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Lineup Unveiled for 59th Festival de Cannes

Lineup Unveiled for 59th Festival de Cannes

In France this morning, the lineup was announced for the upcoming Festival de Cannes (May 17 – 28, 2006). The event will open with Ron Howard’s Hollywood studio film “The Da Vinci Code” from Ron Howard, and close with Tony Gatlif’s “Transylvania.” Nineteen films will screen in competition and a small selection of titles are set for out of competition slots.

Babel,” directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
The Cayman” (Il Caimano), directed by Nanni Moretti
Climates” (Iklimer), directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Days of Glory” (Indigenes), directed by Rachid Bouchareb
Fast Food Nation,” directed by Richard Linklater
Flandres,” directed by Bruno Dumont
Friend Of The Family” (L’Amico di Famiglia), directed by Paolo Sorrentino
Lights In The Dusk,” (Laitakaupungin Valot) directed by Aki Kaurismaki
Marie Antoinette,” directed by Sofia Coppola
Pan’s Labyrinth,” directed by Guillermo Del Toro
Red Road,” directed by Andrea Arnold
Southland Tales,” directed by Richard Kelly
Summer Palace,” directed by Lou Ye
Selon Charlie,” directed by Nicole Garcia
Volver,” directed by Pedro Almodovar
When I was a Singer,” (Quand j’etais Chaunteur), directed by Xavier Giannoli
The Right of The Weakest” (La Raison Du Plus Faible), directed by Lucas Belvaux
The Wind That Shakes The Barley,” directed by Ken Loach
Youth on the March” (Juventude em Marcha), directed by Pedro Costa

Out of Competition:
The Da Vinci Code,” directed by Ron Howard (Opening)
Transylvania,” directed by Tony Gatlif (Closing)

Official Selection: Out of Competition
An Inconvenient Truth,” directed by Davis Guggenheim
Avida,” directed by Benoit Delepine
Bamako,” directed by Abderrahmane Sissako
Boffo: Tinseltown’s Bombs and Blockbusters,” directed by Bill Couturie
Dziki Jezdziec,” directed by Adam Guzinski
El-Banate Dol,” directed by Tahani Rached
Ici Najac, A Vous La Terre,” directed by Jean-Henri Meunier
Over The Hedge,” directed by Tim Johnson, Karey Kirkpatrick
Sketches of Frank Gehry,” directed by Sydney Pollack
United 93,” directed by Paul Greengrass
Volevo Solo Vivere,” directed by Mimo Calopresti
X-Men 3: The Last Stand,” directed by Brett Ratner
Zidane, Un Portrait du 21E Siecle,” directed by Phillipe Parreno and Douglas Gordon

Official selection, Midnight screening
Shortbus,” directed by John Cameron Mitchell
Election 2,” directed by Johnnie To
Guisi” directed by Su Chao-pin

Short Films: Out of Competition
The Water Diary,” directed by Jane Campion
Les Signes,” directed by Eugene Green
Stanley’s Girlfriend,” directed by Monte Hellman
Sida,” directed by Gaspar Noe
Un Lever de Rideau,” directed by Francois Ozon

Cannes Classics – Documentaries about Cinema
Ciao Marcello,” directed by Mario Canale and Annarosa Morri
Requiem for Billy The Kid,” directed by Anne Feinsilber
July Il Etait Une Fois…Rome Ville Ouverte,” directed by Marie Genin & Serge July
John Ford/John Wayne: The Filmmaker and The Legend,” directed by Sam Pollard

Short Films in Competition
Primera Nieve,” directed by Pablo Aguera
Poyraz,” directed by Belma Bas
Icefloe” (Banquise), directed by Claude Barras, Cedric Louis
Ongeriewe,” directed by Robin Kleinsmidt
Conte de Quartier,” directed by Florence Miailhe
Film Noir,” directed by Parker Osbert
Sniffer,” directed by Bobbie Peers
Sexy Thing,” directed by Denie Pentecost
Nature’s Way,” directed by Jane Shearer
The Monster” (O Monstro), directed by Eduarde Valente

Even Kids Started Small,” directed by Yaniv Berman
Jaba,” directed by Andreas Bolm
Tetris,” directed by Anirban Datta
Bir Damla Su,” directed by Deniz Gamze Erguven
Snow,” directed by Dustin Feneley
Mother,” directed by Sian Heder
Hunde,” directed by Matthias Huser
Justica Ao Insulto,” directed by Bruno Jorge
Doorman,” directed by Etienne Kallos
A Virus,” directed by Agnes Kocsis
Firn,” directed by Axel Koenzen
Emile’s Girlfriend” (Ha’Chavera Shell Emile), directed by Nadav Lapid
Mr. Schwartz, Mr. Hazen & Mr. Horlocker,” directed by Stefan Mueller
The Elastic Barber” (Elsatinen Parturi), directed by Milla Nybondas
Ge & Zeta,” directed by Gustavo Riet
Graceland,” directed by Anocha Suwichakornpong
A Complicated Story, Simply Told” (Een Ingewikkeld Verhaal, Eenvoudig Verteld), directed by Jaap Van Heusden

Un Certain Regard:
Paris je t’aime,” directed by Alfonso Cuaron, Gurinder Chadha, Gus Van Sant, Isabelle Coixet, Joel & Ethan Coen, Nobuhiro Suwa, Alexander Payne, Oliver Schmitz, Richard LaGravenese, Tom Tykwer, Vincenzo Natali, Walter Salles, Wes Craven, Olivier Assayas, Frederic Auburtin, Sylvain Chomet, Gerard Depardieu and Bruno Podalydes
Bled Number One,” directed by Rabah Ameur-Zaimeche
Il Regista di Matrimoni,” directed by Marco Bellocchio
Caetano, Cronica de Una Fuga,” directed by Israel Adrian
Ten Canoes,” directed by Rolf De Heer
La Tourneuse de Pages,” directed by Denis Dercourt
Hamaca Paraguaya,” directed by Paz Encina
Uro,” directed by Stefan Faldbakken
La Californie,” directed by Jacques Fieschi
Suburban Mayhem,” directed by Paul Goldman
Meurtrieres,” directed by Patrick Grandperret
Z Odzysku,” directed by Slawomir Fabicki
Salvador Puig Antich,” directed by Manuel Huerga
977,” directed by Nikolay Khomeriki
A Scanner Darkly,” directed by Richard Linklater
The Way I Spent The End Of The World” (Cum Mi-Am Petrecut Sfarsitul Lumii), directed by Catalin Mitulescu
Serambi,” directed by Garin Nugroho
Taxidermie,” directed by Gyorgy Palfi
Re-cycle,” directed by Oxide Pang Chun & Danny Pang Gwai Wik
To Get To Heaven First You Have To Die” (Bihisht Faqat Baroi Murdagon), directed by Djamshed Usmonov
El Violin,” directed by Francisco Vargas
You Am I,” directed by Kristijonas Vildziunas
Luxury Car,” directed by Wang Chao
The Unforgiven,” directed by Yoon Jong-bin

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