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Cannes Critics Week 2010 unveils its slate

By NewsDesk • Published on April 20, 2010

Cannes Critics week announced its slate for 2010. Opening the section this year are Michel Leclerc s Le Nom des gens, Marc Fitoussi s Copacabana and Quentin Dupieux s Rubber, all from France.


Founded in 1962 by the Union of French Film Critics, the Critics Week is the oldest of the Cannes festival sidebars. Each year, a panel of international critics select around a dozen shorts and features from first and second-time filmmakers to compete in this section. The complete lineup is:


Feature film competition :


Armadillo, dir Janus Metz (Denmark)


Bedevilled, dir Jang Cheol So (South Korea)


Belle Epine, dir Rebecca Zlotowski (France)


Bi, Don t Be Afraid !, dir Phan Dang Di (Vietnam, France, Germany)


The Myth Of An American Sleepover, dir David Robert Mitchell (US)


Sandcastle, dir Boo Junfeng (Singapore)


Sound Of Noise, dir Ola Simonsson & Johannes Stjarne Nilsson (Sweden, France)


Short film competition:


Berik, dir Daniel Joseph Borgman (Denmark)


The Boy Who Wanted To Be A Lion, dir Alois Di Leo (UK)


Deeper Than Yesterday, dir Ariel Kleiman (Australia)


A Distracao De Ivan, dirs Cavi Borges, Gustavo Melo (Brazil)


Vasco, dir Sebastien Laudenback (France)


Love Patate, dir Gilles Cuvelier (France)


Native Son, dir Scott Graham (UK)


 Special Screenings (feature films)


The Names Of Love, dir Michel Leclerc (France)


Copacabana, dir Marc Fitoussi (France)


Rubber, dir Quentin Dupieux (France)


Special Screenings (short and medium-length films)


L Amour Propre, dir Nicolas Silhol (France)


Cynthia Todavia Tienes Las Llaves, dir Gonzalo Tobal (Argentina)


Francture, dir: Nicolas Sarkissian (France)


Special Invitations :


Women Are Heroes, dir JR (France)


Senora Pajaro, dirs Veronique Decroux, Julio Barcenas (France)


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