Maggie Cheung
'My Blueberry Nights' to open Cannes Film Festival

PARIS — A road movie set in the U.S., directed by a Chinese auteur, financed by a French company and starring a mix of British and American actors, Wong Kar Wai's "My Blueberry Nights" will open this year's Cannes Film Festival in competition. Festival organizers announced the official lineup for the main competition and the Un Certain Regard sidebar Thursday morning in Paris as well as outlining various concurrent events. In total, 22 films will vie for the Palme d'Or, including five directed by Americans. As expected, Quentin Tarantino's "Death Proof" will run in competition, albeit in an altered version and without its...