"The Neon Demon", dir. Nicolas Winding Refn, In Competition – Waifish model Jesse (Elle Fanning) enters the murky world of LA modeling, where a group of beauty-obsessed women are at hand to elevate her to stardom. But at what cost?
"Mademoiselle" ("The Handmaiden"), dir. Park Chan-wook, In Competition – Park's film tells of fraud and deception, as a pickpocket is charged with infiltrating a wealthy household in 1930s Korea.
"Exil" ("Exile"), dir. Rithy Panh, Special Screenings – Cambodian Panh shows us another view of life under the Khmer Rouge, this time reflecting on his own experiences from 1975-1979 as a child forced from the capital Phnom Penh.
"La Tortue Rouge" ("The Red Turtle"), dir. Michael Dudok De Wit, Un Certain Regard – Penned by the peerless Studio Ghibli, De Wit's film follows the fate of a shipwrecked family on an island populated with crabs, birds and turtles.
Cafe Society, dir. Woody Allen, Out of Competition – in 1930s New York, Bobby Dorfman (Jesse Eisenberg) is fed up with his family, and decides to move to Hollywood and make a fresh start amid the razzmatazz of cinema's Golden Age.
"Fight on a Swedish Beach!!", dir. Simon Vahlne, In Competition - Short Films – Summer heat brings together a host of very different people to a Swedish beach. It was always going to be a recipe for chaos.
"The Transfiguration", dir. Michael O'Shea, Un Certain Regard – In O'Shea's debut, a New York teen with a penchant for vampire flicks struggles with his apparent need to drink human blood.
"La Danseuse" ("The Dancer"), dir. Stephanie Di Giusto, Un Certain Regard – Destined to become a farm girl in Midwest America, Loie Fuller looks to Europe instead, shaping a remarkable career as a dancer at the Paris Opera and the toast of Cabaret La Belle Epoque.
"Goksung" ("The Wailing"), dir. Na Hong-jin, Out of Competition – An old stranger appears in rural Korea, and villagers soon begin to drop dead, one by one. Consumed by suspicion, the village descends into turmoil.
"Sieranevada", dir. Cristi Puiu, In Competition – Three days after the attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine, doctor Larry meets with family in Bucharest for a commemoration of the dead. The event does not go to plan however, and lively and potentially life-altering debate ensues.
"Ma Loute", dir. Bruno Dumont, In Competition – The game's afoot for an unlikely inspector as a string of disappearances threatens a community in turn of the century northern France.
"Aquarius", dir. Kleber Mendonca Filho, In Competition – A wealthy widow in Recife, Brazil fights developers as the last resident of a doomed apartment complex.