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2015 Cannes Film Festival Reveals Its 68th Lineup

2015 Cannes Film Festival Reveals Its 68th Lineup

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New films from Todd Haynes, Denis Villeneuve, Gus Van Sant, Yorgos Lanthimos, Maiwenn and Paolo Sorrentino are included in this year’s Cannes Film Festival competition for the Palme d’Or.

Woody Allen’s "Irrational Man," Pixar’s latest "Inside Out" and George Miller’s "Mad Max: Fury Road" will screen out of competition.

In total, 17 films were added to the competition and 14 in the Un Certain Regard section. Additional films will be added to the lineup in the coming days.


"Dheepan" (working title), dir: Jacques Audiard

"A Simple Man," dir: Stephane Brize

"Marguerite and Julien," dir: Valerie Donzelli

"The Tale of Tales," dir: Matteo Garrone

"Carol," dir: Todd Haynes

"The Assassin," dir: Hou Hsiao Hsien

"Mountains May Depart," dir: Jia Zhang-Ke

"Our Little Sister," dir: Hirokazu Kore-Eda

"Macbeth," dir: Justin Kurzel

"The Lobster," dir: Yorgos Lanthimos

"Mon Roi," dir: Maiwenn

"Mia Madre," dir: Nanni Moretti

"Son of Saul," dir: Laszlo Nemes

"Youth," dir: Paolo Sorrentino

"Louder Than Bombs," dir: Joachim Trier

"The Sea of Trees," dir: Gus Van Sant

"Sicario," dir: Denis Villeneuve

Un Certain Regard

"Madonna," dir: Shin Suwon

"Maryland," dir: Alice Winocour

"The Fourth Direction," dir: Gurvinder Singh

"Masaan" ("Fly Away Solo"), dir: Neeraj Ghaywan

"Hruter" ("Rams"), dir: Grimur Hakonarson

"Kishibe No Tabi" ("Journey to the Shore"), dir: Kurosawa Kiyoshi

"Je Suis Un Soldat" ("I Am a Soldier"), dir: Laurent Larivere

"Zvizdan" ("The High Sun"), dir: Dalibor Matanic

"The Other Side," dir: Roberto Minervini

"One Floor Below," dir: Radu Muntean

"Shameless," dir: Oh Seung-Uk

"The Chosen Ones," dir: David Pablos

"Nahid," dir: Ida Panahandeh

"The Treasure," dir: Corneliu Porumboiu

Out of Competition

"Mad Max: Fury Road," dir: George Miller

"Irrational Man," dir: Woody Allen

"Inside Out," dir: Pete Docter and Ronaldo del Carmen

"Le Petit Prince" ("The Little Prince"), dir: Mark Osborne

Special Screenings

"Oka," dir: Souleymane Cisse

"Sipur Al Ahava Ve Choshech" ("A Tale of Love and Darkness"), dir: Natalie Portman

"Hayored Lema’ala," dir: Elad Keidan

"Amnesia," dir: Barbet Schroeder

"Panama," dir: Pavel Vuckovic

"Asphalte," dir: Samuel Benchetrit

"L’esprit de l’escalier," dir: Pabla Lucavic

Midnight Screenings

"O Piseu" ("Office"), dir: Hong Won-Chan

"Amy,": dir: Asif Kapadia

The festival runs May 13-24.

READ MORE: Cannes Wish List: 20 Films We Hope to See at the 2015 Festival

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Vladimir Kremenovic

Panama’s director’s name is PaVLE Vuckovic, not PaVEL Vuckovic.

Brian Gomez

Cannes 2009 Best Director Brillante Mendoza , his new Film "TAKLUB" (typhoon disaster) deserved to be on the list of competition.


I’m SO SO happy to see Marion Cotillard and Cate Blanchett in this line-up. My favorite actresses!!


its Alice Winocour who made Maryland :)


wow! You guys are efficient!

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