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CANNES 2011 Official Selection

The Artist drawn into competition


The Artist drawn into competition

Final adjustments are being made to the programme for the 64th Cannes Film Festival (May 11-22, 2011). Joining the race for the Palme d’Or (which now includes 20 titles – see news) is French director Michel Hazanavicius’s The Artist [+see also:
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, previously selected out of competition (see news).

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Meanwhile, Andrei Zvyagintsev’s Russian feature Elena, which is sold internationally by Pyramide, will close the Un Certain Regard section (see news).

Finally, the members of the Un Certain Regard jury (headed by Emir Kusturica – see news) and the Camera d’Or jury (presided by Bong Joon-ho – see news) have been revealed. The former includes French actress Elodie Bouchez and British critic Peter Bradshaw, while the latter comprises, among others, Hungary’s Eva Vezer (head of Magyar Filmunió), French critic Danièle Heymann and French director Jacques Maillot.

(Translated from French)

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