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SCREENINGS


‘Non Viene’ (17mins), ‘The Agony And Sweat Of The Human Spirit’ (15mins), ‘Salsipuedes’ (44mins). Cinefondation, press screening Salle Bunuel


3.00PM


COURTS METRAGES MORELIA Shorts, 75mins. ‘La Mina De Oro’ (10mins), ‘Ponkina’ (4mins), ‘Busco Empleo’ (30mins), ‘Carne Que Recuerda’ (26mins). Critics’ Week Miramar


3:45PM


TATSUMI (Singapore) Animation, 98mins. Dir: Eric Khoo. Celebrating the life and work of Japanese comic artist Yoshihiro Tatsumi. Un Certain Regard Salle Bazin


4:00PM


SNOWTOWN (Australia) Drama, 120mins. Dir: Justin Kurzel. Key cast: Lucas Pittaway, Daniel Henshall, Louise Harris. When 16-year-old Jamie is introduced to a charismatic man, a friendship begins. However, as the relationship grows so do Jamie’s suspicions, until he finds his world threatened by both his loyalty for, and fear of, his newfound father figure, John Bunting: Australia’s most notorious serial killer. Critics’ Week Studio 13


4:30PM


LOVERBOY (Romania) Drama, 95mins. Dir: Catalin Mitilescu. Key cast: George Pistereanu, Ada Condeescu. Un Certain Regard, press screening Salle Debussy


5:00PM


BLUE BIRD (Belgium) Drama, 86mins. Dir: Gust Van Den Berghe.Key cast: Bafiokadie Potey, Tene Potey, Nanty Liberia Bani. Directors’ Fortnight Theatre Croisette


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‘Alexis Ivanovitch Vous Etes Mon Heros’ – Guillaume Gouix, ‘Boy’ – Topaz Adizes, ‘Sunday S’ – Valery Rosier, ‘Junior’ – Julia Ducournau, ‘Black Moon’ – Amie Siegel. Critics’ Week Miramar


8.30PM AVE


(Bulgaria) Romance, 86mins. Dir: Konstantin Bojanov. Key cast: Ovanes Torosyan, Angela Nedyalkova. With French subtitles only. Critics’ Week Cinema De Valbonne


9:30PM


FESTIVAL & PRESS 7:00PM


HARA-KIRI: DEATH OF A SAMURAI (Japan) Drama, 126mins. Dir: Takashi Miike. Key cast: Ebizo Ichikawa, Koji Yakusho. A tale of revenge, honour and disgrace that centres on a


HANEZU (HANEZU NO TSUKI) HANEZU (Japan) drama, 91mins. Dir: Naomi Kawase. Key cast: Tohta Komizu, Hako Oshima, Tetsuya, Akikawa Takumi and Kayoko, inheriting the unfulfilled hopes of their grandparents, live out their lives in a landscape filled with memories and tradition. Competition Grand Theatre Lumiere


STAVISKY (France) Drama, 120mins. Dir: Alan Resnais. Key cast: Jean- Paul Belmondo. The last months of the life of the financier and embezzler Alexandre Stavisky. Cannes Classics Salle Bunuel


TAKE SHELTER (US) Drama, 116mins. Dir: Jeff Nichols.


n 26 Screen International at the Cannes Film Festival May 18, 2011


poverty-stricken samurai who discovers the fate of his ronin son-in-law, setting in motion a tense showdown of vengeance against the house of a feudal lord. Competition, press screening Salle Debussy


Key cast: Jessica Chastain, Michael Shannon. With French subtitles only. Curtis LaForche lives a peaceful life with his wife, Samantha, and daughter, Hannah, until terrifying dreams begin to consume him, causing odd behaviour that weakens his marriage and confounds his friends. Critics’ Week Le Raimu


5:30PM


SAUNA ON MOON (China) Drama, 95mins. Dir: Zou Peng.Key cast: Wu Yuchi, Yang Xiaomin, Lei Ting, Zhan Yi. Critics’ Week Miramar


6:00PM


BEAUTY (South Africa) Drama, 99mins. Dir: Oliver Hermanus Tells the story of Francois


van Heerden, a mid-40s, white, Afrikaans-speaking family man living in Bloemfontein, who has become devoid of any care or concern for his own measure of happiness. Un Certain Regard Salle Bazin


7:00PM


HARA-KIRI: DEATH OF A SAMURAI See box, above


7:15PM


CHATRAK (India, France) Drama, 90mins. Dir: Vimukthi Jayasundra. Key cast: Paoli Dam, Sudip Mukherjee, Sumeet Thakur Directors’ Fortnight Theatre Croisette


7:30PM


THE CONQUEST (LA CONQUETE) (France) Drama, 105mins. Dir: Xavier Durringer. Key cast: Denis Podalydes, Florence Pernel Out of Competition Grand Theatre Lumiere


CORPO CELESTE (Italy) Drama, 100mins. Dir: Alice Rohrwacher. Key cast: Cantalupo Salvatore. Thirteen-year-old Marta, her mother and her sister have just returned to


Reggio di Calabria, their home town. Each tries to rediscover a place in this chaotic province. Directors’ Fortnight Studio 13


7:45PM


CORMAN’S WORLD: EXPLOITS OF A HOLLYWOOD REBEL (US) Documentary, 125mins. Dir: Alex Stapleton. Documentary charting the life and times of Hollywood’s so-bad- it’s-good independent impresario Roger Corman. Cannes Classics Salle Bunuel


8:00PM


18 DAYS (TAMANTASHAR YOM) (Egypt) D0cumentary, 120mins. Dirs: Ahmad Abdallah, Mariam Abou Ouf, Kamla Abu Zikri, Ahmed Alaa, Mohamed Ali, Sherif Arafa, Sherif El Bendary, Marwan Hamed, Khaled Marei, Yousry Nasrallah. Stories witnessed, heard or imagined by the film- makers following Egypt’s revolution. Out of Competition Salle du Soixantieme


PROGRAMME COURTS METRAGES 2 130mins.


GUILTY OF ROMANCE (KOI NO TSUMI) (Japan) Thriller, 112mins. Dir: Sion Sono. Key cast: Megumi Kagurazaka, Makoto Togashi. Graphic crime noir. Directors’ Fortnight Theatre Croisette


THE MAGNIFICENT (LE MAGNIFIQUE) (France) Comedy, 90mins. Dir: Philippe De Broca. Key cast: Jean-Paul Belmondo Slapstick pastiche of B-move spy thrillers. Cinema on the Beach Plage Mace


10:00PM


DAYS OF GRACE (DIAS DE GRACIA) (Mexico, France) Thriller, 128mins. Dir: Everardo Gout. Key cast: Tenoch huerta, Kristian Ferrer, Dolores Heredia Out of Competition Salle Bunuel


HARA-KIRI: DEATH OF A SAMURAI (Japan) Drama, 126mins. Dir: Takashi Miike. Key cast: Ebizo Ichikawa, Koji Yakusho. Competition, press screening Salle Bazin


THE MURDERER (THE YELLOW SEA) (South Korea) Thriller, 104mins. Dir: Na Hong- Jin. Key cast: Ha Jung- Woo, Kim Yoon-Suk. To pay off a gambling debt, a man is tricked


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