The Cannes Film Festival has received great concerns from all over the world. 20 movies are included in the main competition and most of them may be too familiar to you. On the second day of Cannes Film Festival, the real contest has opened its beginning and the world focuses on who will win the Golden Palm in Festival de Cannes 2011.
In the following, there are top 10 films that are most likely to get access to the crown.
1. The Tree of Life
Because of the long gestation period and the secrecy surrounding its release, it has occupied a mythical status among European festival regulars.
Brad Pitt plays the father and Sean Penn his grown-up son Jack, described in the synopsis as a “lost soul in the modern world, seeking answers to the origins and meaning of life.”
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2. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
The Pirates of the Caribbean series has caught much attention from the public in the past. And now the team is likely to attract a screaming crowd of fans and a small army of photographers, camera crews and reporters to the launch.
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3. La Conquete/The Conquest
The story is about a man—the French President Nicolas Sarkozy, gaining his power and losing his wife. It describes a controversy between marital collapse and political triumph.
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4. Midnight in Paris
Owen Wilson, Marion Cotillard, Rachel McAdams, Kathy Bates, and Carla Bruni star in Woody Allen’s omantic comedy about a family on a business trip in the City of Light. As a young couple engaged to be married experiences a profound transformation during their visit to Paris, an idealistic man with a romanticized view of the city finds that there’s plenty of truth to that old adage about the grass being greener on the other side.
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From Imagine Entertainment comes a powerful and emotional coming of age story, a remarkable film told with honesty and originality that will leave audiences moved. In the film, two outsiders, both shaped by the circumstances that have brought them together, forge a deep and lasting love. Directed by Gus Van Sant, one of the most astute observers of people living life on the edge, comes a take on friendship and young love as engaging and true as it is provocative and stirring.
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6. Ichimei/Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai
The prolific Japanese director Takashi Miike presents what has been billed as the first 3-D movie to make it into the main competition in Cannes. The tale of honour and revenge is a re-imagining of Masaki Kobayashi’s 1962 classic “Harakiri”.
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7. This Must Be the Place
This Must Be the Place is an upcoming drama film directed by Paolo Sorrentino, written by Sorrentino and Umberto Contarello. It stars Sean Penn and Frances McDormand. The film deals with a middle-aged wealthy rock star who becomes bored in his retirement and takes on the quest of finding his father’s tormentor, an ex-Nazi war criminal who is a refugee in the US.
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8. The Kid with a Bike
The Kid with a Bike is an upcoming film written and directed by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, starring Cécile de France and Thomas Doret. It will tell the story of an 11-year-old boy who turns to a woman after his father has abandoned him.
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Melancholia is an upcoming film written and directed by Lars von Trier, starring Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Kiefer Sutherland. The narrative revolves around two sisters in dispute while the life of the planet is threatened as a large foreign body approaches, portending a deadly collision.
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10. Sleeping Beauty
Australian Julian Leigh takes as the director of Sleeping Beauty and she is one of the four female directors in the main competition. Emily Browning acts as Lucy, a young university student drawn into a disturbing parallel life as a sedated prostitute who remembers nothing about her encounters with old men who demand absolute submission.
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