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72 Hours until the start of CANNES Film Fest

As this years Festival De Cannes is just around the corner in Franc, the scheduled events as well as rumored events just get grander by the day. Some of this years event highlights are  Jean Paul Gaultier, Diane Kruger, Ewan McGregor and Alexander Payne on the Cannes film jury, Robert De Niro, Roman Polanski and Agnes Varda to feature the the fest’s ode to timeless cinema & Sean Penn’s J/P Haitian Relief Organization, Paul Haggis’ Artists for Peace and Justice will be featured in a grand fund raising gala.

Marilyn Monroe Cannes film poster

The Face of the Festival de Cannes’ Official Poster this year will feature non other than the timeless Marilyn Monroe.

While the 65th annual festival is scheduled to kick off the 16th with the world premiere of Wes Anderson’s ‘Moonrise Kingdom’, a 1960s-set tale of childhood romance. Some additional highlights are:

Un Certain Regard will kick off on May 17 with Chinese director Lou Ye’s Mystery, with a Jury which awards top prize of festival’s ‘original and different’ selection lead by Tim Roth Reservoir Dogs star,  joined by Leïla Bekhti, Tonie Marshall, Luciano Monteagudo & Sylvie Pras.

As there is simply too much excitement during this week long event to write about be sure to visit their site for a full breakdown.

Here however it the 2012 Official Selection:


Un Certain Regard



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