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Cannes 2012: A Guide to All The Films

Indiewire By Indiewire Staff | Indiewire May 28, 2012 at 12:29PM

The 2012 Cannes Film Festival has offered a cinephile's dream of a program, with the likes of David Cronenberg, Jacques Audiard, Wes Anderson, Michael Haneke, Alain Resnais, Abbas Kiarostami, Im Sang-soo, Thomas Vinterberg, Walter Salles, Xavier Dolan, Ken Loach, Carlos Reygadas, Leos Carax, Cristian Mungiu,, Bernardo Bertolucci and Matteo Garrone all screening their latest work.
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The 2012 Cannes Film Festival has offered a cinephile's dream of a program, with the likes of David Cronenberg, Jacques Audiard, Wes Anderson, Michael Haneke, Alain Resnais, Abbas Kiarostami, Im Sang-soo, Thomas Vinterberg, Walter Salles, Xavier Dolan, Ken Loach, Carlos Reygadas, Leos Carax, Cristian Mungiu,, Bernardo Bertolucci and Matteo Garrone all screening their latest work.

To make things easy for readers, Indiewire is offering up this handy guide to all the films in the various sections of the festival. Below is a day by day guide to the official selection, as well as links to individual film pages for each festival selection, including photos, trailers, clips, and film critic grades as part of our Criticwire survey of fest films.

Be sure to check back as the festival continues through next weekend.
 

CANNES OFFICIAL SELECTION

COMPETITION; OPENING & CLOSING NIGHT FILMS:

Day One: Wednesday, May 16

"Moonrise Kingdom," Wes Anderson (opening night film)

Criticwire average: B+ (full list of grades)

Rust & Bone's Audiard, Cotillard, Schoenaerts
Day Two: Thursday, May 17

"Rust and Bone," Jacques Audiard

Criticwire average: B (full list of grades)

"Baad el mawkeaa," Yousry Nasrallah

Criticwire average: C- (full list of grades)

Day Three: Friday, May 18

"Reality," Matteo Garrone

Criticwire average: (full list of grades)

"Paradies: Liebe," Ulrich Seidl

Criticwire average: B (full list of grades)

"Beyond The Hills"
Day Four: Saturday, May 19

"Lawless," John Hillcoat

Criticwire average: C+  (full list of grades)

"Beyond the Hills," Cristian Mungiu

Criticwire average: B-  (full list of grades)

Day Five: Sunday, May 20

"Amour," Michael Haneke

Criticwire average: A-  (full list of grades)

"Jagten" ("The Hunt"), Thomas Vinterberg

Criticwire average: B- (full list of grades)

Day Six: Monday, May 21

"You Haven't Seen Anything Yet," Alain Resnais

Criticwire average: B-  (full list of grades)

"Like Someone in Love," Abbas Kiarostami

Criticwire average: B- (full list of grades)

"In Another Country," Hong Sang-soo

Criticwire average: (full list of grades)

Day Seven: Tuesday, May 22

"Killing Them Softly," Andrew Dominik

Criticwire average: (full list of grades)

"The Angels' Share," Ken Loach

"On The Road"

Criticwire average: B (full list of grades)

Day Eight: Wednesday, May 23

"On the Road," Walter Salles

Criticwire average: C+  (full list of grades)

"Holy Motors," Leos Carax

Criticwire average: A-  (full list of grades)

Day Nine: Thursday, May 24

"The Paperboy," Lee Daniels

Criticwire average: C-  (full list of grades)

"Post tenebras lux," Carlos Reygadas

"In the Fog."

Criticwire average: C+  (full list of grades)

Day Ten: Friday, May 25

"Cosmopolis," David Cronenberg

Criticwire average: B-  (full list of grades)

"In the Fog," Sergei Loznitsa

Criticwire average: B-  (full list of grades)

Day Eleven: Saturday, May 26

"Mud," Jeff Nichols

Criticwire average: B- (full list of grades)

"The Taste of Money," Im Sang-soo

Criticwire average: C (full list of grades)

Day Twelve: Sunday, May 27

"Therese Desqueyroux," Claude Miller (closing night film)

Criticwire average: C+ (full list of grades)

Out of Competition, Un Certain Regard, Midnight and Special Screenings below:

Hemingway & Gellhorn
OUT OF COMPETITION:

"Hemingway & Gellhorn," Philip Kaufman

Criticwire average: TBD

"Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted," Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath, Conrad Vernon

Criticwire average: TBD

"Me and You," Bernardo Bertolucci

Criticwire average: TBD

UN CERTAIN REGARD:

"7 Days in Havana," Benicio del Toro, Pablo Trapero, Julio Medem, Elia Suleiman, Juan Carlos Tabio, Gaspar Noe, Laurent Cantet

Criticwire average: TBD

"11.25 The Day He Chose His Own Fate," Koji Wakamatsu

Criticwire average: TBD

"Antiviral," Brandon Cronenberg

"Laurence Anyways"

Criticwire average: TBD

"Beasts of the Southern Wild," Benh Zeitlin

Criticwire average: TBD

"Confession of a Child of the Century," Sylvie Verheyde

Criticwire average: TBD

"Despues de Lucia," Michel Franco

Criticwire average: TBD

"La Pirogue," Moussa Toure

Criticwire average: TBD

"La Playa," Juan Andres Arango

Criticwire average: TBD

"Laurence Anyways," Xavier Dolan

Criticwire average: TBD

"Le grand soir," Benoit Delepine, Gustave Kervern

"Loving Without Reason"

Criticwire average: TBD

"Les Chevaux de Dieu," Nabil Ayouch

Criticwire average: TBD

"Loving Without Reason," Joachim Lafosse

Criticwire average: TBD

"Miss Lovely," Ashim Ahluwalia

Criticwire average: TBD

"Mystery," Lou Ye

Criticwire average: TBD

"Student," Darezhan Omirbayev

Criticwire average: TBD

"Trois mondes," Catherine Corsini

Criticwire average: TBD

"White Elephant," Pablo Trapero

Criticwire average: TBD

MIDNIGHT SCREENINGS:

"Dracula 3D," Dario Argento

Criticwire average: TBD

"The Legend of Love & Sincerity," Takashi Miike

Criticwire average: TBD

"Journal de France"

SPECIAL SCREENINGS:

"The Music According to Antonio Carlos Jobim," Nelson Pereira Dos Santos

Criticwire average: TBD

"The Central Park Five," Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, David McMahon

Criticwire average: TBD

"Garbage in the Garden of Eden,"
Fatih Akin

Criticwire average: TBD

"Journal de France," Claudine Nougaret, Raymond Depardon

Criticwire average: TBD

"Les Invisibles," Sebastien Lifshitz

Criticwire average: TBD

"Mekong Hotel," Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Criticwire average: TBD

"Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir,"
Laurent Bouzereau

Criticwire average: TBD

"Villegas," Gonzalo Tobal

Criticwire average: TBD

This article is related to: Cannes Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival, Reviews, Festivals





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