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2014 Cannes Film Festival Lineup Revealed

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The Cannes Film Festival is one of the most prestigious and important film festivals in the world and the 2014 lineup for said festival has just been released. As usual there is a big mix of star vehicles, auteur films, and big movies that should keep attendees and film fans busy. We all knew Grace of Monaco would open the festival, but there are other big out of competition films like How to Train Your Dragon 2 and Coming Home. Headlining the Competition are Foxcatcher, Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars, a new Xavier Dolan film (man is he prolific), and Two Days, One Night by the Dardenne bros. Which film are you most excited for to hear about from this slate?

OPENER
Grace of MonacoOlivier Dahan

COMPETITION
Goodbye to LanguageJean-Luc Godard
The CaptiveAtom Egoyan
Clouds of Sils MariaOlivier Assayas
FoxcatcherBennett Miller
The HomesmanTommy Lee Jones
Jimmy’s HallKen Loach
La MeraviglieAlice Rohrwacher
LeviathanAndrei Zvyagintsev
Maps to the StarsDavid Cronenberg
MommyXavier Dolan
Mr. TurnerMike Leigh
Saint LaurentBertrand Bonello
The SearchMichel Hazanavicius
Still the WaterNaomi Kawase
TimbuktuAbderrahmane Sissako
Two Days, One NightJean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne
Wild TalesDamian Szifron
Winter SleepNuri Bilge Ceylan

OUT OF COMPETITION
Coming HomeZhang Yimou
How to Train Your Dragon 2Dean DeBlois
Les Gens du MondeYves Jeuland

UN CERTAIN REGARD
Amour fouJessica Hausner
Bird PeoplePascale Ferran
The Blue RoomMathieu Amalric
Charlie’s CountryRolf de Heer
Dohee-yaJuly Jung
Eleanor RigbyNed Benson
FantasiaWang Chao
Harcheck mi headroKeren Yedaya
Hermosa JuventudJaime Rosales
IncompresaAsia Argento
JaujaLisandro Alonso
Lost RiverRyan Gosling
Party GirlMarie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger and Samuel Theis (OPENER)
RunPhilippe Lacote
The Salt of the EarthWim Wenders and Juliano Ribeiro Salgado
Snow in ParadiseAndrew Hulme
TitliKanu Behl
TouristRuben Ostlund

MIDNIGHT SCREENINGS
The RoverDavid Michod
The SalvationKristian Levring
The TargetYoon Hong-seung

SPECIAL SCREENINGS
The Bridges of Sarajevo, Various
Eau argenteeMohammed Ossama
MaidanSergei Loznitsa
Red ArmyPolsky Gabe
Caricaturistes – Fantassins de la democratieStephanie Valloatto

What do you think?

Written by Terence Johnson

When he's not enduring Shade Samurai training from Victoria Grayson, you can find Terence spends his time being an avid watcher of television, Criterion film collector, Twitter addict, and awards season obsessive. Opinionated but open minded, ratchet but with class, Terence holds down the fort as the producer of the Power Hour podcast. You can follow him on Twitter at @LeNoirAuteur.

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