Cannes Film Festival 2013

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Magic Magic Magic Magic
Magic Magic and Last Days On Mars
Above The Hill (A Strange Course Of Events) (Country: France, Israel; Year: 2013; Director: Raphaël Nadjari; Stars: Uri Pepper, Moni Moshonov, Michaela Eshet )
After The Night (Après La Nuit) (Country: France; Year: 2013; Director: Basil Da Cunha)
A drug dealer from the creole slums of Lisbon gets out of prison desperate for cash.
Eligible for the Caméra d’Or
Les Apaches (Apaches) (Country: France; Year: 2013; Director: Thierry de Peretti; Writer: Benjamin Baroche, Thierry de Peretti; Stars: Aziz El Hadachi, François-Joseph Cullioli, Hamza Mezziani, Maryne Cayon, Joseph-Marie Ebrard)
A casual theft leads to trouble for a group of young friends.
Eligible for the Caméra d’Or
Blue Ruin (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Jeremy Saulnier; Writer: Jeremy Saulnier; Stars: Devin Ratray, Eve Plumb, Amy Hargreaves, David W Thompson, Bonnie Johnson)
Unexpected news transforms an easy-going vagrant into a man bent on revenge.
The Congress (Le congrès) (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Ari Folman; Writer: Ari Folman, Stanislaw Lem; Stars: Robin Wright, Paul Giamatti, Harvey Keitel, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Frances Fisher, Danny Huston, Sami Gayle, Michael Landes, Michael Stahl-David, Don McManus, Christopher B. Duncan, Cooper Thornton, Ed Corbin, Kevin Thompson, Matthew Wolf)
An ageing actress gets more than she bargains for when she accepts one last job.
The Selfish Giant The Selfish Giant
The Selfish Giant and Ilo Ilo
The Dance Of Reality (La Danza De La Realidad) (Country: Chile; Year: 2013; Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky; Writer: Alejandro Jodorowsky; Stars: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Brontis Jodorowsky, Axel Jodorowsky, Adan Jodorowsky)
The director looks back at his childhood in Chile.
La Fille Du 14 Juillet (Country: France; Year: 2013; Director: Antonin Peretjatko; Writer: Antonin Peretjatko; Stars: Vimala Pons, Vincent Macaigne, Marie-Lorna Vaconsin)
A young man becomes determined to find and seduce a woman he met briefly at the Louvre, but nothing goes to plan.
Eligible for the Caméra d’Or
Henri (Country: France; Year: 2013; Director: Yolande Moreau; Stars: Pippo Delbonno, Candy Ming, Lio, Jackie Berroyer)
A widowed restaurant owner who keeps to himself forms an unexpected connection with a young mentally disabled woman.
Ilo Ilo (Country: Singapore; Year: 2013; Director: Anthony Chen; Stars: Yeo Yann Yann, Chen Tianwen, Angeli Bayani, Koh Jia Ler)
A family struggles to deal with the impact of the financial crisis.
Eligible for the Caméra d’Or
Jodorowsky’s Dune (Country: US, France, Germany; Year: 2013; Director: Frank Pavich; Stars: Alejandro Jodorowsky)
A documentary about Alejandro Jodorowsky's failed attempt to adapt Frank Herbert's famous science fition novel Dune for the big screen.
We Are What We Are We Are What We Are
We Are What We Are and Jodorowsky’s Dune
Last Days On Mars (The Animator) (Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: Ruairi Robinson; Writer: Clive Dawson, based on the short story by Sydney J Bounds; Stars: Liev Schreiber, Romola Garai, Olivia Williams, Tom Cullen)
Astronauts working on Mars gradually fall prey to a mysterious force.
Eligible for the Caméra d’Or
L’Escale (Year: 2013; Director: Kaveh Bakhtiari)
A group of Iranian refugees shelter in a Greek apartment where they are waiting for the forged papers that will enable them to settle elsewhere in Europe.
Eligible for the Caméra d’Or
Me, Myself And Mum (Les Garçons Et Guillaume, À Table!) (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2013; Director: Guillaume Gallienne; Writer: Guillaume Gallienne; Stars: Françoise Fabian, Guillaume Gallienne, Yves Jacques, André Marcon, Nanou Garcia, Yvon Back)
A comedy of misunderstandings.
Eligible for the Caméra d’Or
Magic Magic (Country: US, Chile; Year: 2013; Director: Sebastián Silva; Writer: Sebastián Silva; Stars: Michael Cera, Juno Temple, Emily Browning, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Augustín Silva)
A young American starts to unravel on a trip to Chile.
On The Job (Country: Phillipines; Year: 2013; Director: Erik Matti; Writer: Erik Matti; Stars: Joel Torre, Gerald Anderson, Piolo Pascual)
A hitman thriller.
Blue Ruin Blue Ruin
Blue Ruin and Me, Myself And Mum
The Selfish Giant (Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: Clio Barnard; Writer: Clio Barnard, based on the short story by Oscar Wilde; Stars: Conner Chapman, Shaun Thomas, Sean Gilder, Steve Evets, Lorraine Ashbourne, Siobhan Finneran, Rebecca Manley, Elliott Tittensor)
Roughly based on the Oscar Wilde parable, this is a tale of jealousy between two boys vying for the favour of a scrap merchant.
The Summer Of The Flying Fish (El Verano De Los Peces Voladores) (Country: France, Chile; Year: 2013; Director: Marcela Said; Writer: Marcela Said Cares, Julio Rojas)
Eligible for the Caméra d’Or
Tip Top (Country: Luxembourg, France, Belgium; Year: 2013; Director: Serge Bozon; Writer: Odile Barski, Serge Bozon, Axelle Ropert; Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Samy Naceri, François Damiens, Sandrine Kiberlain)
Two police officers investigate the death of a informant.
Ugly (Country: India; Year: 2013; Director: Anurag Kashyap; Stars: Ronit Roy, Vineet Sharma, Rahul Bhatt, Tejaswini Kolhapure)
An alcoholic teams up with her estranged husband when their child is kidnapped.
A Voyager (Year: 2013; Director: Marcel Ophüls)
An autobiographical film by the great documentarian.
The Dance Of Reality The Dance Of Reality
The Dance Of Reality and Les Apaches
We Are What We Are (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Jim Mickle; Writer: Nick Damici, Jim Mickle; Stars: Bill Sage, Ambyr Childers, Julia Garner, Michael Parks, Wyatt Russell, Kelly McGillis)
A cannibal family faces an uncertain future following a bereavement.

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