This year, Europe easily dominates the competition field, accounting for 11 of the 19 movies vying for the golden Palme
The line-up of films was announced today by festival director Thierry Fremaux who also said that the eye on India would focus on 'new gen' films rather than offerings from Bollywood or Bengali cinema
Fifty films were selected, of which 18 films will be in the main competition, Xinhua reported.
Cannes International Film Festival director Thierry Fremaux says he suffered a backlash from his committee members for selecting Sanjay Leela Bhansali's directed Devdas for screening at the carnival back in 2002.
Countries need to protect their cinema from American movies, Thierry Fremaux, general delegate (Director) of the Cannes Film Festival, said on Friday (November 22, 2013).
Thierry Fremaux is the man who holds the reins of the biggest film festival in the world, talks to NDTV about Cannes and Indian cinema.
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The 66th Cannes film festival, which opens on the May 15, 2013, will be marking 100 years of Indian cinema with special events.