Rachid Bouchareb)
"Biutiful (dir: Alejandro González Iñárritu)
“A Screaming Man” (dir: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun)
“Housemaid” (dir: IM Sangsoo)
“Copie Conforme” (“Certified Copy”, dir: Abbas Kiarostami)
“Outrage” (dir: Takeshi Kitano)
“Poetry” (dir: Lee chang-dong)
“Another Year” (dir: Mike Leigh)
“Fair Game” (dir: Doug Liman)
“You, My Joy” (dir: Sergei Loznitsa)
“La Nostra Vita” (dir: Daniele Luchetti)
“Utomlyonnye Solntsem 2” (“Burnt by the Sun 2”, dir: Nikita Mikhalkov)
“La Princesse de Montpensier” (dir: Bertrand Tavernier)
“Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall his Past Lives” (dir: Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
 

Date created : 2010-04-15

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