sin_city_ver2.jpgHere's a rundown of everything we know about the 20 films screening in competition at this year's Cannes Film Festival, beginning on May 11. This schedule is very much subject to change.
  • A History of Violence, dir. David Cronenberg (Canada). Starring Viggo Mortenson and Maria Bello.
  • Where the Truth Lies, dir. Atom Egoyan (Canada). Starring kevin Bacon, Alison Lohman, and Colin Firth.
  • Election, dir. Johnny To (China)
  • Shanghai Dreams, dir. Xiaoshuai Wang (China).
  • L'Enfant. dir. Jean-Pierr and Luc Dardenne (Belgium)
  • Free Zone. dir. Amos Gitai (Israel)
  • Don't Come Knocking. dir. Wim Wenders (Germany) Co-written by and starring Sam Shepard.
  • Kilometer Zero. dir. Hiner Saleem, (Iraq/Kurdistan)
  • Once You Are Born You Can No Longer Hide, dir. Marco Tullio Giordana (Italy)
  • Bashing. dir. Masahiro Kobayashi (Japan)
  • Manderlay. dr. Lars Von Trier. (Denmark) "Sequel" to Dogville, staring Bryce Dallas Howard in the Nicole Kidman role.
  • Batalla en el Cielo. dir. Carlos Reygadas (Mexico)
  • The Best of our Times. dir. Hsiao-Hsien Hou (Taiwan)
  • Broken Flowers. dir. Jim Jarmusch. (USA) Starring Bill Murray and Chloe Sevigny, this film was untitled until this announcement.
  • The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada. dir. Tommy Lee Jones. (USA) Starring the director and Barry Pepper.
  • Sin City. dir. (USA) Robert Rodriguez & Frank Miller
  • Last Days. dir. Gus Van Sant. (USA) Starring Michael Pitt and Asia Argento as characters based on Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love.
  • Lemming. dir. Dominik Moll (France) Opening Night film.
  • Cache. dir. Michael Haneke (France)
  • Peindre ou Faire l'Amour. dir. Arnaud and Jean-Marie Larrieu (France)

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