The Cannes 2016 Festival Lineup Is Here

The 69th edition of the greatest –and most glamorous- European Film Festival is launching next month and its line-up has just been announced. 

The competition will be a pitched battle with big names such as Jim Jarmusch, Pedro Almodóvar, the Dardenne brothers and Sean Penn while critics will be able to enjoy the new creations of Woody Allen (which is opening the festival), Steven Spielberg and Jodie Foster. President of the Jury will be the Australian director George Miller and host the French actor Laurent Lafitte.

Interesting fact: only 3 out of the 20 movies in competition belong to female creators.

In Competition:
Toni Erdmann, Maren Ade
Julieta, Pedro Almodóvar
American Honey, Andrea Arnold
Personal Shopper, Olivier Assayas
La Fille Inconnue, Jean-Pierre Dardenne & Luc Dardenne
Juste La Fin Du Monde, Xavier Dolan
Ma Loute, Bruno Dumont
Paterson, Jim Jarmusch
Rester Vertical, Alain Guiraudie
Aquarius, Kleber Mendonça Filho
Mal De Pierres, Nicole Garcia
I, Daniel Blake, Ken Loach
Ma’ Rosa, Brillante Mendoza
Bacalaureat, Cristian Mungiu
Loving, Jeff Nichols
The Handmaiden (Agassi), Park Chan-Wook
The Last Face, Sean Penn
Sieranevada, Cristi Puiu
Elle, Paul Verhoeven
The Neon Demon, Nicolas Winding Refn

Out Of Competition:
Café Society, Woody Allen (opening film)
The BFG, Steven Spielberg
Goksung, Na Hong-Jin
Money Monster, Jodie Foster
The Nice Guys, Shane Black

Un Certain Regard:
Varoonegi, Behnam Behzadi
Apprentice, Boo Junfeng
Voir Du Pays, Delphine Coulin & Muriel Coulin
La Danseuse, Stéphanie Di Giusto
Eshtebak, Mohamed Diab
La Tortue Rouge, Michael Dudok De Wit
Fuchi Ni Tatsu, Fukada Kôji
Omor Shakhsiya, Maha Haj
Me’ever Laharim Vehagvaot, Eran Kolirin
After The Storm, Hirokazu Kore-Eda
Hymyilevä Mies, Juho Kuosmanen
La Larga Noche De Francisco Sanctis, Francisco Márquez & Andrea Testa
Caini, Bogdan Mirica
Pericle Il Nero, Stefano Mordini
The Transfiguration, Michael O’shea
Captain Fantastic, Matt Ross
Uchenik, Kirill Serebrennikov

Midnight Screenings:
Gimme Danger, Jim Jarmusch
Bu-San-Haeng, Yeon Sang-Ho

Special Screenings:
L’Ultima Spiaggia, Thanos Anastopoulos & Davide Del Degan
Hissein Habré, Une Tragédie Tchadienne, Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
La Mort De Louis XIV, Albert Serra
Le Cancre, Paul Vecchiali


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