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

Shondaland Martial Arts Pet Sematary politics Christmas cinemax anime ABC Family San Diego Comic-Con Teen series MCU Cartoon Network Kids & Family children's TV Cosplay ratings Musical MTV facebook LGBT Film Mary Poppins Returns batman romantic comedy Infographic TCA Calendar LGBTQ Marvel Nickelodeon vampires sequel composers Vudu Pop cancelled TV shows Drama breaking bad Super Bowl IFC Films Schedule Warner Bros. toy story adaptation Rocketman The CW Action aliens 71st Emmy Awards Disney Plus Marathons Reality Chernobyl 2018 theme song space Amazon jamie lee curtis comiccon Disney Mary poppins Musicals OWN serial killer TCA 2017 Crackle dramedy movies HBO crime technology Opinion El Rey GLAAD NBC 2019 Pixar 20th Century Fox Writers Guild of America halloween Amazon Prime First Look Emmy Nominations tv talk travel south america Starz Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Set visit VICE Esquire Lucasfilm latino Peacock Comic Book Freeform Mudbound war Year in Review SDCC Ghostbusters Comedy police drama cancelled TV series natural history Anna Paquin spinoff Election social media Certified Fresh Star Wars TNT Pride Month canceled TV shows WarnerMedia dceu Trailer Toys Country Lionsgate unscripted quibi doctor who psychological thriller Sneak Peek golden globes FOX cancelled television Apple YouTube Mary Tyler Moore ITV mockumentary discovery kids harry potter game show USA sitcom free movies Fox News Biopics spanish language FX cops Mystery First Reviews E3 Spectrum Originals BET canceled Polls and Games Television Academy animated E! Spike anthology GoT Comics on TV YouTube Premium Animation science fiction historical drama ABC SXSW Emmys IFC History Countdown Nat Geo Dark Horse Comics Turner WGN Cannes CNN Holidays 21st Century Fox adventure Film Festival Winter TV American Society of Cinematographers 24 frames Superheroe DGA binge spy thriller thriller Crunchyroll X-Men Thanksgiving Horror Binge Guide NYCC YA Extras casting Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt VH1 Creative Arts Emmys hist SundanceTV Masterpiece Disney streaming service talk show Classic Film Oscars Mindy Kaling The Purge 2017 Star Trek Black Mirror Captain marvel Sundance AMC Shudder Interview A&E ghosts finale Photos BBC Trivia Columbia Pictures The Witch TruTV RT21 Lifetime Epix Paramount Song of Ice and Fire TV based on movie witnail Heroines crime drama Winners zero dark thirty 2016 Amazon Prime Video Fall TV book USA Network richard e. Grant zombies renewed TV shows Tarantino CMT strong female leads cults Universal Character Guide cancelled Sundance Now Premiere Dates elevated horror Hulu revenge Family National Geographic Rom-Com Western Turner Classic Movies FXX DirecTV TCM Nominations Disney Channel Arrowverse Video Games DC Universe DC streaming service Paramount Network RT History hispanic Pirates Elton John Grammys Food Network cooking Britbox foreign Summer Box Office Stephen King Music disaster diversity TV Land docudrama BBC America TBS Ovation See It Skip It PBS Brie Larson slashers TLC Awards Tour Netflix New York Comic Con 2015 video Awards comic period drama nature Adult Swim Women's History Month dragons CBS Logo YouTube Red Superheroes 007 Showtime award winner Fantasy what to watch mutant robots spider-man television Trophy Talk teaser Spring TV true crime cats green book 45 Watching Series miniseries cars boxoffice Bravo crossover crime thriller Sony Pictures zombie APB sports Best and Worst medical drama singing competition festivals Syfy Tomatazos TIFF joker Rocky Walt Disney Pictures stand-up comedy Apple TV+ blaxploitation Quiz justice league Valentine's Day ESPN psycho supernatural PaleyFest biography Reality Competition HBO Max Sci-Fi GIFs The Walking Dead MSNBC Tumblr Red Carpet dc TV renewals Ellie Kemper Acorn TV CW Seed game of thrones transformers political drama streaming The Arrangement Podcast romance CBS All Access President Rock Comedy Central DC Comics spain