Complete 2014 Cannes Film Festival Lineup


2014 Cannes Film Festival lineup

This morning the 2014 Cannes Film Festival lineup was announced and while at least one Out of Competition title is still to be announced, along with the Critics’ Week and Directors’ Fortnight lineups, we have a look at what films make up the competition and it’s largely a lot of the titles that were rumored heading into today’s announcement.

Among the competition titles you have Atom Egoyan‘s Captives, which we’ll have to hope is better than Devil’s Knot, Bennett Miller‘s highly anticipated Foxcatcher, Jean-Luc Godard‘s 3D feature Goodbye To Language, The Homesman from Tommy Lee Jones, Ken Loach‘s Jimmy’s Hall and David Cronengberg‘s Maps to the Stars.

I’m jealous I won’t be there to see Xavier Dolan‘s first time in competition with Mommy, Mike Leigh is again at Cannes with Mr. Turner and Michel Hazanavicius returns to Cannes after The Artist took the fest by storm with The Search.

Olivier AssayasSils Maria starring Kristen Stewart, Juliette Binoche and Chloë Moretz will play in competition as will Jean-Pierre and Luc DardennesTwo Days One Night.

Olivier Dahan‘s Grace of Monaco will open the festival and the two other current Out of Competition titles include Zhang Yimou‘s Coming Home and Dreamworks’ How to Train Your Dragon 2.

The Midnight Selection includes The Rover, the second film starring Robert Pattinson in the fest behind Maps to the Stars, along with The Salvation starring Mads Mikkelsen and the Korean remake of Point Blank, The Target.

In the Un Certain Regard selection all eyes will be on Ryan Gosling‘s directorial debut Lost River (aka How to Catch a Monster) and instead of a major Sundance title making the cut this year, it’s The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby, which played in Toronto last year, starring James McAvoy and Jessica Chastain.

There are still more titles to be announced and I’ll be updating the lists below as they are.

The festival runs from May 14-25, which film do you think has the best chance at this year’s Palme d’Or?

Official Competition
  • Captives [Canada] (dir. Atom Egoyan)
  • Foxcatcher [U.S.A.] (dir. Bennett Miller)
  • Goodbye To Language [France] (dir. Jean-Luc Godard)
  • The Homesman [U.S.A./France] (dir. Tommy Lee Jones)
  • Jimmy’s Hall [U.K] (dir. Ken Loach)
  • Leviathan [Russia] (dir. Andrey Zvyagintsev)
  • Maps to the Stars [Canada] (dir. David Cronenberg)
  • The Marvel [Italy] (dir. Alice Rohrwacher)
  • Mommy [Canada] (dir. Xavier Dolan)
  • Mr. Turner [U.K] (dir. Mike Leigh)
  • Saint Laurent [France] (dir. Bertrand Bonello)
  • The Search [France] (dir. Michel Hazanavicius
  • Sils Maria [France] (dir. Olivier Assayas)
  • Still The Water [Japan] (dir. Naomi Kawase)
  • Timbuktu (dir. Abderrahmane Sissako)
  • Two Days One Night [Belgium] (dir. Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardennes)
  • Wild Tales [Argentina] (dir. Damian Szifron)
  • Winter Sleep [Turkey] (dir. Nuri Bilge Ceylan)
Opening Film
  • Grace of Monaco [U.S.A./France] (dir. Olivier Dahan)
Out Of Competition
  • Coming Home [China] (dir. Zhang Yimou)
  • How to Train Your Dragon 2 [U.S.A.] (dir. Dean DeBlois)
Un Certain Regard
  • Amour Fou (dir. Jessica Hausner)
  • Bird People (dir. Pascale Ferran)
  • The Blue Room (dir. Mathieu Amalric)
  • Charlie’s Country (dir. Rolf De Heer)
  • Eleanor Rigby (dir. Ned Benson)
  • Fantasia (dir. Wang Chao)
  • A Girl at My Door (dir. July Jung)
  • Harcheck mi Headro (dir. Keren Yedaya)
  • Jauja (dir. Lisandro Alonso)
  • Lost River (dir. Ryan Gosling)
  • The Misunderstood (dir. Asia Argento)
  • Party Girl (dir. Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger and Samuel Theis)
  • Run (dir. Philippe Lacote)
  • Salt of the Earth (dir. Wim Wenders & Juliano Ribeiro Salgado)
  • Snow in Paradise (dir. Andrew Hulme)
  • Titli (dir. Kanu Behl)
  • Tourist (dir. Ruben Ostlund)m
  • Unhappy Youth (dir. Jaime Rosales)
  • Xenia (dir. Panos Koutras)
Midnight Screenings
  • The Rover (dir. David Michod)
  • The Salvation (dir. Kristian Levring)
  • The Target (dir. Chang)
Special Screenings
  • Bridges of Sarajevo (anthology film)
  • Caricaturists: Fantasies Of Democracy (dir. Stephanie Valloatto)
  • Eau Argentee (dir. Mohammed Ossana)
  • Les Gens du Monde (dir. Yves Yeuland)
  • Maidan (dir. Sergei Loznitsa)
  • Red Army (dir. Polsky Gabe)
Semaine de la Critique

Special Screenings

  • Respire (dir. Mélanie Laurent)
  • L’Institutrice (dir. Nadav Lapid)

Feature Competition

  • Faire L’Amour (dir. Djinn Carrénard) [Opening Film]
  • Più Buio Di Mezzanote (dir. Sebastiano Riso)
  • The Tribe (dir. Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy)
  • It Follows (dir. David Robert Mitchell)
  • Gente De Bien (dir. Franco Lolli)
  • When Animals Dream (dir. Jonas Alexander Arnby)
  • Hope (dir. Boris Lojkine)
  • Self Made (dir. Shira Geffen)
  • Hippocrate (dir. Thomas Lilti) [Closing Film]
Director’s Fortnight

Special Screenings

  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (dir. Tobe Hooper)
  • Li’l Quinquin (dir. )

Feature Competition

  • Halleluiah (dir. Fabrice Du Welz)
  • Next to Her (dir. Asaf Korman)
  • Catch Me Daddy (dir. Daniel Wolfe)
  • Cold in July (dir. Jim Mickle)
  • Fighters (dir. Thomas Cailley)
  • Gett Le Proces de Viviane (dir. Amsalem Ronit and Shlomi El Kabetz)
  • Tale of Princess (dir. Kaguya Isao Takahata)
  • A Hard Day (dir. Seong-Hun Kim)
  • Eat Your Bones (dir. Jean-Charles Hue)
  • National Gallery (dir. Frederick Wiseman)
  • Pride (dir. Matthew Warchus)
  • Queen and Country (dir. John Boorman)
  • Refugiado (dir. Diego Lerman)
  • These Final Hours (dir. Zach Hilditch)
  • Tu Dors (dir. Nicole Stephane Lafleur)
  • Whiplash (dir. Damien Chazelle)

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