Cannes fest announces line-up

MUMBAI: The Cannes Film Festival has announced the lineup for its 2012 edition. Among the filmmakers in the mix the mix this year include Michael Haneke, Ken Loach, Cristian Mungiu, Alain Resnais, Carlos Reygadas, Matteo Garrone, Jacques Audiard and Abbas Kiarostami.

Films in the In Competition section are Amour, The Angels‘ Share, Baad el mawkeaa, Beyond the Hills, Cosmopolis, Holy Motors, The Hunt, Killing Them Softly, In Another Country, In the Fog, Rust and Bone, Lawless, Like Someone in Love, Moonrise Kingdom, Mud, On the Road, The Paperboy,Paradies: Liebe, Post tenebras lux, Reality, Matteo Garrone, Rust and Bone, Taste of Money, and You Haven‘t Seen Anything Yet.

Films in the Un Certain Regard section are: 7 Days in Havana, 11.25 The Day He Chose His Own Fate, Antiviral, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Confession of a Child of the Century, Laurence Anyways, Despues de Lucia, La Pirogue, La Playa, Xavier Dolan Le grand soir, Les Chevaux de Dieu,Loving Without Reason, Miss Lovely,Mystery, Student, Trois mondes and White Elephant.

Notably missing from official competition will be American directors Terrence Malick and Paul Thomas Anderson. Representing the US instead would be Lee Daniels with The Paperboy and Jeff Nichols with Mud.

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