Thursday, April 26, 2012

More Cannes Announcements

Good Morning!


Cannes Jury

The jury for the 65th Cannes Film Festival has been named and includes some familiar faces not the least of which is recent Telluride regular and recent Oscar winner Alexander Payne.  Payne's presence again underscores the web of connections between the French fest and the one that takes place in Colorado on Labor Day.

Here from HitFix is the entire Cannes competition jury:

Critic's Week and Director's Fortnight:

The lineup for these special portions of the Cannes program were also announced this week.  The Daily Mubi has the Critic's Week lineup here:

The Director's Fortnight loneup is here from The Playlist:

Other  films in and looking

There's some buzz that a Sean Penn film may still be announced as a part of the Cannes lineup.  That stems from a purported tweet from Cannes head man Thierry Fremaux.  That story is here from The Playlist:

Looking with anticipation...

Finally, Guy Lodge of InContention/HitFix looks at his ten most anticipated Cannes titles:

More later...

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