The Official Selection of the 68th Cannes Film Festival in full.

At a press conference at the UGC Normandie movie theatre on the Champs-Elysées in Paris, Cannes chief Thierry Frémaux revealed 44 films selected for inclusion in this year’s festival, which runs May 13-24.

As previously announced, Emmanuelle Bercot’s Standing Tall (La Tête Haute), will be the opening film on May 13.

Also previously announced, the competition jury will be presided over by former Palme d’Or winners Joel and Ethan Coen.


Jury chair: Joel Cohen, Ethan Coen

  • Dheepan (working title), Jacques Audiard
  • The Measure of a Man (La Loi Du Marché), Stéphane Brizé
  • Marguerite And Julien, Valérie Donzelli
  • The Tale Of Tales (Il Racconto Dei Racconti), Matteo Garrone
  • Carol, Todd Haynes
  • The Assassin (Nie Yinniang), HOU Hsiao Hsien
  • Mountains May Depart (Shan He Gu Ren), JIA Zhang-Ke
  • Our Little Sister (Umimachi Diary), Hirokazu KORE-EDA
  • Macbeth, Justin Kurzel
  • The Lobster, Yorgos Lanthimos
  • Mon Roi, Maïwenn
  • Mia Madre, Nanni Moretti
  • Son Of Saul (Saul Fia), László Nemes
  • Youth, Paolo Sorrentino
  • Louder Than Bombs, Joachim Trier
  • The Sea of Trees, by Gus Van Sant
  • Sicario, Denis Villeneuve

More titles to come at a later date, to make the line-up up to a maximum of 20


  • Standing Tall (La Tête Haute), Emmanuelle Bercot (opening film)

  • Mad Max : Fury Road, George Miller
  • Irrational Man, Woody Allen
  • Inside Out, Pete Docter and Ronaldo Del Carmen
  • The Little Prince (Le Petit Prince), Mark Osborne


  • Fly Away Solo (Masaan), Neeraj Ghaywan
  • Rams (Hrútar), Grímur Hákonarson
  • AN, Naomi Kawase
  • Journey To The Shore (Kishibe No Tabi), KUROSAWA Kiyoshi
  • I Am A Soldier (Je Suis Un Soldat), Laurent Larivière
  • The High Sun (Zvizdan), Dalibor Matanic
  • Trap (Taklub), Brillante Mendoza
  • The Other Side, Roberto Minervini
  • One Floor Below (Un Etaj Mai Jos), Radu Muntean
  • The Shameless (Mu-Roe-Han), Oh Seung-Uk
  • The Chosen Ones (Las Elegidas), David Pablos
  • Nahid, Ida Panahandeh
  • The Treasure (Comoara), Corneliu Porumboiu
  • Alias Maria, José Luis Rugeles Gracia
  • The Fourth Direction (Chauthi Koot), Gurvinder Singh
  • Madonna, Shin Suwon
  • Cemetary of Splendour (Rak Ti Khon Kaen), Apichatpong Weerasethakul
  • Maryland, Alice Winocour
  • Lamb, Yared Zeleke


  • Amy, Asif Kapadia
  • Office (O Piseu), HONG Won-Chan


  • Oka, Souleymane Cisse
  • Hayored Lema’ala, Elad Keidan
  • A Tale Of Love And Darkness (Sipur Al Ahava Ve Choshech), Natalie Portman
  • Amnesia, Barbet Schroeder
  • Panama, Pavle Vuckovic
  • Asphalte, Samuel Benchetrit

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