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Films By Alejandro Jodorowsky, Lynne Ramsay & More Slated For Cannes Directors’ Fortnight

Photo of Kevin Jagernauth By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist April 23, 2013 at 8:58AM

Well, here's one name we didn't expect to figure so prominently at Cannes this year -- Alejandro Jodorowksy. The 84-year-old director will not only have his first feature in over twenty years unveiled, but he will also be the subject of a documentary that is sure to get cinephiles very, very excited.
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The Swimmer Lynne Ramsay

Well, here's one name we didn't expect to figure so prominently at Cannes this year -- Alejandro Jodorowksy. The 84-year-old director will not only have his first feature in over twenty years unveiled, but he will also be the subject of a documentary that is sure to get cinephiles very, very excited.

The Cannes Directors' Fortnight have unveiled their slate and it should be a rewarding experience for those looking for some adventurous cinema. Like we said, Jodorowsky features twice, with his "La Danza De La Realidad" (aka "The Dance Of Reality") -- based on his own autobiography -- making its debut. Meanwhile Frank Pavich's "Jodorowsky's Dune" -- which has been in the works for a few years now -- is completed, and will explore the filmmaker's aborted version of "Dune" that would have included the artistic talents of Salvador Dali, Douglas Trumbull, Michel Seydoux, Pink Floyd, Moebius, Dan O’Bannon and H.R. Giger

Other titles of note include Sundance flicks "Magic Magic" starring Michael Cera and Jim Mickle's "We Are What We Are." Meanwhile, in the short selections, Lynne Ramsay's Olympic-commissioned "The Swimmer" will screen.

The Cannes Directors' Fortnight runs from May 16-26.

Features
The Congress, dir: Ari Folman
A Strange Course Of Events, dir: Raphael Nadjari
Apres La Nuit, dir: Basil Da Cunha*
The Apaches, dir: Thierry De Peretti*
Blue Ruin, dir: Jeremy Saulnier
La Danza De La Realidad, dir: Alejandro Jodorowosky
Jodorowsky’s Dune, dir: Frank Pavich*
L’Escale, dir: Kaveh Bakhtiari*
Henri, dir: Yolande Moreau
La Fille Du 14 Juillet, dir: Antonin Peretjako*
Ilo Ilo, dir: Anthony Chen*
Last Day On Mars, dir: Ruairi Robinson*
Les Garçons Et Guillaume, A Table!, dir: Guillaume Gallienne*
The Selfish Giant, dir: Clio Barnard
Magic Magic, dir: Sebastian Silva
On The Job, dir: Erik Matti
Tip Top, dir: Serge Bozon
Ugly, dir: Anurag Kashyap
Un Voyageur, dir: Marcel Ophuls
The Summer Of The Flying Fish, dir: Marcela Said
We Are What We Are, dir: Jim Mickle
*Competing for the Camera d’Or

Short Films
Gambozinos, dir: João Nicolau
Lágy Eső, dir: Dénes Nagy
Le Quepa Sur La Vilni!, dir: Yann Le Quellec
Man Kann Nicht Auf Einmal Alles Tun, Aber Man Kann Auf Einmal Alles Lassen, dir: Marie-Elsa Sgualdo
O Umbra De Nor, dir: Radu Jude
Pouco Mais De Um Mês, dir: André Novais Oliveira
Que Je Tombe Tout Le Temps, dir: Eduardo Williams
Solecito, dir: Oscar Ruiz Navia
Swimmer, dir: Lynne Ramsay

This article is related to: Jodorowsky's Dune, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Lynne Ramsay, Cannes Film Festival, Cannes Directors' Fortnight, Magic Magic, We Are What We Are


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