Cannes Film Festival 2013

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The Bling Ring The Bling Ring
The Bling Ring and The Golden Dream
Anonymous (Country: Iran; Year: 2013; Director: Mohammad Rasoulof)
Film shot secretly and then smuggled out of Iran.
As I Lay Dying (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: James Franco; Writer: James Franco, Matt Rager, based on the book by William Faulkner; Stars: mes Franco, Logan Marshall-Green, Beth Grant, Tim Blake Nelson, Ahna O'Reilly, Jim Parrack, Brady Parmenter, Danny McBride)
The death of a family matriarch and her loved ones' efforts to have her buried according to her wishes.
Bastards (Les Salauds) (Country: France; Year: 2013; Director: Claire Denis; Writer: Jean-Pol Fargeau, Claire Denis; Stars: Vincent Lindon, Chiara Mastroianni, Julie Bataille, Michel Subor, Lola Créton, Alex Descas, Grégoire Colin, Florence Loiret Caille)
A vengeful man sets out to find out about the businessman who caused his family's ruin.
Bends (Country: China; Year: 2013; Director: Flora Lau)
An affluent Hong Kong woman gets to know her mainland chauffeur.
The Bling Ring (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Sofia Coppola; Writer: Sofia Coppola; Stars: Katie Chang, Israel Broussard, Emma Watson, Claire Julien, Taissa Farmiga, Georgia Rock, Leslie Mann, Carlos Miranda, Gavin Rossdale, Stacy Edwards, G. Mac Brown, Marc Coppola, Janet Song, Annie Fitzgerald, Lorenzo Hunt)
A group of teenage fans monitors celebrities' activities over the internet in order to rob their homes.
Opener
Stranger By The Lake Stranger By The Lake
Stranger By The Lake and Grand Central
Death March (Country: Phillipines; Year: 2013; Director: Adolfo Alix Jr; Stars: Sid Lucero, Zanjoe Marudo, Sam Milby, Jacky Woo)
A story of the fall of Bataan.
Fruitvale Station (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Ryan Coogler; Writer: Ryan Coogler; Stars: Michael B Jordan, Melonie Diaz, Octavia Spencer, Kevin Durand, Chad Michael Murray, Ahna O'Reilly, Ariana Neal, Keenan Coogler, Trestin George, Joey Oglesby, Michael James, Marjorie Crump-Shears, Destiny Ekwueme, Bianca Rodriguez III, Julian Keyes)
The true story of Oscar Grant, who set out one day to try and bcome a better person and ended up in a shocking encounter at Fruitvale station.
The Golden Dream (La Jaula De Oro) (Country: Mexico; Year: 2013; Director: Diego Quemada-Diez; Writer: Diego Quemada-Diez, Lucia Carreras, Gibrán Portela; Stars: Carlos Chajon, Rodolfo Domínguez, Brandon López, Karen Martínez)
A group of Guatemalan teenagers tries to make it to the US.
Grand Central (Country: France; Year: 2013; Director: Rebecca Zlotowski; Writer: Gaëlle Macé, Rebecca Zlotowski; Stars: Léa Seydoux, Tahar Rahim, Denis Ménochet)
A complex romance set against the backdrop of the nuclear power industry.
Honey (Miele) (Country: Italy, France; Year: 2013; Director: Valeria Golino; Writer: Valeria Golino, based on the book by Angela Del Fabbro.; Stars: Jasmine Trinca, Carlo Cecchi, Libero De Rienzo)
A woman devoted to promoting euthanasia encounters a man with an invisible malaise.
Bastards Bastards
Bastards and As I Lay Dying
L’image Manquante (Country: Cambodia; Year: 2013; Director: Rithy Panh)
A poetic exploration of the dislocation caused by war.
Norte, The End Of History (Norte, Hangganan Ng Kasaysayan) (Country: Phillipines; Year: 2013; Director: Lav Diaz)
The commission of a crime changes three lives forever.
Omar (Year: 2013; Director: Hany Abu-Assad; Stars: Waleed Zuaiter, Adam Bakri, Samer Bisharat, Eyad Hourani, Leem Lubany)
Three childhood friends and a young woman find their relaonships destroyed by the pressures of the Palestinian struggle.
Sarah Préfère La Course (Country: Canada; Year: 2013; Director: Chloé Robichaud; Writer: Chloé Robichaud; Stars: Hélène Florent, Sophie Desmarais, Micheline Lanctôt, Geneviève Boivin-Roussy)
Moving to the big city puts a strain on a young couple's relationship.
Stranger By The Lake (L’Inconnu Du Lac) (Country: France; Year: 2013; Director: Alain Guiraudie; Writer: Alain Guiraudie; Stars: Pierre Deladonchamps, Christophe Paou, Patrick d'Assumçao, Jérôme Chappatte, Mathieu Vervisch, Gilbert Traina, Emmanuel Daumas, Sébastien Badachaoui, Gilles Guérin, François-Renaud Labarthe, Claude Bellelle, Slawomir Cieminski, Jean-Marie Crémier, Bernard Delavaux, Bernard German)
After a shocking incident takes place at a cruising spot, a young man is caught in the throes of a dangerous passion.
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