Jane Campion, director of Bright Star and Portrait of a Lady, and Brit auteur Lynne Ramsay, whose We Need To Talk About Kevin is In Competition this year, both first appeared at Cannes in this short film sidebar, so it’s worth keeping an eye on for emerging talent. (Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan and Romanian auteur Catalin Mitulescu, who are also in this year’s Official Competition, both made their Cannes debuts with short films.) Michel Gondry, jury president, will award the Short Film Palme d’Or at the closing ceremony May 22. Here is the lineup:
Completing the list of the Official Selection of the 64th Festival de Cannes, and composed this year of nine films from nine different countries, the 2011 competition brings together a great variety of cinematographic concepts, differing in style, genre, length and national origin.
Ma Dahci/Ghost/South Korea
Wannes Destoop/Badpakje 46/Belgium
Vladimir Durán/Soy Tan Feliz/Argentina
Lisa Marie Gamlem/KjØttsår/Norway
Sam Holst/Meathead/New Zealand
Nicolas Roy/Ce N’est Rien/Canada
Megumi Tazaki/Paternal Womb/Japan
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