Two Indian movies figure in the list announced by Thierry Fremaux, Director of the Cannes Film Festival, in Paris this afternoon.
And actress Nandita Das will be part of the Cinefondation Short Film Jury, headed by the New Zealand director, Jane Campion.
Amit Kumar’s Monsoon Shootout will be screened out of competition in a midnight screening at the 66th edition of the Festival.Nandita
The movie, which stars Vijay Varma, Nawazuddin Siddiqi, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Neeraj Kabi and Geetanjali Thapa, plays out against the monsoon-lashed gritty urban landscape of Mumbai. A thriller, the film traces the lives and dilemmas of a rookie cop, Guru, and a suspected gangster, Shiva,
Monsoon Shootout is produced by Trevor Ingman of UK’s