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CANNES 2006 Un Certain Regard

Eastern Europe offers new surprises

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There is an international flavour to the 24 films selected in the Un Certain Regard section of the 59th Cannes Film Festival (May 17-28) announced this afternoon in Paris.

The programme line-up includes six debut features and will be opened, as expected, by the collective film Paris, je t'aime, accompanied by 11 European features with Italian filmmaker Marco Bellocchio’s Il Regista di matrimoni (lit. “The Wedding Director”) heading the bill.

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However, it is Eastern European cinema that has pride of place, with Z Odzysku by Poland’s Slawomir Fabicki, Lithuanian film You Am I by Kristijonas Vildziunas and Taxidermia [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
by Hungary’s György Palfy, and, last but not least, films from Tadjik Djamshed Usmonov, Romania’s Catalin Mitulescu and Russia’s Nikolay Khomeriki.

Also featuring in the line-up is Uro by Norway’s Stefan Faldbakken, Spanish title Salvador Puig Antich by Manuel Huerga and four French features by Jacques Fieschi (La Californie), Denis Dercourt (La Tourneuse De Pages), Rabah Ameur-Zaimeche (Bled Number One) and Patrick Grandperret (Murderers [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
).


Full line-up for Un Certain Regard section

Opening: film collectif Paris, je t'aime - see news)

Jacques Fieschi - La Californie (FR)
Denis Dercourt - La Tourneuse De Pages (FR)
Rabah Ameur-Zaimeche - Bled Number One (FR)
Patrick Grandperret - Murderers [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
(FR)
Marco Bellocchio - Il Regista di Matrimoni (IT)
György Palfy - Taxidermia [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
(HU)
Slawomir Fabicki - Z Odzysku (PL)
Kristijonas Vildziunas - You Am I (LT)
Manuel Huerga - Salvador [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
(ES)
Stefan Faldbakken - Uro (NO)
Catalin Mitulescu - Cum Mi-Am Petrecut Sfarsiful Lumii (RO)
Nikolay Khomeriki - 977 (RU)
Djamshed Usmonov - To Get To Heaven First You Have To Die (TJ)
Israel Adrian Caetano - Free Pass (UY)
Paz Encina - Hamaca Paraguaya (PY)
Rolf De Heer - Ten Canoes (AU)
Paul Goldman - Suburban Mayhem (AU)
Garin Nugroho - Serambi (ID)
Oxide Pang Chun, Danny Pang - Recycle) (HK)
Francisco Vargas - El Violin (MX)
Yoon Jong-bin - The Unforgiven (KR)
Richard Linklater - A scanner darkly (US)
Wang Chao - Luxury Car (CN)

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(Translated from French)

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