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Cannes Sets 2014 Critics’ Week Lineup

Cannes Sets 2014 Critics' Week Lineup

Nine feature films, 10 short and mid-length films and 2 special screenings are heading to Cannes Film Festival sidebar Critics’ Week, which announced its lineup today.

Coming off last week’s announcement of the Official Competition, Critics Week brought along two films from filmmakers returning to the festival: Sole American David Robert Mitchell and his “It Follows” (Mitchell was in Critics’ Week for “The Myth of the American Sleepover”), and Israeli filmmaker Shira Geffen with “Self Made,” a film that comes seven years after she won the Camera d’Or for “Les Méduses.” Other notable films include French filmmaker Djinn Carrenard’s “F.L.A Faire l’Amour,” which will open the festival, and actress-turned-director Melanie Laurent with her “Reprise.”

Andrea Arnold is head of the jury for the sidebar — its 53rd edition — which runs May 15-23, 2014. Full lineup below.

Feature films:
“Darker Than Midnight,” Sebastiano Riso, Italy
“Gente de bien,” Franco Lolli, Colombia
“Hippocrate,” Thomas Lilti, France (Closing night film)
“Hope,” Boris Lojkine, France
“It Follows,” David Robert Mitchell, U.S.
F.L.A Faire l’Amour,” Djinn Carrenard, France (Opening night film)
“Self Made,” Shira Geffen, Israel
“The Tribe,” Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy, Ukraine
“When Animals Dream,” Jonas Alexander Arnby, Denmark

Special screenings:
“Respire” Melanie Laurent, France
“The Kindergarten Teacher,” Nadav Lapid, Israel

Short and mid-length films:
“Young Lions of Gypsy,” Jonas Carpignano
“Goodnight Cinderella,” Carlos Conceicao
“The Chicken,” Una Gunjak
“Back Alley,” Cecile Ducrocq
“Crocodile,” Gaelle Denis
“Les fleuves m’ont laissée descendre où je voulais,” Laurie de Lassale
“Little Brother,” Remi St-Michel
“Safari,” Gerardo Herrero
“TrueLoveStory,” Gitanjali Rao
“A Blue Room,” Tomasz Siwinsk

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