Cannes lineup: Ryan Gosling, Bennett Miller, and 'Dragons' get festival showcase

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Bennett Miller’s Foxcatcher, starring Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo, and Steve Carell, was one of the high-profile movies that was announced this morning for competition in next month’s Cannes Film Festival. Also competing for the Palme d’Or is The Homesman from director Tommy Lee Jones, and David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars, which features Robert Pattinson.

Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut, How to Catch a Monster, starring Christina Hendricks and Eva Mendes, will premiere in the Un Certain Regard side category.

How to Train Your Dragons 2 will also premiere at Cannes, with an out of competition screening.

Cannes runs May 14-25 this year, and Grace of Monaco, starring Nicole Kidman as Grace Kelly, will be the festival’s opening-night film. Jane Campion is presiding over this year’s jury.

Click below for a full listing of Cannes films:

OPENER
Grace of Monaco, Olivier Dahan

COMPETITION
Sils Maria, Olivier Assayas
Saint Laurent, Bertrand Bonello
Winter Sleep, Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Maps to the Stars, David Cronenberg
Two Days, One Night, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne
Mommy, Xavier Dolan
The Captive, Atom Egoyan
Goodbye to Language, Jean-Luc Godard
The Search, Michel Hazanavicius
The Homesman, Tommy Lee Jones
Still the Water, Naomi Kawase
Mr. Turner, Mike Leigh
Jimmy’s Hall, Ken Loach
Foxcatcher, Bennett Miller
La Meraviglie, Alice Rohrwacher
Timbuktu, Abderrahmane Sissako
Wild Tales, Damian Szifron
Leviathan, Andrei Zvyagintsev

UN CERTAIN REGARD

OPENER: Party Girl, Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger and Samuel Theis
Jauja, Lisandro Alonso
The Blue Room, Mathieu Amalric
Misunderstood, Asia Argento
Titli, Kanu Behl
Eleanor Rigby, Ned Benson
Lost River (a.k.a. How to Catch a Monster), Ryan Gosling
Amour fou, Jessica Hausner
Charlie’s Country, Rolf de Heer
Snow in Paradise, Andrew Hulme
A Girl at My Door, July Jung
Xenia, Panos Koutras
Run, Philippe Lacote
Turist, Ruben Ostlund
Beautiful Youth, Jaime Rosales
Fantasia, Wang Chao
The Salt of the Earth, Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribeiro Salgado
Away From His Absence, Keren Yedaya

OUT OF COMPETITION

Coming Home, Zhang Yimou
How to Train Your Dragon 2, Dean DeBlois

 

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