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Cannes Film Festival unveils lineup

The 68th edition of the much reputed Cannes Film Festival is scheduled from 13th – 24th May, 2015. The recent news from the corner is regarding the unveil of lineup for this year's festival. On Thursday morning, Thierry Fremaux, the Cannes Festival Director and President Pierre Lescure unleashed the names of titles for the 68th edition of the festival. 

Some of the noted films which will be screened in the competition section includes, 'Sea of Trees' directed by Gus Van Sant, 'Carol' by Todd Haynes, Denis Villeneuve's cartel thriller 'Sicario' and 'Youth' directed by Paolo Sorrentino

The festival will also witness the World Premier of Pixar's most anticipated movie, 'Inside Out'. This movie is expected to make its way to the theaters of June 19th, and a screening in front of the critics and audiences in Cannes is expected to give a better mileage for the movie. 

The opening movie of the festival is special in all means. For the first time in 28 years, a movie directed by a female is going to open this festival. The film is 'La Tête haute', directed by Emmanuelle Bercot. The movie will showcase the life of a juvenile criminal who is reaching his adulthood. A social worker now tries hard to purify the mind of this young gun. 

Two Indian Films have made its way to the Uncertain Regard list. 'Masaan' directed by Neeraj Ghaywan and Gurvinder Singh's 'Chauthi Koot' will be screened in this section. 

Please scroll down to read the full list of unleashed lineup.

Opening Film

Standing Tall (La Tete Haute), Emmanuelle Bercot


Carol, Todd Haynes

Macbeth, Justin Kurzel

Dheepan, Jacques Audiard

La Loi du March, Stephane Brize

Marguerite and Julien, Valerie Donzelli

The Tale of Tales, Matteo Garrone

The Assassin, Hou Hsiao Hsien

Mountains May Depart, Jia Zhangke

Our Little Sister, Hirokazu Koreeda

The Lobster, Yorgos Lanthimos

Mon roi, Maiwenn

Mia Madre, Nanni Moretti

Son of Saul, Laszlo Nemes

Youth, Paulo Sorrentino

Louder Than Bombs, Joachim Trier

Sea of Trees, Gus Van Sant

Sicario, Denis Villeneuve

Out of Competition

Mad Max: Fury Road, George Miller

Inside Out, Pete Docter, Ronaldo Del Carmen

Irrational Man, Woody Allen

The Little Prince, Mark Osborne

Special Screenings

A Tale of Love and Darkness, Natalie Portman

Asphalte, Samuel Benchetrit

Panama, Pavle Vuckovic

Amnesia, Barbet Schroeder

Hayored Lema'Ala, Elad Keidan

Oka, Souleymane Cisse

Midnight Screenings

Amy, Asif Kapadia

Office, Hong Won-Chan

Un Certain Regard

Madonna, Shin Suwon

Maryland, Anna Winocour

The Fourth Direction, Gurvinder Singh

Masaan (Fly Away Solo), Neeraj Ghaywan

Hruter (Rams), Grimur Hakonarson

Kishibe No Tabi (Journey to the Shore), Kiyoshi

Je Suis Un Soldat (I Am a Soldier), Laurent Larivere

Zvizdan (The High Sun), Dalibor Matanic

The Other Side, Roberto Minervini

One Floor Below, Radu Muntean

Shameless, Oh Seung-Uk

The Chosen Ones, David Pablos

Nahid, Ida Panahandeh

The Treasure, Corneliu Porumboiu



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