Cannes 2008: Well, Well, Well...If It Isn't the 2008 Cannes Lineup!

More movies than you can shake a croissant at!

by | May 15, 2008 | Comments

Spring is in the air, and Hollywood’s biggest stars are headed for France. You know what that means, gang: It’s Cannes time! What do you say we take a look at this year’s festival schedule?

As in recent years, the 2008 Cannes lienup is a blend of art for art’s sake and good old-fashioned commerce, including everything from Eric Khoo’s My Magic to a little film you may have heard of entitled Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Have a look-see at what’s in store below!

Official Selection — Competition:
Leonera, Argentina-South Korea, Pablo Trapero
The Headless Woman, Argentina, Lucrecia Martel
Blindness, Brazil-Canada-Japan, Fernando Meirelles (opener)
Linha de passe, Brazil-U.S.-U.K., Walter Salles, Daniela Thomas
Adoration, Canada, Atom Egoyan
24 City, China, Jia Zhangke
A Christmas Tale, France, Arnaud Desplechin
The Class, France, Laurent Cantet
Frontier of Dawn, France, Philippe Garrel
The Silence of Lorna, France-Italy, Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
Delta, Germany-Hungary, Kornel Mundruczo
The Palermo Shooting, Germany, Wim Wenders
Waltz With Bashir, Israel, Ari Folman
Il divo, Italy, Paolo Sorrentino
Gomorra, Italy, Matteo Garrone
Serbis, Philippines, Brillante Mendoza
My Magic, Singapore, Eric Khoo
Three Monkeys, Turkey-France, Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Changeling, U.S., Clint Eastwood
Che (I: The Argentine, II: Guerrilla), U.S.-Spain, Steven Soderbergh
Synecdoche, New York, U.S., Charlie Kaufman
Two Lovers, U.S., James Gray

Out of Competition:
The Good, the Bad, the Weird, South Korea, Kim Jee-woon
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, U.S., Steven Spielberg
Kung Fu Panda, U.S., Mark Osborne, John Stevenson
Vicky Cristina Barcelona, U.S.-Spain, Woody Allen
What Just Happened?, U.S., Barry Levinson (closer)

Midnight Screenings:
The Chaser, South Korea, Na Hong-jin
Maradona, Spain-France, Emir Kusturica
Surveillance, U.S., Jennifer Lynch

Special Screenings:
Ashes of Time: Redux, Hong Kong, Wong Kar Wai
Wild Blood, Italy-France, Marco Tullio Giordana
C’est dur d’etre aime par des cons, France, Daniel Leconte
Of Time and the City, U.K., Terence Davies

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