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Cannes Film Festival Top Prize Contenders

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-- Here is the list of the 19 films in competition for the top prize at this year's Cannes Film Festival, the Palme d'Or. The festival runs May 11-22 on the French Riviera. Dozens of other films are also showing out of competition, or in competition for other prizes:

- Pedro Almodovar: "La Piel que habito" ("The Skin I Live in")

- Bertrand Bonello: "L'apollonide - Souvenirs de la maison close"

- Alain Cavalier: "Pater"

- Joseph Cedar: "Hearat Shulayim" ("Footnote")

- Nuri Bilge Ceylan: "Bir Zamanlar Anadolu" ("Once upon a Time in Anatolia")

- Jean-Pierre et Luc Dardenne: "Le gamin au velo" ("Set Me Free")

- Aki Kaurismaki: "Le Havre"

- Naomi Kawase: "Hanezu no Tsuki"

- Julia Leigh: "Sleeping Beauty"

- Maiwenn: "Polisse"

- Terrence Malick: "The Tree of Life"

- Radu Mihaileanu: "La source des femmes" ("The Source")

- Takashi Miike: "Ishimei" (Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai)

- Nanni Moretti: "Habemus Papam"

- Lynne Ramsay: "We Need to Talk about Kevin"

- Markus Schleinzer: "Michael"

- Paolo Sorrentino: "This Must Be a Place"

- Lars Von Trier: "Melancholia"

- Nicolas Winding Refn: "Drive"