Friday, April 21, 2006

11 European films selected for Cannes line-up

No less than 11 European films are included in the official line-up for the Cannes Festival this year. They include films by Pedro Almodovar (Spain), Nanni Moretti and Paolo Sorrentino (Italy), Ken Loach and Andrea Arnold (UK), Aki Kaurismaki (Finland), Lucas Belvaux (Belgium), Pedro Costa (Portugal) and three films from France (Nicole Garcia, Bruno Dumont and Xavier Giannoli). In addition to this selection, interesting in itself, Tony Gatlif's "Transylvania" will playing out of Competition.

For the full line-up, see Cannes or Bust.

2 comments:

Reel Fanatic said...

Hurrah for Ken Loach and especially Pedro Aldomovar .. This is a very strong lineup which should make for a great festival this year

Michael Leahy said...

I'd say so too, actually. I'm looking forward to the Loach piece in particular.