Cannes Festival lineup

The official slate for this year's Cannes Film Festival has been announced and while there are some film's you'd expect, there are some notable exclusions.  The PT Anderson/Adam Sandler film PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE made the cut, as did the Jack Nicholson film ABOUT SCHMIDT but Steven Soderbergh's FULL FRONTAL, Spike Jonze's ADAPTATION and the Bob Crane biopic AUTO-FOCUS were absent.  Here's a full listing of films with those in contention for awards and those not in contention:

In Contention
PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE - Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
L'ORA - DIRECTOR: RELIGIONE - Director: Marco Bellocchio
SPIDER - Director: David Cronenberg
LE FILS - Director: Luc e Jean-Pierre Dardenne
KEDMÀ - Director: Amos Gitai
CHIHWASEON - Director: IM Kwon-taek
REN XIAO YAÒ - Director: Jia Zhang Ke
MIES VAILLA MENNEISYYTTÀ - Director: Aki Kaurismaki
ALL OR NOTHING - Director: Mike Leigh
SWEET SIXTEEN - Director: Ken Loach
TEN - Director: Abbas Kiarostami
O PRINCIPIO DA INCERTEZÀ  - Director: Manoel de Oliveira
THE PIANIST - Director: Roman Polanski
RUSSIAN ARK - Director: Alexandre Sokurov
INTERVENTO DIVINO - Director: Elia Suleiman
24 HOUR PARTY PEOPLE - Director: Michael Winterbottom
BOWLING FOR COLUMBINE, documentario - Director: Michael Moore
ABOUT SCHMIDT - Director: Alexander Payne
L' ADVERSAIRE - Director: Nicole Garcia
MARIE-JO ET SES DEUX AMOURS - Director: Robert Guediguian
DEMONLOVER - Director: Olivier Assayas
IRREVERSIBLE - Director: Gaspar Noè

Out of Contention
HOLLYWOOD ENDING - Director: Woody Allen
AND NOW... LADIES AND GENTLEMEN - Director: Claude Lelouch
SPIRIT, STALLION OF THE CIMARRON - Director: Kelly Asbury et Lorna Cook
DEVDAS - Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali
ARARAT - Director: Atom Egoyan
CIDADO DE DEUS - Director: Fernando Meirelles
MURDER BY NUMBERS - Director: Barbet Schroeder
THE OTHER SIDE - Director: Chantal Akerman
SEARCHING FOR DEBRA WINGER - Director: Rosanna Arquette
CARLO GIULIANI, RAGAZZO - Director: Francesca Comencini
THE KID STAYS IN THE PICTURE - Director: Brett Morgen and Nanette Burstein
THE OLD PLACE - Director: Jean-Luc Godard
KAGAMI NO ONNATACHI - Director: Kiju Yoshida

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