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Irish films that have been officially selected for the Festival de Cannes

The Irish Film industry has had a strong presence at the Cannes Festival over the past number of years. Irish films that have previously been accepted in the Cannes Film festival include:

In Competition

2015  The Lobster (Yorgos Lanthimos) * Winner Jury Prize
2014  Jimmy's Hall (Ken Loach)
2011  This Must Be The Place (Paolo Sorrentino)
2006  The Wind that Shakes the Barley (Ken Loach) * Winner Palme d'Or
1998  The General (John Boorman) * Winner Best Director
1981  Excalibur (John Boorman)
1978  Christmas Morning (Tiernan MacBride)
1998  Happy Birthday to Me - Short Film (Martin Mahon)
2001  Chicken - Short Film (Barry Dignam)

Directors' Fortnight

2014  Queen and Country (John Boorman)
2013 The Last Days on Mars (Ruairi Robinson)
2010 The Other Side of Sleep (Rebecca Daly)
2010 All Good Children (Alicia Duffy)
2007 Garage (Lenny Abrahamson) * Winner CICAE Special Prize
1999  Agnes Brown (Angelica Huston)
1999  The Last September (Deborah Warner)
1990  December Bride (Thaddeus O'Sullivan)

International Critics Week / Semaine de Critique

2000  Not I (part of Beckett)
1999  The Good Son - Short (Sean Maguire)
1968  Rocky Road to Dublin (Peter Lennon)

Un Certain Regard

1996  Some Mothers Son (Terry George)

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