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Films competing in Cannes new talent section

/ 08:26 AM April 19, 2013

President of the Cannes Film Festival Gilles Jacob poses in front of the Cannes International Film Festival poster for the upcoming 66th edition featuring US actors Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward during a press conference to announce this year’s lineup in Paris, Thursday April 18, 2013. AP PHOTO/FRANCOIS MORI

PARIS—The Cannes film festival on Thursday unveiled the lineup of films in its Un Certain Regard competition for up-and-coming talent, ahead of the French Riviera festival next month.

Here are the 15 films chosen to compete before the jury headed by Danish director, scriptwriter and producer Thomas Vinterberg as well as the films to be screened out of competition at the event:

UN CERTAIN REGARD COMPETITION:

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Opening Film: “The Bling Ring,” Sofia Coppola

— “Omar,” Hany Abu-Assad

— “Death March,” Adolfo Alix Jr.

— “Fruitvale Station,” Ryan Coogler

— “Les Salauds,” Claire Denis

— “Norte, Hangganan ng Kasaysayan” (“Norte, The End of History”), Lav Diaz

— “As I Lay Dying,” James Franco

— “Miele,” Valeria Golino

— “L’Inconnu du Lac,” Alain Guiraudie

— “Bends,” Flora Lau

— “L’Image Manquante,” Rithy Panh

— “La Jaula de Oro” (“The Golden Cage”), Diego Quemada-Diez

— “Anonymous,” Mohammad Rasoulof

— “Sarah Prefere La Course,” Chloe Robichaud

— “Grand Central,” Rebecca Zlotowski

SCREENING OUT OF COMPETITION:

Opening Film: “The Great Gatsby,” Baz Luhrmann

Closing Film: “Zulu,” Jerome Salle

— “All is Lost,” J.C. Chandor

— “Blood Ties,” Guillaume Canet

— “Monsoon Shootout,” Amit Kumar

— “Blind Detective,” Johnnie To

Tribute to Jerry Lewis: “Max Rose,” Daniel Noah

— “Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight,” Stephen Frears

— “Stop the Pounding Heart,” Roberto Minervini

— “Weekend of a Champion,” Roman Polanski

— “Seduced and Abandoned,” James Toback

— “Otdat Konci” (“Bite the Dust”), Taisia Igumentseva

– “Bombay Talkies,” Anurag Kashyap, Dibakar Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar, Karan Johar

TAGS: Cannes Film Festival, Entertainment, Un Certain Regard
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