Cannes Film Festival announces official lineup for 2010

 © Brigitte Lacombe   graphic design Annick Durban

© Brigitte Lacombe graphic design Annick Durban

PARIS, France The Cannes Film Festival has announced today the official line up of films in competition for the Palme d’Or. This year includes a diverse range of films from controversial Japanese director Takeshi Kitano s Outrage , to British director Mike Leigh s Another Year .

Tim Burton was announced earlier this year as President of the Jury with Ridley Scott s Robin Hood starring Russell Crowe to open the festival in the out of competition selection.

Every year, over 30,000 professionals from the film industry attend the Cannes Film Festival, the largest in Europe and the industry s second major event after the Oscars. Todays official press conference was boycotted by Agence France-Presse, Reuters, AP and Getty TV in a row over red carpet access. It is uncertain whether they will attend this year s festival.

Official line up :

Opening film:

Ridley SCOTT ROBIN HOOD

Out of Competition

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Official Selection

Mathieu AMALRIC TOURN E

Xavier BEAUVOIS DES HOMMES ET DES DIEUX

Rachid BOUCHAREB HORS LA LOI

Alejandro BIUTIFUL

Mahamat-Saleh HAROUN UN HOMME QUI CRIE (A Screaming Man) 1h40

IM Sangsoo HOUSEMAID

Abbas KIAROSTAMI COPIE CONFORME

Takeshi KITANO OUTRAGE

LEE Chang-dong POETRY

Mike LEIGH ANOTHER YEAR

Doug LIMAN FAIR GAME

Sergei LOZNITSA YOU. MY JOY

Daniele LUCHETTI LA NOSTRA VITA

Nikita MIKHALKOV UTOMLYONNYE SOLNTSEM 2

Bertrand TAVERNIER LA PRINCESSE DE MONTPENSIER

Apichatpong WEERASETHAKUL LOONG BOONMEE RALEUK CHAAT (Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives) 1h30

Un Certain Regard Official selection

Derek CIANFRANCE BLUE VALENTINE

Manoel DE OLIVEIRA O ESTRANHO CASO DE ANG LICA (Angelica)

Xavier DOLAN LES AMOURS IMAGINAIRES (Heartbeats)

Ivan FUND, Santiago LOZA LOS LABIOS

Fabrice GOBERT SIMON WERNER A DISPARU

Jean-Luc GODARD FILM SOCIALISME

Christoph HOCHHUSLER UNTER DIR DIE STADT (The City Below)

Lodge KERRIGAN REBECCA H. (RETURN TO THE DOGS)

Vikramaditya MOTWANE UDAAN

Radu MUNTEAN MARTI, DUPA CRACIUN (Tuesday, After Christmas)

Hideo NAKATA CHATROOM

Cristi PUIU AURORA (Aurora)

HONG Sangsoo HA HA HA

Oliver SCHMITZ LIFE ABOVE ALL

Daniel VEGA OCTUBRE

David VERBEEK R U THERE

Xiaoshuai WANG RIZHAO CHONGQING (Chongqing Blues)

To find out more log on to : http://www.festival-cannes.fr/

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