Among those selected were China’s Lou Ye, Canada’s Xavier Dolan and Argentina’s Pablo Trapero as well as the Cuban portmanteau 7 Days In Havana, one segment of which is directed by Trapero.
17 films were named in the Un Certain Regard sidebar of the Cannes Film Festival by festival director Thierry Fremaux in Paris this morning.
Sundance favourite Beasts Of The Southern Wild directed by Benh Zeitlin was included in the lineup, as was the debut film by Brandon Cronenberg, the son of David Cronenberg whose Cosmopolis is in the main competition.
UN CERTAIN REGARD SELECTION
Miss Lovely, dir. Ashim Ahluwalia
La Playa, dir. Juan Andrés Arango
Le Chevaux De Dieu, dir. Nabil Ayouch
Trois Mondes, dir. Catherine Corsini
Antiviral, dir. Brandon Cronenberg
7 Dias en la Habana, Benicio del Toro, Pablo Trapero, Julio Medem, Elia Suleiman, Juan Carlos Tabio, Gaspar Noé, Laurent Cantet.
Le Grand Soir, dir. Gustave de Kervern, Benoît Deléphine
Laurence Anyways, Xavier Dolan
Después de Lucia, dir. Michel Franco
Aimer a Perdre la raison, dir. Joachim Lafosse
Mystery, dir. Lou Ye
Student, dir. Darezhan Omirbayev
Le Pirogue, dir, Moussa Toure
White Elephant, dir. Pablo Trapero
Confessions Of a Child of the Century, dir. Sylvie Verheyde
11.25 The Day He Chose His Own Fate, dir. Koji Wakamatsu
Beasts of the Southern Wild, dir. Benh Zeitlin.
Der Mull Im Garten Eden, dir. Fatih Akin
Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir, dir. Laurent Bouzereau
The Central Park Five, dir. Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, David Mcmahon
Les Invisibles, dir. Sebastien Lifshitz
Journal de France, dir. Claudine Nougaret, Raymond Depardon
A Musica Segundo Tom Jobim, dir. Nelson Pereira Dos Santos
Villegas, dir. Gonzalo Tobal
Mekong Hotel, dir. Apichatpong Weerasethakul