Cannes Selections to be aired from 17 to 28 May on Star Movies Select HD

MUMBAI: The stage is set for the 70th Annual Cannes Film Festival (Festival de Cannes) for a grand celebration of the festival’s illustrious history. In keeping with this theme, Star Movies Select HD – India’s premium English movie channel has carefully selected some of the best stories from the annals of the Cannes festival. The Cannes Selection on Star Movies Select HD starts 17 - 28 May, every evening at 6:30 PM.

Staying true to its promise of delivering the best stories to Indian audiences, Star Movies Select HD, as part of the movie festival, will showcase 12 handpicked movies that have featured as part of the official selection at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival over the years.

Hard hitting and intense dramas, The Cannes Selection will showcase critically acclaimed, award-winning and successful Hollywood movies such as – BAFTA winning The China Syndrome, The Imposters, Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver, Nicole Kidman – Ewan McGregor starrer, Oscar winning Moulin Rouge, Penelope Cruz starrer, Cannes award winning Volver, Antonio Banderas – Salma Hayek – Quentin Tarantino starrer Desperado, BAFTA and Cannes’ Palme d’Or award winning Kagemusha, Cannes award winning Blue Ruin, Nicholas Cage starrer Raising Arizona, Emily Blunt starrer and Academy award nominated Sicario, Kirsten Dunst – Alexander Skarsgård – Kiefer Sutherland starring Melancholia and Colin Farrell – Rachel Weisz starrer and Oscar nominated movie The Lobster.

The movies are scheduled to run every evening from 17 – 28 May, which is the entire duration of the Cannes festival and will be previewing new films across genres, including documentaries, from all around the world.

A throwback to some of the most applauded dramas that were official selections at the esteemed Cannes Film Festival, The Cannes Selection movie festival is sure to provide viewers and movie lovers, an exposure to acclaimed and recognized global films, like never before!

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