DAFT PUNK IS PLAYING IN THE HOUSE
The Hollywood Reporter has the Cannes Directors Fortnight eclectic schedule. American pics include Julian Goldberger’s The Hawk is Dying, Julia Loktev’s premiering Day Night Day Night, a William Friedkin movie starring Ashley Judd, Bug, and an American indie by M. Blash called Lying that stars Chloe Sevigny and Meryl Streep’s son Henry Gummer. Carter Smith’s short Bugcrush and James Clauer’s short Aluminum Fowl both travel to the section from Sundance. Other films include Jean-Clauge Brisseau’s in-the-news Exterminating Angels, the directing debut of French porn star HPG, We Shouldn’t Exist, and a movie directed by the two guys who make up the French electronic group Daft Punk that “that follows the fate of two robots in their quest to become human.” Click over to the Reporter for the full list.