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