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A selection box of in competition films at the Cannes Film Festival

A selection box of in competition films at the Cannes Film Festival
By Euronews

<p>The films in competition at Cannes include <h3>‘Louder Than Bombs’ </h3> <br /> by Norwegian film-maker Joachim Trier. It is a family drama featuring a father and his two sons as they adjust to life following the death of their war photographer mother and wife. </p> <p>The film stars Gabriel Byrne and Isabelle Huppert</p> <h3>‘The Assassin’</h3> directed by Hou Hsiao-Hsien is the tale of the young daughter of a general who is kidnapped by a nun and trained in the martial arts. She becomes an assassin eliminating cruel and corrupt local officials. Things get complicated when she is asked to sacrifice the man she loves. <p>French film <h3>‘Mon Roi’</h3> directed by Maiwenn stars Emmanuelle Bercot and Vincent Cassel in a roller-coaster relationship drama. Injured in a skiing accident Tony reflects on her suffocating and destructive passion for Georgio.</p> <h3>‘Mia Madre’</h3> by Nani Moretti is a tragicomedy featuring a brother and sister going about about their daily lives as their hospitalised mother approaches death. <p>The film stars Margherita Buy and John Turturro.</p> <p>More from Cannes to come.</p>