10 Most Anticipated Movies from Cannes 2012
10. Moonrise Kingdom
Directed by: Wes Anderson
Starring: Edward Norton, Bruce Willis, Bill Murray, and Tilda Swinton
Whats it about: Two little kids who fall in love run away together forcing their small New England town to mobilize a search party.
9. Beasts of Southern Wild
Directed by: Benh Zeitlin
Starring: Quvenzhané Wallis
What’s it about: A little girl travels through many perils to search for her mother after her father becomes mysteriously ill
8. The We and I
Directed by: Michel Gondry
Starring: A cast of unknowns
What’s it about: It is a look at a group of high school students riding the bus on the last day of school.
7. The Paperboy
Directed by: Lee Daniels
Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Nicole Kidman, Zac Efron, and John Cusack
What’s it about: A journalist and his younger brother team up to investigate a case involving a death row inmate.
Directed by: David Cronenberg
Starring: Robert Pattinson, Jay Baruchel, and Kevin Durand
What’s it about: A young billionaire’s life begins to fall apart as he rides in a stretch limo across New York City for a haircut.
5. Room 237
Directed by: Rodney Ascher
Starring: It’s a documentary
What’s it about: A documentary about the many theories and hidden symbolism of Stanley Kubrick’s The Shinging
4, Killing Them Softly
Directed by: Andrew Dominik
Starring: Brad Pitt, Richard Jenkins, Ray Liotta, and many others
What’s it about: Brad Pitt plays a mob enforcer who tries to retrieve money stolen by a wiseguy poker game.
Directed by: Jeff Nichols
Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, and Michael Shannon
What’s it about: Mud is an escaped convict who enlists the help of 2 teenagers to evade bounty hunters and find his true love
2. On the Road
Directed by: Walter Salles
Starring: Sam Riley, Garret Hedlund, and Kristen Stewart
What’s it about: Aspiring writer, Sal, goes looking for “It” with his friend, Dean.
Directed by: John Hillcoat
Starring: Tom Hardy, Shia Labeauf, and Jessica Chastain
What’s it about: A Depression-era bootlegging gang finds themselves the main target of the authorities.