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CANNES ’07 | Slate Set for 49th Directors’ Fortnight; Corbijn’s “Control” Opening Section

CANNES '07 | Slate Set for 49th Directors' Fortnight; Corbijn's "Control" Opening Section

Anton Corbijn‘s “Control” will open the 39th Director’ Fortnight, running from May 17 – 27 alongside the 2007 Festival de Cannes in France. The film, about former Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis, stars Sam Riley, Samantha Morton, and Alexandra Maria Lara. Corbijn is an acclaimed photographer and music video director who has worked with U2, Depeche Mode, Nirvana and others. Among the other filmmakers on tap for the section are Ramin Bahrani with his new film “Chop Shop U.S.A.,” Pen-ek Ratanaruang presenting “Ploy,” Tom Kalin with “Savage Grace,” and from Sundance ’07, Gregg Araki’s “Smiley Face” and Robinson Devor’s “Zoo.”

Feature films
Apres lui,” directed by Gael Morel
Avant que j’oublie,” directed by Jacques Nolot
Caramel,” directed by Nadine Labaki
Chop Shop U.S.A.,” directed by Ramin Bahrani
Control,” directed by Anton Corbijn
Dai Nipponjin,” directed by Hitoshi Matumoto
Elle s’appelle Sabine,” directed by Sandrine Bonnaire
Estado do mundo,” directed by Chantal Akerman, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Vicente Ferraz, Ayisha Abraham, Bing Wang, Pedro Costa
Foster Child,” directed by Brillante Mendoza
La France,” directed by Serge Bozon
Garage,” directed by Lenny Abrahamson
Gegenueber” (Counterparts), directed by Jan Bonny
La Influencia,” directed by Pedro Aguilera
Mutum,” directed by Sandra Kogut
Ploy,” directed by Pen-ek Ratanaruang
PVC-1,” directed by Spiros Stathoulopoulos
La Question humaine,” directed by Nicolas Klotz
Savage Grace,” directed by Tom Kalin
Smiley Face,” directed by Gregg Araki
Tout est pardonne,” directed by Mia Hansen-Love
Un homme perdu” (A Lost Man), directed by Danielle Arbid
Yumurta (Oeuf/Egg),” directed by Semih Kaplanoglu
Zoo,” directed by Robinson Devor

Short films
Avant Petalos Grillados“,” directed by Velasco Broca
Le Ballon rouge” (Red Balloon), directed by Albert Lamorisse
Candy Boy,” directed by Pascal-Alex Vincent
China, China,” directed by Joao Pedro Rodrigues, Joao Rui Guerra Da Mata
Crin Blanc,” directed by Albert Lamorisse
Entracte,” directed by Yann Gonzalez
Hoguera (Bonfire),” directed by Andres Baiz
Meme pas mort,” directed by Claudine Natkin
Mota shel shula (La Mort de Shoula),” directed by Asaf Korman
Silencio,” directed by F.J Ossang
superDONG,” directed by Yue Weng Pok
Tel pere, telle fille,” directed by Sylvie Ballot

Special screening
Cruising,” directed by William Friedkin

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