Soon, at Cannes, will be not  place for nothing more that a fashion events. From 15 to 26 May, the Croisette will be especially welcome for its 66th edition, one of the festivals of the most anticipated movies of the year.

We still remember the excitement surrounding the award given to Michael Haneke for Amour, this moving film about old age, so bright that Caesar had also awarded. Today, the question that arises is that of his successor, the feature film that will appeal to the jury unanimously and will leave the audience breathless with admiration. Will he be able to touch the feelings as the crowds that Amour? Maybe even more?

The French Audrey Tautou will be the centerpiece of the opening and the closing where Steven Spielberg, president of the jury this year, will have the difficult task to put the Palme d’Or to the winner in the ceremony. And the latter feverishly waiting for his reward, sleeping among the winners announced yesterday by Thierry Fremaux, General Delegate and Gilles Jacob, President of the Festival. Among 1858 films selected, the nominees are …

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In  competition

  • Only God Forgives by Nicolas Winding Refn
  • Borgman, by Alex Van Warmerdam
  • The great Beauty, byPaolo Sorrentino
  • Behind the Candelabra, Ma vie avec Liberace, by Steven Soderbergh
  • La Vénus à la fourrure, by Roman Polanski
  • Nebraska, by Alexander Payne
  • Jeune et jolie, by François Ozon
  • Shield of Straw, by Takashi Miike
  • La vie d’Adèle, by Abdellatif Kechiche
  • Like Father Like Son, by Kore-Eda Hirokazu
  • Touch of sin, by Jia Zhang Ke
  • Grigris, by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
  • The immigrant, byJames Gray
  • Le passé, by Asghar Farhadi
  • Heli, by Amat Escalante
  • Jimmy P., by Arnaud Desplechin
  • Michael Kohlhaas, by Arnaud Des Pallières
  • Inside Llewyn Davis, by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen
  • Un château en Italie, by Valeria Bruni Tedeschi

Out of competiton

  • Blood Ties by Guillaume Canet
  • All is lost by J.C. Chandor
  • Gatsby le Magnifique by Baz Luhrmann
  • Zulu by Jérôme Salle

Some Regard

  • The Bling Ring, by Sofia Coppola
  • Les Salauds, by Claire Denis
  • Grand Central, by Rebecca Zlotowski
  • Norte, Hangganan Ng Kasaysayan, by Lav Diaz
  • Sarah préfère la course, by Chloé Robichaud
  • Anonymous, by Mohammad Rasoulof
  • L’Image manquante, by Rithy Panh
  • Bends, by Flora Lau
  • L’Inconnue du lac, by Alain Guiraudie
  • Miele, by Valéria Golino
  • As I lay dying, by James Franco
  • Fruitvake Station, by Ryan Coogler
  • Death March, by Adolfo Alix Jr
  • La Jaula d’Oro, by Diego Quemada-Diez
  • Omar, by Hany Abu-Assad

Moreover, it is Gatsby, le magnifique, Baz Luhrmann will open the festival, and Zulu, Jérôme Salle, leaving us waiting for the next season …