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Films competing for the 2012 Cannes festival Palme d'Or

2012-04-20 14:40

Paris - The Cannes film festival on Thursday unveiled the line-up of films that will go head-to-head in the race for the Palme d'Or at the Riviera festival on 16-27 May.

Here are the 22 films chosen to compete before the jury headed by Italian filmmaker Nanni Moretti:

- OPENING FILM: Moonrise Kingdom, Wes Anderson (US)

- De Rouille et d'Os (Of Rust and Bone), Jacques Audiard (France)

- Holy Motors, Leos Carax (France)

- Cosmopolis, David Cronenberg (Canada)

- The Paperboy, Lee Daniels (US)

- Killing Them Softly, Andrew Dominik (Australia)

- Reality, Matteo Garrone (Italy)

- Amour, Michael Haneke (Austria)

- "Lawless", John Hillcoat (Australia)

- In Another Country, HONG Sangsoo (South Korea)

- Do-Nui-Mat (Taste of Money), Im Sangsoo (South Korea)

- Like Someone in Love, Abbas Kiarostami (Iran)

- The Angel's Share, Ken Loach (Britain)

- Im Nebel (In the Fog), Sergei Loznitsa (Ukraine)

- Beyond the Hills, Cristian Mungiu (Romania)

- Baad El Mawkeaa (After the Battle), Yousry Nasrallah (Egypt)

- Mud, Jeff Nichols (US)

- Vous n'avez encore rien vu (You Haven't Seen Anything Yet), Alain Resnais (France)

- Post Tenebras Lux, Carlos Reygadas (Mexico)

- On the Road, Walter Salles (Brazil)

- Paradies: Liebe (Paradise: Love), Ulrich Seidl (Germany)

- The Hunt, Thomas Vinterberg (Denmark)

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