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Anna Karina in Pierre le Fou

2010-05-14

BONJOUR CANNES

Official competition CANNES 2010:

Directors: Mike LEIGH, IÑÁRRITU, KIARSTOMI, TAVERNIER,
WEERASETHAKUL, BEAUVOIS, BOUCHAREB, LUCHETTI, MIKHALKOV MUNDRUCZO MUNDRUCZOKITANO, LEE, and WANG are all Cannes veterans.

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Mathieu AMALRIC makes his directorial debut with Tournée but several times at Cannes as actor.

Only , Doug LIMAN , IM Sangsoo, Sergei LOZNITSA and Mahamat-Saleh HAROUN are newbies at this year's Cannes official competition. (Above: Sergei LOSNITSA)

Out of competition at Cannes - Oliver Stone's Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, nor does Michael Douglas who keeps on and on like a Duracell battery. Oliver Stone explained that although the film would not be released until September, he did not feel the need to chase the press in lieu of recent economic setbacks. The film was actually planned for 2006.


Doug LIMAN, on the other hand, is Cannes newbie and Hollywood veteran, director of "Bourne Identity" and "Mr and Mrs Smith", now thriller "Fair Game", in official selection. Starring Naomi Watts and Sean Penn, based on "Plamegate", the CIA leak of uncover agent Valerie Plame after Joseph Wilson's OP-ED article in NY Times.

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