Tuesday, 19 April 2016

JODOROWSKY, POITRAS AND SCHRADER MAKE CANNES DIRECTORS' FORTNIGHT


The final major competitive strand of the Cannes Film Festival has revealed its 2016 lineup. Quinzaine, or Directors' Fortnight, is technically a non-competitive section of the fest, though these titles will compete for some festival-wide prizes, and some further alongside the Critics' Week titles, announced yesterday. Plenty of big name directors appear here, including Alejandro Jodorowsky, Pablo Larrain, Kim Nguyen, Laura Poitras and Paul Schrader. Check it all out below:

After Love (Joachim Lafosse)
Divines (Houda Benyamina)
Dog Eat Dog (Paul Schrader) - closing night film
Endless Poetry (Alejandro Jodorowsky)
Fiore (Claudio Giovannesi)
Like Crazy (Paolo Virzi)
The Lives of Therese (Sebastien Lifshitz)
Mean Dreams (Nathan Morlando)
Mercenary (Sacha Wolff)
My Life as a Courgette (Claude Barras)
Neruda (Pablo Larrain)
Raman Raghav 2.0 (Anurag Kashyap)
Risk (Laura Poitras)
Sweet Dreams (Marco Bellocchio) - opening night film
The Together Project (Solveig Anspach)
Tour de France (Rachid Djaidani)
Two Lovers and a Bear (Kim Nguyen)
Wolf and Sheep (Shahrbanoo Sadat)