The jury for the DeauvilleFestival of Asian Film will be presided over by French director Regis Wargnier,organisers announced Wednesday.

The seventh edition of theevent will run from March 9-13 in the seaside Normandy town where nine filmswill screen in the major competition and tributes will be paid to Indonesianactress-producer Christine Hakim and prolific Japanese directorr Takashi Miike.

Along with Wargnier, Frenchactors Vahina Giocante and Christopher Thompson and French directors SolveigAnspach and Christophe Honore will judge the films which come from Japan,China, India, Taiwan, Thailand and South Korea.

Of the nine films incompetition, two have French distribution: The World from China's JiaZhangke and Marebito by Japan's Takashi Shimizu. The latter will bereleased by Celluloid Dreams' new distribution arm and the former by Ad Vitam.

Deauville festival ofAsian cinema competition
Charon Dir : GenTakahashi/ Japan
Chased By Dreams Dir :Buddhadeb Dasgupta/ India
Electric Shadows Dir : Xiao Jiang/China
Holiday Dreaming Dir : Fun-ChunHsu/ Taiwan
Lakeside Murder Case Dir: Shinji Aoyama/ Japan
Marebito Dir : Takashi Shimizu/ Japan
This Charming Girl Dir : LeeYoon-Ki / Korea
The Overture Dir : Itthi-Sunthorn Wichailak / Thailand
The World Dir : Jia Zhangke / China

Action Asia Competition
Arahan Dir : Ryoo Seung-Wan/ Korea
Born To Fight Dir: Panna Rittikrai/ Thailand
Fighter In The Wind Dir : Yang Yun-Ho/Korea
Heroic Duo Dir : Benny Chan / Hong Kong
Survive Style 5+ Dir : Gen Sekiguchi/ Japan

A Family Dir : Lee Jung-Chul/ Korea
Baytong Dir : Nonzee Nimibutr/ Thailand
Blood And Bones Dir : Yoichi Sai/ Japan
Breaking News Dir : Johnnie To/ Hong Kong
Bride Of Silence Dirs: Doan Minh Phuong, Doan Thank Nghia/ Vietnam
Kung Fu Hustle Dir : Stephen Chow/ Hong-Kong, China
Leave Me Alone Dir : Danny PangHong Kong
Leo, Roi De La Jungle Dir: Yoshio Takeuchi / Japan
Three Iron Dir : Kim Ki-duk / Korea
Rikidozan Dir : Song Hae-Sung/ Korea
The Neighbor N°13 Dir : Inoue Yosue/ Japan
The Princess Of Mount LedangDir: Saw Teong Hin/ Malaysia
Three' Extremes Dirs : FruitChan, Park Chan-wook, Miike Takashi / Hong-Kong, Korea, Japan