2014 CANNES FILM FESTIVAL
IN COMPETITION FILMS
THE CAPTIVE
By Director Atom Egoyan, who makes his sixth appearance at Cannes, The
Captive is an abduction thriller starri...
CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA
Director Olivier Assayas’ drama follows an actress (Juliette Binoche) who
withdraws to the city of Si...
FOXCATCHER
From the Director of Capote and Moneyball, Bennett Miller, and starring
Channing Tatum, Steve Carell and Mark R...
GOODBYE TO LANGUAGE
Jean-Luc Godard returns to Cannes with Goodbye to Language, a love story
following a man and a woman, ...
THE HOMESMAN
Directed by Tommy Lee Jones, The Homesman follows George Briggs (Jones)
as he escorts Mary Bee Cuddy (Hilary ...
JIMMY’S HALL
Ken Loach makes his 12th appearance at Cannes with the fiction feature
Jimmy's Hall, following Irish communis...
LEVIATHAN
In the modern re-imagining of the biblical tale of the Book of Job, Leviathan
presents elements of sci-fi, drama...
MAPS TO THE STARS
David Cronenberg, Director of Cosmopolis starring Robert Pattinson, returns
to Cannes with Maps to the t...
MOMMY
By one of the youngest Directors in the competition, Xavier Dolan (age 25),
Mommy follows a relationship between a w...
MR. TURNER
Director Mike Leigh returns to Cannes with Mr. Turner, the biopic following the
story of renowned British paint...
SAINT LAURENT
The biopic following legendary French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent
and starring Gaspard Ulliel, Louis...
THE SEARCH
Returning to the festival after his prize-winning film The Artist, Michel
Hazanavicius tells the story of the f...
STILL THE WATER
Director Naomi Kawase’s story follows a young couple trying to solve a
mysterious death on the Japanese is...
TIMBUKTU
Director Abderrahmane Sissako, who previously made an appearance at
Cannes with the 2006 film Bamako, tells the s...
TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT
Directed by Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Marion Cotillard plays a young woman
who has one weekend to convince...
WILD TALES
Argentinean writer-director Damian Szifron makes his first appearance at
Cannes with Wild Tales, a series of co...
WINTER SLEEP
Former actor Aydin, his wife Nihal, and his sister Necia manage a small hotel
in Central America. Animosity i...
THE WONDERS
The Wonders, by Italian Cannes veteran Alice Rohrwacher, follows a 14-year-
old girl living in the Umbrian cou...
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An Overview Of The Films In Competition At Cannes 2014

  1. 1. 2014 CANNES FILM FESTIVAL IN COMPETITION FILMS
  2. 2. THE CAPTIVE By Director Atom Egoyan, who makes his sixth appearance at Cannes, The Captive is an abduction thriller starring Ryan Reynolds, Scott Speedman and Rosario Dawson.
  3. 3. CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA Director Olivier Assayas’ drama follows an actress (Juliette Binoche) who withdraws to the city of Sils Maria with her assistant (Kristen Stewart) to perform in a revival of the play that made her famous twenty years earlier. While in Sils Maria she meets an unsettling young version of herself (Chloe Grace Moretz).
  4. 4. FOXCATCHER From the Director of Capote and Moneyball, Bennett Miller, and starring Channing Tatum, Steve Carell and Mark Ruffalo, Foxcatcher follows the murder of Olympic wrestling champion Dave Schultz.
  5. 5. GOODBYE TO LANGUAGE Jean-Luc Godard returns to Cannes with Goodbye to Language, a love story following a man and a woman, with a stray dog that finds its way between them. The film has been shot entirely in 3D.
  6. 6. THE HOMESMAN Directed by Tommy Lee Jones, The Homesman follows George Briggs (Jones) as he escorts Mary Bee Cuddy (Hilary Swank) and three clinically insane patients across the Midwest.
  7. 7. JIMMY’S HALL Ken Loach makes his 12th appearance at Cannes with the fiction feature Jimmy's Hall, following Irish communist leader James Gralton.
  8. 8. LEVIATHAN In the modern re-imagining of the biblical tale of the Book of Job, Leviathan presents elements of sci-fi, drama and Russian societal critique.
  9. 9. MAPS TO THE STARS David Cronenberg, Director of Cosmopolis starring Robert Pattinson, returns to Cannes with Maps to the the Stars, a satire of the entertainment industry featuring Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska, and John Cusack.
  10. 10. MOMMY By one of the youngest Directors in the competition, Xavier Dolan (age 25), Mommy follows a relationship between a widowed single mother and violent son, who find hope when a new neighbour comes between them.
  11. 11. MR. TURNER Director Mike Leigh returns to Cannes with Mr. Turner, the biopic following the story of renowned British painter J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851), played by Timothy Spall. Deeply affected by his father’s death, Turner travels, paints, and eventually forms a close relationship with a seaside landlady.
  12. 12. SAINT LAURENT The biopic following legendary French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent and starring Gaspard Ulliel, Louis Garrel and Lea Seydoux marks Director Bertrand Bonello’s third appearance at Cannes.
  13. 13. THE SEARCH Returning to the festival after his prize-winning film The Artist, Michel Hazanavicius tells the story of the friendship between an NGO worker and a young boy in Chechnya. The film is a remake of Fred Zinnermann’s Academy- Award winning 1948 feature of the same title.
  14. 14. STILL THE WATER Director Naomi Kawase’s story follows a young couple trying to solve a mysterious death on the Japanese island of Amami-Oshima .
  15. 15. TIMBUKTU Director Abderrahmane Sissako, who previously made an appearance at Cannes with the 2006 film Bamako, tells the story of a Malian couple stoned to death for failing to marry before God.
  16. 16. TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT Directed by Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Marion Cotillard plays a young woman who has one weekend to convince her colleagues to give up their bonuses so she can keep her job.
  17. 17. WILD TALES Argentinean writer-director Damian Szifron makes his first appearance at Cannes with Wild Tales, a series of comic sketches.
  18. 18. WINTER SLEEP Former actor Aydin, his wife Nihal, and his sister Necia manage a small hotel in Central America. Animosity is ignited when a snow storm turns the hotel into a safe shelter.
  19. 19. THE WONDERS The Wonders, by Italian Cannes veteran Alice Rohrwacher, follows a 14-year- old girl living in the Umbrian countryside whose life is altered by a German ex-con.
  20. 20. WE HOPE YOU FOUND THIS SLIDESHARE USEFUL. IF SO PLEASE BE SURE TO SHARE IT!
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