The 60th Cannes Film Festival will open May 16 with Wong Kar-wai's first English-language project, My Blueberry Nights, which will play in competition. Singer Norah Jones makes her big-screen debut as a lovelorn woman on a soul-searching journey across America.

The other films selected for competition are

Catherine Breillat's An Old Mistress (Une Vieille Maitresse)
Christophe Honore's The Love Songs (Les Chansons d'amour)
Julian Schnabel's The Diving Bell And The Butterfly
Fatih Akin's The Edge of Heaven (Auf Der Anderen Seite)

Ethan and Joel Coens' No Country For Old Men
David Fincher's Zodiac
James Gray's We Own The Night
Naomi Kawase's Mogari No Mori

Emir Kusturica's Promise Me This
Lee Chang-Dong's Secret Sunshine
Cristian Mungiu's 4 Months, 3 Weeks And 2 Days
Raphael Nadjari's Tehilim

Carlos Reygadas' Silent Light
Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud's Persepolis
Ulrich Seidl's Import/Export
Alexander Sokurov's Alexandra

Quentin Tarantino's Death Proof
Bela Tarr's The Man From London
Gus Van Sant's Paranoid Park
Andrey Zvyagintsev's The Banishment
Kim Ki-duk's Breath

The films in official selection, out of competition, are:

Michael Moore's Sicko
Steven Soderbergh's Ocean's Thirteen
Michael Winterbottom's A Mighty Heart

The closing film, out of competition, will be Denys Arcand's The Age Of Darkness.

The festival runs from May 16 to 27, with Stephen Frears serving as jury president.

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