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Cannes Film Festival Announces 2012 Lineup

April 19, 2012  |  11:56am
Cannes Film Festival Announces 2012 Lineup

We already reported that Wes Anderson will open the 2012 Cannes Film Festival with Moonrise Kingdom and that Walter Salles’ interpretation of Kerouac’s On The Road will be there as well, but there’s still plenty more to be excited about.

Cannes is set to run from May 16-27 in Cannes, France, and includes appearances by the likes of Kristen Stewart, Brad Pitt, Robert Pattinson, John Cusack, Nicole Kidman, Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf as well as directors Michael Bay, Kathryn Bigelow and David Yates.

This year marks the 65th Anniversary of the Film Festival.

On the list we’ve highlighted some of the films we’ve already covered, including David Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis, Lee Daniels The Paperboy, Andrew Dominik’s Killing Them Softly and John Hillcoat’s Lawless.

Check out the Full line-up below.

Competition Films
Amour, Michael Haneke


The Angels’ Share, Ken Loach


Baad el mawkeaa, Yousry Nasrallah


Beyond The Hills, Cristian Mungiu


Cosmopolis, David Cronenberg


Holy Motors, Leos Carax
The Hunt, Thomas Vinterberg


Killing Them Softly, Andrew Dominik


In Another Country, Hong Sang-soo


In the Fog, Sergei Loznitsa


Lawless, John Hillcoat

Like Someone in Love, Abbas Kiarostami
Moonrise Kingdom, Wes Anderson
Mud, Jeff Nichols


On the Road,, Walter Salles


The Paperboy, Lee Daniels


Paradies: Liebe, Ulrich Seidl


Post Tenebras Lux, Carlos Reygadas
Reality, Matteo Garrone
Rust And Bone, Jacques Audiard


Taste Of Money, Im Sang-soo


You Haven’t Seen Anything Yet, Alain Resnais

Therese Desqueyroux, Claude Miller

Out of Competition
Hemingway & Gellhorn, Philip Kaufman


Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted, Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath, Conrad Vernon


Me And You, Bernardo Bertolucci


Un Certain Regard
7 Days in Havana, Benicio del Toro, Pablo Trapero, Julio Medem, Elia Suleiman, Juan
Carlos Tabio, Gaspar Noe, Laurent Cantet
11.25 The Day He Chose His Own Fate, Koji Wakamatsu


Antiviral, Brandon Cronenberg
Beasts of the Southern Wild, Benh Zeitlin
Confession Of A Child Of The Century, Sylvie Verheyde
Despues De Lucia, Michel Franco


La Pirogue, Moussa Toure


La Playa, Juan Andres Arango
Laurence Anyways, Xavier Dolan
Le Grand Soir, Benoit Delepine, Gustave Kervern


Les Chevaux De Dieu, Nabil Ayouch


Loving Without Reason, Joachim Lafosse


Miss Lovely, Ashim Ahluwalia


Mystery, Lou Ye
Student, Darezhan Omirbayev


Trois Mondes, Catherine Corsini
White Elephant, Pablo Trapero


Midnight Screenings



Dracula 3D, Dario Argento
The Legend Of Love & Sincerity, Takashi Miike


Special Screenings
A Musica Segundo Tom Jobim, Nelson Pereira Dos Santos
The Central Park Five, Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, David McMahon


Der Mull Im Garten Eden, Fatih Akin
Journal De France, Claudine Nougaret, Raymond Depardon
Les Invisibles, Sebastien Lifshitz


Mekong Hotel, Apichatpong Weerasethakul


Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir, Laurent Bouzereau


Villegas, Gonzalo Tobal

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