Movie Poster of the Week: The Posters of the 2012 Cannes Competition

On the opening day of the 2012 Cannes Film Festival: a poster round-up of the films in competition.
Adrian Curry

Hong Sang-soo’s In Another Country (S. Korea)

Movie Poster of the Week is a couple of days early because this Friday I myself will also be on the beach and in another country, scoping out the billboards on the Croisette at the Cannes Film Festival. As I did last year, I’ve gathered together as many posters as I could find for the twenty-two films in the official competition. Some films, like Andrew Dominik’s Killing Them Softly and Leos Carax’s Holy Motors (two of the films I’m most eagerly anticipating) don’t have any keyart yet, and some films have a press kit cover at best (I’ve included those at the end). Meanwhile here are the posters in no particular order, though top loaded with the ones I find most interesting.

Carlos Reygadas’ Post Tenebras Lux (Mexico)

Alain Resnais’ You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet (France)

Ken Loach’s The Angel’s Share (UK)

Im Sang-soo’s The Taste of Money (S. Korea)

Jacques Audiard’s Rust and Bone (France)

The French poster for Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom (USA)

The French poster for David Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis (Canada)

Lee Daniels’ The Paperboy (USA)

The French poster for Sergei Loznitsa’s In the Fog (Russia)

Thomas Vinterberg’s The Hunt (Denmark)

The French poster for Matteo Garrone’s Reality (Italy)

Ulrich Seidl’s Paradise: Love (Austria)

Walter Salles’s On the Road (USA)

A French poster for Beyond the Hills (Christian Mungiu, Romania)

A teaser poster for John Hillcoat’s Lawless (USA)

The press kit cover for Abbas Kiarostami’s Like Someone in Love (Japan)

The press kit cover for Yousry Nasrallah’s After the Battle (Egypt)

The press kit cover for Michael Haneke’s Amour (France)

Also in competition:

Léos Carax’s Holy Motors (France)
Andrew Dominik’s Killing Them Softly (USA)
Jeff Nichols’ Mud (USA)

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