30 Odds-On Favorites for Cannes 2017 Competition

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Deadline and Screen Daily have a nice rundown of what might make it at Cannes this year. I will be attending the festival again this year, which also means speculation will be at an all-time at "World of Reel." I've decide to make a list of the 30 potential contenders for the competition lineup. Usually around 20 films make the final cut. This year there's no shortage of potential: Haneke, Polanski, Haynes, Soderbergh, Payne. 

"Happy End" (Michael Haneke)
"Mektoub is Mektoub" Abdelattif Kechiche)
"Ismael's Ghosts" (Arnaud Despechin)
"Thelma" (Joachim Trier)
"Where Life is Born" (Carlos Reygadas)
"The Square" (Ruben Ostlund)
"Loveless" (Andrey Zvyagintsev)
"Zama" (Lucrecia Martel)
"The Killing of a Sacred Deer" (Yorgos Lanthimos)
"You Were Never Really Here" (Lynn Ramsay)
"Wonderstruck" (Todd Haynes)
"Logan Lucky" (Steven Soderbergh)
"Downsizing" (Alexander Payne)
"Okja" (Jonn Ho Bong)
"Kings" (Deniz Gamze Erguven)
"Jeanette" (Bruno Dumont)
"The Beguiled" (Sofia Coppola)
"War Machine" (David Michod)
"Suburbicon" (George Clooney)
"Under the Silver Lake" (David Robert Mitchell)
"Redoubtable" (Michael Hazanavicius)
"L’Atélier" (Laurent Cantet)
"Claire's Camera" Camera" (Hong San-Hoo)
"Radiance" Naomi Kawase)
"Le Venerable W" (Barbet Schroeder)
"In the Fade" (Faith Akin)
"Mary Magdalene" (Garth Davis)
"Lean on Pete" (Andrew Haigh)
"Submergence" (Wim Wenders)
"Good Time" (Josh and Benny Safdie)

The 2017 Cannes Film Festival runs from the 17 to 28 May. 

Am I missing any here? Based on research these seem like the most set-in-stone. Of course, there's always surprises. Just look at last year with "Toni Erdmann." 

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