The lineup for the 50th anniversary of the Critics’ Week program at the Cannes Film Festival has been announced. The oldest of the parallel sections at Cannes, Critics’ Week will have 7 feature films comprising the main selection, as well as 4 special feature film screenings and 10 short films. Jeff Nichols’ Sundance breakout “Take Shelter” is among the films in competition, while “Tarnation” director Jonathan Caouette’s “Walk Away Renée” will screening as a special screening, as will actress Eva Ionesco’s directorial debut, “My Little Princess,” which stars Isabelle Huppert.
The winners of the competitions will be decided by juries led by Lee Chang-Dong (Chairman of the Jury Grand Prize Feature films) and Jerzy Skolimowski (Discovery Award Short Film).
The complete lineup is listed below.
• Las Acacias, directed by Pablo Giorgelli – ARG
• Ave, directed by Konstantin Bojanov – BUL/FR
• 17 Filles, directed by Delphine & Muriel Coulin – FR
• The Slut (Hanotenet), directed by Hagar Ben Asher – ISR/ALL
• Snowtown (Les Crimes de Snowtown), directed by Justin Kurzel – AUS
• Sauna on Moon, directed by Zou Peng – CHI
• Take Shelter, directed by Jeff Nichols – US
• Alexis Ivanovitch vous êtes mon héros, directed by Guillaume Gouix – FR
• Black Moon, directed by Amie Siegel – US
• Blue, directed by Stephan Kang – NZ
• Boy, directed by Topaz Adizes – US
• Bul-Myul-Ui-Sa-Na-Ie, directed by Moon Byoung-gon – COR
• Dimanches, directed by Valérie Rosier – BEL
• In Front of the House, directed by Lee Tae-ho – COR
• La inviolabilidad del domicilio se basa en el hombre que aparece empunando un hacha, directed by Alex Piperno – URU/ARG
• Junior, directed by Julia Ducournau – FR
• Permanencias, directed by Ricardo Alves Junior – BRE
• La Guerre est déclarée, directed by Valérie Donzelli – FR – Opening Film
• Pourquoi tu pleures?, directed by Katia Lewcowicz – FR – Closing Film
• Walk away Renée, directed by Jonathan Caouette – US/FR/BEL
• My Little Princess, directed by Eva Ionesco – FR