Fri, 19 Apr 2013 12:45:00 GMT | By AFP

Films in the running for the Cannes festival Palme d'Or

The line-up of films that will go head to head in the race for the Palme d'Or at the French Riviera festival on May 15-26.


Films in the running for the Cannes festival Palme d'Or (© Reuters)

Paris: The Cannes film festival on Thursday unveiled the line-up of movies that will go head to head in the race for the Palme d'Or at the French Riviera festival on May 15-26.

Here are the 19 films chosen to compete before the jury headed by US director Steven Spielberg:

- 'Un Chateau en Italie' ('A Chateau in Italy'),

Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi

- 'Inside Llewyn Davis', Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

- 'Michael Kohlhaas', Arnaud Despallieres

- 'Jimmy P. (Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian)', Arnaud Desplechin

- 'Heli', Amat Escalante

- 'Le Passe' (The Past), Asghar Farhadi

- 'The Immigrant', James Gray

- 'Grigris', Mahamat-Saleh Haroun

- 'Tian Zhu Ding' ('A Touch of Sin'), Jia Zhangke

- 'Soshite Chichi Ni Naru' ('Like Father, Like Son'), Kore-Eda Hirokazu

- 'La Vie d'Adele' ('The Life of Adele'), Abdellatif Kechiche

- 'Wara No Tate' ('Shield of Straw'),

Takashi Miike

- 'Jeune et Jolie' ('Young and Pretty'), Francois Ozon

- 'Nebraska', Alexander Payne

- 'La Venus a la Forrure', Roman Polanski

- 'Behind the Candelabra', Steven Soderbergh

- 'La Grande Bellezza' ('The Great Beauty'), Paolo Sorrentino

- 'Borgman', Alex van Warmerdam

- 'Only God Forgives', Nicolas Winding Refn

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