List of films competing for Cannes Palme d'Or

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CANNES, France, May 26, 2007 (AFP) - A total 22 films are competing for the prestigious Palme d'Or, or Golden Palm, award to be announced at the close of the 12-day Cannes film festival on Sunday.

CANNES, France, May 26, 2007 (AFP) - A total 22 films are competing for the prestigious Palme d'Or, or Golden Palm, award to be announced at the close of the 12-day Cannes film festival on Sunday.

Following is the list of contenders and directors (and directors' nationalities):

"My Blueberry Nights" by Wong Kar-wai (Hong Kong)

"The Edge of Heaven" by Fatih Akin (Germany)

"No Country for Old Men" by Joel and Ethan Coen (United States)

"Zodiac" by David Fincher (United States)

"We Own the Night" by James Gray (United States)

"The Mourning Forest" by Naomi Kawase (Japan)

"Promise Me This" by Emir Kusturica (Serbia)

"Secret Sunshine" by Lee Chang-dong (South Korea)

"Breath" by Kim Ki-duk (South Korea)

"4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days" by Cristian Mungiu (Romania)

"Tehilim" by Raphael Nadjari (France)

"Silent Light" by Carlos Reygadas (Mexico)

"Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud (Iran, France)

"Import Export" by Ulrich Seidl (Austria)

"Alexandra" by Alexandr Sokurov (Russia)

"Death Proof" by Quentin Tarantino (United States)

"The Man From London" by Bela Tarr (Hungary)

"Paranoid Park" by Gus Van Sant (United States)

"The Banishment" by Andrei Zvyagintsev (Russia)

"Love Songs" by Christophe Honore (France)

"Une Vieille Maitresse" by Catherine Breillat (France)

"The Diving Bell and the Butterfly" by Julian Schnabel (United States)


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Subject: French news, Festival de Cannes

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