MIFF Announces Cannes Titles

June 22, 2016
Refn, Assayas and Jarmusch are in the mix.

Ahead of their official program launch on July 5, the Melbourne International Film Festival have announced the films they have selected from this year’s Cannes festival.

30 works from the world’s premiere film showcase have been selected, with highlights including Nicolas Winding Refn’s fashion-horror The Neon Demon; The Handmaiden, Park Chan-wook’s adaptation of the sapphic thriller, Fingersmith; and two offerings from Jim Jarmusch: the Stooges doco, Gimme Danger, and the Adam Driver-starring Paterson.

Also on offer are new films from Pedro Almodovar, Olivier Assayas, and,for the first time in too long, Paul Verhoeven.

Here’s the full list:

After the Storm, Dir. Hirokazu Kore-eda

Album Dir. Mehmet Can Mertoglu

Apprentice, Dir. Boo Junfeng

Aquarius, Dir. Kleber Mendonça Filho

Beyond the Mountains and Hills, Dir. Eran Kolirin

Captain Fantastic, Dir. Matt Ross

Clash, Dir. Mohamed Diab

Diamond Island, Dir. Davy Chou

Elle, Dir. Paul Verhoeven

Gimme Danger, Dir. Jim Jarmusch

Graduation, Dir. Cristian Mungiu

Harmonium, Dir. Kôji Fukada

Julieta,  Dir. Pedro Almódovar

Mercenary, Dir. Sacha Wolff

Mimosas, Dir. Olivier Laxe

My Life as a Courgette, Dir. Claude Barras

Paterson, Dir. Jim Jarmusch

Personal Shopper, Dir. Olivier Assayas

Sieranevada, Dir. Cristi Puiu

Slack Bay, Dir. Bruno Dumont

Staying Vertical, Dir. Alain Guiraudie

The Death of Louis XIV, Dir. Albert Serra

The Handmaiden, Dir. Park Chan-wook

The Happiest Day in the Life if Olli Maki, Dir. Juho Kuosmanen

The Neon Demon, Dir. Nicolas Winding Refn

The Red Turtle, Dir. Michael Dudok de Wit

The Salesman, Dir. Asghar Farhadi

The Unknown Girl, Dir. Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne

Toni Erdmann, Dir. Maren Ade

Train to Busan, Dir. Yeon Sang-ho

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