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

Tag Cloud

Country OWN war Fantasy crime singing competition Schedule cops NBC Biopics Cosplay Crackle Music Summer crime drama Starz Thanksgiving Rock 2017 Martial Arts 24 frames BBC CBS All Access Year in Review X-Men MTV Lionsgate First Look HBO Adult Swim Grammys Sneak Peek Oscars TCA 2017 discovery based on movie Dark Horse Comics docudrama adventure AMC Star Trek Amazon Netflix Marathons Sci-Fi Pirates History VICE IFC Horror Disney ESPN TLC PaleyFest technology Video Games SDCC Awards cinemax Photos FX Kids & Family vampires politics Comedy Syfy period drama BET Exclusive Video Winners diversity Comic Book crime thriller science fiction Writers Guild of America Action PBS social media Star Wars TruTV GIFs Mary Tyler Moore The CW Musicals Calendar Winter TV Hulu Watching Series E! Cartoon Network ABC Family Opinion Infographic Sundance Fox News dramedy CNN El Rey Spring TV USA Food Network Set visit Tumblr Trivia FXX Reality comiccon TCA thriller President zombie ABC DC Comics Pop GLAAD Freeform GoT TCM Valentine's Day Logo TBS Certified Fresh VH1 ITV 2016 Showtime 007 CBS WGN Teen Masterpiece Polls and Games boxoffice NYCC Marvel Red Carpet biography Interview Reality Competition Premiere Dates police drama FOX American Society of Cinematographers Esquire Emmys APB Box Office serial killer Best and Worst Extras Drama Superheroes RT History 2015 Podcast Fall TV harry potter supernatural A&E Nominations Animation DirecTV BBC America TIFF Super Bowl travel cooking Comedy Central Countdown Lifetime psycho Rom-Com Tomatazos Universal Rocky aliens sports TV TNT Trailer LGBTQ Bravo Mystery Nickelodeon Disney Channel Holidays TV Land MSNBC The Arrangement Ghostbusters Nat Geo sitcom Election Toys CMT Character Guide SundanceTV