Cannes Film Festival Announces 2012 Lineup

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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