Titles mentioned are in post-production and should be completed by Cannes; of course some will not be ready in time but the list is an indication of the likeliest titles up for selection


Tran Anh Hung, Norwegian Wood (Japan)

Johnnie To, Death Of A Hostage (Hong Kong)

Lee Chang-dong, Poetry (Korea)

 Takashi Miike, Thirteen Assassins (Japan)

Im Kwon-taek, 101st film (Untitled) (Korea)

Im Sang-soo, The Housemaid (Korea)


 Xavier Dolan, Love, Imagined


Bartabas, Zingaro Revisited

Xavier Beauvois, Of Gods & Men

Julie Bertucelli, The Tree

Bertrand Blier, The Clink Of Ice

Rachid Bouchareb, Hors-La-Loi

Jean-Paul Civeyrac, Des Filles En Noir

Isabelle Czajka, Living On Love Alone

Lola Doillon, Sous Ton Emprise

Jean-Luc Godard, Film Socialism

Otar Iosseliani, Chantrapas

Abdellatif Kechiche, Black Venus

Abbas Kiarostami, Certified Copy

Gilles Marchand, Black Heaven

Laure Charpentier, Gigola

Julian Schnabel, Miral

Bertrand Tavernier, The Princess Of Montpensier


Benedek Fliegauf, Womb (Germany-Hungary-France)

Lars Kraume, The Days To Come

Chris Kraus, Poll

Pia Marais, Im Alter Von Ellen

Sophie Schoukens, Marieke, Marieke

Oliver Stoltz, Chanda’s Secrets

Tom Tykwer, Three


Gabriele Salvatores, Happy Family

Latin America

Patricio Guzman, Nostalgia De La Luz (Chile)

Pablo Larrain, Post Mortem (Chile)

Michael Rowe, Ano Bisiesto (Mexico)

Pablo Trapero, Carancho (Argentina)

Middle East

Maryam Keshavarz, Circumstance (Iran)

Dover Kosashvili, The Duel (US-Israel)

Eastern Europe

Marian Crisan, Morgen (France-Romania-Hungary)

Kornel Mundruczo, Untitled (Hungary)

 Cristi Puiu, Aurora (Romania)

Danis Tanovic, Cirkus Columbia (Bosnia & Herzegovina)

Bela Tarr, The Turin Horse (Hungary)


Nikita Mikhalkov, The Exodus — The Fortress: Burnt By The Sun 2


Susanne Bier, The Revenge (Denmark, in post-production, may not be ready)

Per Fly, The Woman Who Dreamed Of A Man (Denmark-Sweden-Norway)

Bent Hamer, Home For Christmas (Norway)


Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Biutiful

Julio Medem, Room In Rome


Stephen Frears, Tamara Drewe

Mike Leigh, Untitled

Kevin Macdonald, Eagle Of The Ninth

David Mackenzie, The Last Word

Peter Mullan, Neds


Woody Allen, You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger

Darren Aronofsky, Black Swan

Gela Babluani, 13

John Cameron Mitchell, Rabbit Hole

Sofia Coppola, Somewhere

Jodie Foster, The Beaver

Terrence Malick, The Tree Of Life

Oren Peli, Area 51

Bruce Robinson, The Rum Diary

Robert Rodriguez, Machete

David O Russell, The Fighter

 Sylvester Stallone, The Expendables

Julie Taymor, The Tempest

Peter Weir, The Way Back