Next month will be the most exciting month for movie-buffs, film makers, actors and every one related to the world of cinema. The annual 64th Festival de Cannes’ 2011 will be held from May 11 to 22 and this year some of the most famous movie-makers of the world will be screening their movies. The comprehensive official list of movies to be screened under different categories has been declared and the line-up is extremely interesting and entertaining. Many celebrities and renowned names from world of cinema are expected to walk down the red carpet to mesmerize audiences around the world.
Nearly 49 feature films from different parts of the world are enlisted for screening at popular French Riviera, out of which 44 are listed as world premieres. The festival will open with Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris starring Carla Brunei, famous wife of French President Sarkozy. French President will be there too, the famous biopic on his life The Conquest is to be premiered as well.
Hollywood is expected to be present in a big way, the most talked about movie this year seems to be Tree of Life by Terrence Malick starring Brad Pitt and Sean Penn. Two stars are expected to grace the occasion with their celebrity partners Angelina Jolie and Scarlett Johansson. Sean Penn’s other movie This Must Be the Place has also made it to the competition list. The most important presence from Hollywood will be that of Robert De Niro, as he has won the honor of leading VIP jury this year.
Festival de Cannes’ goes beyond popular entertainment by screening some of the best serious movies of different genres from different parts of the world, so apart from stars and celebrities veteran film makers like The Dardenne brothers, Pedro Almodovar, Lars von Trier and Nanni Moretti will screen their latest works too. Check the link below to know more!