Cannes International Film Festival 2013: The films to look out for

Movies | | April 29, 2013, 5:49 pm
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Ryan Gosling and 'Drive' director Nicolas Winding Refn team up again for 'Only God Forgives' is a crime thriller set in Thailand.

Ryan Gosling and 'Drive' director Nicolas Winding Refn team up again for 'Only God Forgives' is a crime thriller set in Thailand.

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Italian movie 'Un chateau en Italie' (A Castle In Italy) has been directed by Valeria Bruni Tedeschi and narrates the story of a family who are forced to sell their Italian home.

Italian movie 'Un chateau en Italie' (A Castle In Italy) has been directed by Valeria Bruni Tedeschi and narrates the story of a family who are forced to sell their Italian home.

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Starring Benicio del Toro, 'Jimmy P: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian' is an American drama directed by Arnaud Desplechin.

Starring Benicio del Toro, 'Jimmy P: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian' is an American drama directed by Arnaud Desplechin.

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Asghar Farhadi 'Le Passe' is narrates the story of an Iranian man who faces domestic problem with his french wife.

Asghar Farhadi 'Le Passe' is narrates the story of an Iranian man who faces domestic problem with his french wife.

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'Grigis' by Mahamat Saleh Haroun, a French-Chadian director also features in the Palme d'Or category this year at Cannes.

'Grigis' by Mahamat Saleh Haroun, a French-Chadian director also features in the Palme d'Or category this year at Cannes.

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'Tian zhu ding' (A Touch Of Sin) has been directed by Zhang Ke Jia

'Tian zhu ding' (A Touch Of Sin) has been directed by Zhang Ke Jia

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Controversial director Roman Planski returns to Cannes with his new film 'La Venus a La Fourrure'.

Controversial director Roman Planski returns to Cannes with his new film 'La Venus a La Fourrure'.

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Directed by Francois Ozon, 'Jeune and Jolie' is a story of a young girl who becomes a prostitute for pleasure.

Directed by Francois Ozon, 'Jeune and Jolie' is a story of a young girl who becomes a prostitute for pleasure.

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Directed by  Paolo Sorrentino, 'La grande bellezza' is the story of an aging writer who bitterly recollects his passionate, lost youth.

Directed by Paolo Sorrentino, 'La grande bellezza' is the story of an aging writer who bitterly recollects his passionate, lost youth.

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Here are the films that will be screened at the Cannes film festival this year.<br><br> The festival which begins on 15 April will have a special screening of 'Bombay Talkies' to celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema. Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Banerjee, Anurag Kashyap and Karan Johar will be seen walking the red carpet on that day.

Here are the films that will be screened at the Cannes film festival this year.

The festival which begins on 15 April will have a special screening of 'Bombay Talkies' to celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema. Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Banerjee, Anurag Kashyap and Karan Johar will be seen walking the red carpet on that day.

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Based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel of the same name, Baz Luhrmann's 'The Great Gatsby' will be opening the festival. Starring Leonardo Di Caprio and Tobey Maguire the film also has Amitabh Bachchan in a small cameo.

Based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel of the same name, Baz Luhrmann's 'The Great Gatsby' will be opening the festival. Starring Leonardo Di Caprio and Tobey Maguire the film also has Amitabh Bachchan in a small cameo.

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American drama 'Inside Llewyn Davis' is jointly directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. The film stars Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, and Justin Timberlake and tells the story of a singer-songwriter who navigates New York's folk music scene in the 1960s.

American drama 'Inside Llewyn Davis' is jointly directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. The film stars Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, and Justin Timberlake and tells the story of a singer-songwriter who navigates New York's folk music scene in the 1960s.

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Based on a novella by Heinrich von Kleist, 'Michael Kohlhaas' has been directed by Arnaud des Pallieres. The film narrates the story of a horse who is treated unjustly by his lord and raises an army and puts the country to fire and sword in order to have his rights restored.

Based on a novella by Heinrich von Kleist, 'Michael Kohlhaas' has been directed by Arnaud des Pallieres. The film narrates the story of a horse who is treated unjustly by his lord and raises an army and puts the country to fire and sword in order to have his rights restored.

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Shot in various locations outside the city of Guanajuato, where most citizens work for an automobile assembly plant or the local drug cartel, 'Heli' narrates the story of a boy who is confronted with police corruption, drug trafficking, sexual exploitation.

Shot in various locations outside the city of Guanajuato, where most citizens work for an automobile assembly plant or the local drug cartel, 'Heli' narrates the story of a boy who is confronted with police corruption, drug trafficking, sexual exploitation.

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Starring Marion Cotillard and Joaquin Phoenix 'The Immigrant' has been directed by James Gray. The film narrates the story of an innocent immigrant woman who is tricked into a life of burlesque and vaudeville until a dazzling magician tries to save her and reunite her with her sister who is being held in the confines of Ellis Island.

Starring Marion Cotillard and Joaquin Phoenix 'The Immigrant' has been directed by James Gray. The film narrates the story of an innocent immigrant woman who is tricked into a life of burlesque and vaudeville until a dazzling magician tries to save her and reunite her with her sister who is being held in the confines of Ellis Island.

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Jim Jarmusch's 'Only Lovers Left Alive' is a story centered on two vampires who have been in love for centuries.

Jim Jarmusch's 'Only Lovers Left Alive' is a story centered on two vampires who have been in love for centuries.

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Dutch film 'Borgman' has been directed by Alex van Warmerdam and will be premiering at the festival this year.

Dutch film 'Borgman' has been directed by Alex van Warmerdam and will be premiering at the festival this year.

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Award winning director Alexander Payne presents his new film 'Nebraska' at the Cannes festival this year. Bruce Dern and Will Forte star in the father-son road-trip drama

Award winning director Alexander Payne presents his new film 'Nebraska' at the Cannes festival this year. Bruce Dern and Will Forte star in the father-son road-trip drama

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Matt Damon turns blonde in  Steven Soderbergh's 'Behind The Candelabra'. An autobiographical film narrates the tempestuous 6-year relationship between Liberace and his lover, Scott Thorson.

Matt Damon turns blonde in Steven Soderbergh's 'Behind The Candelabra'. An autobiographical film narrates the tempestuous 6-year relationship between Liberace and his lover, Scott Thorson.

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Director Amit Kumar's 'Monsoon Shootout' will be screened in the non competitive section. The film stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Tanishtha Chatterjee in the lead.

Director Amit Kumar's 'Monsoon Shootout' will be screened in the non competitive section. The film stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Tanishtha Chatterjee in the lead.