Cannes 2011: Competition line up announced!

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Cannes 2011: Competition line up announced!
Familiar faces abound in this year's competition lineup for the Festival de Cannes. Almodovar. Miike. von Trier. Refn. Malick. 

The Skin I Live In (Spain) - Pedro Almodovar 
L'Apollonide (France) - Bertrand Bonello 
Footnote (Israel) - Joseph Cedar 
Pater (France) - Alain Cavalier 
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (Turkey) - Nuri Bilge Ceylan 
Hanezu no Tsuki (Japan) - Naomi Kawase 
The Kid With a Bike (Belgium) - Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne 
Le Havre (Finland) - Aki Kaurismäki 
Sleeping Beauty (Australia) - Julie Leigh 
Tree of Life (US) - Terrence Malick 
Polisse (France) - Maïwen 
The Source (Romania) - Radu Mihaileanu 
We Have a Pope (Italy) - Nanni Moretti 
Ishimei (Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai) (Japan) - Takashi Miike 
Michael (Austria) - Markus Schleinzer 
We Need to Talk About Kevin (UK) - Lynne Ramsey 
Melancholia (Denmark) - Lars von Trier 
This Must Be the Place (Italy) - Paolo Sorrentino 
Drive (US) - Nicolas Winding Refn  

Other than some of the regulars the competition lineup includes 8 newcomers as well. And Out of Competition films are after the break! 
Out of Competition
Opening Film
Midnight in Paris (Spain/US) - Woody Allen 

The Conquest (France) - Xavier Durringer 
The Beaver (US) - Jodie Foster 
The Artist (France) - Michel Hazanavicius 
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (US) - Rob Marshall 

Midnight Screenings
Wu Xia (China) - Chan Peter 
Day of Grace - Everardo Gout (Mexico)
Labrador (Denmark) - Frederikke Aspöck
Le Maître des Forges de l'Enfer (France) - Rithy Panh 
Michel Petrucciani (US) - Michael Radford 
Tous au Larzac (France) - Christian Rouaud
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