Mike Leigh Up For Palme D'or

0
0
Subscribe to Woody Allen alerts

Films from Woody Allen, Mike Leigh and Oliver Stone will all play at this year's Cannes Film Festival.

Leigh's comedy drama 'Another Year', featuring Jim Broadbent and Imelda Staunton, is the only British film to be included in the festival's top prize competition, the Palme d'Or.

Woody's 'You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger' and Stone's 'Wall Street - Money Never Sleeps' will also be shown at the festival but out of competition.

Leigh previously won the Palme d'Or in 1996 for 'Secrets And Lies' and was nominated again in 2002 for 'All Or Nothing'.

Among the other directors competing for the honour are Mexican Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu and South Korea's Lee Chang-dong.

Ridley Scott's new Russell Crowe movie 'Robin Hood' will open this year's event.

The jury at this year's event is presided over by 'Alice in Wonderland' director Tim Burton, with panellists including British actress Kate Beckinsale and French author Emmanuel Carrere.

The 63rd Cannes Film Festival runs from May 12 to 23.

Full list of Palme d'Or competitors at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival:

'Tournee' directed by Mathieu Almaric

'Des Hommes des Dieux', directed by Xavier Beauvois

'Biutiful', directed by Alejandro Gonzales Innaritu

'Hors-la-loi', directed by Rachid Bouchareb

'Un Homme Qui Crie', directed by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun

'Housemaid', directed by Im Sangsoo

'Copie Conforme', directed by Abbas Kiarostami

'Outrage', directed by Takeshi Kitano

'Poetry', directed by Lee Chang-dong

'Another Year', directed by Mike Leigh

'Fair Game', directed by Doug Liman

'You, My Joy', directed by Sergei Lovnitsa

'La Nostra Vita', directed by Daniele Luchetti

'Utomlyonnye Solntsem 2', directed by Nikita Mikhalkov

'La Princesse de Monptpensier', directed by Bertrand Tavernier

'Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives', directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul


Contactmusic

Tags: Woody Allen - Imelda Staunton - Jim Broadbent - Kate Beckinsale - Mike Leigh - Oliver Stone - Ridley Scott - Russell Crowe - Tim Burton

0
0
Subscribe to Woody Allen alerts
Advertisement

More Woody Allen

Magic in the Moonlight Movie Review

After the high of last year's Blue Jasmine, Woody Allen is back in playful mode for this rather goofy comedy, which only works for audience...

Man Arrested After Invading Woody Allen Movie Set In Providence

And in random mid week news, a man has been arrested after allegedly causing trouble on the set of Woody Allen’s new movie. Allen is...

Critical Consensus: 'Magic in the Moonlight' Isn't Magical Enough

In ‘Magic in the Moonlight’ - the latest comedy from Woody Allen – Colin Firth applied his bumbling British charm to Stanley (alias: Wei Ling...

Fading Gigolo Movie Review

With a witty observational script, amusing characters and a jazzy sense of life in New York, this feels like an old-fashioned Woody Allen movie, even...

Advertisement

Shooting 'Magic In The Moonlight' Was A Challenge For City Boy Woody Allen

Woody Allen has recently unveiled his enchanting new comedy drama, Magic in the Moonlight, with an intriguing trailer and a promisingly star-studded cast. Set mainly...

Fading Gigolo: New York stories

Actor-filmmaker John Turturro made some canny choices in casting for his new comedy Fading Gigolo, in which he plays a hapless New Yorker whose friend...

Magic In The Moonlight Trailer

Stanley is a talented magician who goes by the name of Wei Ling Soo professionally, and he is also a renowned cynic. One day, an...

'Magic In The Moonlight': Woody Allen's New Muse Emma Stone Dazzles In Enchanting New Dramedy

The trailer has been released for Woody Allen's bewitching new comedy drama, Magic in the Moonlight, which stars The Amazing Spider-Man's Emma Stone alongside The...

Advertisement

Comments

Woody Allen Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Woody Allen

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All