Cannes 2011 Competition Line Up

The Skin I Live In (Spain) - Pedro Almodovar
L'Apollonide (France) - Bertrand Bonello
Footnote (Israel) - Joseph Cedar
Pater (France) - Alain Cavalier
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (Turkey) - Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Hanezu no Tsuki (Japan) - Naomi Kawase
The Kid With a Bike (Belgium) - Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne
Le Havre (Finland) - Aki Kaurismäki
Sleeping Beauty (Australia) - Julie Leigh
Tree of Life (US) - Terrence Malick
Polisse (France) - Maïwen
The Source (Romania) - Radu Mihaileanu
We Have a Pope (Italy) - Nanni Moretti
Ishimei (Hari-Kiri: Death of a Samurai) (Japan) - Takashi Miike
Michael (Austria) - Markus Schleinzer
We Need to Talk About Kevin (UK) - Lynne Ramsey
Melancholia (Denmark) - Lars von Trier
This Must Be the Place (Italy) - Paolo Sorrentino
Drive (US) - Nicolas Winding Refn

Source: Twitch Film


Ben said…
Shit, I don't know about this Winding Refn guy. He seems to be ripping off other directors all the time. Kubrick (Bronson), Herzog (that shitty viking movie).

Knowing Terrance Mallick's work enough, I think it's safe to expect that the trophy goes to him this year
Visual Velocity said…
Sleeping Beauty is generating a lot of buzz. I'm not too sure how it'd fare against Nuri Bilge Ceylan and Terrence Malick, though. Although I'd like Ceylan to win, I think Malick is a shoo in.
We're quite fond of Terrence Malick too. 'Days of Heaven' is one of our favorite movies of all time. A win for Malick will hopefully egg him on to make more movies and we're all for that happening. :)
Anonymous said…
Ben, go watch some films and read some books.
off you go, c'mon.