Thursday, April 23, 2009

philippines back in cannes again!

flash news...

am not a big brillante ma. mendoza fan but his achievement is still great news.
his films have competed two years in a row now... way to go!!!

hopefully, "KINATAY" will be better than sub-par "SERBIS".

Here is the complete list of films competing for the top prize:

Antichrist, Denmark-Sweden-France-Italy, Lars von Trier

Bright Star, Australia-U.K.-France, Jane Campion

Broken Embraces, Spain, Pedro Almodóvar

Enter the Void, France, Gaspar Noe

Face, France-Taiwan-Netherlands-Belgium, Tsai Ming-liang

Fish Tank, U.K.-Netherlands, Andrea Arnold

In the Beginning, France, Xavier Giannoli

Inglourious Basterds, U.S., Quentin Tarantino

Kinatay, Philippines, Brillante Mendoza

Les Herbes folles, France-Italy, Alain Resnais

Looking for Eric, U.K.-France-Belgium-Italy, Ken Loach

Map of the Sounds of Tokyo, Spain, Isabel Coixet

A Prophet, France, Jacques Audiard

Spring Fever, China-France, Lou Ye

Taking Woodstock, U.S., Ang Lee

The Time That Remains, Israel-France-Belgium-Italy, Elia Suleiman

Thirst, South Korea-U.S., Park Chan-wook

Vengeance, Hong Kong-France-U.S., Johnnie To

Vincere, Italy-France, Marco Bellocchio

The White Ribbon, Germany-Austria-France, Michael Haneke

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