Cannes 2010 Has A Fascinating Lineup Fascinating

April 16th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work  

cannes April 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The highly prestigious Cannes Film Festival, which occurs in southern France, has enunciated this year’s lineup. This year, the 63rd Cannes Film Festival is scheduled to take place from May 12th to May 23rd.

This year’s lineup consists of a film from Mike Leigh and another from Woody Allen and a fresh film from Ridley Scott. Scott’s new film about Robin Hood, which stars Russell Crowe, will be launching this year’s festival, in keeping with a recent report.

Tim Burton, whose most recent film, ‘Alice in Wonderland’, is doing wonders at the box office around the globe, will be the head of the jury this year.

Russian and Asian films will be making their presence felt with films from Nikita Mikhalkov, Im Sang-soo and Lee Chang-dong included in the lineup. Actor and recent ‘Bond’ villain, Mathieu Amalric, is making his directorial debut with ‘Tournee.’

The news reports from Paris proclaim that this year’s festival could be one of the best yet, with Doug Liman’s Fair Game, which stars Naomi Watts and Sean Penn in the story of Valerie Plame. There is also Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s Biutiful, starring Javier Bardem and Oliver Stone’s Wall Street II amongst many other films.

The 2010 lineup includes a broad range of directors from legends to newcomers with their debut directional ventures.

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