Carey Mulligan and Leonardo DiCaprio in The Great Gatsby, which will open Cannes Carey Mulligan and Leonardo DiCaprio in The Great Gatsby, which will open Cannes

Celebrating its 66th edition in 2013, Cannes Film Festival will run from May 15 to 26. The festival opened with Baz Luhrman's The Great Gatsby, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan, and close with Jérôme Salle's thriller Zulu, which stars Orlando Bloom and Forest Whitaker.

Director Steven Spielberg will preside over the jury.

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You And The Night
You And The Night
A couple prepare to welcome guests for the evening but the atmosphere is tense.
Hiroshima Mon Amour
Hiroshima Mon Amour
A French actress making an anti-war film embarks on an affair with a married man.
Inside Llewyn Davis
Inside Llewyn Davis
One week in the life of a talented, failed singer/songwriter in Greenwich Village, New York, in the Sixties
Venus In Fur
Venus In Fur
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.
Last Days On Mars
Last Days On Mars
Astronauts working on Mars gradually fall prey to a mysterious force.
The Dance Of Reality
The Dance Of Reality
The director looks back at his childhood in Chile.
Blue Ruin
Blue Ruin
Unexpected news transforms an easy-going vagrant into a man bent on revenge.
All Is Lost
All Is Lost
One man must battle to survive after his boat sinks in the ocean.
Life changes for a professional assassin because of a witness.
The Golden Dream
The Golden Dream
A group of Guatemalan teenagers tries to make it to the US.
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Cannes Film Festival Features

Life and movement
Jasmine Trinca on the physicality of her role in Honey and roles for women in Italian cinema.
Fusion cinema
Rebecca Zlotowski on music, love and going nuclear in Grand Central.
A taste of Honey
Valeria Golino on her award-winning film, breaking boundaries, the meaning of rabbits and more.
Achieving greatness
Paolo Sorrentino on The Great Beauty, music, fashion and flamingos.
New York Film Festival - diary two
Stars talk All Is Lost, The Last Of The Unjust and Nebraska.
In the family
Hirokazu Kore-eda on Like Father, Like Son
To The Lighthouse and beyond
David Lowery in conversation about Ain't Them Bodies Saints.
The art of forgiveness
Nicolas Winding Refn, Ryan Gosling and Kristin Scott Thomas on Only God Forgives.
Nicholas, the exorcist
Nicholas Winding Refn and Kristin Scott Thomas on Only God Forgives.
Bed and bawd Behind The Candelabra
Matt Damon on getting into bed with Michael Douglas.
Bérénice's Cannes countdown
The Artist star is among those looking forward to the big event.
Addressing The Great Gatsby
A look at the costumes in Baz Luhrmann's spectacular.

Cannes Film Festival News

Palme Bleu
Blue Is The Warmest Colour wins Cannes Palme d'Or
Blue is a winning colour
Abdellatif Kechiche is the critics' favourite.
Needle wins Cinéfondation award
Anahita Ghazvinizadeh's short wins Cannes accolade
Bling sting at Cannes
Thieves strike again at festival
Canet’s American Dream
Behind the scenes of Blood Ties.
Feline groovy
Coens at Cannes reveal how cat saved the day for Inside Llewyn Davis.
Catch the thief - if you cannes
Jewel thieves target festival.
Spielberg turns the tables
Head of the Cannes jury, Ang Lee, Nicole Kidman & Lynne Ramsay on the task ahead.
Making a great Gatsby
Baz Luhrmann and Leonardo DiCaprio on trying to be faithful to Fitzgerald.
On the heritage trail with Cannes Classics
We look forward to what's coming back.
Triple Vision at close of Critics' Week
Jean-Luc Godard, Peter Greenaway and Edgar Pêra to explore 3D at Cannes.
Kidman glitters on Spielberg’s Cannes Jury
Full Spielberg team announced.
Kim Novak back in the limelight
Iconic star to introduce restored Vertigo in Cannes.
Gore and grins on a budget
Cannes Directors' Fortnight reveals line-up.
The critics' choice for Cannes
Semaine de la Critique selection unveiled.
Sci-fi to open Directors' Fornight
The Congress heads for Cannes.
Coens in the Cannes
We look at the films set to compete on the Croisette this year.
Zulu to close Cannes
Orlando Bloom and Forest Whitaker thriller will end 66th edition.
Audrey Tautou to host at Cannes
Amélie actress will preside over festival's opening and closing ceremonies.
Great Gatsby to open Cannes
Baz Luhrmann's film to get motor running on 66th edition.

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