The official selection for the 2012 Cannes Film Festival has been announced, with the likes of Brad Pitt, Robert Pattinson, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard, Kristen Stewart, Audrey Tautou, Nicole Kidman, Zac Efron, Bruce Willis, Jessica Chastain, Shia LaBeouf, Sam Rockwell, and many more scheduled to make appearances.

Here’s the complete list of In Competition films:

OPENING FILM
– Moonrise Kingdom (dir. Wes Anderson)

IN COMPETITION
– Rust and Bone (dir. Jacques Audiard)
– Holy Motors (dir. Leos Carax)
– Cosmopolis (dir. David Cronenberg)
– The Paperboy (dir. Lee Daniels)
– Killing Them Softly (dir. Andrew Dominik)
– Reality (dir. Matteo Garrone)
– Love (Amour) (dir. Michael Haneke)
– Lawless (dir. John Hillcoat)
– In Another Country (Da-Reun Na-Ra-E-Suh) (dir. Sangsoo Hong)
– Taste of Money (dir. Sangsoo Im)
– Like Someone In Love (dir. Abbas Kiarostami)
– The Angels’ Share (dir. Ken Loach)
– Beyond the Hills (dir. Cristian Mungiu)
– After the Battle (Baad el Mawkeaa) (dir. Yousry Nasrallah)
– Mud (dir. Jeff Nichols)
– You Haven’t Seen Anything Yet (Vous n’avez encore rien vu) (dir. Alain Resnais)
– Post Tenebras Lux (dir. Carlos Reygadas)
– On the Road (dir. Walter Salles)
– Paradise: Love (Paradies: Liebe) (dir. Ulrich Seidl)
– The Hunt (Jagten) (dir. Thomas Vinterberg)
– Im Nebel (Dans la Brume) (dir. Sergei Loznitsa)

CLOSING FILM
– Therese Desqueyroux (dir. Claude Miller) [Out of Competition]

Also premiering at the festival Out of Competition is Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted. To view the complete list, check out the official site, right here. What do you think of the list?

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