Cannes 2013: line-up completed as Directors' Fortnight and Critics' Week announce selections

First film in 20 years from Alejandro Jodorowsky, as Clio Barnard and Paul Wright fly flag for Britain

The line-up of this year's Cannes film festival is now complete after the announcement of the Directors' Fortnight and Critics' Week selections.

The Director's Fortnight has added 20 titles to its already-announced opener, The Congress, from Ari "Waltz With Bashir" Folman, a part-animated adaptation of Stanislaw "Solaris" Lem's sci-fi novel The Futurological Congress.

Highlights include La Danza de la Realidad, the first film for more than two decades from cult Chilean director Alejandro Jodorowsky (best known for El Topo), and a complementary documentary, Jodorowsky's Dune, about the director's disastrous attempt to film Frank Herbert's giant novel. Two more Chilean directors, Sebastian Silva, with his Sundance hit Magic Magic, starring Michael Cera, and Marcela Said with The Summer of the Flying Fish, have had films selected alongside.

Directors Fortnight artistic director Edouard Waintrop has
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The critics' choice for Cannes

The Critics' Week selection (La Semaine de la Critique) has unveiled its selection for its 52 edition (16 to 24 May) at the Cannes Film Festival.

The Week will open with Suzanne, the second feature by Kateil Quillévéré, a young director who came to attention with her debut feature Poison Violent. According to Critics' Week director Charles Tesson, it is in the gritty tradition of Maurice Pialat.

The other French titles in the section are Nos Héros Son Morts Ce Soir, a black and white nod to the thrillers of the Fifties, and Les Rencontres D'Après Minuit by Yann Gonzalex which is said to recall the first films by Betrand Blier who made Buffet Froid. It stars Eric Cantona and Alain-Fabien Delon.

Paul Wright's Irish-set For Those In Peril represents the UK, a story of a shipwreck and the guilt of a survivor. From Italy comes Salvo by Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza.
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