Cannes Film Festival 2013

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Young & Beautiful Young & Beautiful
Young & Beautiful and Inside Llewyn Davis
Behind The Candelabra (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Steven Soderbergh; Writer: Richard LaGravenese, Alex Thorleifson, Scott Thorson; Stars: Matt Damon, Michael Douglas, Rob Lowe, Dan Aykroyd, Scott Bakula, Caroline Jaden Stussi, Debbie Reynolds, Max Napolitano, Boyd Holbrook, Paul Reiser, Nicky Katt, Cheyenne Jackson, Eddie Jemison, Kiff VandenHeuvel, Tom Papa)
The story of legendarily flamboyant entertainer Liberace and the man who loved him.
World premiere
Blue Is The Warmest Colour (La Vie D’Adele - Chapitre 1 & 2, The Life of Adele, Blue Is The Warmest Color) (Year: 2013; Director: Abdellatif Kechiche; Writer: Julie Maroh, Abdellatif Kechiche, Ghalia Lacroix; Stars: Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Salim Kechiouche, Jérémie Laheurte, Catherine Salée, Aurélien Recoing, Mona Walravens, Alma Jodorowsky, Fanny Maurin, Benjamin Siksou, Sandor Funtek, Benoît Pilot, Baya Rehaz, Karim Saidi)
Two young women fall unexpectedly and passionately in love.
World premiere
Borgman (Country: Netherlands; Year: 2013; Director: Alex van Warmerdam; Writer: Alex van Warmerdam; Stars: Jan Bijvoet, Hadewych Minis, Jeroen Perceval)
The Devil moves into a suburban street and turns the lives of its inhabitants upside-down.
World premiere
A Castle In Italy (Un Château En Italie) (Country: France; Year: 2013; Director: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi; Writer: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Noémie Lvovsky, Noémie Lvovsky, Agnès de Sacy; Stars: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Louis Garrel, Filippo Timi, Marisa Borini, Xavier Beauvois, Céline Sallette, Andre Wilms, Marie Riviere, Gerard Falce, Pippo Delbono, Silvio Orlando, Omar Sharif)
A family are forced to sell their Italian home.
World premiere
The Great Beauty (La Grande Bellezza) (Country: Italy, France; Year: 2013; Director: Paolo Sorrentino; Writer: Paolo Sorrentino, Umberto Contarello; Stars: Toni Servillo, Carlo Verdone, Sabrina Ferilli, Carlo Buccirosso, Iaia Forte, Pamela Villoresi, Galatea Ranzi)
An ageing writer recalls the passions of his youth.
World premiere
A Castle In Italy A Castle In Italy
A Castle In Italy and Like Father, Like Son
Grisgris (Country: Chad; Year: 2013; Director: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun; Stars: Soulémane Démé, Mariam Monory, Cyril Guei, Anaïs Monory, Marius Yelolo)
A partially paralysed man who dreams of becoming a dancer is drawn into crime after his uncle becomes seriously ill.
World premiere
Heli (Year: 2013; Director: Amat Escalante; Writer: Amat Escalante, Gabriel Reyes)
A man's search for his missing father sees him drawn into a world of drugs and crime.
World premiere
The Immigrant (Lowlife, Nightingale) (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: James Gray; Stars: Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Renner)
A young immigrant woman falls into prostitution and becomes caught in a love triangle between her pip and the man who wants to save her.
World premiere
Inside Llewyn Davis (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen; Writer: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen; Stars: Oscar Issacs, Carey Mulligan, Justin Timberlake, John Goodman, Garrett Hedlund )
One week in the life of a talented, failed singer/songwriter in Greenwich Village, New York, in the Sixties
World premiere
Jimmy P: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian (Jimmy Picard, Psychothérapie d'un Indien des plaines) (Country: France, US; Year: 2013; Director: Arnaud Desplechin; Writer: Sherman Alexie, Arnaud Desplechin, Kent Jones, Julie Peyr, based on the book by Georges Devereux; Stars: Benicio Del Toro, Mathieu Amalric, Gina McKee, Misty Upham)
A Native American man is admitted to hospital after fighting in France and forms an unexpected friendship with the doctor who treats him.
