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A SPECIAL DAY (France) 52mins. Dir: Gilles Jacob. As president of the Cannes Film Festival, Gilles Jacob conceived and directed this film. Using archive material and official footage, Jacob follows 35 renowned directors in their special day in Cannes during the 60th anniversary of the festival. Out of Competition Lerins 1


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THE DREAM AND THE SILENCE (Spain) 110mins. Dir: Jaime Rosales. Key cast: Yolanda Galocha, Oriol Rosello, Alba Ros Montet, Celia Correas, Jaume Terradas, Laura Latorre. Oriol and Yolanda live in Paris with their two daughters. Oriol is an architect and Yolanda is a teacher. During a holiday at the Ebro River Delta they have an accident that changes their lives. Directors Fortnight Star 4


ON THE ROAD (France) 142mins. Dir: Walter Salles. Key cast: Garrett Hedlund, Sam Riley, Kristen Stewart, Amy Adams, Tom Sturridge, Danny Morgan, Alice Braga, Elisabeth Moss. In Competition Salle du 60eme


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THE ANGELS’ SHARE (UK) 106mins. Dir: Ken Loach. Key cast: Paul Brannigan, John Henshaw, William Ruane.


Chancer Robbie sneaks into the maternity hospital to visit his young girlfriend Leonie and hold his newborn son Luke for the first time. Overwhelmed by the moment, he swears that Luke will not have the same tragic life he has had. Chased out of Glasgow, he strikes out for the Highlands, in pursuit of a job in the whisky industry.


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Laurence, a young French teacher and soon-to-be- published author, enjoys an intense and mutually loving relationship with his fiancee, Fred. But on the day after his 30th birthday, Laurence confesses to Fred that he longs to become a woman, asking her to support him in this transformation. Un Certain Regard Star 2


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THE ANGELS’ SHARE (UK) 106mins. Dir: Ken Loach. Key cast: Paul Brannigan, John Henshaw, William Ruane.


In Competition Salle du 60eme


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DANGEROUS LIAISONS (China) 109mins. Dir: Jin-Ho Hur. Key cast: Ziyi Zhnag, Dong-Kun Jang, Cecilia Cheung.


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THE PAPERBOY (US) 107mins. Dir: Lee Daniels. Key cast: Matthew McConaughey, Zac Efron, John Cusack, Nicole Kidman. In Competition Grand Theatre Lumiere


L’ESTATE DI GIACOMO (France) 78mins. Dir: Alessandro Comodin. Key cast: Barbara Colombo, Giacomo Zulian, Stefania Comodin. Summertime in the countryside in northern Italy. Giacomo, a deaf teenager, and her best friend Stefania strike out from the beaten tracks, only to end up in a little oasis where they find themselves alone and free. They are 19 years old, their senses wake up. Acid Arcades 2


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THE CENTRAL PARK 5 (US) 119mins. Dir: Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, David McMahon. In 1989, five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem were arrested and later convicted of raping


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the French novel ‘Les Liaisons Dangereuses’, set in the glamorous, tumultuous “Paris of the East” — 1930s Shanghai. Directors Fortnight Theatre Croisette


a white woman in New York City’s Central Park. They spent years in prison before a serial rapist confessed that he alone had committed the crime, leading to their convictions being overturned. The film tells the story of that horrific crime, the rush to judgment, and the five lives upended by this miscarriage of justice. Out of Competition Press Salle Bazin


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HOLY MOTORS (France) 116mins. company Dir: Leos Carax. Key cast: Denis Lavant, Kylie Minogue, Eva Mendes. Drama in which man travels between multiple lives in modern day Paris. In Competition Star 2


THREE WORLDS (France) 101mins. Dir: Catherine Corsini. Key cast: Clotilde Hesme, Raphael Personnaz, Arta Dobroshi. Al, a young man from a modest background is about to marry his boss’ daughter, and hopes to


succeed him as the head of a car dealership. One night, while coming back from his bachelor party, he runs over someone and flees, urged on by his two childhood friends. The next day, gnawed with guilt, Al decides to inquire about his victim. What he does not know is that Juliette, a young woman, has witnessed the entire accident from her balcony. Un Certain Regard Press Theatre Claude Debussy


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CHILDREN OF SARAJEVO (Bosnia-Herzegovina) 90mins. Dir: Aida Begic. Key cast: Bojan Navojec, Ismir Gagula, Marija Pikik. Rahima and Nedim are orphans of the Bosnian war. After crime-prone adolescent years, Rahima has found comfort in Islam and she hopes her brother will follow in her footsteps. Everything becomes more difficult the day Nedim gets into a fistfight at school with the son of a local strongman. This incident triggers a chain of events leading Rahima to discover that her young brother leads a double life. Un Certain Regard Arcades 3


LA PLAYA DC (Colombia) 90mins. Dir: Juan Andres Arango. Un Certain Regard Riviera 4


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POST TENEBRAS LUX (Mexico) 120mins. Dir: Carlos Reygadas. Key cast: Adolfo Jimenez, Natalia Acevedo, Willebaldo Torres. Juan and his young urban family live in the countryside of Mexico. There they enjoy and suffer a world that understands life in a different way. Juan wonders if those worlds are complementary or, truly, they fight unconsciously to eliminate one another. Competition Grand Theatre Lumiere


7 DAYS IN HAVANA (France) 125mins. Dir: Benicio Del Toro, Gaspar Noe, Pablo Trapero, Julio Medem. Key cast: Daniel Bruhl, Emir Kusturica, Elia Suleiman, Josh Hutcherson, Vladimir Cruz, Mirta Ibarra, Jorge Perugorria. A snapshot of Havana in 2011: a contemporary portrait of this eclectic city, vital and forward-looking, told through a single feature-length movie made of seven chapters, directed by seven internationally acclaimed directors. Un Certain Regard Salle Bazin


LAURENCE ANYWAYS (Canada) 170mins. Dir: Xavier Dolan. Key cast: Melvil Poupaud, Suzanne Clement, Monia Chokri, Nathalie Baye.


MISS LOVELY (India) 110mins. Dir: Ashim Ahluwalia. Key cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Niharika Singh, Anil George. Un Certain Regard Press Theatre Claude Debussy


THE KING OF PIGS (South Korea) 97mins. Dir: Yeun Sang-Ho. Key cast: Yang Ik-June, Oh Jeong-Se, Kim Hye-Na, Park Hee-Von, Kim Kkobbi. Directors Fortnight Theatre Croisette


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FOGO (Canada) 61mins. Dir: Yulene Olaizola. Key cast: Norman Foley, Ron Broders, Joseph Dwyer. The deterioration of a community in Fogo is forcing its inhabitants to leave. Places once occupied by humans are now becoming part of the landscape. In spite of a condemned future, some residents decide to remain, holding on to their memories and grieving for the past, when life in Fogo was different. Directors Fortnight Theatre Croisette


THE PAPERBOY (US) 107mins. Dir: Lee Daniels. Key cast: Matthew Mcconaughey, Zac Efron, John Cusack, Nicole Kidman. In Competition Grand Theatre Lumiere


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