Cannes Film Festival 2013

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Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight and Weekend Of A Champion
Bite The Dust (Otdat Konci) (Year: 2013; Director: Taisia Igumentseva)
A village is shaken by the news that a comet is going to bring about the apocalypse... even when the report turns out to be false.
Blind Detective (Man Tam) (Country: Hong Kong; Year: 2013; Director: Johnnie To; Writer: Ka-Fai Wai; Stars: Andy Lau, Sammi Cheng)
Despite having retired due to deteriorating vision, a former cop who witnesses a bank robbery teams up with the duty inspector to solve it.
Midnight screening
Monsoon Shootout (Country: India, UK; Year: 2013; Director: Amit Kumar; Writer: Amit Kumar; Stars: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Jayant Gadekar, Omkar Das Manikpuri)
A film that splits into three alternate narratives, each following the consequences of one possible decision made by a rookie cop who finds himself pointing his gun at a notorious gangster.
Midnight screening
Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Stephen Frears; Writer: Shawn Slovo; Stars: Christopher Plummer, Danny Glover, Frank Langella, Bob Balaban)
The story of Muhammed Ali's fight with the US government after he refused to participate in the Vietnam War.
Seduced And Abandoned (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: James Toback; Writer: James Toback; Stars: Martin Scorsese, Alec Baldwin, Roman Polanski)
A documentary about filmmakers' attempts to raise money to make a film.
Stop The Pounding Heart (Year: 2013; Director: Roberto Minervini)
A home schooled youngster calls her lifestyle into question after meeting a young man at a rodeo.
Weekend Of A Champion (Year: 2013; Director: Frank Simon; Stars: Roman Polanksi, Jackie Stewart)
Portrait of Jackie Stewart on the weekend of his victory at the Monte Carlo Grand Prix.

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