Oscar Isaac in Joel Coen and Ethan Coen's Inside Llewyn Davis
Oscar Isaac in Joel Coen and Ethan Coen’s Inside Llewyn Davis

Well, that was worth waiting up for. My most highly anticipated movie of 2013, Joel and Ethan Coen’s Inside Llewyn Davis, is making its World Premiere at my first Cannes Film Festival. Bring it.

Opening night film: The Great Gatsby, dir Baz Luhrmann

In Competition
Jury chair: Steven Spielberg

  • Only God Forgives, dir Nicolas Winding Refn
  • Borgman, dir Alex Van Warmerdam
  • La Grande Bellezza (The Great Beauty), dir Paolo Sorrentino
  • Behind the Candelabra, dir Steven Soderbergh
  • Venus in Fur, dir Roman Polanski
  • Nebraska, dir Alexander Payne
  • Jeune et Jolie, dir Francois Ozon
  • Wara no Tate (Straw Shield), dir Takashi Miike
  • La Vie D’Adele, dir Abdellatif Kechiche
  • Shoshite Chichi ni Naru (Like Father Like Son), dir Hirokazu Kore-Eda
  • Tian Zhu Ding (A Touch of Sin), dir Jia Zhangke
  • Grisgris, dir Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
  • The Immigrant, dir James Gray
  • The Past, dir Asghar Farhadi
  • Heli, dir Amat Escalante
  • Jimmy P. (Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian), dir Arnaud Desplechin
  • Michael Kohlhaas, dir Arnaud Despallieres
  • Inside Llewyn Davis, dir Ethan Coen and Joel Coen
  • Un Chateau en Italie, dir Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi

Closing night film: Zulu, dir Jérôme Salle

More after the jump

Un Certain Regard

Jury chair: Thomas Vinterberg

  • Grand Central, dir Rebecca Zlotowksi
  • Sarah Prefere La Course, dir Chloe Robichaud
  • Anonymous, dir Mohammad Rasoulo
  • La Jaula de Oro, dir Diego Quemada-Diez
  • L’Image Manquante, dir Rithy Panh
  • Bends, dir Flora Lau
  • L’Inconnu du Lac, dir Alain Guiraudie
  • Miele, dir Valeria Golino
  • As I Lay Dying, dir James Franco
  • Norte, Hangganan Ng Kasaysayan, dir Lav Diaz
  • Les Salauds, dir Claire Denis
  • Fruitvale Station, dir Ryan Coogler
  • Death March, dir Adolfo Alix Jr.
  • Omar, dir Hany Abu-Assad
  • The Bling Ring, dir Sofia Coppola

Special Screenings:

  • Weekend of a Champion, dir Roman Polanski
  • Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight, dir Stephen Frears
  • Seduced and Abandoned, dir James Toback
  • Otdat Onci (Bite the Dust), dir Taisia Igumentseva
  • Stop the Pounding Heart, dir Roberto Minervini

Out of Competition

  • Blood Ties, dir Guillaume Canet
  • All is Lost, dir J.C. Chandor

Midnight Screenings

  • Blind Detective, dir Johnnie To
  • Monsoon Shootout, dir Amit Kumar

Jerry Lewis Tribute

  • Max Rose, Daniel Noah

Gala Screening, Tribute to India

  • Bombay Talkies, Anurag Kashyap, Dibakar Banerjee, Zoya Ahtar, Karan Johar

7 Responses to “Cannes Announces Lineup: Coens, Polanski, Payne, Ozon, Miike, Gray, Soderbergh”

  1. Wow, there is a lot of interesting stuff this year. I’m so jealous that you have a good shot at seeing the new Coen Brothers film next month.

  2. The best part about the Coens is it’s not like it’s right around the corner. I think it’s being released in November or December.

    I remember in 2007 when No Country played Cannes, it was brutal waiting for it and having to try to ignore a lot of stupid peoples’ opinions about it while I waited for it to come out.

  3. Yes, it’s scheduled for a November release, which is a good sign. It’s not often they get scheduled into the holiday season (No Country was a rare exception).

    Ha, do you think it will be brutal this time having to wait 6 months to openly discuss it?

  4. I’d much rather have to put a lid on my own enthusiasm than avoid others like the giant spoilery minefields they are.

    Funny thing is, everyone sort of assumed Coens would be there and I didn’t believe it. Since I’ve avoided knowing anything about it, I had no idea this was one of their “prestige” pictures and figured it would slip through the cracks like Burn After Reading and A Serious Man.

  5. It may not be a prestige picture per say, Cannes might just be jumping on it because they’re French and all, but the release date implies they have hopes for it.

  6. This is an incredible lineup! You will be enjoying one of the great moments of your life methinks!

  7. Love to get your thoughts on Only God Forgives and Nebraska.

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