2005 Cannes Film Festival

2005 Cannes Film Festival

Official poster of the 58th Cannes Film Festival featuring an original illustration by Frédéric Menant and Tim Garcia.[1]
Opening film Lemming
Closing film Chromophobia
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Palme d'Or (L'Enfant)
Hosted by Cécile de France[2]
Number of films 21 (En Competition)[3]
23 (Un Certain Regard)
16 (Out of Competition)
18 (Cinéfondation)
9 (Short Film)
Festival date 11 May 2005 (2005-05-11) – 22 May 2005 (2005-05-22)
Website festival-cannes.com/en

The 2005 Cannes Film Festival started on May 11 and ran until May 22.[4] Twenty movies from 13 countries were selected to compete. The awards were announced on May 21. The Palme d'Or went to the Belgian film L'Enfant by Dardenne brothers.[5]

The festival opened with Lemming,[6] directed by Dominik Moll and closed with Chromophobia, directed by Martha Fiennes.[7]


Emir Kusturica, Jury President
Javier Bardem, Jury member

Films in Competition

Un Certain Regard

2005 Un Certain Regard poster featuring James Dean's portrait by Floyd McCarty from Rebel Without a Cause.[8]
Fatih Akın, Jury member
Nandita Das, Jury member
Salma Hayek, Jury member
Toni Morrison, Jury member
Benoît Jacquot, Jury member
Agnès Varda, Jury member
John Woo, Jury member

Films out of Competition



  1. "Posters 2005". Retrieved 10 December 2013.
  2. "Cécile de France, Mistress of Ceremony". Retrieved 10 December 2013.
  3. "Official Selection 2005 : All the Selection". Retrieved 14 December 2013.
  4. "Festival de Cannes: 2005 Cannes Film Festival". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-12-05.
  5. "58TH CANNES FILM FESTIVAL report by David Robinson". Retrieved 10 December 2013.
  6. "Cannes 2005 opening night". Retrieved 10 December 2013.
  7. "British director's film to end Cannes festival". Retrieved 10 December 2013.
  8. "Posters 2005". Retrieved 10 December 2013.

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