Cannes faves join Melbourne International Film Festival lineup

As if the first batch of titles announced for the 2011 Melbourne International Film Festival weren’t good enough (they were!), MIFF has unveiled 25 more features, all of which played at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival back in May.

They include:

Beauty (dir. Oliver Hermanus)
Drive (dir. Nicholas Winding Refn)
Elena (dir. Andrei Zvyagintsev)
El Velador (dir. Natalia Almada)
Footnote (dir. Joseph Cedar)
Goodbye (dir. Mohammad Rasoulof)
Guilty of Romance (dir. Sion Sono)
Hanezu (dir. Naomi Kawase)
Le Havre (dir. Aki Kaurismäki)
Martha Marcy May Marlene (dir. Sean Durkin)
Melancholia (dir. Lars von Trier)
Michael (dir. Markus Schleinzer)
Michael Petrucciani (dir. Michael Radford)
Once Upon A Time In Anatolia (dir. Nuri Bilge Ceylan)
Outside Satan (dir. Bruno Dumont)
Play (dir. Ruben Ostlund)
Polisse (dir. Maiwenn le Besco)
Take Shelter (dir. Jeff Nichols)
Tatsumi (dir. Eric Koo)
The Day He Arrives (dir. Hong Sang-soo)
The Giants (dir. Bouli Lanner)
The Kid With The Bike (dir. Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne)
The Silence of Joan (dir. Philippe Ramos)
The Yellow Sea (dir. Na Hong-Jin)
Toomelah (dir. Ivan Sen)

The entire MIFF lineup will be announced July 5. Tickets go on sale July 8.

The 2011 Festival runs from 21 July to 7 August.

Discuss: Which of these films are you most excited to catch?

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