62nd Cannes International Film Festival

62nd Cannes International Film Festival
May 13 to 24, 2009

Short Film Corner
Janice Y. Perez’s “Sabongero”
Aissa Penafiel and Miguel Ocampo’s “Manong Maong” –animated short

Un Certen Regard (URC)
special section in the Main Competition
Raya Martin’s “Indepedencia”

Special screening
Bing Lao’s “Biyaheng Lupa” — soliloquy
Raymond Red’s “Himpapawid”
Adolfo Alix, Jr. and Raya Martin’s “Manila”

Palme d’Or (in Competition)
Brillante (Dante) Mendoza’s “Kinatay” (“Chop Chop”)

Complete List of Finalists:

  • Los Abrazos Rotos (Broken Embraces) by Pedro Almodovar (Spain)
  • Fish Tank by Andrea Arnold (Britain)
  • Un Prophete (A Prophet) by Jacques Audiard (France)
  • Vincere (To Conquer) by Marco Bellocchio (Italy)
  • Bright Star by Jane Campion (New Zealand)
  • Map of the Sounds of Tokyo by Isabel Coixet (Spain)
  • A l’Origine (In the Beginning) by Xavier Giannoli (France)
  • Das Weisse Band (The White Ribbon) by Michael Haneke (Germany)
  • Taking Woodstock by Ang Lee (Taiwan-United States)
  • Looking for Eric by Ken Loach (Britain)
  • Spring Fever by Lou Ye (China)
  • Kinatay (Butchered) by Brillante Mendoza (Philippines)
  • Soudain le Vide (Enter the Void) by Gaspar Noe (France)
  • Bak-Jwi (Thirst) by Park Chan-wook (South Korea)
  • Les Herbes Folles (Wild Grasses) by Alain Resnais (France)
  • The Time That Remains by Elia Suleiman (Palestinian)
  • Inglourious Basterds by Quentin Tarantino (United States)
  • Vengeance by Johnnie To (Hong Kong)
  • Visages (Face) by Tsai Ming-Liang (Malaysia)
  • Antichrist by Lars von Trier (Denmark)