World premiere
Blue Is The Warmest Colour Blue Is The Warmest Colour
Blue Is The Warmest Colour and The Great Beauty
Just 17 (Jeune Et Jolie) (Country: France; Year: 2013; Director: François Ozon; Writer: François Ozon; Stars: Marine Vacth, Charlotte Rampling, Frédéric Pierrot)
A teenage girl portrayed over four seasons with four songs.
World premiere
Like Father, Like Son (Soshite Chichi Ni Naru) (Country: Japan; Year: 2013; Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda; Writer: Hirokazu Kore-eda; Stars: Masaharu Fukuyama, Yôko Maki, Jun Kunimura)
When he discovers his baby boy was accidentally swapped with another at birth, whom he has raised and loved, a wealthy businessman must decide which one he truly feels is his son.
World premiere
Michael Kohlaas (Country: France, Germany; Year: 2013; Director: Arnaud des Pallières; Writer: Christelle Berthevas, Arnaud des Pallières; Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Bruno Ganz, Paul Bartel)
A wealhy horse merchant seeking revenge raises an amy and ravages 16th century France.
World premiere
Nebraska (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Alexander Payne; Writer: Bob Nelson; Stars: Bruce Dern, Will Forte, June Squibb, Bob Odenkirk, Stacy Keach, Stephen Clayton, Missy Doty, Rance Howard, Kevin Kunkel, Angela McEwan, Devin Ratray, Anthony G. Schmidt, Melinda Simonsen, Ronald Vosta, Mary Louise Wilson)
An alcoholic father and his resentful son travel cross-country together to collect big sweepstake winnings.
World premiere
Only God Forgives (Country: France, Denmark; Year: 2013; Director: Nicolas Winding Refn; Writer: Nicolas Winding Refn; Stars: Ryan Gosling, Kristin Scott Thomas, Yayaying Rhatha Phongam, Tom Burke, Vithaya Pansringarm, Byron Gibson, Gordon Brown, Joe Cummings, Sahajak Boonthanakit, Charlie Ruedpokanon, Rhatha Phongam, Danai Thiengdham, Oak Keerati, Teerawat Mulvilai, Wittchuta Watjanarat)
A drug smuggler in Bangkok is charged by his mother with finding and killing whoever killed his brother.
World premiere
The Past The Past
The Past and Nebraska
Only Lovers Left Alive (Country: Germany, US, UK, France, Cyprus; Year: 2013; Director: Jim Jarmusch; Writer: Jim Jarmusch; Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton, Mia Wasikowska, John Hurt, Anton Yelchin, Slimane Dazi, Wayne Brinston, Aurelie Thepaut)
A vampire couple contemplate a changing world.
World premiere
The Past (Le Passé) (Country: France; Year: 2013; Director: Asghar Farhadi; Writer: Asghar Farhadi; Stars: Bérénice Bejo, Tahar Rahim, Sabrina Ouazani)
A couple meeting to finalise their divorce find themselves in difficult emotional terrain.
World premiere
Shield Of Straw (Wara No Tate, Straw Shield) (Country: Japan; Year: 2013; Director: Takashi Miike; Writer: Tamio Hayashi, based on the book by Kazuhiro Kiuchi; Stars: Nanako Matsushima, Tatsuya Fujiwara, Takao Osawa)
Five police officers struggle to protect a murder suspect afer a powerful man puts a price on his head.
World premiere
A Touch Of Sin (Tian Zhu Ding) (Country: China; Year: 2013; Director: Jia Zhangke)
Four characters represent different areas of China and different strata of contemporary society.
World premiere
Venus In Fur (La Venua À La Fourrure) (Country: France, Poland; Year: 2013; Director: Roman Polanski; Writer: Roman Polanski, based on the play by David Ives; Stars: Emmanuelle Seigner, Mathieu Amalric)
An actress endeavours to convince a director of her talents so she can win a part in the play based on Sacher-Masoch's novel.
World premiere
Only Lovers Left Alive Only Lovers Left Alive
Only Lovers Left Alive and Jimmy P: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian
Young & Beautiful (Jeune et jolie, Jeune & Jolie) (Country: France; Year: 2013; Director: François Ozon; Writer: François Ozon; Stars: Marine Vacth, Géraldine Palhas, Frédéric Pierrot, Fantan Ravat, Johan Leysen, Charlotte Rampling, Nathalie Richard, Djedje Apali, Lucas Prisor, Laurent Delbecque, Jeanne Ruff )
Portrait of a 17-year-old, who sells her body for cash.
World premiere
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