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Michel Gondry, Ben Wheatley, Quentin Dupieux Among 2012 Cannes Director's Fortnight Selection

"Sightseers." Cannes Film Festival
Following yesterday's announcement of the Cannes Critic's Week lineup, the 51st edition of the festival has unveiled the Director's Fortnight selection. Michel Gondry's "The We and the I" will open this year's sidebar, while Noemie Lvovsky's "Camille Redouble" will serve as the closing film.

Also included is Ben Wheatley's anticipated follow-up to "Kill List," "Sightseers" (discussed by the filmmaker here); Rodney Ascher's Sundance sensation "Room 237"; "Noche de Enfrente," the last film directed by the late Raoul Ruiz; "Tony Manero" director Pablo Larraín's "No de"; and the short "Wrong Cops," from Quentin Dupieux ("Rubber").

Below find the full lineup:
 

LONGS METRAGES / FEATURE FILMS

3 de / by Pablo Stoll Ward (Uruguay, Allemagne, Argentine / Uruguay, Germany, Argentina) – Première internationale

Adieu Berthe, l'enterrement de mémé / Granny's Funeral de / by Bruno Podalydès (France) - Première mondiale

Alyah de / by Elie Wajeman (France) – Caméra d'or – Première mondiale

Camille redouble de / by Noémie Lvovsky (France) - Première mondiale – Film de clôture

Dae gi eui wang / The King of Pigs de / by Yeun Sang-Ho (Corée du Sud / South Korea) – Caméra d'or - Première Internationale

Dangerous Liaisons de / by Hur Jin-Ho (Chine / China) – Première mondiale

El Taaib / Le Repenti de / by Merzak Allouache (Algérie / Algeria) - Première mondiale

Ernest et Célestine de / by Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar, Benjamin Renner (France, Belgique, Luxembourg / France, Belgium, Luxembourg) – Première mondiale

Fogo de / by Yulene Olaizola (Mexique, Canada / Mexico, Canada) - Première mondiale

Gangs of Wasseypur de / by Anurag Kashyap (Inde / India) - Première mondiale

Infancia clandestina / Enfance clandestine de / by Benjamin Ávila (Argentine, Espagne, Brésil / Argantina, Spain, Brazil) - Première mondiale

La noche de enfrente / La Nuit d'en face de / by Raoul Ruiz (France, Chili / France, Chile) - Première mondiale – Séance spéciale

La Sirga de / by William Vega (Colombie, France, Mexique / Colombia, France, Mexico) – Caméra d'or - Première mondiale

No de / by Pablo Larraín (Chili, Etats-Unis / Chile, USA) - Première mondiale

Opération Libertad de / by Nicolas Wadimoff (Suisse, France / Switzerland, France) - Première mondiale

Rengaine / Hold Back de / by Rachid Djaïdani (France) – Caméra d'or - Première mondiale

Room 237 de / by Rodney Ascher (Etats-Unis / USA) - Caméra d'or - Première internationale

Sightseers / Touristes ! de / by Ben Wheatley (Royaume Uni / United Kingdom) - Première mondiale - Séance spéciale

Sueño y silencio de / by Jaime Rosales (Espagne, France / Spain, France) - Première mondiale

The We and the I de / by Michel Gondry (Etats-Unis / USA) - Première mondiale – Film d'ouverture

Yek Khanévadéh-e Mohtaram / Une famille respectable / A Respectable Family de / by Massoud Bakhshi (Iran)- Caméra d'or - Première mondiale

COURTS METRAGES / SHORT FILMS

PROGRAMME 1 – 1H38

Avec Jeff, à moto / With Jeff de / by Marie-Eve Juste (Canada)

Rodri de / by Franco Lolli (France)

Königsberg de / by Philipp Mayrhofer (France)

Porcos Raivosos / Porcs enragés / Enraged Pigs de / by Leonardo Sette et Isabel Penoni (Brésil / Brazil)

Os vivos tamben choram / Les Vivants pleurent aussi de / by Basil da Cunha (Suisse, Portugal / Switzerland , Portugal)

PROGRAMME 2 – 1H25

Portret Z Pamieci / Drawn from Memory de / by Marcin Bortkiewicz (Pologne / Poland)

The Curse de / by Fyzal Boulifa (Royaume Uni, Maroc / United Kingdom, Morrocco)

Tram de / by Michaela Pavlátová (France, République tchèque / France, Czech Republic)

Os mortos-vivos / Les Morts-vivants / The Living Dead de / by Anita Rocha da Silveira (Brésil / Brazil)

Wrong Cops de / by Quentin Dupieux (France)

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2 Comments

  • flateric | April 24, 2012 7:57 PMReply

    Wrong Cops !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • jingmei | April 24, 2012 10:57 AMReply

    Happily anticipate Michel Gondry's this new film.