23 April 2008

Cannes 08!

Looks like Vicky Cristina Barcelona will in fact play at Cannes, though Out of Competition. And, by the way, who the fuck gave Jennifer Chambers Lynch money to make another movie? Anyway, here's the official line-up.

- Three Monkeys - dir. Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Climates, Distant)
- Le silence de Lorna - dir. Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
- Un conte de Noël - dir. Arnaud Desplechin (Kings & Queen) - with Catherine Deneuve, Matheiu Amalric, Chiarra Mastroianni, Emmanuelle Devos, Melvil Poupaud, Hippolyte Giradot
- Changeling - dir. Clint Eastwood - with Angelina Jolie and Amy Ryan
- Adoration - dir. Atom Egoyan - with Scott Speedman, Rachel Blanchard
- Waltz with Bashir - dir. Ari Folman (Saint Clara)
- La frontière de l'aube - dir. Philippe Garrel - with Louis Garrel, Laura Smet
- Gomorra - dir. Matteo Garrone (The Embalmber)
- Synecdoche, New York - dir. Charlie Kaufman - with Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Catherine Keener, Samantha Morton, Michelle Williams
- My Magic - dir. Eric Khoo (Be with Me)
- La mujer sin cabeza - dir. Lucrecia Martel (The Holy Girl)
- Serbis - dir. Brillante Mendoza (The Masseur)
- Delta - dir. Kornél Mundruczó (Johanna)
- Linha de Passe - dir. Walter Salles, Daniela Thomas
- Leonera - dir. Pablo Trapero (Born and Bred, Rolling Family)
- The Palermo Shooting - dir. Wim Wenders - with Milla Jovovich, Dennis Hopper, Patti Smith, Lou Reed, Sebastian Blomberg
- 24 City - dir. Jia Zhangke (Unknown Pleasures, The World)
- Che - dir. Steven Soderbergh (comprised of Guerrilla and The Argentine - with Benicio Del Toro, Franka Potente, and a bunch of others

Screening Out of Competition:
- Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull - dir. Steven Spielberg
- Kung Fu Panda - dir. Mark Osborne, John Stevenson - with Jack Black
- The Good, The Bad, The Weird - dir. Kim Ji-Woon (Tale of Two Sisters, A Bittersweet Life)
- Vicky Cristina Barcelona - dir. Woody Allen

Special Screenings:
- Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired - dir. Marina Zenovich
- Ashes of Time Redux - dir. Wong Kar-wai
- C'est dur d'être aimé par des cons - dir. Daniel Leconte
- Sangue pazzo - dir. Marco Tullio Giordana (The Best of Youth)
- Of Time and the City - dir. Terence Davies

Midnight Screenings:
- Maradona - dir. Emir Kustarica
- Surveillance - dir. Jennifer Chambers Lynch - with Julia Ormond, Bill Pullman, Pell James, French Stewart
- The Chaser - dir. Na Hong-jin

Sean Penn will be the president of the jury (barf), with Sergio Castellitto, Natalie Portman, Alfonso Cuaron, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Alexandra Maria Lara and Rachid Bouchareb also on the jury.

And, no, contrary to some Internet rumors, the model in the poster is not Amanda Lepore... though it was shot by David Lynch.


-Mike said...

Surveillance actually looks really nice from the trailer. Go figure.

reassurance said...

Well then, if we're basing how Surveillance looks on her only other film, it looks... abysmal.